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The Boston Athletic Association continues to "figure out what the future holds," as the '14 Boston Marathon will be "unlike any other road race -- part celebration, part commemoration, part logistical puzzle, part massive security undertaking," according to Shira Springer of the BOSTON GLOBE. Issues...
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About 3,200 athletes have registered for the Nike World Masters Games in Portland this August, "far fewer" than the 25,000 event organizers had anticipated, according to Rachel Bachman of the OREGONIA
A plot by Islamic extremists to "mount a bombing campaign against this summer''s World Cup" in France has been uncovered by police, according to Conradi & Scott of the LONDON SUNDAY TIMES. World Cup b
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NFL players including Brett Favre, Jimmy Smith, Antonio Freeman, Wayne Chrebet and Aeneas Williams will compete against the top amateur flag football team in the U.S. as part of the Nike presents "NFL
PGA Tour VP Duke Butler puts Seattle''s chances of becoming a Tour stop in ''99 at "about" 90% and says the search for corporate sponsors is under way, according to Craig Smith of the SEATTLE TIMES. B
The St. Louis Convention & Visitors Center estimates that this weekend''s NCAA Men''s Midwest Regional Tournament should generate about $2.5M in fan spending, according to Dan Hieb of the ST. LOUIS PO
The PGA Tour Honda Classic "is raising its purse" a record $800,000 to $2.6M next year. The Tour "is kicking $300,000 into every tournament''s purse next year" as a result of its new TV deal, which "i
In DC, Thomas Heath examines the changes made at MCI Center in preparation for the men''s NCAA East Regional games which begin tomorrow. No beer will be served and all DC Lottery machines and signs wi
The Doral-Ryder Open attracted a record 53,000 spectators for Sunday''s final day (MIAMI HERALD, 3/9)....In honor of its 50th birthday, NASCAR will hold "NASCAR''s Night in Hollywood -- A Golden Celeb
The financial impact of the NCAA Tournament was examined by CNN/SI''s Bob Lorenz. The NCAA projects $17.1M of gross revenue will be produced by this year''s tournament, $600,000 "more than last year."
The first ESPN Zone restaurant, which opens in Baltimore this summer, was previewed by June Arnay in the Baltimore SUN. Disney execs said they chose Baltimore as the inaugural site for their concept b