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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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07/28/14
Executive Transactions

Oilers Entertainment Group named RICH MEYERS Oilers Dir of Game Presentation; and KEVIN RADOMSKI WHL Edmonton Oil Kings Dir of Business Operations ( Oilers )....The American Athletic Conference named BARBARA JACOBS  Associate Commissioner for Women's Basketball. Jacobs, who "has worked wit ...

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07/28/14
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National Football Foundation President & CEO STEVE HATCHELL "is playing a key role" with the College Football HOF & Chick-fil-A Fan Experience in Atlanta. Hatchell will not move there "personally this time -- the NFF is based in Irving, Texas -- but his endorsement of Atlanta figured prom ...

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07/28/14
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07/25/14
Executive Transactions

Miller Sports Properties named USOC Managing Dir of Partnership Marketing SUSAN GOLDSMITH VP/Partner Services & Integration ( MSP )....Labor and employment law firm Jackson Lewis named NCAA Dir of Academic & Membership Affairs GEOFF SILVER Of Counsel ( Jackson Lewis )....The NBA Kings na ...

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07/25/14
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ANDREW RECTOR , the Yankees fan who is suing the team, ESPN, the network's announcers and MLB for showing him sleeping while in the stands during an April game against the Red Sox, appeared on NBC's "Today" Friday morning to discuss his $10M lawsuit. NBC's MATT LAUER noted the suit "has a lot of ...

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07/24/14
James Dolan Tops List Of N.Y.'s Most Powerful

The N.Y. DAILY NEWS has deemed MSG Chair JAMES DOLAN the "most powerful" person in N.Y. sports. The Daily News polled several of its staffers, as well as “authorities from around the country,” to determine which area personality “wields the most power, and registers the greatest ...

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07/24/14
A-B Promotes Herscovici To Head Sports

Learn more about Anheuser-Busch InBev Anheuser-Busch InBev promoted VP/Digital Marketing for North America LUCAS HERSCOVICI to the newly created position of VP/Consumer Connections, where he will “oversee the brewer’s U.S. sports, entertainment, media and digital ma ...

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07/24/14
Executive Transactions

The Grizzlies promoted COO JASON WEXLER to President of Business Operations for the team and FedExForum. Wexler “will have primary leadership responsibility of all aspects of the business including ticket sales and service, arena operations, corporate partnerships, marketing communications ...

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07/24/14
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BMO Harris Bradley Center board member TED KELLNER  now "owns a piece" of the Bucks. Kellner's small stake in the team "would seem to present a potential conflict of interest." He said that he was "'acutely aware' of the perception," but added that he had "already taken steps to avoid any conf ...

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07/23/14
Zeidman Promoted To Staples Center President

AEG has promoted Staples Center Senior VP & GM LEE ZEIDMAN to President. In his new title, Zeidman will continue to oversee arena operations in L.A., as well as operations for the Nokia Theatre and L.A. Live complex. But moving forward, AEG has consolidated all aspects of running those three ...

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