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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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STREET & SMITH'S SPORTS BUSINESS JOURNAL SPECIAL REPORT

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08/04/98
MYSTICS FEELING THE MAGIC OF WIDE-RANGING FAN BASE

Attendance figures for the first-year WNBA Mystics "are nothing short of amazing -- not far behind the NBA Wizards and downright even with" the Capitals, according to Marc Fisher on the front page of

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08/04/98
PHILLY DAILY NEWS TARGETS VETERANS STADIUM ALCOHOL POLICY

An "unwritten rule" that lets fans "avoid the high price of Veterans Stadium beer is under review" by Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell''s office, according to Don Russell of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS.

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08/04/98
THRIFTY SHOPPING: WHERE FANS GO FOR THEIR SPORTS DIGS

The SGMA''s ''98 State of the Industry Report examined where sports apparel is most frequently purchased (SGMA): SPORTS APPAREL: RETAIL OUTLET MARKET SHARE   ''93 ''94 ''95 ''96 ''97^ Discount St

Tags: SGMA, The Back of the Book

08/04/98
ARE PLAYERS READY TO SHIFT ON BIRD EXCEPTION FOR NO CAP?

The NBA and NBPA will meet for the first time in more than a month on Thursday and Jeffrey Denberg writes on ESPN SportsZone that "there may be a significant crack in the union''s hard-line stance ove

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Walt Disney

08/04/98
PAK MENTALITY: SE RI'S RISE AIDING KOREAN ECONOMY

Se Ri Pak''s emergence on the LPGA Tour and popularity in her native South Korea was examined by ABC''s Mark Litke, who said, "In the world of golf, she''s a sensation. At home, she''s a national hero

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08/04/98
WOMEN'S HOOPS: WILL RIZZOTTI FOLLOW MCCRAY TO THE WNBA?

Kenton Edelin, the agent for ABL Blizzard G Jennifer Rizzotti, said he and Rizzotti "have talked to the ABL and the WNBA" about her next contract, according to Bruce Berlet of the HARTFORD COURANT. Ri

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08/04/98
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: ABC, Cablevision, ESPN, IMG, Madison Square Garden, Minnesota Timberwolves, NCAA, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NTRA, Media, Walt Disney, WNBA, YankeeNets

08/04/98
FACILITY NOTES

The Pirates'' new ballpark "will be named after a Fortune 500 company with operations in Pittsburgh, according to a letter from the team." MLB Commissioner Bud Selig will be in Pittsburgh''s Clemente

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08/03/98
IRVINE, CA, RELEASES POLLS IN FAVOR OF NFL TEAM AND STADIUM

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