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UFC Plans Return To Orlando In Wake Of Strong Ticket Sales For Saturday Card

04 / 18 / 14

UFC on Saturday makes its first foray into Orlando with an event at Amway Center, and the level of promotion for the event marks a "drastic change" from previous shows in South Florida that left UC President Dana White "less than pleased," according to Brian Linder of the Daytona Beach NEWS-JOURNAL....

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08/20/99
NEXT STOP, CUBA? USSF MEN'S SOCCER TEAM SEEKING GAME IN '00

USSF officials "initiated discussions" with Cuban soccer officials last week "in an attempt to arrange" a match between the U.S. men''s team and the Cuban team in Havana, according to Seth Wickersham

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08/19/99
WILLIAMS' ACTIONS ANGERS DU MAURIER TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS

Serena Williams'' withdrawal yesterday from the du Maurier Canadian Open 20 minutes prior to her scheduled match due to a shoulder injury and her "bailing out" of a function on Tuesday with tournament

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08/18/99
WINTER OF THEIR CONTENT? OFFICIALS TALK UP GOODWILL GAMES

The inaugural Winter Goodwill Games will be held in Lake Placid, NY, from February 17-20, 2000, and officials said yesterday that the "top athletes in 11 selected sports" will be invited to participat

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08/18/99
EVENTS & ATTRACTIONS NOTES

Four-day attendance at the PGA Championship at Medinah Country Club totaled 159,000. The event had 33,000 attend Thursday''s first round, "about" 38,000 on Friday, 43,000 on Saturday, and a "virtual s

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08/16/99
TO PAY OR NOT TO PAY: IS RESOLUTION TO RYDER DEBATE NEARING?

PGA of America CEO Jim Awtrey was interviewed by CBS'' Jim Nantz during the third round of the PGA Championship Saturday and said that his organization "was prepared to accommodate" the players'' requ

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08/16/99
HOW MUCH DID TIGER'S PLAY-FOR-PAY STANCE IMPACT FAN BASE?

CBS'' final round coverage of the PGA Championship earned a 7.7/18 overnight Nielsen rating, up 26% over last year''s 6.1/14. The event earned a two-day average of a 6.2/16, up 13% over last year''s 5

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08/12/99
ON THE ROAD AGAIN: USSF READIES U.S. WOMEN'S POST-WWC TOUR

USSF officials are "trying to wrap up the details" on a fall tour for the U.S. women''s soccer team, according to Peter Brewington of USA TODAY. Games would be scheduled for September 4 or 5, then Sep

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08/10/99
THROUGH MILLROSE COLORED GLASSES: ADVANTAGE ACQUIRES EVENT

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08/10/99
EVENT NOTES

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08/10/99
PLEASANTVILLE: WILL LPGA GO IN NEW DIRECTION FOR MA STOP?

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