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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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08/09/96
HOWARD'S END? HEAT STILL UNDECIDED ON ARBITRATION

No new talks have been scheduled between the Heat and the NBA on the contract status of Juwan Howard, whose contract with the Heat was voided by the NBA and who subsequently re-signed with the Bullets

Tags: Franchises, Miami Heat, NBA

08/09/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Montreal Alouettes Owner Jim Speros says his threat to pull the team out of the city with more than half the season remaining was a "ploy" to force the hand of political leaders who had agreed last Ma

Tags: AFL, Baltimore Ravens, Boston Red Sox, Franchises, Jacksonville Jaguars, Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

08/09/96
PIRATES' MCCLATCHY DENIES REPORT OF FINANCIAL TROUBLE

Pirates Managing General Partner Kevin McClatchy said the team will lose $7 to $8M this season -- "twice as much as projected" -- but he maintained the team is not in financial trouble. McClatchy''s c

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Pirates

08/09/96
INTERBREW TO HOLD OUT FOR CANADIAN DOLLARS FOR JAYS

A group involving Toronto real estate developer Murray Frum is preparing to bid for the Blue Jays -- "but is unlikely to succeed," according to a baseball source cited by Canada''s FINANCIAL POST. The

Tags: Franchises, MLB, New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays, YankeeNets

08/08/96
ANOTHER OFF-THE-FIELD SETBACK FOR THE RAIDERS

About 4,500 Raiders season ticket holders decided not to renew their PSLs this year, according to the S.F. CHRONICLE. This erases the "small step forward" the team''s marketing effort took when 1,800

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

08/08/96
NEXT NBA CONTRACT IMBROGLIO? MAGIC PROBE LAKERS- SHAQ DEAL

The Magic "have moved closer to filing tampering charges" with the NBA against the Lakers over the signing of Shaquille O''Neal, according to this morning''s ORLANDO SENTINEL. Since the signing, the l

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

08/08/96
COUNTDOWN ON HOLD: MCLANE DOESN'T ASK TO RELOCATE - - YET

Astros Owner Drayton McLane did not ask for formal consideration for franchise relocation nor did he seek permission to resume negotiations with Virginia Baseball Inc. during meetings with the MLB Exe

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, Houston Astros, MLB

08/08/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Secaucus, NJ, Mayor Anthony Just said there is no room for a major league baseball team on his side of the Hudson River. Just: "Our area of New Jersey is completely overwhelmed with traffic congestion

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

08/08/96
NO DEAL: HOWARD CASE APPEARS HEADED TO ARBITRATION

Discussions between the Heat and the NBA regarding the Juwan Howard contract situation "broke down last night and no new negotiations are scheduled," according to this morning''s WASHINGTON POST. NBA

Tags: Franchises, Miami Heat, NBA

08/08/96
NEW PIRATES OWNERSHIP LOSES A MAJOR INVESTOR

Frank Fuhrer II, one of the partners in Pittsburgh Pirates Acquisition Inc., who helped Kevin McClatchy buy the troubled franchise, has withdrawn from the partnership and taken his $5M with him. Accor

Tags: Franchises, MLB, Pittsburgh Pirates

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