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          In Philadelphia, Phil Sheridan reports that the "lead
     item" at next week's NFL owners meetings in Orlando will be
     the reinstatement of instant replay to review officials'
     calls.  NFL Senior VP/Communications Joe Browne said the
     competition committee's latest proposal "would allow the on-
     field referee to review only calls that are challenged by
     one of the head coaches" (INQUIRER, 3/19)....No golfer has
     petitioned the PGA Tour Board for the right to use a golf
     cart in tournaments.  Davis Love, one of the Board's player
     directors, "expects peer pressure to help keep players from
     asking for carts" (Clifton Brown, N.Y. TIMES, 3/19)....In
     San Diego, Mark Zeigler previewed MLS's third season and
     wrote that "some would have you believe this is a make-or-
     break year" for MLS.  Zeigler: "It isn't.  It is an
     important season, yes.  But 1998 is more about survival than
     success, more about hanging around outside the big dance
     than buying a ticket to go in" (UNION-TRIBUNE, 3/18).