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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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07/27/95
GRIZZLIES MOVE FROM THE ROCKIES TO THE WASATCH

The IHL Grizzlies confirmed after weeks of speculation that they will move from Denver to Salt Lake City for the ''95 season. Grizzlies Owner David Elmore said the club signed a two-year lease to play

Tags: Franchises

07/26/95
RAIDERS DEAL GETS FINAL APPROVAL -- AGAIN

The Oakland City Council unanimously approved the $225M plan to renovate the Oakland Coliseum and sign a 16-year lease with the Raiders "amid contentious debate" Tuesday, writes David Li in the OAKLAN

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders

07/26/95
IS ROCKY MOUNTAIN AVALANCHE JUST A BIT TOO EXTREME?

Comsat Video Enterprises, the owners of the NHL team formerly known as the Nordiques, will reportedly call that team the "Rocky Mountain Avalanche," according to the DENVER POST. The POST also reports

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Franchises, NHL

07/26/95
L.A. MAYOR NAMES FOOTBALL TASK FORCE

L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan announced the formation of Football LA yesterday, "a broad-based task force" charged with bringing the NFL back to that city. Ticketmaster President/CEO Fred Rosen was named

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, NFL, Ticketmaster, Walt Disney

07/25/95
NUGGETS, COLORADO-NHL OWNER COMSAT REPORTS FLAT EARNINGS

Comsat, the MD-based satellite communication and entertainment company which owns the Nuggets and Colorado-NHL franchises, reported flat second-quarter earnings yesterday and announced a restructuring

Tags: Denver Nuggets, Franchises, NHL

07/25/95
TWINS FINANCIAL PICTURE COULD BE AS BLEAK AS ON-THE- FIELD

Through June 30, the Twins had received $4,516,897 in total ticket revenue, compared with $9,028,305 in ''94, reports Sid Hartman in this morning''s STAR-TRIBUNE. Hartman writes that although the team

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Twins

07/25/95
JETS BACKERS RAISE REVENUE GOALS, EXPECT CHARITABLE STATUS

Spirit of Manitoba Chair Alan Sweatman confirmed yesterday that his group raised their fund-raising goals after a meeting last week with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. Sweatman said that the group is

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets, NHL

07/25/95
FATE OF JAYS, ARGOS TO COME IN SEPTEMBER

Interbrew S.A., which recently purchased John Labatt, Ltd., said yesterday they would determine the future of Labatt''s sports properties -- namely the Blue Jays and Argonauts -- in September after me

Tags: Franchises, Labatt Brewing, Toronto Blue Jays

07/25/95
DISNEY WASTING NO TIME IN PUTTING ITS STAMP ON ANGELS

The Angels, in the midst of a surprisingly successful season (they lead the AL West and have the 2nd-best record in baseball), will likely make a change at the top, according to Allan Malamud in this

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, Walt Disney

07/24/95
SEAHAWKS COULD BE NEXT TEAM IN L.A.

The Seahawks have reportedly been working with Hollywood powerhouse Creative Artists Agency in "studying the potential location and feasibility of a new stadium in the Southland," according to Bill Pl

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

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