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10/19/00
ALL THE PRESIDENTS MEN? NORMAN SAYS EVENT MUST CONTINUE

The fourth edition of the Presidents Cup int''l match play golf event begins today in Gainesville, VA, and while some have questioned the viability of the biennial event and the U.S. players'' commitm

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, NBC, PGA Tour, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/18/00
KINGS CO-OWNERS HOPE TO PROVIDE GOLD RUSH FOR GOLF TOURNEY

NBA Kings co-Owners Joe and Gavin Maloof spent last week "observing, learning and dreaming of ways to infuse new life into" the Senior PGA Tour Gold Rush Classic, which is now being operated and manag

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, Events and Attractions, NBA, PGA Tour, Sacramento Kings

10/16/00
NOT SO FAST, MY FRIEND: PHILLY X GAMES DEAL NOT SIGNED

X Games Exec Dir Jack Wienert said that despite reports, Philadelphia has not yet been selected as the host of the 2001 and 2002 X Games, and that Richmond, VA, is still being considered, according to

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

10/13/00
X MARKS THE SPOT IN PHILLY: CITY EXPECTED TO HOST GAMES

Philadelphia has won the bidding to host the 2001 and 2002 ESPN Summer X Games, according to sources cited by Edward Moran of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, who writes that "while there has been no offi

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

10/12/00
2003 PAN AM GAMES NOT EXPECTED TO BE MOVED TO SAN ANTONIO

USOC Dir of PR Mike Moran said that the 2003 Pan American Games would "absolutely not be moved to San Antonio due to financial difficulties in the Dominican Republic," according to Jennifer Bellis of

Tags: Events and Attractions, USOC

10/04/00
SLIPPERY SLOPE: STUDY SHOWS WINTER SPORTS FALLING FLAT

As the new economy "rushes along," the winter sports industry is "falling behind, skier numbers are flat, and snowboarding growth is still shrinking" because the baby boom generation is retiring from

Tags: Events and Attractions

09/28/00
IMPACT PLAYER: LMS ADDING PUNCH TO CHARLOTTE AREA ECONOMY

Lowe''s Motor Speedway (LMS) "has an annual impact" of $276.4M on the Charlotte area''s economy, according to a new study cited by David Scott of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. LMS President Humpy Wheeler co

Tags: Events and Attractions, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

09/26/00
FORMULA ONE U.S. GRAND PRIX A SUCCESS? RATINGS ARE LOW

Although the weather for Sunday''s Formula One (F1) SAP U.S. Grand Prix was "lousy" and "some vendors ran out of food, coffee and hot chocolate," Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials "were content" y

Tags: Events and Attractions, Formula One, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen

09/25/00
FORMULA ONE'S U.S. RETURN WELL-RECEIVED, BUT CAN IT SUSTAIN?

The Formula One (F1) SAP U.S. Grand Prix held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) yesterday was, "by all accounts," a "huge success," according to Bill Koenig of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR. But, for t

Tags: Events and Attractions, Formula One, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, News Corp./Fox

09/22/00
GEORGE'S FORMULA ... GETTING U.S. FANS EXCITED ABOUT F1

The Formula One SAP U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) "is the realization of [IMS President Tony] George''s 10-year-old dream, a major part of the blueprint that he believ

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Formula One, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NASCAR, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Viacom, Walt Disney

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