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EVENT & ATTRACTION NOTES
Published April 23, 1998
The purse for the National Finals Rodeo will increase almost 24% this year, as it rises to $4.2M (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 4/23)....Actors Tim Allen, Matt LeBlanc, Craig T. Nelson and Martin Sheen are among celebrities who will join host Don Johnson and NASCAR at "NASCAR's Night In Hollywood -- A Golden Celebration," on May 1 at L.A.'s Wiltern Theatre. ESPN will air the event, which celebrates NASCAR's 50th anniversary, as a two-hour, prime-time special on May 2 (ESPN)....The NCAA will hold its fourth annual Title IX seminar May 12 & 13 at the Westin Hotel in Chicago (NCAA).