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          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).

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