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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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12/11/96
USA HOCKEY EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE DEAL FOR NIHA

USA Hockey is "expected to announce today" the acquisition of the National InLine Hockey Association, according to Mike Spence of the Colorado Springs GAZETTE TELEGRAPH. The deal "would more than doub

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/11/96
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: AFC Home Attendance Through Week 15 ''96 YEAR-TO-DATE TEAM HOME DATES AVG. %CAP TIX REVENUE ''95 AVG. TIX REVENUE +/- FROM ''95 IND^ 8 58,917 97% $32 $15,096,764 56,607 +$2,416,740 BAL^ 7 63,80

Tags: The Back of the Book

12/11/96
PATS' KRAFT HITTING TRAFFIC JAM ON NEW SOUTH BOSTON STADIUM

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft tried unsuccessfully yesterday to persuade South Boston politicians to drop their opposition to plans for a new stadium in the area, according to David Halbfinger of the BO

Tags: Facilities, New England Patriots

12/11/96
LEAGUE NOTES

Former NBA player Craig Hodges, who is suing the NBA for $40M, alleging "an unlawful boycott," is featured in the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. He claims he was "blackballed" by the league for his "Afrocentrism."

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

12/11/96
TRUE VALUE POSITIONS ITSELF AS WORKSHOP FOR NASCAR FANS

True Value enter its second season as a NASCAR sponsor with a marketing program designed to push sales of automotive products at its hardware stores, according to Jeff Jensen in AD AGE. True Value VP/

Tags: MasterCard, NASCAR, R J Reynolds

12/11/96
NIKE READY TO CUT ITS LOSSES ON SPORTS MANAGEMENT ARM?

Nike Sports Management (NSM) is being restructured or "perhaps eliminated altogether" in an internal reorganization, according to Jeff Manning in the Portland OREGONIAN. The 13 NSM athletes will "appa

Tags: Nike, Washington Nationals

12/11/96
ALLEN TO GET HELP WITH FINANCING FOR NEW SEAHAWKS STADIUM

In a "marked change", King County Exec and Gov-elect Gary Locke, pledged to help prospective Seahawks buyer Paul Allen with public financing for a new stadium, according to David Schaefer in the SEATT

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

12/11/96
NBA JAMS THE GLOBE WITH SHOW AIMED AT INT'L TEENS

The NBA has launched "NBA Jam," a new half-hour, weekly TV show aimed at 12-to 17-year-olds, in 15 countries outside the U.S., according to Langdon Brockinton of INSIDE MEDIA. "Jam" debuted last month

Tags: NBA, NBC, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

12/11/96
BRANDWEEK ROUND-UP: WB SPORT SIGNS ATHLETES AND LICENSEES

AmEx will team with Champs Sports as retail distributor of entry blanks for its AmEx $1M shot promo at the NBA All- Star Game....WB Sports has signed the Eagles'' William Fuller and the Rockies'' Andr

Tags: American Express, Colorado Rockies, Foot Locker/Venator Group, NBA, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Nationals

12/11/96
STADIUM NOTES

In Houston, Harris County officials have scheduled a "town meeting" next week to give the public an open forum in which to question them about various sports stadium proposals being considered (HOUSTO

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, Golden State Warriors, Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Rays

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