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THE ZAPPER
John O'Keefe
August 13, 2001
Last Saturday's final of the U.S. Women's Amature golf tournament on ESPN, won by Meredith Duncan over Nicole Perrot on the first extra hole, used close-up camera angles to showcase enthusiastic competitors—making it infinitely more fun to watch than ABC's boring Battle at Bighorn five days earlier.... Couldn't ABC have prevailed upon the organizers of the World Track and Field Championships to schedule the marquee 100-meter final to coincide with Sunday afternoon's telecast? As it was, Maurice Greene got his title (page 44) some two hours after the coverage ended.
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August 13, 2001

The Zapper

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Last Saturday's final of the U.S. Women's Amature golf tournament on ESPN, won by Meredith Duncan over Nicole Perrot on the first extra hole, used close-up camera angles to showcase enthusiastic competitors—making it infinitely more fun to watch than ABC's boring Battle at Bighorn five days earlier.... Couldn't ABC have prevailed upon the organizers of the World Track and Field Championships to schedule the marquee 100-meter final to coincide with Sunday afternoon's telecast? As it was, Maurice Greene got his title (page 44) some two hours after the coverage ended.

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