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Fox Sports World to Broadcast Live ChampionsWorld Series Tour Featuring Manchester United Starting Tuesday,...

Untitled Document Los Angeles, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)--July 17, 2003--The ChampionsWorld Series tour featuring Manchester United will kick off from Seahawk’s Stadium in Seattle and live broadcasts of the entire ...

ESPN Deportes Launches on ABC Radio Networks; Spanish-Language Broadcasts to Include Major League Baseball...

MNEW YORK, NY--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--July 10, 2003--Beginning with the 74th All-Star Game on July 15, ABC Radio Networks and ESPN will team up to produce Spanish-language broadcasts of Major League Baseball's biggest games of the ...

Revived South American Cup, La Recopa, Will Broadcast Live on Fox Sports en Español

LOS ANGELES, CA.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--July 10, 2003--Fox Sports en Español will carry live and exclusive coverage, in the U.S., of the Recopa Sudamericana 2003 on Saturday, July 12 at 7:00 p.m. PT/10:00 p.m. ET. This edition of ...

Nation’s top high school seniors competed in McDonald’s® All American High School Soccer Games

Oak Brook, Ill--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--June 20, 2003--Seventy-two of the nation’s top high school boy and girl soccer players participated in the second annual McDonald’s All American High School Soccer Games at Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island ...

COPA TECATE 2003; AS TOURNAMENT GROWS, QUALIFYING BECOMES MORE DIFFICULT

Untitled Document CHICAGO, Ill.,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--May 20th, 2003--As summer quickly approaches, temperatures around the country are heating up, as is competition in the third consecutive Copa Tecate. Shortly after the New ...

2003 COPA TECATE PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)—- PRESS CONFERENCE to be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2003 WHEN? May 20, 2003 11:30 a.m. — 1 p.m. (lunch included) WHERE? Mi Tierra Restaurant 2528 S. Kedzie (between 25th & 26th) Chicago (773) ...

WENDY’S KICKS OFF ITS 10TH HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN

Dublin, Ohio--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--May 15, 2003--The race for the Wendy’s High School Heisman (WHSH) is on! Celebrating its 10th anniversary, With the help of every high school principal, guidance counselor and coach throughout the country, ...

MEXICO AND THE UNITED STATES FACE-OFF IN HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED WORLD CUP REMATCH

Beaverton, Ore.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--May 6, 2003--On Thursday, May 8th the Mexican National Soccer Team faces the United States National Team at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. This highly-anticipated rematch of the 2002 World Cup Round 16 ...

ADRIÁN FERNÁNDEZ RETURNS TO THE TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--April 3, 2003 ADVISORY for April 9th-13th Who: Adrián Fernández, the top Mexican Champ Car driver/team owner (#51 Tecate/Quaker State/Telmex Ford-Cosworth/Lola/Bridgestone), competes at the 29th Annual Toyota Grand ...

CHARLIE VILLANUEVA SHINES AT MCDONALD’S ALL AMERICAN GAME® IN CLEVELAND

OAK BROOK, Ill.—(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--March 31, 2003--In front of a McDonald’s All American Game record crowd of 18,728 fans, the 2003 McDonald’s All American Teams put on a spectacular show. The Gund Arena in Cleveland served as the stage for ...

McDONALD’S ALL AMERICAN GAME® CELEBRATES 26th ANNUAL BOYS GAME AND SECOND ANNUAL GIRLS GAME

OAK BROOK, Ill.-(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--March 26, 2003--On March 26 the McDonald's All American Game will premier the top basketball talent in the nation -- and provide fans a glimpse of NCAA, NBA and WNBA superstars of tomorrow. The top 48 high ...

76th ANNUAL BACARDI CUP SAILS MARCH 2-7, 2003

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)-- ADVISORY for Sunday March 2nd WHAT: The 76th Annual BACARDI Cup, a six-day Star Class sailing regatta, sets sail on Sunday, March 2. The BACARDI Cup is the only Cuban-born sporting event that survives today in the United ...

FIRST ANNUAL TRIBUTE TO THE MILITARY

MIAMI--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2003--The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's (GMCC) Military Affairs Council, Florida Gulf Stream Chapter of the Association of United States Army, The Hearing Institute, and TeamFootWorks ...

DALLAS DESPERADOS AND TELEMUNDO 39 ANNOUNCE DEAL

DALLAS, TX--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--February 14, 2003--Adding to the commitment of making the Dallas Desperados a family affair, the club's Chief Operating officer, Shy Anderson today announced that KXTX, the local Telemundo 39 station, will air a ...

NBA SUPERSTAR KOBE BRYANT JOINS McDONALD’S TO CELEBRATE NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND 2003

Oak Brook, IL--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--February 11, 2003--The 2003 NBA All-Star Game brought together the best in the sport for a weekend filled with activities and basketball fun. One of the league's superstars, Kobe Bryant, joined McDonald's® as ...

BROADCAST COVERAGE OF 54TH CARIBBEAN WORLD SERIES STARTS SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Untitled Document Los Angeles, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--January 28, 2003--The Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico will open the 54th Caribbean World Series that will be carried live and exclusively on Fox Sports en ...

BRAZIL’S GREMIO AND MEXICO’S PUMAS TO OPEN THE 2003 COPA TOYOTA LIBERTADORES ON TUESDAY,...

Untitled Document LOS ANGELES--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2003--Club teams Gremio of Brazil and the UNAM Pumas of Mexico will open the 2003 Copa Toyota Libertadores, airing exclusively live from Porto Alegre in ...

NIKE ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO BE EXCLUSIVE FOOTWEAR, APPAREL AND EQUIPMENT SPONSOR FOR THE MEXICAN...

Beaverton, Ore,--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--Jan. 20, 2003--NIKE, Inc. announced today it has signed an agreement with the Mexican Soccer Federation to be the official footwear, apparel and equipment sponsor for the Mexican National Soccer Teams. As ...

BOXEO DE CAMPEONES AND COPA TOYOTA LIBERTADORES TO CONTRIBUTE MORE THAN 300 HOURS OF...

LOS ANGELES--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2003--Fox Sports en Español has added more than three hundred hours of new programming in 2003 that will be highlighted by the much anticipated South American soccer tournament, Copa ...

TICKETS ON SALE TODAY FOR HISTORIC ROY JONES, JR. VS. JOHN RUIZ WBA WORLD...

LAS VEGAS--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 23, 2002--Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the sports fan in your life? Look no further. Tickets go on sale today at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for the celebrated March 1 boxing ...

NEW LIVE BOXING SERIES TO PREMIERE ON FOX SPORTS EN ESPAÑOL IN JANUARY; BOXING...

LOS ANGELES, CA--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2002--Kingfish Boxing Productions has agreed to produce a live, bi-monthly boxing series that will broadcast on national U.S. networks Fox Sports en Español and Fox Sports World, and ...

DISH NETWORK OFFERS XIX CENTRAL AMERICAN & CARRIBEAN GAMES LIVE ON PAY-PER-VIEW

Untitled Document LITTLETON, Colo.--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2002--DISH Network(TM) (Nasdaq:DISH), a leading direct broadcast satellite television provider, is pleased to announce that it will offer the first ...

MILLER LITE NAMES PROFESSIONAL BOXER, JESUS CHAVEZ, AS SPOKESPERSON

Untitled Document AUSTIN, TX--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--November 12, 2002--The Miller Lite Texas Title Belt Professional Boxing Series, that provides a platform for up-and-coming fighters, as well as established champions, has a new ...

McDONALD’S® SALUTES THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF LATINOS IN THE WORLD OF SPORT

Titulares Telemundo to Feature Salute to Dallas Mavericks' Forward Eduardo Najera Oak Brook, Ill--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--November 8, 2002--On November 10, 2002, the popular Sunday sports show "Titulares Telemundo" will feature a salute presented ...

PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE THE KICK-OFF OF TORNEO DE LAS AMERICAS, ‘THE AMERICAS TOURNAMENT’

--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)-- ADVISORY...for Tuesday (Nov. 12) WHO: Waldir Saenz, Player for the Peruvian National Soccer Team and Alianza Lima, Totono Grisales, Ex player for the Medellin Atletico Nacional Club, Jose Francisco ...

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