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Published June 18, 2001
SportsLine to miss Russell cut?
SportsLine.com Inc. is not expected to make the minimum market capitalization of nearly $130 million needed for inclusion on the Russell 3000 when the stock index is updated later this year, according to a report of thestreet.com. The index covers the stocks of the 3,000 largest U.S. public companies. SportsLine is expected to be one of many tech-related companies that made the list last year but will not repeat this year.
Mountain Bike site rides again
Mountain Bike magazine relaunched its Web site at mountainbike.com.
Tour's online store launches
The PGA Tour and Electronic Commerce Solutions, a division of USA Networks' Interactive Group, launched pgatourstop.com, the tour's official online store. ECS and Styleclick, also a USA Interactive Group company, handle operation, technology, e-commerce and marketing operations for the venture.
Hawaii golf site tees off
TravelGolf.com launched hawaii-golfguide.com, the company's 24th online travel golf publication. The site provides information about golf courses across Hawaii. The site is sponsored by The Golf Travel Center.
Hulabee serves up kids news
The creators of Humongous Entertainment have started a new company, Hulabee Entertainment, which is launching a sports-news Web site for children. The site features daily news, scores, player and team stats, schedules and interactive content. After a debut month of free service, the Bellevue, Wash.-based company plans to charge a subscription fee of $3.99 a month, or $5.99 a month for an ad-free subscription. Shelley Day and Ron Gilbert launched the company nearly a year after leaving children's software maker Humongous.
Mizuno selects Internap
MizunoUSA, wholly owned subsidiary of sporting goods manufacturer Mizuno Corp., agreed to use Internap Network Services of Seattle as its Internet service provider. Finanical details of the deal were not released.
Tiger's ride up for bids
The 2001 Buick Regal LSE that Tiger Woods drove at the 2001 Masters was up for auction on the site eBay last week. Proceed from the auction, which was to end Sunday, were to go to the Tiger Woods Foundation.