In order to boost attendance for Saturday's game
against the Warriors, the 76ers will give away 5,000 Beanie
Babies to children 12 and younger on a first-come, first-
served basis (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 1/16)....The Patriots
will play the Cowboys in an exhibition game in Mexico City
in late July (BOSTON GLOBE, 1/15)....In N.Y., Bill Madden
reports that NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Mets President Fred
Wilpon have discussed plans to relocate the Mets'
Pittsfield, MA, rookie-league affiliate to Coney Island.
The team "would be the centerpiece of a proposed
multimillion-dollar sportsplex" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 1/16).