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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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02/02/96
JAYS SAY THE DAYS OF MALAISE HAVE SET IN AT SKYDOME

The Blue Jays say that they expect their season ticket sales to drop below their self-imposed limit of 26,000 for the first time since moving to SkyDome. The TORONTO SUN reports team President Paul Be

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLB, Time Warner, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Raptors

02/02/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Mariners'' success of last season, seen as key to keeping the team in Seattle, is profiled by Tom Verducci in the current SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. OF Jay Buhner: "Do you know what kind of pressure that

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Seattle Mariners, Sports Illustrated, St. Louis Rams, Time Warner

02/02/96
BULLETS DOWN TO THE FAB FIVE FOR NEW FRANCHISE NAME

The Bullets announced the five potential new names for the NBA franchise: the Dragons, Express, Sea Dogs, Stallions and Wizards. Those names were selected from over 500,000 entries in the Boston Marke

Tags: Franchises, NBA, Palace Sports & Entertainment

02/02/96
SEAHAWKS TO L.A., PART II: HOW'S, WHY'S AND WHERE'S OF IT

In an analysis piece, ESPN''s Keith Olbermann cited Dodgers Owner Peter O''Malley''s recent announcement that they would conduct a feasibility study on a football stadium at Chavez Ravine "may have ma

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

02/01/96
NEW CONTRACT MAKES THE KID BASEBALL'S FIRST $8 MILLION MAN

The Mariners signed Ken Griffey Jr. to a contract extension yesterday that will keep him in Seattle through 2000 and make him MLB''s first $8M-a-year player (Mariners). Griffey will average $8.5M a ye

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, MLB, Nike, Seattle Mariners, Time Warner, Walt Disney

02/01/96
"NINE MONTHS," STARRING KEVIN MCCLATCHY, NOT HUGH GRANT

CA newspaper heir Kevin McClatchy received approval from MLB''s eight-member ownership committee to buy the Pirates, nine months after first starting negotiations for the team (MLB). In Pittsburgh, Er

Tags: Franchises, MLB, Pittsburgh Pirates

02/01/96
LEGAL BUCS; GLAZER SUED AGAIN; CULVERHOUSE WANTS MO' MONEY

Bucs Owner Malcolm Glazer is being sued by another stockholder in Zapata Corp., a Houston-based company he controls, according to Rex Henderson of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. The lawsuit is the second in four

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

02/01/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

CNN''s Mitchell Fink: "It''s not much of a secret in Hollywood that Disney would like to buy the Los Angeles Lakers." Fink reported on a recent meeting between Lakers Owner Jerry Buss and Disney Chair

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, Montreal Canadiens, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Seattle Seahawks, Time Warner, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

02/01/96
SPEROS CLOSE TO FIVE-YEAR LEASE; CITIZEN CLAUDE PLEDGES HELP

The CFL Board of Governors is expected to approve the Baltimore Stallions'' move to Montreal, according to Gary Lambrecht of the Baltimore SUN. Stallions Owner Jim Speros and the Olympic Installations

Tags: CFL, Franchises

01/31/96
BUCS OFFICIALS MEET WITH SUBURBAN ORLANDO, AREN'T SATISFIED

Bucs GM Rich McKay came away unsatisfied from a meeting with officials from Osceola County, located south of Orlando, about funding for a $200M stadium, according to this morning''s TAMPA TRIBUNE. Cou

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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