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Published April 23, 1998
On Tuesday, THE DAILY listed TOTAL SPORT magazine's Top 10 Best Female Bodies, as voted upon by its readers. The Top 5 Best Male Bodies were: 1) LINFORD CHRISTIE 2) EVANDER HOLYFIELD 3) LENNOX LEWIS 4) COLIN JACKSON and 5) STEVE REDGRAVE (TOTAL SPORT, 4/98 issue)....Stars C MIKE MODANO was featured by ESPN's Shelley Smith in a "SportsCenter" cover story entitled "Star Struck." Having modeled Armani and posed for Cosmopolitan magazine, Smith said, "Mike Modano might be hockey's heartthrob." Modano, on his cover boy status: "I get razzled from the guys about it, and I'm razzled about all those magazine shoots, but they're fun. I don't mind doing them" ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 4/22)....DALE EARNHARDT will be a guest voice on the May 3 episode of Fox's "King of the Hill" (USA TODAY, 4/23)....NFL Oilers Owner BUD ADAMS donated $100,000 to support repair efforts in the wake of the tornadoes which struck Nashville last week. The NFL matched his donation (USA TODAY, 4/23). ...ESPN's CHRIS BERMAN was the main speaker at the sold-out Univ. of Calgary sports banquet last night. Attendees paid $125 a ticket (CALGARY SUN, 4/23)....Univ. of Kansas F PAUL PIERCE signed with CA-based agent AARON GOODWIN, while his former teammate RAEF LAFRENTZ signed with DC-based DAVID FALK of F.A.M.E. (K.C. STAR, 4/23).