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RODMAN EVEN GIVES SANTA PAUSE

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This year's ad Grinch is NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman. In a spot from retailer FootAction USA, the naughty Nike endorser menacingly makes his case to Santa by noting he led the league in rebounding. Sports writers have complained the spot glorifies bad behavior and indulges in racist stereotypes; Nike and Foot Action spokesmen said the critics have taken the spot too seriously. Tracy-Locke, Dallas, handles.
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