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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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06/24/14
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Federal authorities are "seeking information from Dean Foods as part of an investigation into well-timed trades" placed by PHIL MICKELSON and sports gambler BILLY WALTERS . The request came "shortly after published reports disclosed that the federal authorities were investigating" whether Walters ...

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06/23/14
Sq1 Creating New, Dedicated Sports Division

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06/23/14
Executive Transactions

The PGA of America named former Sporting News Media President JEFF PRICE Chief Commercial Officer. Price will be responsible for "all of the PGA’s media, both broadcast and digital, marketing, sponsorship, merchandising, communications and international ventures." He will report to CEO ...

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06/23/14
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PUBLICINTEGRITY.org's Michael Beckel cited campaign finance records as showing that Republican strategist KARL ROVE 's Super PAC, American Crossroads, "received a cash infusion last month from a mysterious limited liability company that lists its address as the Tempe, Ariz., training facility" of t ...

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06/20/14
Examining Benson's Legacy As He Goes Into HOF

Saints and Pelicans Owner TOM BENSON on Saturday night will be inducted into the Louisiana Sports HOF, which is a testimonial to his "unique accomplishment, not just in the state but in all of sports," according to Ted Lewis of the Baton Rouge ADVOCATE. Benson’s image has gone from "that of ...

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06/20/14
Weekend Plans With Adidas' Ernesto Bruce

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06/20/14
Executive Transactions

adidas America VP and Head of Sport Performance & Sports Licensing DAVID BAXTER has "decided to leave the company and pursue other interests" ( SPORTSONESOURCE.com, 6/19 )....Nike named eBay CEO JOHN DONAHOE to its BOD ( BLOOMBERG NEWS, 6/19 ). Do you have an executive announcement? If so ...

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06/20/14
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The Patriots and Kraft Enterprises LLC have "been named as co-defendants in a civil wrongful death lawsuit" against former NFLer AARON HERNANDEZ , as the lawyer representing families of two Dorchester men is "seeking a court order to prevent the football team from paying" $3.25M to the disgraced pl ...

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06/20/14
Share Your Little League Memories

Did you drive home the winning run? Did your team win the local tournament? Are you coaching your son or daughter's team? SportsBusiness Journal is collecting memories for an upcoming section exploring the 75th anniversary of Little League. We would like to hear your favorite Little League stories. ...

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06/19/14
Mayweather Tops Fortunate 50 Earnings List

FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. tops SI’s Fortunate 50 list for the third consecutive year, and the boxer “does it all without any endorsements,” according to Daniel Roberts of SI. TIGER WOODS and PHIL MICKELSON have off-the-course endorsements that “keep them high on this list; t ...

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