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"I would hope it causes the athletic directors at schools like Texas and Oklahoma to get a little excited as well and realize that they could do something truly special. To me, Bristol just gave proof positive that the concept is legitimate, has legs, and is something that more colleges should consi...

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08/03/01
CUSL To Kick Off in '03

The Toronto GLOBE & MAIL''s Peter Mallett reported, "Toronto computer componentsmagnate Gerry Gentile has announced the Canadian United Soccer League (CUSL)will kick off in the spring of 2003." The Sc

Tags: Soccer

08/03/01
Global Career Expos Sponsors

Sector Communications Inc.’s Global Career Expos have inked the Oakland A’s, Monster.com and Southwest Airlines to exclusive sponsorship agreements for its upcoming job fair. The event wil

Tags: Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Southwest Airlines

08/03/01
Battle Of The Sexes: Golf?

L.A.-based Destiny Productions President David Krieff said that he has "lined up a Battle of the Sexes golf show" to be played at Pebble Beach''s Spyglass course on March 4, according to Rudy Martzke

Tags: ABC, Basketball, CBS, Golf, NBA, NBC, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/03/01
ESPN To Test "SkyCam"

ESPN will unveil "SkyCam" during its coverage of the Jaguars-Giants exhibition game on August 16. The camera will operate on a series of wires above the playing field and be able to go from end line t

Tags: ESPN, Football

08/03/01
UGA To Hike Football Prices

The AUGUSTA CHRONICLE''s Anthony Dasher reported that next year Univ. of GA Bulldog "fans can expect a rate increase in their single-game ticket prices, perhaps by as much as $5." The univ. pledged in

Tags: Colleges

08/03/01
Closing Bell, August 3, 2001

The Daily Insider Afternoon News & Headlines Friday, August 3, 2001 4:00pm ET • How Will It Play In Peoria? Class A Chiefs Sell Ballpark Naming Rights • Camera Shy? Univ. Of OR Debates Lim

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08/03/01
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CART is clearly not one big happy family, as AUTOWEEK reports that "there''s been growing frustration" with CEO Joe Heitzler, and some of his detractors have gone so far as to try and have the press d

08/03/01
WTA Tour Seeks Event Proposal

The Sanex WTA Tour is seeking proposals from Event Production agencies to manage, produce and stage their 2002 Player Award Gala. For more information, please contact Chris De Maria, Vice President, C

Tags: Classified Advertisements

08/03/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with reactions to the death of Vikings OL Korey Stringer, followed by a report QB Trent Dilfer will sign w

Tags: ABC, LA Angels, Baseball, Basketball, Boston Red Sox, Cablevision, Chicago Cubs, ESPN, Football, Hockey, Horse Racing, Madison Square Garden, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Minnesota Vikings, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBC, NFL, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Seahawks, Sports Illustrated, Media, St. Louis Cardinals, Turner Sports, Toronto Raptors, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

08/03/01
ATP Reserves TV Ad Space

In "an innovative deal to secure ad space for its sponsors," the ATP has been "buying up advertising slots" from companies that televise its tournaments, according to Julia Day of the London GUARDIAN.

Tags: ATP, CBS, ESPN, Viacom, Walt Disney

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