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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

02/03/98
FACILITY NOTES

The Tigers have begun demolishing abandoned buildings at the site of their new stadium project (DETROIT NEWS, 2/3)....The Kings'' Capital Sports & Entertainment group was profiled by the SACRAMENTO BE

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Facilities, Miami Heat

02/03/98
MCDONALD'S RE-UPS SUPER SIZE NBA AND WNBA PACT GLOBAL DEAL

McDonald''s is renewing its long-standing global pact with the NBA, according to Louise Kramer of AD AGE. Details of the NBA agreement "are still being finalized, but are expected to cover a number of

Tags: McDonalds, NBA, NFL, WNBA

02/03/98
WITH MAJORITY OF POURING RIGHTS, COCA-COLA DEBATES NFL DEAL

Coca-Cola''s sponsorship deal with the NFL expired on Sunday casting the relationship "into limbo," according to Rob Chambers of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. NFL Dir Corporate Communications Chris Widmai

Tags: Coca-Cola, NFL, PepsiCo

02/03/98
WOMEN'S SPORTS: NEW HOCKEY LEAGUE SHARPENS ITS FOCUS

The Women''s Professional Hockey League, set to begin play in November, has narrowed its list of teams to five sites in New England and Canada. In Boston, Barbara Huebner reported that "among the venu

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, WNBA

02/03/98
HARVARD LAW SCHOOL AND HBO PRESENT SPORTS LAW CONFERENCE

The Harvard Law School Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law and Home Box Office present "The 1998 Sports Law Conference" on February 27, 1:00-5:00pm, at Harvard Law School. The first panel, "Curr

Tags: Classified Advertisements, New York Mets, NHL, Oakland Athletics

02/03/98
THE HUNT FOR VIKINGS OWNER MAY BE OVER WITH TOM CLANCY'S BID

In a "surprise plot twist," author Tom Clancy emerged Monday as the "likely buyer" of the Vikings, according to Banks & Parrish of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Clancy''s bid "is believed to be for ju

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Comcast-Spectacor, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, San Antonio Spurs

02/03/98
SPREWELL HEARING RESUMES: IS DEAN FEERICK COMING UNDER FIRE?

Warriors GM Garry St. Jean testified for "nearly" four hours yesterday as the second week of the Latrell Sprewell hearing began in New York, according to Athelia Knight of the WASHINGTON POST. Warrior

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

02/03/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The funeral for former S.F. Mayor JOSEPH ALIOT, who died Thursday, was held yesterday. Alioto represented the Raiders in landmark antitrust suits against the NFL (S.F. CHRONICLE, 2/3)....SHAQUILLE O''

Tags: MLB, NBC, NFL, Oakland Raiders, People and Pop Culture

02/03/98
HOW IT BREAKS DOWN: SORTING THE STADIUM SCENARIOS IN CINCY

The city of Cincinnati will gain "at least" $20M and perhaps as much as $100M from Hamilton County for projects around the Bengals new stadium, according to Barry Horstman of the CINCINNATI POST. In a

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Facilities

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