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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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08/31/95
SEASON TIX FOR LAME-DUCK JETS NOT A HOT ITEM IN WINNIPEG

The Jets, almost certain to move out of Winnipeg after this season, have seen their season-ticket base drop from 5,700 to 4,200, according to the CANADIAN PRESS. The team hopes that attendance will no

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Wild, New York Jets

08/31/95
WOULD TIME WARNER TAKE OVER OWNERSHIP OF HAWKS AND BRAVES?

In Atlanta, Tim Tucker writes that those who work for the Braves or the Hawks "simply don''t know" what the Time Warner- Turner Broadcasting deal, "if done, might mean to the teams or to Turner''s inf

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Franchises, Time Warner

08/31/95
GUESS WHICH CANADIAN FRANCHISE IS SET TO LOSE MONEY?

The Blue Jays are expected to lose money for an unprecedented second year in a row, while in Montreal, les Expos expect to turn a profit, according to Danny Gallagher in this morning''s GLOBE & MAIL.

Tags: Franchises, Toronto Blue Jays

08/31/95
CELTS SHARES GO FOR LESS THAN MARKET VALUE

Alan Cohen sold his estimated 11% share in the Celtics back to the Boston celtics Limited Partnership yesterday in a deal worth about $16.3M. Cohen''s 758,444 shares were sold at around $21.50/share,

Tags: Boston Celtics, Franchises

08/30/95
NEW LABATT'S OWNER TAKES SIT AND WAIT STANCE WITH JAYS

Belgian brewer Interbrew SA, which purchased Labatt''s for C$2.7B in July and promptly sold off the company''s broadcast properties, said yesterday they have not made a decision on whether to sell the

Tags: CFL, Franchises, Labatt Brewing, Toronto Blue Jays

08/30/95
AT LEAST THEY DON'T WANT THEM TO BE THE "TENNESSEE TUXEDOS"

A survey in the Nashville TENNESSEAN asking for suggestions for a new name for the Oilers if they move to the Music City pegged Tornadoes as the clear winner. Over 200 readers responded to the newspap

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises

08/30/95
SUITE TREATS: EAST BAY POLITICIANS GET FREE RAIDERS BOX

Alameda County supervisors voted unanimously yesterday to accept complementary luxury box seats for Raider games, sparking criticism from a group opposed to the $223M bond deal to bring the team back

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders, Tampa Bay Rays

08/30/95
MO'S BIG CUTS TRANSLATE INTO BIG BUCKS FOR HUB

Each home playoff game for the Red Sox would be worth $2.5M to the local economy, officials for the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors bureau said yesterday. Steff Gelson writes in this morning''s

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Franchises

08/29/95
DECISION STILL LOOMS ON OILERS' CARPET FIASCO

The NFL is conducting hearings with the Oilers and Astrodome USA officials regarding August 19th''s canceled preseason game with the Chargers and the $2M in revenues lost due to the cancelation. John

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NFL, San Diego Chargers

08/29/95
DEVIL RAYS TO HOLD FANFEST -- SELL TICKETS FOR FIRST TIME

The Devil Rays are planning to hold a fanfest at the Thunderdome this fall and allow fans to make their initial ticket deposits. Bill Chastain reports in this morning''s TAMPA TRIBUNE that the team is

Tags: Franchises, Tampa Bay Rays

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