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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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12/04/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MICKEY MONUS, convicted of fraud, was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison and fined $1 million for embezzling millions from his Phar-Mor chain. Monus was an partner in the Rockies ("Moneyline," CNN

Tags: Colorado Rockies, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

12/04/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Fila USA announced STEPHANIE FALK has been named Dir of Public Relations. Prior to joining Fila, Falk was Dir of Marketing Communications for Woolworth''s Specialty Athletic Group (Fila USA)....Labatt

Tags: Fila USA, Labatt Brewing, Minnesota Twins, People and Pop Culture

12/01/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

KENNY ANDERSON has fired his agent, Atlanta-based RICHARD HOWELL. Anderson would not discuss reasons for the switch or who is new agent will be (N.Y. POST, 12/1).... Network Int''l has named ARNOLD WR

Tags: New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Blue Jays, YankeeNets

12/01/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MSG Exec VP JOSEPH COHEN''s return to the company after a stint owning the L.A. Kings is profiled in CRAIN''S NEW YORK BUSINESS. Ylonda Gault writes Cohen "must develop more programs in which advertis

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, Cleveland Browns, Indianapolis Colts, Madison Square Garden, NBC, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, San Diego Chargers, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/30/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Mariners promoted LARRY BEINFEST to Dir of Player Development. Beinfest had been Asst Dir of Player Development (Mariners)....AD AGE''s Brad Johnson reports "word is" Reebok is searching for a VP

Tags: Reebok, Seattle Mariners, People and Pop Culture

11/30/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Colts Owner ROBERT IRSAY was hospitalized last night. but it was "unclear what medical problem the 72-year old faced" (INDIANAPOLIS STAR/NEWS, 11/30)....The Bank of Boston is sponsoring a series of ba

Tags: Indianapolis Colts, People and Pop Culture

11/30/95
KINGS, DONALDS AND TYSONS IN THE NEWS

MIKE TYSON will fight BUSTER MATHIS JR. at the CoreStates Spectrum in Philadelphia on December 16. The fight, originally scheduled for November 4 in Las Vegas, was postponed due to Tyson''s broken thu

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

11/29/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

DAVID TOSSELL was named Dir of Information and Manager of NFL International PR for the WLAF. ... JIM NEISCH was named head of the CFL''s Communications Department, SANDRA TAYLOR named CFL Events Manag

Tags: CFL, Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, ESPN, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Yankees, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

11/29/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CAL RIPKEN''s new book, "Cal on Cal," is reviewed in today''s WASHINGTON POST. Jonathan Yardley writes there is "absolutely no air of mere exploitation" (WASHINGTON POST, 11/29)....PETER GRAF submitte

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/28/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Former Blue Jay GM PAT GILLICK was named GM of the Orioles yesterday (Mult., 11/28). After Gillick''s hiring, it was learned that O''s Asst GM FRANK ROBINSON offered his resignation several weeks ago,

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Int'l Speedway Corp., Minnesota Twins, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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