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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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06/16/95
NBA LABOR TALKS HEAD INTO THE "ENDGAME" PERIOD

NBA Commissioner David Stern''s report before Game 4 of the Finals that "substantial progress" had been made in the labor talks "hardly means peace is at hand," according to John Helyar in this mornin

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

06/15/95
CISL CLAIMS SUCCESS AS IT READIES FOR NEW SEASON

The CISL claims significant gains in the areas of local team sponsorships and season ticket sales. Team sponsorship revenue is up 37% from ''94, with the Portland Pride citing the largest increase --

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

06/15/95
NBA LABOR SITUATION DEFUSED; "SUBSTANTIAL PROGRESS" CITED

NBA Commissioner David Stern said yesterday that "substantial progress" had been made toward a new CBA with NBA players, "that the existing no-lockout, no-strike deal will continue and that he is opti

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC

06/15/95
BASEBALL'S COURT DATE POSTPONED AGAIN

During a telephone conference call with Administrative Law Judge Edwin Bennett yesterday, MLB players and owners postponed the trial on alleged unfair labor practices by the owners for the third time

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

06/14/95
NBA NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE AS OFF- SEASON LOCKOUT LOOMS

Representatives of the NBA and its players union met for 10 hours in New York yesterday "as the first work stoppage in league history loomed, possibly less than 24 hours away," according to Mark Asher

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, NBC, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Walt Disney

06/14/95
ABC NEWS TAKES A TOUGH LOOK AT THE NBA'S DRUG POLICY

On ABC "World News Tonight," Armen Keteyian reported on the NBA''s drug policy and its many "loopholes." Keteyian, on the policy which the league "touts as the toughest in sport": "Drug experts say, w

Tags: ABC, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, Phoenix Suns, Walt Disney

06/14/95
U.S. CUP NOT MEASURING UP TO WORLD CUP; MLS' CHALLENGES

"A lackluster and underfunded promotional campaign handled by U.S. Soccer" made it difficult to produce a crowd larger than the 22,578 who turned out for the U.S./Nigeria U.S. Cup game on Sunday, acco

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS

06/12/95
HOCKEY -- THE SPORT OF THE '90S, OR THE SPORT OF 1994?

While the NBA Finals took center stage on prime-time last night, a double-overtime thriller in the NHL''s Western Conference Final was relegated to ESPN2. The game was shown on local outlets in the Ch

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, New Jersey Devils, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

06/12/95
BASEBALL BACK TO THE TABLE? SOME THOUGHTS ON SHORTER GAMES

MLB owners are reportedly ready to resume negotiations with the players for a new collective bargaining agreement, according to Murray Chass in this morning''s N.Y. TIMES. Two owners, speaking anonymo

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, CBS, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

06/12/95
SUPREME COURT ANNOUNCEMENT MAY TRANSLATE INTO NFL LABOR WOES

The Supreme Court could rule as early as today whether or not it will hear a case for 18 current and former NFL players who say they were unfairly represented by NFLPA-paid lawyers, according to this

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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