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The K.C. STAR's Vahe Gregorian profiles CFP Exec Dir Bill Hancock , "one of the most popular and appealing people in the sports industrial complex." He has a "folksy, humble, kind and gentle demeanor." Hancock lost his son in a plane crash in '01, and "for all he has achieved, maybe nothing is mo...

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09/17/01
MLB Resumes Sked W/ Tributes

MLB resumes its schedule today, and USA TODAY''s Mike Dodd writes players will wear American flags on their caps and jerseys, fans at each game will be given a miniature flag and "God Bless America" w

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, ESPN, Houston Astros, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, MLB, NFL, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

09/17/01
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“Security is now a word that is on everyone''s mind.” — Boston Globe columnist Bob Ryan (ESPN, 9/16).

09/17/01
ESPN Praised For Coverage

Following last week''s terrorist attacks on the U.S., ESPN''s "SportsCenter" had "two of its best days" last Wednesday and Thursday, according to Bob Keisser of the Long Beach PRESS-TELEGRAM. The net

Tags: ESPN, FedEx, Motorsports, Media, Walt Disney

09/17/01
Franchise Notes

Giants coach Jim Fassel, on the impact of last week''s terrorist attacks: "This is going to go on for a while. I told [Giants players], ''It''s going to be in the papers, things will go on ... If anyo

Tags: Basketball, Colorado Avalanche, Football, Franchises, Hockey, New York Giants

09/17/01
Swinging Back

MLB To Honor America As Sports Resumes Play With all eyes upon MLB, as its becomes one of the first sports to return to action since Tuesday''s terrorist attacks with six NL games tonight, USA TODAY a

09/17/01
Gwynn & Ripken's Home Finales

The Padres planned a three-day celebration honoring RF Tony Gwynn during this upcoming weekend''s Giants-Padres series, which originally was to be Gwynn''s final home games, but MLB''s decision to sus

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Baseball, Colorado Rockies, Football, Franchises, MLB, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants

09/17/01
CNN Drops Sports Tonight

CNN "has dropped `Sports Tonight'' from its main network, but will continue it on CNN-SI, a move that highlights management''s attempt to focus on news and discussion shows on CNN," according to the D

Tags: Media

09/17/01
NFL Mulls Schedule Decision

The NFL is "expected to announce in the near future that it will play a full 16-game schedule and eliminate the first round of wild-card playoff games," according to Will McDonough of the BOSTON GLOBE

Tags: ABC, Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Football, Green Bay Packers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

09/17/01
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No Time For Int''l Competition U.S. players'' reluctance to travel overseas leads to PGA of America''s decision to postpone Ryder Cup until ''02. Sports Aid Players, teams and other organizations step

09/17/01
Lysko Under Fire For Flip-Flop

The CFL originally stood by its schedule to have all of its four games to be played over the weekend, but "late Friday afternoon, the league announced all four games were postponed" and some would be

Tags: CFL, Football, Leagues and Governing Bodies

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