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08/25/99
SAN ANTONIO A LEADING CANDIDATE TO HOST 2007 PAN AM GAMES?

Miami has "withdrawn as a candidate" to host the 2007 Pan Am Games, "leaving only" San Antonio and Raleigh-Durham as "contenders," according to Jerry Briggs of the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS. San Antoni

Tags: Events and Attractions

08/23/99
WWC TEAM COMING UP ROSES AGAIN? USSF EYES DEAL IN PASADENA

The USSF and Federation of Mexican Football officials are "close to completing a deal in which" the U.S. Women''s World Cup (WWC) team would play Mexico on September 26 at the Rose Bowl, according to

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

08/23/99
WOODS-GARCIA RIVALRY CONTINUES TO DRAW RAVE REVIEWS

ESPN''s Mike Lupica, when asked by Dick Schaap how much the Tiger Woods-Sergio Garcia one-two finish in last weekend''s PGA Championship "quiets" the Ryder Cup play-for- pay controversy: "It quiets it

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

08/23/99
AN UP-LIFTING EXPERIENCE: SKI AREAS UPGRADED WITH BIG $$

CO ski areas are "spending a record" $233M "to improve their resorts" in ''99, $77M more than the previous record of $156M spent in ''98, according to Erika Gonzalez of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, who wr

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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

Tags: Events and Attractions, MLS

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

Tags: Events and Attractions, TBS/TNT

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

Tags: ATP, Events and Attractions, PGA Tour

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

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, Events and Attractions, IMG, PGA Tour, Viacom, Walt Disney

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

Tags: CBS, Events and Attractions, Nielsen, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, Viacom

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