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Warriors G Stephen Curry said that he "plans on standing" for the National Anthem and that he can "make a social statement in other ways" ( TWITTER.com, 9/26 ). Meanwhile, the Lakers today will announce that former NBAer  Derek Fisher  is joining Spectrum SportsNet as an on-air analyst...

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Giants Stadium To Replace Field

Giants Stadium''s grass field — the "tattered remains of a three-year, $7 million attempt to install a revolutionary grass tray system — was ground into pieces" during the past two days, acc

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10/31/02
Companies Halt Augusta Plans

With Augusta National''s membership issue "unlikely to be resolved before the 2003 Masters, corporations have begun canceling their entertainment plans for the tournament," according to sources of GOL

Tags: American Express, Coca-Cola, ESPN, General Motors, Golf, IBM, Nationwide Insurance, PGA Tour, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

10/31/02
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Thursday, October 31, 2002 The OTTAWA CITIZEN''s Tom Casey reports "Sports are a tough ticket to sell" in Ottawa, adding, "There is something about Ottawa sports that doesn''t get fans out to the game

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10/30/02
Facility Notes

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10/30/02
CART Adopts Int'l Focus

While the IRL "seems to have all the momentum" in open-wheel racing, CART "is hanging in there," according to Martin Henderson of the L.A. TIMES, who notes about 140,000 fans are expected to attend CA

Tags: ESPN, Formula One, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Motorsports, Nissan, Toyota, Walt Disney

10/30/02
SBJ's Intercollegiate Forum

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10/30/02
ESPN Announces New Shows

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Tags: ABC, LA Angels, Anheuser Busch, Baseball, CBS, ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, NASCAR, NBC, San Francisco Giants, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/30/02
More Woods On Augusta

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10/30/02
Raptors To Get All Games On TV

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Tags: ABC, Basketball, ESPN, Los Angeles Clippers, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, NBC, Media, Turner Sports, Toronto Raptors, Walt Disney

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