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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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01/11/96
LIGHTNING REVAMP PRICING SCHEME BEFORE MOVE INTO PALACE

The Lightning unveiled season ticket prices and a club membership program for its new home, the 19,500-seat Ice Palace scheduled to open in October. Full season ticket packages vary from $615-4,059, w

Tags: Franchises, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Lightning

01/11/96
OILERS TO LEAVE ASTRODOME EARLIER THAN EXPECTED?

Houston Mayor Bob Lanier said Wednesday he is now negotiating to let the Oilers leave the Astrodome earlier than the expiration of the team''s lease in ''97. According to the HOUSTON CHRONICLE, Lanier

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NFL

01/11/96
MAGIC'S REVERSE DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT UPDATE

Opening statements got underway Wednesday in the reverse discrimination lawsuit brought against the Magic by former employee George Scholz, who says he was fired to make way for a black assistant coac

Tags: Franchises, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

01/11/96
RAIDERS MARKETING FEES UNDER FIRE

Alameda County Supervisors are calling for an audit of the Oakland Football Marketing Association, which heads up the Raiders marketing operation ("Sports View," CNBC, 1/10). The discord is over the g

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

01/10/96
MAGIC FACING REVERSE DISCRIMINATION SUIT

Former Magic assistant George Scholz''s reverse discrimination lawsuit against the team began Tuesday in Orange County Circuit Court. Scholz, who is white, says he was fired in 1992 so the Magic could

Tags: Franchises, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

01/10/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

ESPN''s Dan Patrick reported the Pirates sale to Kevin McClatchy has apparently hit a few last-minute snags, but McClatchy said "baseball isn''t going to let this thing come undone over a couple of mi

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, CFL, ESPN, Franchises, MLB, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Pirates, Walt Disney

01/10/96
N.L. BOSS HINTS ASTROS COULD MOVE WITHOUT MORE FAN SUPPORT

NL President Leonard Coleman, in Houston to drum up support for an Astros season ticket drive, hinted they might be allowed to move to VA if projections are not met. According to the HOUSTON CHRONICLE

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros

01/05/96
COULD STALLIONS BE RUNNING WILD ON ASTRODOME TURF?

CFL Stallions Owner Jim Speros and CFL Commissioner Larry Smith met with Astros Owner Drayton McLane yesterday to discuss the possibility of the team playing in the Astrodome. McLane "did not put a le

Tags: CFL, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Astros

01/05/96
TIGERS SET TO HIT THE ROAD IN BID TO BRING BACK FANS

The Tigers will "revive" their statewide media tour in an attempt to win back customers turned off by the baseball strike. The tour will run for two weeks and feature fan interaction at various levels

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Franchises

01/05/96
NORTHERN VIRGINIA KEEPING AN EYE ON THE PIRATES?

Although the Pirates sale is still in question, an executive for Northern VA attorney William Collins said they will not get involved in the Pittsburgh situation, unless the current deal with Kevin Mc

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates

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