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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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06/05/96
UMASS TO INVESTIGATE CAMBY INCIDENT: SPEARS MAY GET SPEARED

UMass informed the NCAA Tuesday of possible violations involving MARCUS CAMBY, according to the BOSTON GLOBE. Even though Camby may have accepted illegal gifts as early as last summer, the NCAA is unl

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06/05/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Two of the people "most credited" with getting the FleetCenter built are reportedly leaving Delaware North. GAIL EDWARDS, who handled negotiations, has reportedly taken a job as CFO of GC Cos., which

Tags: People and Pop Culture

06/04/96
PROSERV SAYS CAMBY IS TARGET OF AGENT EXTORTION

Former UMass star MARCUS CAMBY told the HARTFORD COURANT that he accepted money and jewelry while playing last season, in violation of NCAA rules. Camby admitted he accepted cash from one agent. The j

Tags: NCAA, People and Pop Culture

06/04/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JEFF EISENBERG and JENNIFER SMITH will oversee both the Sabres'' and Marine Midland Arena''s marketing. Eisenberg''s new title is VP/Marketing & Ticket Sales. Smith is VP/ Marketing & Broadcasting (Sa

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, People and Pop Culture

06/03/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Astros have promoted PAM GARDNER as VP of Marketing. She previously had served as Dir of Communications and Marketing (Astros)....Red Wing Senior VP JIMMY DEVELLANO reportedly replaced SCOTTY BOWM

Tags: Cablevision, Detroit Red Wings, Houston Astros, Madison Square Garden, People and Pop Culture

06/03/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former Bears GM and WLAF Dir of Operations JERRY VAINISI is now an agent affiliated with Chicago law firm Hinshaw & Culbertson (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 6/2)....Former Vanderbilt University AD PAUL HOOL

Tags: Chicago Bears, People and Pop Culture

05/31/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CHARLIE RUTMAN has been hired by D''Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles to run the consolidated Coca-Cola media planning business. He was formerly an Exec VP and Media Manager for Bates USA (INSIDE MEDIA, 5/2

Tags: Coca-Cola, People and Pop Culture

05/31/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The 4th annual Multiple Sports for Multiple Sclerosis (MS for MS) sports spectacular will be held tomorrow at UCLA. SAM CASSELL, ROBERT HORRY, JANET EVANS, and RODNEY PEETE will all take part in the b

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, People and Pop Culture

05/30/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Effective June 1, DREW SHEINMAN, Creator and Exec Producer of Coca-Cola''s Olympic City, is starting his own lifestyle marketing firm in Atlanta. The firm will be called Drew Sheinman Enterprises (THE

Tags: Coca-Cola, Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT

05/30/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Univ. of Kentucky sports information office has issued a release from head basketball coach RICK PITINO saying he has turned down the Nets'' offer to coach and have complete operational control of

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Los Angeles Lakers, Brooklyn Nets, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

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