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  • EVENT NOTES

              Filmmaker Michael Moore was in Portland, OR, to screen
         and discuss his film "The Big One," which includes an
         interview with Nike Chair Phil Knight.  Before the film,
         Moore read a letter from Nike Dir of PR Lee Weinstein which
         criticized the film.  Weinstein wrote: "This is no 'Roger &
         Me.' Let's face it, Moore needs a hit" (PORTLAND BUSINESS
         JOURNAL, 10/20 issue)....Dallas-based Streetball Partners
         Int'l was retained by Southwestern Bell to develop, produce
         and operate the Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Football Fest
         at the State Fair of Texas.  The event ran during the Fair,
         September 26-October 19, and attracted 150,000 (SPI). 
    
    

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  • HOOP-IT-UP FINALS HELD THIS WEEKEND IN CA

              Spalding Sports Worldwide will unveil the official
         indoor/outdoor WNBA basketball at the Hoop-It-Up World
         Finals in Venice Beach, CA, October 24-25.  Hoop-It-Up, the
         3-on-3 street basketball Tour, will host seven women's and
         seven men's teams this weekend.  The World Finals will
         feature the Hoop-It-Up women's amateur champions playing
         against a team of WNBA players, including Lisa Leslie, Tina
         Thompson, Michelle Edwards and Tamecka Dixon.  The men's
         amateur champs will take on a team consisting of Spud Webb,
         Michael Cooper, Bobby Jones and Orlando Woolridge.  The
         event is presented by TX-based Streetball Partners (SPI). 
    
    

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