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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
ITF CONSIDERING PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH RIVAL TO ATP

The International Tennis Federation said yesterday "that it is considering a proposal to establish a men''s professional tour to rival the ATP Tour, fueled by the financial backing" of News Corp.''s R

Tags: ATP, Champ Car World Series, Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/27/95
NBA PLAYERS MEET INSIDE THE BELTWAY

In this morning''s USA TODAY, Roscoe Nance writes that NBA players "took a step toward unification Wednesday," when 25 players -- including Charles Smith, Dikembe Mutombo, Herb Williams, and Michael J

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

07/27/95
MINOR LEAGUES LOOKING TO EXPAND FOR DEVIL RAYS, DIAMONDBACKS

The application period for cities interested in landing a AA or AAA baseball team ends next month and 11 ownership groups have applied in each category, according to Lisa Winston in the current BASEBA

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, R J Reynolds

07/26/95
GOURDINE ACCEPTS BENNETT'S RESIGNATION

In a letter released yesterday, NBPA Exec Dir Simon Gourdine accepted the resignation of financial consultant Charles Bennett. Gourdine said he and NBPA President Buck Williams consider Bennett''s act

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NFL

07/26/95
NBA, UNION MEET FOR 5 HOURS: NO MOVEMENT ON LUXURY TAX

"Negotiators for the NBA and its players union resumed talks in New York yesterday aimed at retooling a proposed six-year labor contract," writes Mark Asher in today''s WASHINGTON POST. "But, after fi

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Walt Disney

07/26/95
NHL TV SCHEDULE TO INCLUDE OVER 100 GAMES ON ESPN/DEUCE

The NHL''s ''95-''96 schedule will begin October 6, with TV coverage including over 100 games on ESPN and ESPN2. Regionalized coverage on Fox will start with the All Star Game on January 20 and run th

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Walt Disney

07/26/95
TICKET SALES FOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP IN L.A. "LAGGING BADLY"

Only 13,000 tickets have been sold for the ''95 PGA Championship at L.A.''s Riviera Country Club, a sign that the event is "lagging badly," according to Grahame Jones of the L.A. TIMES. Jones notes th

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Nissan, PGA Tour

07/25/95
BATTLING FOR A WILD-CARD SPOT IN WINSTON CUP STANDINGS?

During "The Fast Lane" segment on ESPN''s "SportsCenter," Beth Tuschak reported on the surging popularity of NASCAR. Holding up copies of the SI and FORBES cover-stories, she said that while TV number

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

07/25/95
INDIAN WELLS TO COMBINE NEWSWEEK AND EVERT CUP IN '96

The ATP''s Newsweek Champions Cup, and the WTA''s Evert Cup will be held simultaneously in Indian Wells, CA, starting next year. The event joins the Lipton Championships as the only other event beside

Tags: ATP, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Walt Disney

07/25/95
NBA LOCKOUT -- DAY 25: BACK TO THE TABLE TODAY

"Despite a potential mutiny of more than half of its members," the NBPA will resume labor negotiations with the league today in Manhattan, according to Barbara Barker in today''s NEWSDAY. "At stake ma

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NFL, NHL, Time Warner

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