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Boston Marathon Participation Highest Since '96; BAA Officials Praise "Epic" Event04 / 23 / 14
Boston Marathon organizers on the morning after the event "reflected upon Monday’s 118th running with a mixture of gratitude, relief and joy," according to John Powers of the BOSTON GLOBE. The marathon "went off even better than they might have hoped with record crowds." This year's marathon ...
FRANCE WARNS AGAINST MORE TROUBLE: In N.Y., Christopher Clarey reports that after two days of unrest in Marseilles, "relative calm returned to France''s second-largest city. The question now is whethe
ABC''s coverage yesterday afternoon of the USA-Germany match earned a 4.4/12 overnight rating (THE DAILY). In St. Louis, Tom Wheatley calls ABC''s coverage of the match "incompetent." Wheatley: "Brent
By losing "millions of dollars" during the first three Goodwill Games, Ted Turner has shown that "making money is not his primary motivation in staging the event," according to Richard Sandomir of the
Crowd violence yesterday "broke out for a second day in Marseilles, as opposing fans hurled rocks and bottles at each other during England''s match against Tunisia," according to Nicholas Woodsworth o
For its World Cup sponsorship, Coca-Cola is "spending more than it did" on the ''96 Summer Olympics, according to Mickey Gramig of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Systemwide, the cost to Coca-Cola and its b
ESPN''s ratings for its opening day coverage of the World Cup were down 57% from ''94, according to an AP report in the N.Y. TIMES. The Brazil-Scotland match earned a 0.8 cable rating, down from the '
Oscar De La Hoya defended his WBC welterweight title on Saturday by knocking down Patrick Charpentier in the third round in El Paso, TX, before 45,368, according to Barry Horn of the DALLAS MORNING NE
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More than 50,000 seats have been sold for tomorrow night''s Oscar De La Hoya-Patrick Charpentier fight at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, TX, according to Steve Springer of the L.A. TIMES. An additional 7,00
FIFA has "pledged" that no soccer balls used in World Cup play were made by child labor or any other "irregular practices." All balls are made by Cup sponsor adidas (N.Y. TIMES, 6/12)....A WASHINGTON
The X Games begin June 19 in San Diego and ESPN will provide nearly 40 hours of event programming, along with publicity for the city over the course of the 10-day event, according to Caitlin Rother of