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The NFL's week that was -- Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Greg Hardy and Roger Goodell -- dominated Sunday talk shows, on the news and sports sides.

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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

Tags: ABC, Columbus Crew, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Nike, Walt Disney

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

IMG is "selling off" the Millrose Games to Advantage Int''l "in a deal in the low to mid six figures" which is "expected to be finalized by the end of August," according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK.

Tags: Events and Attractions, IMG

08/10/99
EVENT NOTES

WORLD CUP BIDS ARE IN: England, South Africa, Germany, Brazil and Morocco have formally bid to host the 2006 World Cup. FIFA''s Exec Committee will choose the event''s host next July. England''s Footb

Tags: ATP, Events and Attractions, LPGA

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

The return of the LPGA to Pleasant Valley County Club in Sutton, MA, for the areaWeb.com Challenge "turned out to be rocky off the course, but very much a success on the course," according to Paul Ken

Tags: Events and Attractions, LPGA, Time Warner

08/06/99
SOUNDS LIKE ESE SHOULD BE CAREFUL NOT TO ROCK THE VOT-AW

LPGA Commissioner Ty Votaw said that the Tour''s three- year deal with two one-year options with Entertainment Sports Equities, operator of the areaWEB.com Challenge in Sutton, MA, will be reviewed af

Tags: Events and Attractions, LPGA

08/04/99
WORKING WITH WOODS PAYS DIVIDENDS FOR ABC AT SHERWOOD

ABC''s "Showdown at Sherwood" featuring Tiger Woods and David Duval earned a final 6.9/12 Nielsen rating and "demonstrated the sport''s primetime potential by attracting the second-largest total audie

Tags: ABC, CBS, Events and Attractions, NASCAR, New York Mets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, PGA Tour, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

08/03/99
SHOW STOPPER: TANGLE IN SHERWOOD FOREST EARNS SOLID 7.4/12

ABC''s broadcast of the "Showdown at Sherwood" featuring Tiger Woods and David Duval earned a 7.4/12 overnight Nielsen rating. Going into the event, ABC and analysts had estimated the match could earn

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Events and Attractions, IMG, Motorola, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nielsen, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Walt Disney, Wendys

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

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