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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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10/09/98
EDDIE IN THE CRUISER ... STRAIGHT TO NEW YORK TO MEET NFL?

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue and 49ers Interim President Larry Thrailkill will be involved with lawyers for 49ers co-Owner Eddie DeBartolo in a "high-level sit-down in New York sometime in the next

Tags: Franchises, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

10/08/98
ISM GETS SHOWN THE LIGHT, IN THE STRANGEST OF PLACES

Chicago-based Lighthouse Holdings has acquired Int''l Sports Marketing (ISM) from Pittsburgh-based Allin Communications Corp. ISM, a ten-year old firm which has partnerships with the NFLPA and MLB Alu

Tags: Cablevision, Coca-Cola, Finance, MLB, Nabisco, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox

10/08/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

RAWLINGS MOVES: STAN MORRISON will head Rawlings'' Sales & Marketing departments, taking over the duties of RANDY BLACK, who had been in charge of marketing since the company went public four years ag

Tags: Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, People and Pop Culture

10/08/98
LET IT REIGN: ABL TEAM SET TO LAUNCH FIRST TV AD CAMPAIGN

The ABL Seattle Reign filmed five new commercials over eight hours Monday at Mercer Arena, as part of the team''s first TV ad campaign, according to Melanie Jackson of the SEATTLE TIMES. The five spot

Tags: Time Warner

10/08/98
MICKEY ON BROADWAY: ESPN TO LAUNCH TIMES SQUARE RESTAURANT

ESPN and Disney formally announced plans to open a 42,000-square-foot ESPN Zone in Times Square next summer. The N.Y. site will become the flagship for the entertainment destination, following up on t

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

10/08/98
COULD GREAT WALL OF CHINA BLOCK TORONTO'S OLYMPIC BID?

IOC VP and Toronto bid group member Dick Pound said that the IOC "would be hard-pressed not to grant the 2008 Olympics to a potential bid from China," according to Steve Buffery of the TORONTO SUN. Po

Tags: IOC, Olympics

10/08/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

NFL: Falcons ticket sales are "picking up" after the team''s 3-1 start. About 2,000 tickets have been sold this week for the team''s next home game, October 18 against the Saints, "pushing tickets dis

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Franchises, NBA, New Orleans Saints, NFL, NHL, Phoenix Suns, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, Wilson Sporting Goods

10/08/98
MEN'S TENNIS OFF AUTO PILOT: CT TOURNAMENT SOLD AND MOVED?

The Pilot Pen Int''l men''s tennis tournament has been sold to a Kitzbuhel, Austria, investment group, according to Greg Garber of the HARTFORD COURANT. While the official announcement is set for toda

Tags: Events and Attractions

10/08/98
SPORTSLINE STOCK DROPS 53%; COMPANY SIGNS NEW DEAL WITH AOL

SportsLine USA "saw its stock fall" 8 11/16, or 53%, yesterday on the NASDAQ, closing at 7 11/16 a share, after the company warned that its third quarter ''98 revenue projections "will fall short," ac

Tags: CBS, Media, SportsLine.com, Time Warner, Viacom

10/08/98
ON THE SHELVES, PART II: JETER AND HAMM REACH BOOK DEALS

Yankees SS Derek Jeter has reached a "mid-five figure" book deal with St. Martin''s Press for "Derek Jeter: Pride Of The Yankees," according to Celia McGee of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. The book, which will

Tags: New York Yankees, Media, YankeeNets

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