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Weekend Sports (Golf / Football) #734382

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 03, 2003
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) The victory by golfer Annika Sorenstam at the Women's British Open reported; scenes shown from the golf course.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) Heat problems for pro football players training in extreme heat examined; scenes shown; details recalled of the death of player Korey Stringer. [Jacksonville Jaguars player Fred TAYLOR†- reacts to Larry Smith going down to the heat.] [Stringer family attorney Stan CHESLEY†- comments on the football culture.] Nike's testing of an air-cooled vest for players noted. [Nike general manager Mark KOPPES†- says athletes push themselves in the heat.] [Jaguars coach Jack DEL RIO†, player Donovin DARIUS†- talk about practices.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Palo Alto: Judy Muller) The development of the rapid thermal exchange {RTE} device to reduce core body temperature examined; diagram shown to illustrate how the high-tech device extracts heat. [San Francisco 49ers coach Jerry ATTAWAY†- talks about football deaths from heat stroke.] [Player Ahmed PLUMMER†, AVAcore Technologies CEO Julian NIKOLCHEV†, Stanford University track & field Robert WEIR†- talk the cooling device.] Other applications for the RTE device outlined.

Simpson, Carole;
Jamieson, Bob;
Muller, Judy

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