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Former NHLer STEVE MOORE yesterday "received an out-of-court settlement" in his civil suit against the Canucks and NHL free agent TODD BERTUZZI . The suit was "scheduled to go to trial Sept. 8 in Toronto, and witnesses were to include" NHL Commissioner GARY BETTMAN . A lawyer for Bertuzzi said t...

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06/10/98
IS THE FIRST TEE PROGRAM READY TO TEE IT UP?

The progress of The First Tee (TFT) golf initiative introduced in November aimed at opening golf to inner-city youths, "has been sparse," according to GOLF WORLD. But TFT Exec Dir Tod Leiweke says, "P

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06/10/98
AIR FRANCE SETTLES LABOR DISPUTE; WORLD CUP OPENS IN PARIS

Air France reached agreement today with striking pilots to end a walkout that "severely undermined preparations for the World Cup," according to a report by the AP''s Ian Phillips in the ATLANTA CONST

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06/10/98
EVENT NOTES

Talks "are underway" in Las Vegas to open a casino based on Petersen Publishing''s Hot Rod magazine. The idea is "to see if Vegas can do for drag racing what it did for boxing," as the casino would be

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06/09/98
SEINE OF TROUBLE? WORLD CUP EXEC BLASTS FRENCH SUPPORT

World Cup Organizing Committee co-President Michel Platini was quoted in a French paper as saying that French officials aren''t providing enough support to the event, according to the AP''s Barry Wiln

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06/09/98
BLATTER SEPPS UP: NEW FIFA PRESIDENT TO STAY THE COURSE

Sepp Blatter "became the most powerful man in international soccer Monday when he was named president of FIFA, succeeding the retiring Joao Havelange," according to Mike Penner of the L.A. TIMES. Both

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06/09/98
ABC'S PADDEN CALLS CUP "OUR OLYMPICS," TARGETS PARENTS, KIDS

ABC TV President Preston Padden "is hopeful about the success" of the network''s 14 World Cup telecasts, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. Padden: "I''m not suggesting it will overtake

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06/08/98
ESPN ZONE PLANS OUTDOOR FEST TO TRUMPET BALTIMORE ARRIVAL

When the ESPN Zone restaurant opens in Baltimore next month, it "will also launch a yearly event" for the city''s Inner Harbor, "an outdoor sports festival for fans and participants alike," according

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06/08/98
ARE MSG OFFICIALS GIDDY AFTER KO OF SATURDAY'S FIGHT?

Saturday''s scheduled fight night at Madison Square Garden, which was to feature Evander Holyfield versus Henry Akinwande for the WBA heavyweight crown, "unraveled completely" Friday after a "series o

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06/08/98
WORLD CUP DELEGATES READY TO SEPP TO IT! ELECTION HELD TODAY

The "direction of world soccer is on the line Monday as delegates from 198 nations cast secret ballots in Paris for their choice in the FIFA presidential elections," according to Steve Davis of the DA

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06/08/98
NEAR-RECORD CROWDS SEES ALL THAT HORSE RACING HAS TO OFFER

Saturday''s Belmont Stakes, in which Real Quiet lost his bid for the Triple Crown by a nose to Victory Gallop, drew 80,162 fans to Belmont, the second-largest crowd ever to witness the race (N.Y. DAIL

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