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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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09/25/95
YANKS READY TO TAKE THE "BRONX" OUT OF "BRONX BOMBERS"

Although the Yankees say no formal decision has been made to move, the chances of them staying in the South Bronx "appear dim," according to Matthew Purdy of the N.Y. TIMES. Government officials say t

Tags: Facilities, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

09/22/95
STADIUM NOTES

Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander met with IHL Aeros Owner Chuck Watson yesterday for a "get-acquainted session." Watson, whose acquisition of The Summit''s management lease this week makes him Alexander

Tags: Facilities, Houston Rockets, Time Warner

09/22/95
BREWERS STADIUM PLAN HITS ANOTHER SNAG

"Serious legal questions" were raised yesterday about the "constitutionality" of a proposed plan to help finance a new stadium for the Brewers, according to Amy Rinard of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINE

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09/22/95
RUMORS OF YANKEES MOVE TO NJ "BLOWN WAY OUT OF PROPORTION"

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner "insists" he has made no decision where his team will play when his lease expires at Yankee Stadium, according to today''s N.Y. POST. He did say, however, that he wan

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09/21/95
STADIUM NOTES

Proponents of a new baseball stadium in Seattle said yesterday that they "hope to propose at least one more financing plan" if voters reject the current effort (AP/Baltimore SUN, 9/21)....Local and st

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

09/21/95
HOUSTON MAYOR LANIER OPPOSES PUBLIC FUNDS FOR SUMMIT

A day after oilman Chuck Watson bought operating rights to The Summit and proposed $45M in improvements be financed with taxpayer and team funds, Houston Mayor Bob Lanier said his "longstanding opposi

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09/21/95
GRANT APPROVED FOR NEW TIGERS STADIUM; BRISK PACE SET

The MI Strategic Fund yesterday approved a $55M grant to help pay for a new ballpark for the Tigers in the Fox Theatre district near downtown, and they set a "strict timetable" for completion, accordi

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Facilities, News Corp./Fox

09/21/95
HOK ASKED TO DRAFT OVERHAUL IN CHICAGO

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has asked K.C.-based sports architectural firm, HOK, to draft an overhaul plan for Soldier Field similar to what was done for the Gator Bowl, according to in today''s CHICA

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09/20/95
A SWITCH AT THE TOP OF HOUSTON'S SUMMIT

Chuck Watson yesterday became new majority owner of the IHL Houston Aeros and acquired Arena Operating Company, the manager and operator of The Summit. Watson purchased the right to operate the Summit

Tags: Facilities, Houston Rockets

09/19/95
CAMPAIGN FOR SIN TAX BEGINS IN CLEVELAND

Supporters of plans to renovate Cleveland Stadium last week "quietly began to put together their campaign to win passage of a ten-year extension of the Cuyahoga County sin tax" to help finance stadium

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