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September 2, 2004 | Scott Collins
Fox Broadcasting Co.'s boxing "reality" show is caught up in another courthouse scrape. Less than a week after fending off a legal challenge that could have blocked its premiere, the producers of "The Next Great Champ" were sued by a writer who claims the show rips off her idea. In papers filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Leigh Ann Burton said boxer Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions "misappropriated" her concept for a reality show after De La Hoya signed up for "Champ."
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September 2, 2004 | Scott Collins
Fox Broadcasting Co.'s boxing "reality" show is caught up in another courthouse scrape. Less than a week after fending off a legal challenge that could have blocked its premiere, the producers of "The Next Great Champ" were sued by a writer who claims the show rips off her idea. In papers filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Leigh Ann Burton said boxer Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions "misappropriated" her concept for a reality show after De La Hoya signed up for "Champ."
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September 2, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Seven-time All-Star Alonzo Mourning will attempt a comeback with the New Jersey Nets this season, less than a year after a kidney transplant. "I am feeling great and am excited about attending training camp and possibly resuming my career," Mourning, 34, said in a statement released by the Nets on Wednesday. "We look forward to Alonzo joining the Nets in training camp," Net President Rod Thorn said. "Hopefully, he will be able to resume his career and play at the high level he has in the past."
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