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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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09/16/98
JOHN MOAG TO STEP DOWN AS CHAIR OF MD STADIUM AUTHORITY

JOHN MOAG "will step down" as Chair of the MD Stadium Authority (MSA) following the November election, according to Jon Morgan of the Baltimore SUN. Moag, who as been at MSA since ''95, now heads a ne

Tags: Legg Mason, People and Pop Culture

09/16/98
SECOND ANNUAL BSAA SPORTS CONFERENCE OCTOBER 8-11 IN L.A.

The Black Sports Agents Association (BSAA) is pleased to announce the Second Annual BSAA Sports Conference which will take place October 8-11, 1998, at the Los Angeles Airport Sheraton Gateway Hotel.

Tags: Classified Advertisements, NBA, NFL

09/16/98
R-E-S-P-E-C-T, THAT IS WHAT THE SHAQ MAN SEEKS

Lakers C SHAQUILLE O''NEAL has released his fifth album and is now "a more credible rapper than [he was] on his ''93 debut, `Shaq Diesel,''" according to Dan DeLuca of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. The a

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Lakers, NBC, Phoenix Suns, Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

09/16/98
RALEIGH CITY COUNCIL HOPES IT NAILS DOWN FINAL FUNDING

The Raleigh City Council agreed to let the Centennial Authority "use up to" $5.2M from an "arena construction-bond debt reserve fund" to round out the $26M arena shortfall, according to Matthew Eisley

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Facilities, Gale Force Holdings

09/16/98
ESPN'S "OUTSIDE THE LINES" TACKLES "STADIA MANIA"

ESPN''s Bob Ley hosted "Outside The Lines: Stadia Mania" last night, which examined the quest of pro sports franchises to gain new facilities. Ley called the building boom the "hottest trend in sports

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Facilities, MLB, NBA, New England Patriots, NFL, NHL, Time Warner, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

09/16/98
AUTUMN IN MILWAUKEE: MLB OWNERS TO TALK REVENUE AT MEETINGS

MLB begins two days of meetings today in Milwaukee and the "disparity of payrolls among the 30 clubs" will be the "chief topic on an otherwise mundane agenda," according to Tom Haudricourt of the MILW

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

09/16/98
THE FUTURE OF THE CANADIAN SNOWBOARD FEDERATION STILL CLOUDY

Canadian Snowboard Federation (CSF) Exec Dir Michael Wood said that he "expected an increase in corporate sponsorships" following Ross Rebagliati''s Gold medal at the ''98 Winter Olympics, but so far,

Tags: Olympics

09/16/98
LEAGUE NOTES

BLOOMBERG reported that Toronto "is expected" to be awarded the 2000 NHL All-Star Game, "beating out Nashville" (BLOOMBERG NEWS, 9/15)....In S.F., John Crumpacker wrote, "consider Houston a virtual lo

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, NHL, PGA Tour, WNBA

09/16/98
RATINGS ROUND-UP: MARV ALBERT'S RETURN A HIT FOR MSG

Marv Albert''s first night back on the air in a year gave MSG''s "SportsDesk" a 57% ratings increase, drawing a .43 rating, according to Kevin Shinkle of BLOOMBERG NEWS. About 427,000 cable customers

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Media, USA Networks

09/16/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Lightning named KEVIN KLEIN as VP/Corporate Sales & Service; DONNA FERRIS as Dir of Business Development; PARRISH LAMB as Sponsorship Coordinator; BRIAN POTTER as Publications Manager; DAVE WALKOW

Tags: Int'l Speedway Corp., Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Lightning

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