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NBC Will Improve if Riley Gets Costas Out of His Hair
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Los Angeles Times (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Los Angeles, Calif.
Author: Stewart, Larry
Date: Jun 7, 1991
Start Page: 3
Section: Sports; PART-C; Sports Desk
Abstract (Document Summary)

Sunday, NBC showed what [Bob Costas] would look like with [Pat Riley]'s hairdo, and vice versa. Costas had a lot more to lose than Riley.

[Mike Fratello] got in a nice dig at Dean Smith during a two-way hookup with the North Carolina coach. "Word is you were the only person to hold [Michael Jordan] under 20 points," Fratello told Smith, referring to Jordan's college scoring average.

KMPC has finally named a new football and basketball play-by-play announcer. John Rebenstorf, UCLA's radio commentator on football last season and the early favorite, ended up getting the job. Another candidate, Dan Rowe of Tulsa, eliminated himself by taking a job with the Minnesota Vikings. KMPC has yet to name a football commentator to work with Rebenstorf, although former Ram Jack Snow is the front-runner. Rebenstorf will work basketball alone. KMPC has dropped Ann Meyers.

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