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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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08/21/95
WHAT'S IN CARDS FOR ST. LOUIS? 51% SAY THEY'LL FOLLOW RAMS

A ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH poll suggests that baseball "still holds the broadest and deepest attention of any pro sport in the area," writes Mike Eisenbath. The poll, which asked residents how they spe

Tags: Franchises, NFL, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Rams

08/18/95
WILL RILEY TAKE THE HEAT? SIGNS POINT TO YES

Pat Riley "could be on the verge" of taking the head coaching job with the Heat, according to Ira Winderman in this morning''s Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL. Winderman reports that "the evidence, althou

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Knicks

08/18/95
WITH THREAT OF LAWSUITS, OILERS' MOVE POSTPONED UNTIL '98

The Oilers announced Thursday that any move to Nashville will not happen before ''98, according to the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The delay comes after threats of legal action against the team if it should tr

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises

08/18/95
JAGS TO MAKE DEBUT AT STADIUM FORMERLY KNOWN AS GATOR BOWL

The Jaguars will make their home debut tonight against the Rams, creating a media blitz on the team in today''s papers. In this morning''s WALL STREET JOURNAL, the Jags'' impact on the city is examine

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL, St. Louis Rams

08/18/95
MANY IN NORTHWEST SEE ONCE-HOT SEAHAWKS AS SEADOGS

The Seahawks, "once a franchise that regularly boasted season ticket sales of more than 60,000 with a waiting list of 30,000 ... have watched attendance spiral downward in recent years," writes Ron Ne

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, CFL, Franchises, Houston Texans, Miami Dolphins, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Time Warner, Vulcan Ventures

08/18/95
THE JETS A DEAL FOLDS, FOR THE SECOND TIME -- A REVIEW

Last Monday, Spirit of Manitoba Chair Alan Sweatman told Winnipeggers that months of work failed to raise the money needed to keep NHL hockey alive in Winnipeg and it is time to "pull the plug" on eff

Tags: Franchises, NBA, New York Jets, NHL

08/17/95
IT'S OFFICIAL IN OAKLAND; MUHLEMAN TAKES OVER FOR GANIS

Oakland Coliseum Board Member Dennis Cuneo yesterday announced that Muhleman Marketing, Inc., of Charlotte, NC, has been retained to oversee the marketing efforts of the Oakland Football Marketing Ass

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

08/17/95
WINNIPEG WITHOUT HOCKEY IS LIKE ELVIS WITHOUT SIDEBURNS

Local Winnipeg business leaders have already begun meeting to discuss purchasing an IHL franchise for the city, according to the WINNIPEG FREE PRESS. Jets President Barry Shenkarow: "I have said I wou

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

08/16/95
HOUSTON, HARRIS COUNTY LINE UP IN LEGAL BLITZ FORMATION

Houston and Harris County officials are considering retaining legal help to challenge a possible move of the Oilers to Nashville before the lease ends with the Astrodome in ''97, according to this mor

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Astros, Minnesota Timberwolves, MLB, New Jersey Devils, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, YankeeNets

08/16/95
AN ERA HAS PASSED -- MIAMI HOOTERS CHANGE OWNER, NAME

FL Businessman Bruce Frey, attempting to bring the CFL to Miami, has signed a deal to buy the Miami Hooters of the Arena Football League. Frey added that he has signed a "multimillion dollar" TV deal

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