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Swimming Pools Make For Unusual Scene At PGA Tour Event

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 14

The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin, which wrapped up yesterday, had six swimming pools on the course, marking the "first public swimming pools to be featured on the PGA Tour" ( LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 10/20 ). Under the header, " Swimming Pools, Girls In Bikinis Latest...

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09/02/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

Ronnie Dunn, half of the country music duo Brooks and Dunn, co-wrote a new song for the NFL Oilers, who play their first regular-season game in Nashville next week. A CD of the song, tentatively title

Tags: CHL, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, NFL, San Diego Chargers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

09/02/98
MEDIA NOTES

Washington Post sports columnist Jennifer Frey says "she''ll be taking maternity leave in November," after covering the U.S. Open (WASHINGTONIAN, 9/98)....During the fourth set of the Jonas Bjorkman-C

Tags: ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Oakland Athletics, Media, Time Warner, USA Networks, Walt Disney, Yahoo

09/02/98
A FOX FACELIFT: REDESIGNED ONLINE SPORTS SITE UNVEILED

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Tags: News Corp./Fox, Media

09/02/98
JP MORGAN SPORTS BANKER MCGOUGH TO JOIN BANC ONE CORP.

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Tags: Los Angeles Kings, NFL, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, People and Pop Culture

09/02/98
PRESEASON GAMES COULD NET CHARGERS $700,000 IN RENT CREDITS

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Tags: Buffalo Bills, Franchises, San Diego Chargers, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Rams

09/02/98
SPORTS MEDIA CONSULTING FIRM SEEKS SENIOR STAFF MEMBER

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Tags: Classified Advertisements

09/02/98
EXPOS' EXTENSION OF GUERRERO DEAL COUNTING ON NEW BALLPARK

The Expos signed second-year RF Vladimir Guerrero to a five-year, $28M contract yesterday, "the richest contract in club history," according to Jeff Blair of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Expos GM Jim Bea

Tags: Franchises

09/02/98
"SHE-PEAT": COMETS DEFEND TITLE IN FRONT OF "PACKED" ARENA

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Tags: ESPN, hp, Houston Rockets, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Walt Disney, WNBA

09/02/98
FIRST OPEN CONTROVERSY: VENUS DISSES WTA TOUR WITH NO PATCH

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Tags: Chase Manhattan Bank, Nike, Reebok

09/02/98
ALL THINGS BEING EQUAL, TAGLIABUE RATHER BE IN PHILADELPHIA

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Tags: Facilities, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies

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