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NEWTON'S LAW OF GRAVITY MEANS GAMES FOR PROVIDENCE
Published February 9, 1999
NBC Sports and The Peterson Companies will announce today that Providence, RI, has been selected to host the inaugural Gravity Games, according to Tom Meade of the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL. The selection is scheduled to be announced today. Providence Mayor Vincent Cianci: "It's a wonderful thing for Providence. Providence is hotter than hot." The plan is to continue the Games in Providence in 2000 and 2001. The Games will be taped September 9-12 and televised in the fall. Meade notes that ESPN's X Games, a similar adrenaline-based sports lifestyle event, were also launched in RI (PROVIDENCE JOURNAL, 2/9).