Attracted by up-to-the-minute scores and game highlights, sports fans overwhelmingly value content over appearance when visiting sports Web sites, according to the 2001 J.D. Power and Associates Sports Web Site Study.

Fútbol de Primera announced that 100 stations have signed contracts to carry Fútbol de Primera's soccer programming and its exclusive Spanish language radio coverage of the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

Fox Sports World Español announced the addition of two more commentators to its roster of personalities hosting the 2001 Major League Baseball postseason broadcast.

MSN and ESPN.com announced an agreement to deliver to consumers access to ESPN's online sports content on the Web through the MSN network of Internet services.

In an effort to position the University of Southern California Trojans football team, each of the Trojans' 11 regular season games will be broadcast in Spanish on 1090AM la Gigante in Los Angeles.

The 2001 Copa Sears Pre-Libertadores doubleheader to be played at Spartan Stadium, San Jose, on Wed., Aug.

Fox Sports World Español announced that it will televise Mexican Baseball League games for the remainder of the 2001 season and the entire 2002 season, including post-season playoff and final matches.

"Pint-sized" is hardly the right description for children's appetite for sports media, according to a just-released report from Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI).

America, Atlas, Cruz Azul and Toluca-four of Mexico's strongest professional soccer teams-will showcase their talent at the opening games of the 2001 Copa Sears Pre-Libertadores qualifier championship. The five-city, ten-game Copa Sears starts on Wednesday, July 25 at the L.A.

Citing the critical shortage of senior-level ethnic minority males in intercollegiate athletics administration, the NCAA, with support from its Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee, has created the NCAA Leadership Institute for Ethnic Minority Males.

If today’s youth are tomorrow’s consumers, the future looks strong for sports, according to the latest issue of SportTainmentsm News, by Harris Interactive. While, on average, adults are diehard or avid fans of four sports, youths are diehard or avid fans of seven.

Latino Broadcasting Company (LBC) announced that it will provide the exclusive Spanish-language radio broadcast of the 2001 Major League Baseball All-Star game, "live" from Seattle's Safeco Field on July 10.

Yahoo! en español unveiled its enhanced sports site, Yahoo! Deportes (http://deportes.espanol.yahoo.com), offering comprehensive information and coverage of sports leagues and sporting events around the globe.

It's not just men who love to watch TV sports.

Women around the world are getting in on the act, too, according to international research firm Ipsos-Reid.

The 2001 edition of the FIFA Club World Championship, due to be held in Spain from 28 July to 12 August, will be postponed to 2003. This decision was taken by the FIFA Emergency Committee today after careful examination of the situation.

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