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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 14

NBC Sports hockey analyst Eddie Olczyk  will face off against fans in a shoot-the-puck competition at Horseshoe Casino in Indiana.

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07/20/00
Does USAT&F Deserve Credit?

USAT&F, which is "taking bows and congratulating itself" on the "overwhelming success" of the U.S. Olympic Track Trials in Sacramento, CA, has had "nothing to do" with the event''s success, according

Tags: Events and Attractions, Track & Field, USA Track and Field

07/20/00
PHOENIX RISING IN GOODWILL GAMES COMPETITION: CITY EYES 2005

Maricopa County Sports Commission Exec Dir Mike Sculley revealed that Phoenix is one of six finalists to host the Summer 2005 Goodwill Games, according to Betty Beard of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC, who writ

Tags: Events and Attractions

07/19/00
USAT&F ENJOYS RECORD ATTENDANCE IN SACRAMENTO FOR TRIALS

Attendance for the U.S. Olympic Track Trials in Sacramento on Monday "soared" past 23,000 for the fourth straight day, according to Mark Kreidler of the SACRAMENTO BEE, who wrote the attendance number

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Nike, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

07/13/00
IT WILL TAKE A VILLAGE TO PLEASE FANS AT X GAMES NEXT MONTH

In order to accommodate the estimated 35,000 people "expected to show up each day during next month''s Summer X Games" in S.F., Mayor Willie Brown announced Tuesday that the city and X Games sponsors

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Events and Attractions, NASCAR, NBA, NFL, Walt Disney

07/12/00
ALL-STAR GAME, PART II: CHILDREN SHALL LEAD THE PLAYERS

MLB "tried to remind itself this game is still about family," as players participating in last night''s All-Star Game were introduced during the pregame festivities surrounded by their children (Carlo

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, MLB, NBC, Walt Disney

07/12/00
ALL-STAR GAME, PART III: COCA-COLA AND PEPSI PLAY NICE

As Atlanta hosts the All-Star Game, MLB "is enjoying strong fan appreciation and corporate support," according to Maria Saporta of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. MLB Exec VP/Business Tim Brosnan: "On the l

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Coca-Cola, Events and Attractions, MLB, PepsiCo, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

07/12/00
ALL-STAR GAME, PART I: GAME EARNS ALL-TIME LOW OVERNIGHT

NBC''s broadcast of MLB''s All-Star Game last night earned a 10.9/18 preliminary overnight Nielsen rating, down 18% from last year''s 13.3/23 overnight, which was on Fox. The rating peaked with a 12.1

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, MLB, NBA, NBC, NCAA, New York Mets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

07/11/00
SCAR TISSUE IN FOCUS AS MLB'S TROTS OUT REPLACEMENT STARS

MLB''s 71st All-Star Game "is looking more and more like the ''ER'' game," according to FSN''s Steve Lyons on the "National Sports Report." Lyons: "Joe Torre''s and Bobby Cox''s rosters are so scrambl

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Events and Attractions, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/11/00
CORPORATE REPORT: CENTURY 21 GLOWS WITH SLAMMIN' SAMMY

ESPN''s Chris Berman opened the network''s coverage of last night''s "Century 21 ESPN Home Run Derby" by saying, "We are in Hotlanta, and we mean that literally for the Century 21 Home Run Derby." Cen

Tags: Bank of America, CBS, Coca-Cola, ESPN, Events and Attractions, MLB, PepsiCo, UPS, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/11/00
MLB OWNERS TO FINALLY HEAR REPORT FROM OUTSIDE COMMITTEE

MLB owners will meet in N.Y. on Friday with Commissioner Bud Selig, and USA TODAY''s Rod Beaton reports that MLB owners will "receive the long-awaited report" from the Blue Ribbon Task Force on MLB Ec

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, Events and Attractions, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Time Warner

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