U.S. Travel Restrictions Could Hurt World Cup Bid Blue Jackets Consider Hosting Outdoor Game New ELeague Tourney Focused On "Street Fighter" Honda Classic Adds New Legends Club Podcast With SB Committee Chair Ric Campo New Orleans Praised For Hosting NBA All-Star Weekend E-Sports Event Company Opens U.S. Office Manfred Insists MLB Committed To WBC Big League Weekend May Have To Move In '18 FIFA Encouraging Co-Hosting For '26 World Cup
EVENT NOTES: TIGER'S BEAT
Published May 6, 1998
NEWSWEEK's Dickey & Power preview the upcoming World Cup and write that while U.S. men "just don't tune in" to soccer, women "are getting very, very interested. And as the World Cup tournament begins next month in France, advertisers and promoters are taking note." With high numbers of women playing amateur soccer in the U.S., they "are watching a game they know from the inside. And they can read not only the moves, but the faces of the players" (Dickey & Power, NEWSWEEK, 5/11 issue)....Earl Woods will host "Tiger Jam I," a concert in L.A. to benefit the Tiger Woods Foundation. Scheduled for June 8 at the Universal Amphitheatre, the show's includes Hootie & the Blowfish, Babyface and Glenn Frey and Joe Walsh (GOLFWEEK, 5/2).