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Boston Marathon A Day For Celebration Despite Increased Security Presence

04 / 22 / 14

Boston is "enjoying a runner’s high today after a triumphant Boston Marathon -- an idyllic, cathartic and historic spectacle that drew a crowd of more than a million, honored those killed and wounded in last year’s bombings and saw its first American men’s winner in more than three...

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08/03/98
GOODWILL GAMES END WITH JUDGES DIVIDED ON ITS PERFORMANCE

The Goodwill Games concluded last night, and "by most standards" they were "a success," according to Frank Litsky of the N.Y. TIMES, who writes that the competition "generally ranged from good to exce

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08/03/98
HE'S MIGHTY, MIGHTY: GORDON'S BRICKYARD WIN GOOD FOR $1M

Jeff Gordon won Saturday''s NASCAR Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), and earned a $1M bonus from series sponsor Winston for getting to the winner''s circle after finishing in the

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08/03/98
"SADDENED" BY SCANDAL, FESTINA STICKS WITH SPONSORSHIP

The Tour de France concluded yesterday, and during ABC''s weekend coverage Festina, which sponsored the team that was thrown out of this year''s race for doping, ran an ad during Tour coverage. The sp

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07/31/98
HAS THE BRICKYARD 400 PASSED THE INDY 500 AS IMS' JEWEL?

NASCAR''s Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be televised live Saturday at 1:00pm ET on ABC, and in Indy, Bill Koenig reported that there is "ample evidence" that the "younger [IMS]

Tags: ABC, Champ Car World Series, Events and Attractions, General Motors, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, NASCAR, Pennzoil, PVI, Walt Disney

07/30/98
"TURMOIL" AND "NEAR-TOTAL CHAOS" MAR THE TOUR DE FRANCE

The Tour de France "fell into near-total chaos" yesterday as riders stopped on-course for the second time "in protest of police investigations into spiraling drug scandals on several teams," according

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07/28/98
ARE GAMES BRINGING TBS GOOD(WILL) RATINGS? MAYBE, MAYBE NOT

Time Warner''s "massive cross-promotional push" behind the Goodwill Games "seems to be paying off so far in the form of a significant ratings boost" from the ''94 Games in Russia, according to Jim Coo

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07/28/98
EVENT NOTE

U.S. SENIOR OPEN: The overall announced attendance at L.A.''s Riviera Country Club for the U.S. Senior Open was 76,500, with Sunday''s final round crowd announced at 25,500 (L.A. TIMES, 7/27). Thursda

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07/28/98
WOMEN'S SOCCER MEDAL WIN EMERGES AS TOP STORY FROM GAMES

The U.S. Women''s soccer team defeated China last night 2-0 to win the Goodwill Games'' Gold Medal in front of 11,307 at Mitchel Athletic Field, the largest attendance of any Goodwill event so far. Th

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07/24/98
GOODWILL GAMES CONTINUE TO GARNER BETTER RATINGS THAN '94

TBS''s coverage of the Goodwill Games on Wednesday, "which was highlighted by the split-screen coverage of an emotional Jackie Joyner-Kersee and her husband, Bobby, after her heptathlon win, and the r

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07/23/98
EVENT & ATTRACTION NOTES: MTV SPORTS WALK IN MEMPHIS

MTV has selected Memphis, TN, to host the second annual Sports & Music Festival, the net''s "answer to" the X Games. The event, which combines alternative sports and live music performances, will be h

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