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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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07/30/96
THE PLOT THICKENS IN SKYDOME CATERING LAWSUIT

The $55M breach of contract suit filed by Toronto-based caterer Bitove Corp. against SkyDome also names SkyDome owner InterBrew SA, Blue Jays'' President Paul Beeston and stadium executives Lawrence D

Tags: Facilities, Toronto Blue Jays

07/29/96
STADIUM NOTES

With PA Gov. Tom Ridge''s stadium task force on the verge of issuing its report, Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie met with Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell last week to "make his case" that if only one new fac

Tags: Chicago Bears, ESPN, Facilities, New York Yankees, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

07/29/96
URBAN WITHDRAWAL: GOTTA HAVE PEPSI CENTER IN THE 'BURBS?

Ascent Entertainment, owner of the Nuggets and Avalanche, has threatened to build the planned $150M Pepsi Center in the Denver suburbs if "bickering" between the city and company does not end, accordi

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, Denver Nuggets, Facilities, PepsiCo

07/29/96
SKYDOME CATERER TO GET THE HEAVE-HO?

SkyDome has threatened to evict its food caterer, Bitove Corp., as early as August 3 after claiming the company is charging too much in the dome''s "fine-catering" areas, according to the Toronto GLOB

Tags: Facilities, McDonalds

07/29/96
ROAD SIGNS NOT CONSIDERED ERICSSON ADS

The NC Dept. of Transportation has ruled that signs directing fans to Ericsson Stadium are not advertisements for the telecom company, according to the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. DOT official Tom Thrower: "W

Tags: Facilities, NFL

07/26/96
CHARLOTTE WEAVES TANGLED WEB WITH UNSOLD PSL'S

The Panthers have yet to sell 4,000 PSLs at Ericsson Stadium, which at $3,000 each, leave the team without $12M to pay for its $187M stadium, according to Jon Hechinger of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. One

Tags: Facilities, News Corp./Fox, NFL

07/26/96
EVEN IF HOUSTON BUILDS IT, WILL THEY COME?

Astros officials are "distressed" more than 28% of the 882,631 fans who bought tickets for the first three months of the season have not attended games, a no-show percentage, according to team Senior

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros, MLB

07/26/96
CITY GIVES GIANTS A CHINA BASIN SURPRISE

A 1,000-page document from San Francisco''s City Planning Department highlights the obstacles facing the construction of China Basin ballpark by 2000, many of which "could prove costly, either to the

Tags: Facilities

07/26/96
ASCENT'S REVISION SHAKES THINGS UP OVER PEPSI CENTER

Ascent Entertainments unveiled a revised proposal to build the $150M Pepsi Center for the Nuggets and Avalanche, writes Lynn Bartels of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS. Unlike the ''95 deal which Ascent Presi

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Facilities, PepsiCo

07/26/96
STADIUM NOTES

New Miami Mayor Joe Carollo is "entangled" in the controversy over the Panthers lack of a lease next season at Miami Arena. Carollo is also Chair of the Miami Sports and Exhibition Authority which own

Tags: Facilities

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