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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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06/27/01
Richard Williams Documentary

Richard Williams "finds himself once again vying" with his daughters, Venus and Serena, "for center stage," according to Allison Samuels of NEWSWEEK, who reports a British documentary crew recently fi

Tags: Events and Attractions, Interpublic Group of Cos., News Corp./Fox, Octagon, TBS/TNT, Tennis

06/26/01
Goodwill Games Seek Sponsors

While Organizers of the Goodwill Games, to be held August 29-September 9, "are still trying to recruit sponsors two months before competition," they say that the event "has reached about" 80-90% of it

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, Events and Attractions, Sports Events, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

06/15/01
Two Bowl Games Link Up

Hula Bowl Maui and Pro Bowl officials announced a partnership yesterday that will put the college football and NFL all-star games on the same weekend next year. The 56th Hula Bowl, previously played t

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Football, NFL, Walt Disney

06/04/01
World Gymnastics Moved To CA

USA Gymnastics and the L.A. Sports Council have reached a tentative agreement to host the ''03 World Gymnastics Championships at Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim. The proposed dates for the event will be Aug

Tags: Events and Attractions, Motorsports, NBC, Tennis

05/31/01
U.S. Women's Open Notes

The U.S. Women''s Open has exceeded its ticket sales from ''96, the last time the tournament was played in Southern Pines, NC, according to Ron Green Jr. of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, who notes the event

Tags: Events and Attractions, Golf, LPGA

05/22/01
Goodwill Marketing Debate

The Goodwill Games — scheduled for August 29-September 9 in Brisbane, Australia — "built much of its promotion around the finale" of five-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson, accordin

Tags: Events and Attractions, Time Warner, Track & Field

05/21/01
FIFA Cancels Global Tournament

FIFA "has scrapped" the ''01 World Club Championship until ''03, according to Matthew Garrahan of FT.com. The tournament was scheduled for July 28-August 12 in Spain. FIFA President Sepp Blatter creat

Tags: AEG, Events and Attractions, FIFA, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS, Soccer

05/17/01
Aspen To Land Winter X Games?

The ''02 and ''03 Winter X Games "are likely to land in Aspen," according to Brent Gardner-Smith of the ASPEN TIMES. Aspen Skiing Company (Skico) is "hoping to land a two-year contract" to host the ev

Tags: American Skiing Co., ESPN, Events and Attractions, Olympics, Walt Disney

05/15/01
U.S. Open Economic Boost

A recent study of the Economic Impact of the ''00 U.S. Open on the N.Y. Metropolitan region conducted by FL-based Sport Management Research Institute (SMRI) found the event generated just under $420M

Tags: Baseball, Events and Attractions, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Olympics, Tennis, USTA, YankeeNets

05/10/01
Sports Revenue Impact In L.A.

Sporting events generate almost $2B in annual revenue in the Greater L.A. area, according to a study released yesterday by the Anderson School of management at UCLA and cited by Brent Hopkins of the L

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Events and Attractions, Football, Hockey, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, News Corp./Fox, NFL

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