Great Alaska Shootout Begins New Era Finebaum Hosting Call-In Show During Iron Bowl Cowboys-Giants Rating Lower On NBC Katy Perry To Headline Super Bowl Halftime Show ESPN May Sell Video Subs For Cricket Tourney Bermuda To Host '17 America's Cup Ohno To Host Fan-Focused Speedskating Event Top FBS Coach Salaries Doubled Since '06 Doha, Qatar, To Host IAAF Event In '19 ATP Offers Refund After Federer's Withdrawal
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).