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MEDIA NOTES

          TV MONITOR: Last night's 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition
     of FSN's "National Sports Report" led with Tigers-Blue Jays,
     followed by reports that the Yankees are interested in
     trading for Astros OF Moises Alou and P Jose Lima and a
     scoring update on Yankees-Red Sox.  The first non-MLB
     report, at 5:23 into the broadcast, was the Lakers' victory
     parade in L.A.  Last night's 11:00pm ET 30-minute edition of
     CNN/SI's "Sports Tonight" led with Yankees-Red Sox, followed
     by the Lakers' parade and CNN/SI's Nick Charles' interview
     with Mike Tyson.  Last night's 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition
     of ESPN's "SportsCenter" led with Yankees-Red Sox, followed
     by Cubs-Braves and Phillies-Mets.  The first non-MLB report,
     at 8:43, was the Lakers' parade (THE DAILY).
          CBS' TAKE ON ESPN: CBS' "Late Show" had the skit,
     "What's On TV This Week."  One option: ESPN - "sports";
     ESPN2 - "crappy sports"; ESPN Classic - "crappy old sports";
     Yankees-White Sox - "Chuck Knoblauch makes 157 throwing
     errors and is taken out in the third inning" (CBS, 6/21). 
          MTV JAMS? ELECTRONIC MEDIA reports that the NBA is
     "talking" with MTV about developing a half-hour show that
     would feature profiles of NBA "stars."  NBA Exec
     VP/Programming Gregg Winik said that the league is also in
     talks with The Food Network on a show that would "transport
     NBA stars from the courts to the kitchen" (E. MEDIA, 6/19).
          NOTES: In Las Vegas, Jeff Wolf writes that "one of the
     ... priorities" of new PBA co-Owners Chris Peters, Rob
     Glaser and Mike Slade is to "get the PBA Tour back to a
     regular time slot on a major television network."  Peters,
     on any new TV deal: "I'm not going to talk about the TV
     contract other than to say that Mike Slade is personal
     friends with every guy at Disney, ABC and ESPN.  I'll leave
     it at that" (REVIEW-JOURNAL, 6/22)....WCCO-AM and the Twins
     announced an extension of their radio agreement through the
     2003 season (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 6/22).