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Extra Point/ESPN Sportsbeat for July 15-31

Updated: August 5, 2003, 1:37 PM ET

Smith: Sellout is the norm THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2003 Extra Point -- Shelley Smith (morning): "In television journalism, we all chase the big 'get.' Barbara and Connie and Diane are on daily quests to land the biggest or most controversial subject of the moment. Sports television is no different. The stakes are high, and the tactics can be ugly. In courting Michael Jordan's former mistress, one national morning show offered her a shopping spree in New York, a chance to see the show from 'behind the ...

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