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R&A Officials Making Technological Upgrades At Royal Liverpool Ahead Of '14 Open

04 / 24 / 14

British Open officials have "vowed to lead the way with new technology to enhance" the fan experience for the July 17-20 tournament at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, according to Phil Casey of the London INDEPENDENT. Large LED screens will be "placed on each hole apart from the 18th, which will retain t...

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06/30/98
ESPN'S X-CELLENT ADVENTURES: "MOST SUCCESSFUL" GAMES YET

This summer''s X Games have been the "most successful of the four summer editions of the made-for-TV alternative sports festival," according to USA TODAY''s Sal Ruibal. More than 250,000 fans attended

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06/29/98
WORLD CUP NOTES: SAMPSON QUITS TEAM USA COACHING POSITION

Steve Sampson quit on Monday as the coach of the U.S. national soccer team. The resignation was announced by U.S. Soccer Federation President Alan Rothenberg (AP, 6/29). NOTES: In the FINANCIAL TIMES'

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06/26/98
UNIVISION'S RATINGS STRONG; ON ESPN, FOUDY YOU LIKE THAT?

During Univision''s live coverage of 32 World Cup games, the network is averaging 767,000 households, "easily eclipsing ESPN''s average of 592,000 and ESPN2''s 346,000, according to the AP''s Josh Dub

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06/26/98
U.S. TEAM BIDS ADIEU TO CUP THEY MAY HAVE RATHER PASSED ON

Team USA''s 1-0 loss to Yugoslavia in France "concluded a couple of tumultuous weeks at the World Cup for the U.S. team, which had been shaken by several players'' public criticism of Coach Steve Samp

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06/26/98
ADIDAS IN THE CENTER OF BALL MANUFACTURING CONTROVERSY

adidas-Salomon AG is "facing embarrassing claims that some of the soccer balls it made to commemorate the World Cup were sewn by political prisoners at a Chinese labor camp," according to Smith & Cope

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06/25/98
USA COACH SAMPSON CONTINUES TO BEAR BRUNT OF TEAM'S FAILURE

Team USA''s "poor" showing at the World Cup, stems from the U.S. Soccer Federation''s "inability to develop world- class stars," according to John Eisenberg of the Baltimore SUN. Eisenberg: "Where are

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06/25/98
EVENT NOTES

ELWAY AT THE ISUZU: John Elway leads the field for the 9th annual $500,000 Isuzu Celebrity Championship, July 10-12 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. Other celebrities include Mike Shanahan, Marcus Allen

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06/24/98
WORLD CUP NOTES: TEAM USA READY TO AIR DIRTY LAUNDRY?

In Boston, Frank Dell''Apa reports that U.S. Soccer coach Steve Sampson "will soon be gone," and whoever takes his place "must move the team in a different direction." Dell''Apa: "The lesson driven ho

Tags: CBS, Events and Attractions, NBC, Viacom

06/24/98
TBS/TIME WARNER PLAN $50M AD BLITZ TO SPREAD THE GOODWILL

TBS and Time Warner will begin a $40-50M "media blitz" this week for the Goodwill Games, according to Jim Cooper of MEDIAWEEK. Cooper: "But even before the first runner hits the track, Time Warner kno

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06/23/98
STAR SPANGLED BUMMER: IS THIS TURNING POINT FOR U.S. SOCCER?

The U.S. World Cup loss to Iran Sunday not only ended the team''s chance to advance to the second round, but also the chance "to grab the interest of average sports fans and to give any kind of boost

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