NEWS & NOTES FROM MIAMI
Cowboy RB Emmitt Smith serves as honorary Mayor at theopening of Coca-Cola Touchdown Town, a football themed festivalfor Super Bowl visitors. The town opens today through January 30(Coca-Cola)....According to a report in this morning's USA TODAY,many fans from the West Coast cities still have not arrivedyet....Both Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan are expected toparticipate in the Powerade/ Deion Sanders Super PrimeTimeShootout basketball game tomorrow night at the Miami campus ofFlorida Int'l Univ. (USA TODAY, 1/26)....The Super Bowl will betelevised in a record 174 countries, territories and islands -- a24% increase over last year's record of 141 countries. Of the174 countries, 150 will see the game live. The game is expectedto draw 750M viewers (NFL)....McDonald's is sponsoring aneighborhood football clinic today. Also, look for MichaelJordan and Larry Bird to make an appearance in the company'sfinal "Super Bowl Buddies" spot (McDonald's). ....CorporateVillage has been erected in the northwestern corner of the JoeRobbie Stadium parking lot -- it's a compound of 27 wood-flooredtents surrounded by a chain-link fence. Companies can rent spaceto entertain clients or employees. The list of participatingcompanies is "confidential," but signs on the side of the tentsindicate that ABC, MCI, General Electric, Miller, SportsIllustrated, Nissan, Sherwin Williams, Seagrams and the MiamiHerald are all participating. The price is $295 per guest (RonIshoy, MIAMI HERALD, 1/26)....Peter Max's officially-licensed NFLart is on display at the NFL Experience. Max has created theofficial poster for Super Bowl XXIX, as well as a collection oforiginal Max art on NFL helmets (THE DAILY).