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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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11/15/95
FRANCHISE NOTES

The NPSL has added its 15th team, the Philadelphia Kixx. Edward Tepper, one of the founders of MISL in the ''70s, will head the ownership group. The Kixx will play at the CoreStates Spectrum beginning

Tags: CFL, Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Houston Astros, NPSL, Pittsburgh Pirates

11/15/95
CLEVELAND'S DAWGS WON'T BE CAUGHT SNIFFING NEAR THE POUND

Despite 70,000 tickets sold for the Browns home game against the Packers this Sunday, one Browns staffer has guessed that no more than 20,000 fans will show up (Bob McGinn, MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL,

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Franchises, Green Bay Packers

11/14/95
NASHVILLE MAYOR SAYS OILERS MAY MOVE NEXT SEASON

Nashville Mayor Phil Bredesen said Monday he would not be surprised if the Oilers try to break their lease with the Astrodome and start playing in TN next season, according to this morning''s HOUSTON

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

11/14/95
RAPTORS OWNERSHIP GROUP EYEING MAPLE LEAF GARDENS

The Raptors ownership group, led by Allan Slaight and the Bitove family, is discussing a plan to offer more than C$50 a share for controlling interest in Maple Leaf Gardens Ltd. and the Maple Leafs if

Tags: Franchises, Labatt Brewing, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

11/14/95
FRANCHISE NOTES: INDIANS ANNOUNCE '96 TICKET SALES

Single game tickets will go on sale for Indians home games November 24, the earliest ever. The club announced season tickets will be capped at 25,000 in ''96, leaving approximately 17,000 per game ava

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, NBC, Ottawa Senators

11/14/95
ASTROS WOULD MAY NOT BE OPPOSED TO SEEING THE OILERS LEAVE

Astros Owner Drayton McLane, who controls the Astrodome, may be willing to negotiate a deal for the Oilers to move to Nashville early, according to the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. John Williams writes, "Withou

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Astros

11/14/95
BLAZERS PRESIDENT MARSHALL GLICKMAN HANDS IN RESIGNATION

Trail Blazers/Oregon Arena Corp. President Marshall Glickman resigned Friday saying he wants to explore other sports and entertainment business opportunities outside of his native Portland, according

Tags: Franchises, Portland Trail Blazers, Vulcan Ventures

11/13/95
FRANCHISES - BOTTOM OF THE NINTH: ONE LAST CHANCE FOR ASTROS

Astros Owner Drayton McLane announced Friday the Astros will stay in Houston next season, according to the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. McLane added if attendance doesn''t rise by 40% next season to at least 2.

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros, MLB

11/13/95
BROWNS TO BALTIMORE: CLEVELAND WON'T GIVE UP THAT EASILY

Cleveland Mayor Mike White addressed a Saturday rally of about 300 fans starting a campaign to mobilize a national "Save Our Browns" effort. Strategies include wearing orange armbands, organizing an a

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Continental Airlines, ESPN, Franchises, NBC, NFL, Walt Disney

11/13/95
FRANCHISES - DISNEY AND DODGERS TALK NFL PARTNERSHIP

The Walt Disney Co. and Dodgers Owner Peter O''Malley are considering a joint venture to buy an NFL team and build a new stadium at Chavez Ravine, according to the L.A. DAILY NEWS. While it was believ

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Walt Disney

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