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NBC Sports Group has collaborated with chef Thomas Keller 's Bouchon Bakery on a "Puck Cake" to kick off NBC's coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. More than 6,500 of the cakes will be produced with the logos of the 16 playoff teams and are being distributed to athletes, celebrity hockey fans and ...

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02/04/98
WSF'S LOPIANO OFFERS HER VIEW ON "LUCRATIVE" WOMEN'S MARKET

Women''s Sports Foundation Exec Dir Donna Lopiano responds to a December 15 BRANDWEEK op-ed on the subject of women''s sports written by Millsport CEO Jim Millman. While Millman wrote that "the cultur

Tags: ESPN, Walt Disney

02/04/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: AHL Attendance through February 2 TEAM HOME DATES TOTAL AVERAGE ARENA CAPACITY PERCENT CAPACITY PHILADELPHIA 25 257,943 10,317 11,882 87% KENTUCKY 28 221,384 7,906 21,300 37% PROVIDENCE 22 153,

Tags: AHL, The Back of the Book

02/04/98
METS INK DEAL TO SELL TICKETS THROUGH ELECTRONIC KIOSKS

Following the lead of the Dodgers, the Mets have signed a three-year deal with CA-based ETM Entertainment Network Inc. to sell the team''s tickets through electronic kiosks in grocery stores and shopp

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, Ticketmaster

02/04/98
MEDIA NOTES

The Boston Globe debuted "Sportswomen" which will feature news and special reports on women''s sports every Wednesday (BOSTON GLOBE, 2/4)....In Toronto, Richard Griffin wrote the MLBPA "should be comm

Tags: Media

02/04/98
WHEN ALL ELSE SEEMS LOST, OFFER A NEW TWINS BALLPARK PLAN

A "scaled-down" Twins stadium plan with "slimmed-down cost" was announced Tuesday that would finance a $284M, open-air, 40,000-seat stadium in downtown Minneapolis, according to Robert Whereatt of the

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins

02/04/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

In N.Y., Buster Olney writes that resigning Yankees GM Bob Watson yesterday "chose to remain silent about working conditions that friends and associates say exasperated him: [George] Steinbrenner''s p

Tags: Franchises, New York Yankees, Washington Capitals, YankeeNets

02/04/98
U.S./IRAQ FEUD LEADS TO IOC REMINDING PARTICIPANTS OF PLEDGE

The Winter Olympics begin Friday night, "while signs are increasing that U.S. military action against Iraq is likely in the next few weeks -- and that bothers Olympic officials in Nagano," according t

Tags: ESPN, IOC, Olympics, Walt Disney

02/04/98
U.S. SKI AND SNOWBOARD ASSOCIATION SEEKS ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Responsible for servicing and fulfillment of 4-6 corporate accounts including coordinating event hospitality, signage and media (electronic and print). Also responsible for sponsorship sales on a regi

Tags: Classified Advertisements

02/04/98
IS BOSOX' HARRINGTON EYEING BALLPARK DEAL WITH STEPHEN KARP?

Red Sox CEO John Harrington "has expressed an interest" in dealing with real estate developer Stephen Karp "whose heart is set on owning" the Red Sox, according to Joan Vennochi of the BOSTON GLOBE. I

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities

02/04/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Newark STAR-LEDGER is reporting that NJSEA CEO ROBERT MULCAHY was named AD at Rutgers Univ. Mulcahy has been CEO and President of the NJSEA since ''79 (Newark STAR- LEDGER, 2/4)....BRAD GOODE join

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

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