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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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09/26/96
STADIUM NOTES

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo''s executive committee is expected to give its endorsement of the city''s sports facilities referendum (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 9/26). ...In Tampa, former Mayor Bill Poe in

Tags: ESPN, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers, Orlando Magic, Palace Sports & Entertainment, RDV Sports, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Walt Disney

09/26/96
NFL GOES NORTH OF THE BORDER FOR "FEEL THE POWER" PROMO

The NFL will team up with Starter, The Sports Network (TSN), and Air Canada for a four-week watch-and-win promo. The winner gets a trip for four to Miami for the Dolphins/Steelers Monday night game No

Tags: Miami Dolphins, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

09/26/96
QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The NFL franchise that represents the great courage, tenacity of our great Native Americans, now is now known as the team that has made Nissan the official vehicle." -- U.S. Rep. James Traficant (D-O

Tags: Front Page, NFL, Nissan, Washington Redskins

09/26/96
WHAT'S NEXT IN BIG D -- JERRY JONES SPOTTED DRINKING A COKE?

"The natural order is upset in Dallas," according to ESPN''s Bob Ley introducing its "Cover Story" on the effect the Rangers successful season and the Cowboys poor start is having on fans in the Dalla

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Franchises, Walt Disney

09/26/96
SURVEY SAYS: LEAFS RAKE UP COMPETITION IN TORONTO

A CFRB-AM/Angus Reid poll of 400 Toronto-area residents released yesterday reveals that "hockey reigns supreme" in the city, according to the TORONTO SUN. The poll asked: "Which two teams you''d like

Tags: CFL, Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

09/25/96
LEAGUE NOTES

Hillsborough County, FL officials met NFL execs in New York to make their pitch for Tampa to host the Super Bowl in 2000. County Commission Chair Jim Norman: "We did our job. Tampa added stability to

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NFL, Walt Disney

09/25/96
TACKLING EXPECTATIONS AND THEN SOME: MLS FINAL ATTENDANCE

MLS'' inaugural post-season began last night with 14,416 at Giants Stadium to watch the MetroStars beat the DC United in Game 1 of a best-of-three Conference Semifinal. For the season, MLS averaged 17

Tags: AEG, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, DC United, FC Dallas, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS, New England Revolution

09/25/96
IS PANTHERS IPO SHUTTING OUT INVESTORS?

The ability of Panthers fans to buy shares in the club in an IPO, is examined by Cindy Krischer Goodman of the MIAMI HERALD. Goodman notes underwriters Raymond James & Assoc. and Donaldson Lufkin & Je

Tags: Franchises

09/25/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Greater Houston Partnership Executive Committee on Tuesday unanimously endorsed the Harris County proposition set for November 5 to build new sports facilities. A media campaign is under way to ge

Tags: Facilities

09/25/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: BREWERS RATINGS UP AS TV DEAL ENDS

The Brewers'' two-year contract with WVTV comes to an end at the end of the season and the team "will decide in the next few months whether to continue" with the channel or make a change, according to

Tags: AHL, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, News Corp./Fox, San Diego Padres, Media, Walt Disney

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