It's the first time basketball's showcase event will be played in the area in 20 years. Julius Erving of the Philadelphia 76ers was the MVP of the all star game in LA.
Dorsey Levens Signs Deal With The Eagles
The Philadelphia Eagles gained experience and security in the backfield when they reached a contract agreement with unrestricted free agent tailback Dorsey Levens
"I was excited to get the deal done," Levens said. "The Eagles are certainly a Super Bowl contender and that was very important to me. I want to help them win a championship."
Magic Johnson Makes Fortune List
Basketball great Earvin ``Magic'' Johnson has been named one of Fortune magazine's 50 ``Most Powerful Black Executives.''
Johnson, who heads a chain of movie theaters and a real estate development firm worth an estimated $500 million, ranked 33rd on the top 50 list.
The Business Of Boxing
HBO and Showtime wrapped up distribution deals with cable and satellite systems and the June 8 fight in Memphis will be the first boxing match jointly distributed and marketed by the two cable networks.