In Washington, all-sports WTEM-AM was bought by Dallas-based
Chancellor Broadcasting. Chancellor owns all-sports stations in
Cincinnati and Minneapolis and paid $375M for Colfax
Communications, WTEM's previous parent (WASHINGTON TIMES,
8/27)....Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group will publish "The
Magnificent Seven," an authorized look at the U.S. Women's
gymnastics team by Nancy Kleinbaum. It will be in stores next
month (RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, 8/27)....The N.Y. TIMES' Richard
Sandomir reviews, "The Brooklyn Dodgers: America's Original
America's Team," to be aired on ESPN starting tonight. Sandomir
calls the series "elegant, intelligent, evocative film" (N.Y.
TIMES, 8/27)....Former goaltender Chico Resch was named an
analyst for Devils telecasts on SportsChannel
(SportsChannel)....The new publication, Conde Nast Sports for
Women, was delayed until the fall of '97 (AD AGE, 8/26 issue).