EVENT & ATTRACTION NOTES: MTV SPORTS WALK IN MEMPHIS
MTV has selected Memphis, TN, to host the second annual
Sports & Music Festival, the net's "answer to" the X Games.
The event, which combines alternative sports and live music
performances, will be held October 16-18, and will broadcast
for the weekend of November 7 (USA TODAY, 7/23).
NOTES: A USTA source "confirmed" to the RICHMOND TIMES-
DISPATCH that the U.S.-Italy Davis Cup semi-final match set
for September 25-27 will not be held in Richmond. The USTA
is expected to announce the site today, and "all indications
are that it will be Milwaukee." Other potential sites
include San Diego and Detroit (TIMES-DISPATCH, 7/23).
...Magic Johnson Theatres "will be one of the anchor
tenants" in the $75M complex expected to break ground Monday
in Harlem. The complex will also feature a Modell's, which
has plans for a Harlem-themed Hall of Fame. Inductees will
include Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Nate Archibald, Rod Carew and
Althea Gibson (N.Y. POST, 7/23)....The USFSA has selected
Los Angeles and Portland, OR, as finalists to host the 2002
National Figure Skating Championships (USFSA).