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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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11/07/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ARTHUR SMITH has joined Fox Sports Net as Exec VP/Programming & Production. Smith had been Senior VP for MCA TV (Fox Sports Net)....The Sabres named CHRISTYE PETERSON the club''s new VP/Marketing. Pet

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Buffalo Sabres, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/06/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Security is reportedly so tight surround the release of the Warner Bros. film "Space Jam," star MICHAEL JORDAN was unable to get a VHS copy before its premiere in 10 days. Jordan: "Guess they thought

Tags: American Skiing Co., Chicago Blackhawks, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

11/06/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JEFF SHELL was named Senior VP/Finance & Development for Fox/Liberty Networks. He was VP/Business Development for Fox TV since ''94 (Fox Sports)....JENNIFER SMITH will relinquish her duties as VP/Mark

Tags: AHL, Buffalo Sabres, Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

11/05/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SHAQUILLE O''NEAL''s third rap project, "You Can''t Stop the Reign," will be released November 19, on his new label, The World is Mine (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 11/5)....DARRYL STRAWBERRY is reportedly set t

Tags: MLS, NASCAR, NBC, People and Pop Culture

11/05/96
ARE YOU A NEWS HOUND? IF SO, HAVE WE GOT A JOB FOR YOU!

THE DAILY is looking for a bright, media savvy star to manage our national news-gathering network when we move to South Norwalk, CT. Your responsibilities will include initiating and maintaining relat

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/05/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

NewSport promoted DOUGLAS PRUSAK to Senior Producer and MARC MONDRY to Producer for NewSport Talk (NewSport)....The MLB Rangers appointed CHARLIE SERAPHIN as the club''s VP/Marketing. Seraphin was wit

Tags: MLB, People and Pop Culture

11/04/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

"NFL on NBC" studio analyst MIKE DITKA had a guest role on NBC''s "3rd Rock from the Sun" last night ("3rd Rock from the Sun," NBC, 11/3)....Political Strategist JAMES CARVILLE hosted an "NFL Countdow

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, NBA, NBC, NFL, Philadelphia 76ers, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

11/04/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MARK THOMPSON was hired by the IHL to the new position of Team Services Manager. Thompson previously served as a regional ticket manager with ACOG (IHL)....IMSA Exec VP MARK RAFFAUF resigned to pursue

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/01/96
NAME IN THE NEWS

MONICA SELES was a guest on "Larry King Live." Seles on her new Nike sneaker, Air Haze: "They know that I love the music of [Jimi] Hendrix. So that played some influence in it. It''s really exciting b

Tags: Nike, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

11/01/96
SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR SPORT IN SOCIETY AWARDS BANQUET

Northeastern University''s Center for the Study of Sport in Society is holding its 12th Annual Awards Banquet and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on November 19 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. Sport i

Tags: HBO, IOC, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

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