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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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06/25/98
STERN SHOWS LITTLE OPTIMISM AS LOCKOUT APPROACHES

On "SportsCenter," ESPN''s David Aldridge reported that NBA Commissioner David Stern "offered almost no room for optimism" in avoiding a long lockout. Stern: "I think that once the shutdown comes, I w

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06/25/98
REPORT SAYS NJ GROUP WILL BUY NETS AND MOVE THEM TO NEWARK

A group of NJ businessmen "will probably exercise an option to buy the Nets before a deadline of next Tuesday, with the intention of keeping the team in the state," according to Steve Popper of the N.

Tags: Franchises, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, YankeeNets

06/25/98
PVI TO DEBUT VIRTUAL SIGNAGE DURING METS-YANKS SUBWAY SERIES

NJ-based Princeton Video Image has reached a deal with ESPN to provide virtual signage during this Sunday''s nationally televised Yankees-Mets game. Advertisers will each get a half-inning of exposure

Tags: ESPN, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, PVI, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

06/25/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

AGENCY NEWS: In Chicago, George Lazarus reports that Fila USA concludes agency presentations today, including a pitch by Leo Burnett Co., for its estimated $20M ad account. Burnett is competing agains

Tags: Fila USA, Washington Nationals

06/25/98
USA COACH SAMPSON CONTINUES TO BEAR BRUNT OF TEAM'S FAILURE

Team USA''s "poor" showing at the World Cup, stems from the U.S. Soccer Federation''s "inability to develop world- class stars," according to John Eisenberg of the Baltimore SUN. Eisenberg: "Where are

Tags: Events and Attractions, Miami Heat, SportsLine.com

06/25/98
MILSTEIN ADDS FIVE CLEVELAND INVESTORS TO HIS BROWNS GROUP

Islanders co-Owner Howard Milstein "has plugged the biggest hole in his bid to own the new Browns -- a local connection to offset the image of an outsider looking in," according to Lubinger & Grossi o

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06/25/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

In L.A., Matt McHale reports that former Dodgers Exec VP Fred Claire "took the high road" at a press conference yesterday, choosing not to "rip" Peter O''Malley or Rupert Murdoch (L.A. DAILY NEWS, 6/2

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Islanders, New York Mets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa Bay Lightning, YankeeNets

06/25/98
DO YOU DREAM OF SPORTS BUSINESS? THEN COME, LISTEN HERE...

THE DAILY is seeking an entry-level staff writer who will be responsible for the newsgathering, writing and editing of each issue of THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY. Applicants should have an excellent know

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06/25/98
PHOENIX CITY COUNCIL AGREES TO REFINANCE BOB DEBT

The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday agreed to refinance $127M in debt associated with construction of Bank One Ballpark, according to Russ Wiles of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. The council "approved a requ

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Facilities

06/25/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

NBA MOVES: The Knicks named MARK PANNES as their new VP/Marketing. Pannes was Dir of Marketing Partnerships (Knicks)....The Heat promoted JEFF CRANEY to VP/Events; LORRAINE MONDICH to VP/Box Office Op

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