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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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10/08/98
NOVEMBER PAIN: YANKEE BALLPARK REFERENDUM ON BALLOT, MAYBE

NY State Supreme Court Justice Douglas McKeon''s decision yesterday to put the future of Yankee Stadium on the November ballot was immediately appealed by the city, according to Fitz-Gibbon & Lombardi

Tags: Facilities

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
NIKE ON A WILSKEY BINGE? NAME NEW EXEC OF U.S. MARKETING

Nike named MIKE WILSKEY, formerly VP/Global Brand Marketing, to succeed BOB WOOD as VP/U.S. Marketing. Wood was named Nike Golf President, a newly-created standalone business. In addition, KEVIN WULFF

Tags: Nike, People and Pop Culture

10/08/98
SI FOR KIDS OMNIBUS STUDY: FAVORITE CLOTHING BRANDS

In its latest Omnibus Study, SI For Kids surveyed kids 13 and under in February and May ''98, asking what is their favorite brand of clothing with a sports team logo. Total sample: 613 kids (February

Tags: Nike, Reebok, Sports Illustrated, The Back of the Book, Washington Nationals

10/07/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

AND 1 signed Shammond Williams to a shoe and apparel deal. Williams was the Bulls'' second-round pick, but was then traded to the Hawks (AND 1)....Former Orioles Brooks Robinson and Boog Powell have s

Tags: And 1, Atlanta Hawks, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Bulls, Eastman Kodak, NCAA, Time Warner

10/07/98
BRYDEN CAMPAIGNS FOR FINANCIAL WELL-BEING OF SENATORS

Senators Majority Owner Rod Bryden said his financing plan "to ensure the club''s viability for this year" received "''overwhelming'' approval" in a meeting with 68 limited partners Monday, according

Tags: Franchises, Ottawa Senators

10/07/98
PLAYERS SING FROM SAME HYMN SHEET: TOGETHER WE STAND

During yesterday''s scheduled start of training camp, NBA players in 14 U.S. cities held news conferences to protest the NBA lockout, and in NJ, Dave D''Alessandro writes that the players were "trying

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, DaimlerChrysler, Denver Nuggets, ESPN, Golden State Warriors, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs, Sports Illustrated, SportsLine.com, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/07/98
HUNDRED MILLION DOLLAR MEN? ORIOLES' PAYROLL APPROACHES $89M

Salary commitments "attached" to the Orioles'' fourth- place finish will "likely approach" $89M after the team pays a $12M luxury tax on its league-high $77.11M payroll, according to Joe Strauss of th

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Franchises, MLB

10/07/98
FACILITY NOTES

The WALL STREET JOURNAL profiles developer Jerry Carroll and his $152M KY Speedway under construction in Sparta, KY. He and his partners, which include Outback Steakhouse President Chris Sullivan, and

Tags: AFL, Denver Broncos, Facilities, Minnesota Vikings, NASCAR, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Redskins

10/07/98
JUDGE SET TO RULE IN FAVOR OF REFERENDUM FOR YANKEE BALLPARK

N.Y. Supreme Court Justice Douglas McKeon "is expected to issue a stunning ruling this morning -- to let the voters decide the future of Yankee Stadium," according to Juan Gonzalez of the N.Y. DAILY N

Tags: Facilities

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