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08/19/99
TEE TIME ON THE WEB: GOLF THE RIGHT FIT FOR THE INTERNET?

Golf coverage is "expanding" on the Internet, as CBS SportsLine, ESPN.com and CNNSI.com have all "made big moves to upgrade golf content and e-commerce this year," according to David Sweet of the WALL

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08/19/99
ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: TWI JOINS W/PSINET AND HP ON SITES

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Tags: ESPN, IMG, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/19/99
HDTV SLOWLY MAKING INROADS; IS REPLAY THE WAY OF THE FUTURE?

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Tags: Cablevision, Los Angeles Dodgers, NBC, New York Liberty, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, Showtime, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/19/99
DOES STRONACH'S HORSE RACING PRESENCE HAVE INDUSTRY WORRIED?

As horse racing execs gathered in Saratoga Springs, NY, "to hear upbeat presentations about the sport''s future, word was out" that Frank Stronach was "considering an alternative path for his racing e

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08/19/99
MEDIA NOTES

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THAT'S A BLADE WRAP: ARE STICK BLADES NEXT FOR ADVERTISERS?

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FRANCHISE NOTES

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