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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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08/14/97
TENNIS WEEK DETAILS "DEMANDING DAYS" OF SPORTS AGENTS

The "demanding days in the tennis representation business" are examined by Steve Fink in TENNIS WEEK. Fink: "The stakes for aspiring professional players are unprecedented. ... And sometimes the leadi

Tags: People and Pop Culture

08/14/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Nike has promoted LEE WEINSTEIN to Dir of U.S. PR. He has served as Acting Dir of PR for the past three months and has been with Nike since ''92 (Nike)....IAN ARTHUR, former Dir of Marketing at Head S

Tags: HBO, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner

08/14/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former Islanders Owner JOHN SPANO was indicted in TX yesterday on federal charges that he defrauded two lenders of at least $5.1M. Spano faces unrelated fraud charges in NY (N.Y. TIMES, 8/14)....In Ra

Tags: New York Islanders, PepsiCo, People and Pop Culture

08/14/97
DO OR DYE: CALLAWAY CHIEF SIGNS LONG-TERM DEAL WITH GOLF CO.

Callaway Golf Co. President & CEO DONALD DYE has agreed to a new, long-term employment agreement whereby he will continue in his current position through December 31, 2001. Dye has served as President

Tags: Callaway Golf, People and Pop Culture

08/13/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Fauquier County, VA, Circuit Judge SHORE ROBERTSON yesterday denied requests from the Courtroom TV and DC''s WUSA-TV to be present when MARLENE RAMALLO COOKE makes her claim for one-third of the estat

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Marriott, MLB, People and Pop Culture, Washington Redskins, WUSA

08/13/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BILL OLSON was named Dunlop Maxfli Sports Corp. President. Olson, who was in the beverage industry, takes over for interim President SCOTT BROWN, who will return to Managing Dir of Dunlop Slazenger Fa

Tags: AEG, Los Angeles Galaxy, Seattle Mariners, People and Pop Culture, Washington Capitals

08/13/97
YOUNG CROP OF FEMALE TENNIS PLAYERS GAINING STYLE POINTS

Tennis players MARTINA HINGIS, CHANDA RUBIN, MARY PIERCE and AMANDA COETZER were featured on "Access Hollywood," as Larry Mendte reported that a "younger group" of female players "has fans flocking to

Tags: Anheuser Busch, People and Pop Culture

08/12/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

DAVE GAVITT will step down as NCAA Foundation President on January 1, 1998. He will concentrate on "other commitments and interests" (NCAA)....BRAD BLUME was elected VP/Recreational Tennis for the TX

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Cablevision, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, NCAA, New York Liberty, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/12/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

TIGER WOODS, ERNIE ELS and JUSTIN LEONARD are profiled in TIME under the header "Generation Tee" (TIME, 8/18). ....DNA tests have linked sportscaster MARV ALBERT with genetic material found on the wom

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/11/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

USA Badminton named MARC WHITNEY Dir of Communications & Development (USBA)....JOEY RIVE was named to the USTA Player Development national coaching staff in the position of USTA Coach (USTA)....The CI

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, USTA

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