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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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05/16/96
NAIMOLI TALKING TO FOUR POTENTIAL NAMING RIGHTS BUYERS

Devil Rays Managing Partner Vince Naimoli says he is talking with four companies interested in buying naming rights to the ThunderDome, according to Robert Keefe in the ST. PETERSBURG TIMES. Although

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Rays

05/16/96
BUCS SET TALKS IN MOTION ON BACK-UP STADIUM PLAN

The Bucs announced yesterday they have resumed their search for a back-up stadium deal and will again open talks with nearby Osceola County. In a release, the team stated their "strong desire" to rema

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

05/16/96
DELWILBER'S DWA RETAINED TO ASSIST IN DOMING OF COTTON BOWL

DWA USA, the sports marketing company owned by DelWilber & Associates, has been retained by the Cotton Bowl Dome Foundation to provide strategic planning, marketing consulting, sales and program manag

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05/16/96
QUESTIONS REMAIN OVER VIABILITY OF BREWERS FINANCING PLAN

Even though site tests have begun at the location of the proposed Brewers ballpark, a split remains over whether a financing deal for the facility is moving forward, according to the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL

Tags: Bank of America, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

05/15/96
STADIUM NOTES

Broward County, FL commissioners have hired prominent Ft. Lauderdale law firm Tripp, Scott, Conklin & Smith to handle legal and environmental issues surrounding construction of the Panthers'' $212M, S

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05/15/96
NASHVILLE ALTERS OILERS LEASE WITH AN EYE TOWARD CONGRESS

The Nashville Sports Authority, facing the threat of pending federal legislation, yesterday altered its stadium lease with the Oilers to guard against construction delays, according to John Williams o

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Facilities

05/15/96
PROPOSED PLAN TO REFURBISH IGLOO INVOLVES USING TAX DOLLARS

The head of the Greater Pittsburgh Hotel Association is "crying foul" over a plan to finance $10.5M in improvements to the Civic Arena. Joseph Kane, who operates the Downtown Pittsburgh DoubleTree Hot

Tags: Facilities, Pittsburgh Penguins

05/15/96
LAS VEGAS BET ON SPRING TRAINING SITES NOT HITTING JACKPOT

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority revealed that the city is offering four teams $900,000 to move their spring training headquarters to Las Vegas, according to Susan Slusser of the DALLAS

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Facilities, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals

05/14/96
FIRST ROCKETS GETS FLOORED BY THE SONICS, NOW THIS

The Rockets "overpainted floor" at The Summit will be changed for next season, according to Eddie Sefko in this morning''s HOUSTON CHRONICLE. NBA officials, on the advice from partner TV networks, hav

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Facilities, Houston Rockets, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, Time Warner, Toronto Raptors

05/14/96
STADIUM NOTES

In San Diego, Nick Canepa urges the Chargers and city to come to a resolution on their stadium suit. Canepa notes, although the Chargers have not made threats to leave, the possible delay of stadium e

Tags: Facilities, San Diego Chargers, Tampa Bay Rays

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