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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14

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02/16/99
WOMEN'S WORLD CUP SETS DRAW; IS IT READY FOR PRIME TIME?

The Women''s World Cup (WWC) held its draw during halftime of Saturday night''s match between the U.S. women team and FIFA''s World All-Stars -- won 2-1 by the World All- Stars -- and played in front

Tags: ABC, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Southwest Sports Group, Walt Disney

02/12/99
EVENT & ATTRACTION NOTES

SOCCER: In Toronto, Norman Da Costa wrote that ticket sales for this year''s Women''s World Cup have "hit unprecedented heights," as 215,000 tickets have been purchased and 25,000 have been sold for t

Tags: ATP, Events and Attractions, NBC

02/11/99
PROVIDENCE'S COMMITMENTS KEY TO GAINING GRAVITY GAMES

The state of Rhode Island should reap an economic benefit of $75M for hosting the Gravity Games over the next three years, according to Tom Mooney of the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL. Providence''s winning bid

Tags: Events and Attractions, NBC, NFL

02/11/99
EVENTS & ATTRACTION NOTES

An exhibition soccer match last night at the L.A. Coliseum featuring Argentina-Mexico drew a "record" crowd of 91,585 (ESPN.com, 2/11).....In N.Y., Neal Travis reports that $1,500 top-tier seats for t

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Madison Square Garden, Walt Disney

02/09/99
NEWTON'S LAW OF GRAVITY MEANS GAMES FOR PROVIDENCE

NBC Sports and The Peterson Companies will announce today that Providence, RI, has been selected to host the inaugural Gravity Games, according to Tom Meade of the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL. The selection is

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, NBC, Walt Disney

02/02/99
GAMES ON! DENVER AND PROVIDENCE GRAVITATE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

The Gravity Games Committee announced today that Denver and Providence have been selected as host city finalists for the inaugural Gravity Games to be held in mid-September. The four-day event will ai

Tags: Events and Attractions, NBC

02/02/99
ALPINE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS PLAY SECOND STRING TO ELWAY?

The Alpine World Championships in Vail will take place over the next two weeks, and NBC and ESPN "will combine for 21 hours of same-day coverage," according to Ralph Russo of the DENVER POST. IMG''s T

Tags: ATT, ESPN, Events and Attractions, General Motors, IMG, NBC, Visa, Walt Disney

02/02/99
A PRIVATE ROUND WITH ARNOLD PALMER AT $40,000 A FOURSOME?

Several sports agencies are locking up golf-course rentals for September''s Ryder Cup in Boston, according to Sacha Pfeiffer of the BOSTON GLOBE. IMG will offer execs from Merrill Lynch, Fidelity Inve

Tags: Events and Attractions, FC Dallas, IMG

01/21/99
ESPN HEADED FOR THE "GREAT OUTDOORS" WITH NEW CONCEPT

ESPN announced the creation of the ESPN Great Outdoor Games yesterday, a four-day event consisting of outdoor sports competition in events such as bass fishing and shooting. The games, to be held in L

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Nielsen, Walt Disney

01/20/99
MASBACK IN BUSINESS: USATF TO STAGE EVENT AT GEORGE MASON

USATF Exec Dir Craig Masback said that the DC Invitational will replace the Mobil Invitational at George Mason University Fieldhouse in VA on February 19, according to Kathy Orton of the WASHINGTON PO

Tags: Events and Attractions

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