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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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11/04/97
WILL ABC BE READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL NEXT MONDAY?

CNBC''s "The Edge" examined the union problems that affected ABC Sports'' coverage of the Tour Championship last weekend. NABET Local 16 President Anthony Capitano, asked whether the 24-hour grievance

Tags: ABC, Media, Walt Disney

11/04/97
KAGAN MEDIA SPORTS BUSINESS CONFERENCE SET FOR NYC

Kagan Seminars, Inc., presents "Media Sports Business" on November 12-13 at the Park Lane Hotel in NY. Veteran analysts John Mansell and Brian Schecter will engage in a power-hitting lineup of over 30

Tags: Classified Advertisements, IOC, MLS, Brooklyn Nets, YankeeNets

11/04/97
FACILITY NOTES

On Saturday night, the Warriors will tip off in the $102M renovated Oakland Coliseum Arena that "is now literally a shell of its former self," according to Mark Fainaru-Wada of the S.F. EXAMINER. The

Tags: Facilities, Golden State Warriors, PepsiCo

11/04/97
A HUG FOR THE TUNA: PARCELLS GIVES FREE PITCH TO HUGGIES

TX-based Kimberly-Clark Corp. got "about" $350,000 in free advertising when Jets Coach Bill Parcells made complimentary post-game remarks about rookie K John Hall on Sunday that included a reference t

Tags: ESPN, New York Jets, Time Warner, Walt Disney

11/04/97
SPALDING BEEFS UP ITS GOLF PRESENCE IN BEN HOGAN ACQUISITION

Evenflo and Spalding Holdings Corp., parent of Spalding Sports Worldwide, has signed a letter of intent to acquire certain assets of the Ben Hogan Company, primarily in exchange for stock in Evenflo &

Tags: Finance, Russell Athletic

11/04/97
VOTERS GO TO THE POLLS IN PA ON STADIUM TAX

Voters in 11 PA counties "are being asked today to approve a 0.5 percent add-on to the sales tax for seven years to help finance regional development projects, including new stadiums for the Pirates a

Tags: ABC, Facilities, NFL, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers, Walt Disney

11/04/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

NBA: Palace Sports & Ent. President Tom Wilson said that the Pistons season ticket sales are up 20% this year to 12,000 (CRAIN''S DETROIT BUSINESS, 10/27 issue)....The Bulls donated $50,000 to Lowell

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Franchises, NBA, Palace Sports & Entertainment, San Diego Padres, Time Warner, Wilson Sporting Goods

11/04/97
ABC'S "PRIMETIME" SPORTS SPECIAL: JORDAN AND TYSON FEATURED

ABC''s "Primetime Live" featured interviews with MIKE TYSON and MICHAEL JORDAN last evening. Tyson, who granted his first public interview to ABC''s Alex Wallau since he was disqualified for biting EV

Tags: ABC, NBC, Nike, Reebok, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/04/97
NEW RAVENS FACILITY TO TOUT MAJOR AUDIO AND VIDEO EXPERIENCE

The $220M Ravens stadium being built in Baltimore is "incorporating audio and video technology so cutting-edge that its planners say it will revolutionize the fan experience with animated graphics, mu

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities

11/04/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NFC Home Attendance Through Week 10 ''97 YEAR-TO-DATE TEAM HOME DATES AVG. %CAP TIX REVENUE ''96 AVG. TIX REVENUE +/- FROM ''96 WAS^ 4 75,979 97% $53 $16,083,288 56,454 + $6,899,351 TAM^ 5 66,4

Tags: The Back of the Book, Washington Redskins

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