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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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BIG BUCS: PIRATES OWNERS ADD TWO NEW SALE DEMANDS

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11/09/95
FRANCHISE NOTES: IT'S THIRD AND LONG FOR THE STALLIONS

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11/08/95
HUIZENGA PUTS PANTHERS UP FOR SALE

Jim Blosser, an aide to NHL Panthers Owner Wayne Huizenga, said yesterday the team could be sold or moved because, "we can''t wait any longer" for a new facility, according this morning''s Ft. Lauderd

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11/08/95
ASTRONOMICAL! MCLANE WEIGHING DECISION ON ASTROS' FUTURE

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11/08/95
MCCLATCHY ONE STEP CLOSER TO BUYING THE PIRATES

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11/08/95
BROWNS TO BALTIMORE: SIN TAX PASSES EASILY IN CLEVELAND

The extension of Cuyahoga County''s 10-year sin tax "sailed to an easy victory" last night, although the $22M in expected revenue was not expected to change Browns Owner Art Modell''s mind on moving t

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11/08/95
PICKIN' AND A-GRINNIN': MUSIC CITY WANTS TO BE SPORTS CITY

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11/07/95
BROWNS TO BALTIMORE II: "HEY, IT COULD HAPPEN HERE"

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11/07/95
SEAHAWKS "NOT LOOKING FOR A HANDOUT," JUST $125 MILLION

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11/07/95
MINNEAPOLIS TASK FORCE MEET TO PLOT NEXT STEP

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