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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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NIKE SECOND IN U.S. BRAND LOYALTY; ADIDAS STRONG IN EUROPE

Gerber "edged out" Nike as the brand with the "highest consumer loyalty rating in the U.S.," according to a new worldwide study commissioned by WPP Group and cited by Mercedes Cardona of AD AGE. Condu

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10/09/98
CITIES DENY DISCUSSIONS WITH PENGUINS ABOUT RELOCATING

Officials in Oklahoma City and Las Vegas said that "they knew of no recent discussions about the possibility of luring" the Penguins from Pittsburgh, according to Jon Schmitz of the PITTSBURGH POST-GA

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Penguins

10/09/98
LEAGUE NOTES

NFLPA figures show that all but eight of the NFL''s 30 teams have surpassed the $52.38M salary cap in actual expenditures this year. The league''s average payout of $57.1M is 9% higher than the "on-pa

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, New England Revolution, NFL, San Diego Chargers

10/09/98
MEDIA NOTES

In Baltimore, Milton Kent writes that the "rumor circuit" has Orioles TV analyst Rick Cerone "about to get sacked" after one season, in favor of current O''s pitching coach Mike Flanagan. Cerone signe

Tags: ABC, Baltimore Orioles, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

10/09/98
VAIL'S LESSON ON HOW TO MAKE A MOUNTAIN GROW

Vail Resorts Chair Adam Aron "is fast turning [Vail] into a leisure-time conglomerate," according to Christopher Palmeri of FORBES. Since skiing is "no longer a growth business," Aron''s plan is to "e

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10/09/98
GROUP BUYING UP MINOR LEAGUE TEAMS: HOW 'BOUT THEM APPLES!

Andy Appleby, a former Senior VP/Palace Sports & Entertainment and the Pistons, has founded General Sports and Entertainment (GSE), a new MI-based sports/entertainment marketing company. GSE''s initia

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Detroit Pistons, MLB, Palace Sports & Entertainment, San Diego Padres

10/09/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

Oklahoma City Business Exec Clay Bennett has "signed a letter of intent" to buy Gaylord Entertainment''s majority interest in the AAA RedHawks. Bennett, previously the RedHawks President, is the son-i

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Franchises, Time Warner

10/09/98
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

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Tags: Atlanta Braves, CBS, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Diego Padres, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

10/09/98
SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR SPORT IN SOCIETY AWARDS BANQUET

Northeastern Univ.''s Center for the Study of Sport In Society''s 14th Annual Awards Banquet and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is November 10 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston (Reception 5:30pm, Dinner

Tags: Classified Advertisements, HBO, New England Patriots, Time Warner

10/09/98
TORONTO STAR REPORTS NHL HAD "FINAL LOOK" AT CBC'S "ICE AGE"

The NHL "was given the right to censor" the CBC documentary, "The New Ice Age -- A Year In the Life of the NHL," according to Chris Zelkovich of the TORONTO STAR. Sources say that the CBC, an NHL TV p

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