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06/07/99
TRACK AND FIELD ASSOCIATION DEBUTS TO MIXED RESULTS

The Track and Field Association (TFA) held its first and only meet this year at N.Y.''s 12,000-seat Mitchel Athletic Complex yesterday, and was designed to "encourage athletes, television networks and

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

06/03/99
NEW STUDY SHOWS NATIONAL SKIER/SNOWBOARD VISITS DOWN 3.7%

A study released by the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) shows that skier and snowboarder visits to CO fell from 11.99 million in ''97-98 to 11.3 million for the ''98-99 season, according to Stev

Tags: Events and Attractions

06/03/99
READY TO HAMM IT UP: WOMEN'S WORLD CUP BLITZ ON HIGH GEAR

U.S. Women''s National Soccer Team co-captains Mia Hamm and Julie Foudy were guests on ESPN''s "Up Close" with Gary Miller last night and discussed the upcoming Women''s World Cup and the growing popu

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

05/28/99
THAT'S THE TICKET: WWC SAYS IT'S GAINING MO AS EVENT NEARS

Women''s World Cup President & CEO Marla Messing said yesterday that the event has "now crossed the 400,000 mark" in terms of total ticket sales. Messing: "We are over 62,000 for the opening game in N

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

05/28/99
STRICT X-GAMES ADVERTISING RULES KEEPING SOME SPONSORS AWAY?

With less than a month to go before the start of the Summer X-Games in S.F., city officials "are scrambling to raise private money so taxpayers don''t end up footing the bill," according to Yumi Wilso

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods

05/26/99
BUILD UP FOR WOMEN'S WORLD CUP BEGINS; EVENT ADDS MUSIC

The "risk" of televising the ''99 Women''s World Cup (WWC) is "significant," according to Laura Vecsey of the SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, who wrote that "soccer watching in America rates somewhere beh

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/26/99
FORMAT CHANGE FOR JCPENNEY EVENT: PGA SEEKS OUT NEW SPONSOR

The JCPenney Classic, which features LPGA and PGA Tour mixed-team competition, will be "replaced by a PGA Tour event in 2000," according to Mick Elliott of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. The initial PGA Tour even

Tags: Events and Attractions, LPGA, PGA Tour

05/21/99
DEEP IMPACT: THREE PREMIER EVENTS DRAW BIG BUCKS TO CITIES

The NCAA Women''s Final Four at San Jose Arena generated an estimated $20.8M for the city, including $11M in direct expenditures by 17,000 visitors to the city; $1.9M in direct expenditures by the NCA

Tags: Events and Attractions, NCAA, NFL

05/20/99
ONE MONTH OUT, WOMEN'S WORLD CUP SHOOTS FOR SUCCESS

While there is "ambitious optimism" for the ''99 Women''s World Cup (WWC), the tournament "is not without risk," according to Jere Longman of the N.Y. TIMES, who writes that the "success of the World

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05/17/99
A CHARISMATIC CROWD ATTENDS 124TH RUNNING OF PREAKNESS

An "estimated" 100,311 attended Saturday''s running of the 124th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in MD, marking the largest crowd in the race''s history, according to Peter Schmuck of the Balt

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

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