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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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NAMES IN THE NEWS

RICK TELANDER names his All-NBA writer basketball team this morning. His first team: MIKE WISE, N.Y. Times; JERRY BEMBRY, Baltimore Sun; ART THIEL, Seattle Post- Intelligencer; CHRIS BROUSSARD, Akron

Tags: ESPN, Fila USA, NBA, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

06/10/98
49ERS NOT HAPPY ABOUT ANTI-STADIUM TACTICS, PLAN LAWSUIT

The 49ers "don''t want a replay of last year''s close and controversy-plagued vote on a new football stadium" in San Francisco, and plan to "file a lawsuit" to stop anti-stadium activists from putting

Tags: Facilities, San Francisco 49ers

06/10/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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Tags: MLS, The Back of the Book

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WNBA SETS FOR SECOND SEASON; OOOPS! SWOOPES MISSES PRACTICES

The WNBA''s second season begins tomorrow "but that hardly matters," according to Nancy Gay of the S.F. CHRONICLE, who writes that the league''s new "jingle," Join In, "has become both infectious and

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, WNBA

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IS THE FIRST TEE PROGRAM READY TO TEE IT UP?

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Tags: Events and Attractions, LPGA, PGA Tour, Philadelphia Eagles

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"THE (FOOTBALL) PLAYER"? WHITE PLANS A DENVER FILM STUDIO

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Tags: Colorado Rockies, Green Bay Packers, People and Pop Culture

06/10/98
JUST FOR FEET GETS TO THE END ZONE WITH SNEAKER STADIUM BUY

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Tags: Finance, Foot Locker/Venator Group

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MEDIA NOTES

Fox will broadcast the NFL Europe''s World Bowl ''98 between the Rhein Fire and Frankfurt Galaxy on June 14 live from Frankfurt (Fox Sports). BRANDWEEK''s Terry Lefton reports that German brewer Holst

Tags: AEG, ESPN, Los Angeles Galaxy, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, USA Networks, Walt Disney

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KINGS OFFER REFUND IF FANS NOT PLEASED WITH ON-FLOOR PRODUCT

In a "unique response aimed at reclaiming fans'' affection," NBA Kings Owner Jim Thomas has issued a five- points bulletin to season-ticket holders that includes a "money-back guarantee," according to

Tags: Franchises, Sacramento Kings

06/10/98
FACILITY NOTES

Harris County-Houston Sports Authority voted yesterday to "negotiate" with the Port of Houston Authority to acquire land it wants to convert into a park across from the Astros'' new downtown ballpark

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros, New York Giants, New York Jets

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