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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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08/11/98
FOX SPORTS ONLINE PLANNING ATTACK ON WEB COMPETITORS

Fox Sports "is planning an assault on the leaders of online sports -- ESPN SportsZone and CBS SportsLine -- with a relaunch of its Web site and an aggressive integrated advertising strategy" later thi

Tags: ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Puma, Media, SportsLine.com, Walt Disney

08/11/98
NFL WANTS FANS TO HAIL TO THE CHIEFS, BUT NOT AT FESTIVAL

The NFL "objects" to a plan by local K.C. organizers to rent a Jumbotron and show the Raiders-Chiefs game for the "World''s Largest Raider Hater Party" at the city''s Spirit Festival on September 6, a

Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Media

08/11/98
THE NEXT BIG THING? WOMEN'S SOCCER HAS GREAT EXPECTATIONS

BRANDWEEK''s Rod Taylor previews next year''s inaugural Women''s World Cup under the header "The Girls Of Next Summer," and writes that "history ... dictates" that the event "will be astonishingly pop

Tags: Coca-Cola, Events and Attractions, MLB, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

08/11/98
COLUMNIST HAS A PLAN FOR OAKLAND, RAIDERS TO BURY HATCHET

The Raiders'' deal with Oakland and Alameda County "can be changed to make it work for both sides," according to Glenn Dickey of the S.F. CHRONICLE. Dickey wrote that, among other moves, the lawsuits

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders

08/11/98
NFL COULD REVISIT REVENUE SHARING TO BRIDGE LARGE $$ GAP

The NFL, "concerned over how free agency affects its poorer teams, is examining its expanding revenue sharing program," according to Josh Gotthelf of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. NFL Commissioner Paul

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

08/11/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

COWBOYS: Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones said yesterday that he expects the NFL to look into details surrounding the Michael Irvin-Everett McIver situation. The inquiry "could reveal whether Irvin intention

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Tigers, ESPN, Franchises, NFL, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Seattle Mariners, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/11/98
MEDIA NOTES

SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL''s Langdon Brockinton reports that sources say that Fox "is trying to convince the NFL to allow its network partners to sell sponsored in-game enhancements," which were disconti

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/11/98
FENWAY LAND BOUGHT, WILL IT PUT A CRAMP IN RED SOX'S PLANS?

A parcel of Fenway land "coveted" by the Red Sox for their ballpark plans is being "bought by a prominent Boston- based shopping center developer, who says he has no interest in building a ballpark,"

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities

08/11/98
BACK TO SCHOOL: CBS COULD OFFER HOST OF NEW NCAA PROGRAMMING

CBS will work in tandem with Host Communications "to incorporate media opportunities (and commitments) into the NCAA corporate sponsorships Host brokers," according to BRANDWEEK''s Terry Lefton. CBS S

Tags: And 1, CBS, NASCAR, NBC, NCAA, NFL, Time Warner, Viacom

08/10/98
HEWLETT-PACKARD/NOVELL EYEING IBM'S VACATED OLYMPIC SPOT?

IBM''s decision to sever its 38-year marketing relationship with the IOC "is sparking competition by about a dozen major computer companies to fill Big Blue''s shoes," including Hewlett-Packard and No

Tags: IBM, IOC, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, USOC, Xerox

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