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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

Sports On Earth's Patrick Hruby : "The NFL expects between 15 and 25 percent of its retirees to come down with neurodegenerative diseases! … How is that not a headline? I'm dead serious." Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel : "Won't embarrass the player, but at MAC Media Day today had one tell...

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08/03/99
TENNIS EVENTS NOTES

The ATP Tour''s Mercedes Benz Cup in L.A. drew a record crowd of 81,433 for the week, which included a Pete Sampras- Andre Agassi final. The old record of 81,107 was set in ''95 (ATP Tour). In L.A., L

Tags: ATP, DaimlerChrysler, Events and Attractions

08/02/99
IS ABC SETTING RATINGS EXPECTATION LOW WITH A 5.0?

ABC presents the "Motorola Showdown at Sherwood" featuring Tiger Woods against David Duval in a match play, 18-hole competition, tonight live at 8:00pm ET. The $1.5M purse includes $1.1 million to the

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Events and Attractions, IMG, Motorola, Nike, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

08/02/99
NIKETOWN DENVER OPENS TO EAGER ONLOOKERS AND PROTESTERS

About 500 people "waited more than an hour" to visit the new NikeTown in Denver at the store''s grand opening Friday and to "get autographs" from Broncos coach Mike Shanahan and U.S. women''s soccer t

Tags: Denver Broncos, Events and Attractions, Nike, NikeTown

07/30/99
BUOYED BY SPORTS RANK, ATLANTA AIMS FOR MORE TOP EVENTS

In a "push to significantly increase Atlanta''s profile for sporting competitions, local business leaders plan to bid on a multitude of new events in the next decade," according to Maria Saporta of th

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, MLB, NBA, NCAA, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

07/29/99
ESPN TO TEST X GAMES BRAND ELASTICITY BY TAKING GAMES GLOBAL

ESPN plans a global expansion of its X Games franchise with int''l events to be held in the coming year. The first event will take place November 1-7 in Phuket, Thailand and will feature both an X Gam

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

07/29/99
U.S. WOMEN'S TEAM NETS THE RIGHT TO GO ON NATIONAL TOUR

Members of the U.S. women''s national soccer team and the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) "reached a tentative agreement yesterday that will allow the players to proceed with their fall indoor tour of m

Tags: Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Events and Attractions, IMG, Nike

07/29/99
EVENT NOTES

In Chicago, Greg Couch writes that "things aren''t going well at the Showdown at Sherwood," the golf match featuring Tiger Woods and David Duval Monday on ABC. Couch writes that "no one is buying tick

Tags: ABC, Events and Attractions, MLB, Walt Disney

07/27/99
USSF EXPECTED TO FILE SUIT AGAINST WWC TEAM FOR FALL TOUR

The U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) is "expected" to file suit "as early as today" against the U.S. WWC team in an "attempt to block" the team''s planned 11-city fall tour, according to Bill Ward of the

Tags: Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Events and Attractions, Nike

07/27/99
BAILEY TAKES THE MONEY BUT DOESN'T RUN AT PAN-AM GAMES

Canadian sprinter Donovan Bailey was paid C$200,000 by the Pan Am Games Organizing Committee as part of a promotional contract he has with the event, according to Randy Starkman of the TORONTO STAR. H

Tags: Events and Attractions, Oakland Athletics

07/23/99
NIKE'S SCHOOL DAZE: WHAT IS COMPANY'S AIM WITH SUMMER CAMPS?

Nike doesn''t "allow" WNBA scouts at its basketball camp for high school athletes at the National Institute for Fitness & Sport, but there were NBA scouts "aplenty," according to Dawn Reiss of the IND

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Events and Attractions, NBA, Nike, WNBA

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