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Published January 13, 1999
An anonymous telephone bidder paid $3.005M last night at Guernsey's auction house for MARK MCGWIRE's 70th HR ball. The ball was retrieved by 26-year-old PHILIP OZERSKY, who said, "It's amazing, I guess, but it's not surprising, not in a day and age when ballplayers get $105 million contracts. Anything's possible now. ... I'm glad I did this. I was just a research scientist; now I'm a media star" (WASHINGTON POST, 1/13)....The OTTAWA SUN profiles WARREN MILLER ENTERTAINMENT, and co-Owner KURT MILLER said he expects the company to take in more than C$13M this year, half of which will come from the company's latest film, "Freeriders" (OTTAWA CITIZEN, 1/13)....T-Wolves Owner GLEN TAYLOR underwent triple bypass heart surgery at the Mayo Clinic on Tuesday. There are no details of Taylor's current condition (ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, 1/13)....BILL BRADLEY "officially declared his candidacy for president and set up headquarters in West Orange [NJ]" (WASHINGTON POST, 1/13). ...Former Dodgers Exec VP FRED CLAIRE will teach a class titled "Sports, Business and the Media in Today's Society" at the Univ. of Southern CA's Annenberg School for Communications beginning today (BLOOMBERG NEWS, 1/12).