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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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06/04/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Drew Pearson Marketing Inc. Chair DREW PEARSON and his office are featured in the WALL STREET JOURNAL''S "Workspaces" segment (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 6/4)....The Bruins'' SHELDON KENNEDY said he is "clo

Tags: Boston Bruins, Miami Dolphins, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Utah Jazz

06/03/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Bucs'' ERRICT RHETT dismissed agent DREW ROSENHAUS. Rhett: "I had to move on. I needed a fresh start. Since he started representing me, nothing ... was happening really positive." Rosenhaus: "I''v

Tags: Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, SGMA, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

06/03/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Mariners named BOB AYLWARD VP/Business & Sales. He was the Devil Rays Business Affairs Consultant (Mariners). ...The NHL Kings announced the following changes: KURT SCHWARTZKOPF has been hired as

Tags: Los Angeles Kings, Seattle Mariners, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays, USOC

06/02/97
AGENTS IN THE NEWS: JAPANESE BASEBALL NO FAN OF NOMURA

DON NOMURA, the agent for HIDEO NOMO and HIDEKI IRABU, among others, is profiled by Steve Glain on the front page of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Calling him Japan''s "real-life" Jerry Maguire, Glain writ

Tags: MLB, People and Pop Culture

06/02/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Magic''s NICK ANDERSON will pay for the funeral of a two-year-old Pine Hills, FL, girl killed last week by a hit- and-run driver (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 6/1)....Time Warner Vice Chair TED TURNER sold 5

Tags: Indiana Pacers, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

06/02/97
JIM FOX RESIGNS FROM USOC AFTER USA BOXING PROBE OF HIM ENDS

The USOC announced that JIM FOX, who has directed the USOC''s broadcast marketing and business efforts for almost four years, will leave the organization to pursue new opportunities, effective immedia

Tags: News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, USOC

06/02/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Maxfli Golf named EDWARD HUGHES VP of Marketing. Previously, Hughes was Marketing Dir of Old El Paso food brand for the Pillsbury (GOLFWEEK, 5/31 issue)....MLBP promoted PEGGY O''NEILL-JANOSIK from Ma

Tags: ABC, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/30/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

NBC Sports named LISA MALOSKY as its courtside reporter for its WNBA broadcasts. Malosky currently works on Rockets TV coverage (NBC Sports)....Fox/Liberty Networks promoted the following people: RICH

Tags: Cablevision, Houston Rockets, NBC, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, WNBA

05/30/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A MA Superior Court jury decided yesterday that Patriots Owner and Foxboro Park Owner ROBERT KRAFT did not defraud track operator CHARLES SARKIS. The jurors "rejected" Sarkis''s claim that Kraft had "

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Detroit Lions, Gale Force Holdings, NBA, New England Patriots, NHL, People and Pop Culture

05/29/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former Piston DAVE BING, Chair of the Bing Group, has been appointed to MI-based Standard Federal Bank''s board of directors (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 5/29)....DENNIS RODMAN "will be the subject of an ABC

Tags: ABC, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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