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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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04/03/96
GIANTS, PACIFIC BELL TO ANNOUNCE NAMING RIGHTS DEAL TODAY

Pacific Bell has struck a $50M, 24-year deal with the Giants to sponsor the new ballpark at San Francisco''s China Basin, according to this morning''s S.F. CHRONICLE. The stadium will be called Pacifi

Tags: Facilities, Sun Microsystems, Visa

04/03/96
BROWARD COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVES PANTHERS ARENA PROJECT

The Broward County Commission yesterday approved a $212M arena project in the Ft. Lauderdale area by a 5-2 vote, according to the TAMPA TRIBUNE. Next week, the commission is scheduled to select one of

Tags: Facilities, NHL

04/03/96
STADIUM NOTES

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner postponed a meeting today with city officials where he was to be briefed on a $600,000 study that reportedly leans toward a new stadium on Manhattan''s West Side. The

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, New York Yankees, Time Warner, YankeeNets

04/03/96
DALEY GIVES MCPIER BOARD THE GO-AHEAD TO NEGOTIATE

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has given the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Board permission to open talks with the Bears about a domed stadium lease, according to the CHICAGO SUN- TIMES. The

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

04/03/96
STEELERS' ROONEY FLOATS MULTIPURPOSE IDEA IN PITTSBURGH

Steelers President Dan Rooney said he would prefer a new Pirates ballpark be located on the "North Side," near Three Rivers Stadium, and even suggested a multipurpose facility as a possibility. Mark B

Tags: Facilities, HOK Sports, NFL, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers

04/02/96
TIGERS HOPE NEW PARK WILL BRING MINORITIES TO THE BALLGAME

The Tigers will step up marketing efforts aimed toward African-Americans and hope to improve the traditionally small number of minorities in attendance at Tiger Stadium. Suzette Hackney notes the team

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Facilities

04/02/96
STADIUM NOTES

In Fort Lauderdale, Jack Nease predicts today''s vote by Broward County Commissioners on whether to fund a new arena for Wayne Huizenga and the NHL Panthers "could be close." Nease calls the project "

Tags: Facilities, Florida Panthers, Miami Heat, New York Yankees, Washington Redskins, YankeeNets

04/02/96
ANSCHUTZ, ASCENT AGREE ON LAND FOR PEPSI CENTER

Denver Billionaire Phillip Anschutz and Ascent Entertainment have agreed to a $35.7M deal for land in Denver''s Central Platte Valley that will enable Ascent to build its planned $150M Pepsi Center, a

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Facilities, PepsiCo

04/02/96
BOXCARS FOR DADDY: A'S OPEN THE SEASON IN LAS VEGAS

"There was an Elvis impersonator on the field, billboard- advertising on the outfield wall, more than 7,000 people in the seats and, in the air, all the anticipation and excitement of a spring trainin

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Facilities, NFL, Oakland Athletics, Walt Disney

04/01/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Astrodome will feature a picnic area in the right-field corner, next to the hand-operated scoreboard. Astros Senior VP Bob McLaren said the area will seat 100 people at $10 a seat, but be for grou

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics

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