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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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07/31/95
FRANCHISE NEWS & NOTES

The plight of the Carolina Panthers tickets sales is the focus of Tom Sorensen''s column in today''s CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. As of today, Panther fans will fill an average of about 47,000 of the 76,000 se

Tags: AFL, Franchises, Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Twins, MLB, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

07/31/95
NHL TELLS SPIRIT THEY MUST RAISE MORE TO BUOY JETS

The NHL "has questioned key aspects of the Spirit of Manitoba''s business plan" to purchase the Jets, and demanded that the group come up with all of the necessary C$111M by August 15, according to th

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Wild, New York Jets, NHL

07/31/95
MAVERICKS MARKETING UNAFFECTED BY LOCKOUT

Aside from having to "revamp" radio and TV ads featuring team members, "it appears to be business as usual" when it comes to marketing the Mavericks during the lockout, according to David Moore of the

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Southwest Sports Group, St. Louis Blues, Utah Jazz

07/28/95
NEWSPAPER QUESTIONS PUBLIC FINANCING OF RAIDERS DEAL

The San Jose Mercury News is asking the courts to force the city of Oakland and Alameda County to release financial figures they used in determining that the Raiders'' deal was a "virtual no-risk" for

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

07/28/95
CHARGERS LOOK TO CASH IN ON POST-SEASON SUCCESS

The Chargers appear ready to translate their appearance in Super Bowl XXIX into front office success. The team''s season- ticket base sits at an all-time high of 55,000 -- an increase of 13,000 from t

Tags: Franchises, San Diego Chargers, San Diego Padres

07/28/95
CAPS, BULLETS TO MERGE UNDER NEW "WASHINGTON SPORTS" GROUP

Prior to the groundbreaking of his new arena in downtown DC this fall, Abe Pollin will merge the business aspects of his sports holdings into one entity, THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY has learned. That en

Tags: Franchises, Washington Capitals

07/28/95
WINNIPEG CITY COUNCIL VETOS TAX EXEMPTION FOR JETS DONORS

The Winnipeg City Council defeated a motion to grant charitable tax status to an endowment fund set up by the Spirit of Manitoba to cover losses for the Jets until a new arena is built, according to t

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

07/28/95
T-WOLVES MOVE FORWARD WITH TIX SALES

Despite the lockout of NBA players, the Timberwolves "sent out letters to season-ticket holders this week asking them to pay the remaining balance on their accounts for the 1995-96 season," according

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA

07/28/95
TWO STORIES, TWO LEVELS OF SUCCESS -- ROCKIES, MARLINS

In the second part of a two-part piece, Pat Jordan examines the on- and off-field progress of the Rockies and Marlins in this week''s THE SPORTING NEWS. Jordan writes that while the Rockies are now en

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Vulcan Ventures

07/27/95
VAIL AVALANCHE SAYS DENVER NHL TEAM WELCOME TO USE NAME

Officials of the Vail Avalanche of the American Frontier Hockey League say they have "no problem" with the Denver NHL team using the name Avalanche. Vail Team President John Packer told THE SPORTS BUS

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, NHL

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