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Published March 5, 1998
USC will host the '98 Pigskin Classic, featuring USC against Purdue at the L.A. Coliseum. The game will be aired August 30 on ABC (NACDA)....ESPN's "Baseball Tonight" will kick off its ninth season March 9, beginning with a week- long series of shows originating from the ESPN Club at Disney's BoardWalk in Orlando. ESPN Magazine senior writer Tim Kurkjian joins the show as a reporter (ESPN).... Cablevision Corp. is profiled by Verne Gay of MEDIAWEEK under the header, "Divining The Dolans: They've Created An Empire At Cablevision. But Some Wonder How Well The Emperors' New Clothes Will Fit" (MEDIAWEEK, 3/2 issue).