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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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06/22/98
PACERS NEAR DEAL WITH AMERITECH FOR FIVE-YEAR SPONSORSHIP

The Pacers and Chicago-based telecomm company Ameritech Inc. "are close to culminating a new five-year corporate sponsorship deal estimated to be worth about $2 million over the life of the deal," acc

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06/22/98
NBC'S OPEN COVERAGE GARNERS GOOD REVIEWS; OVERNIGHTS DOWN

NBC''s Saturday coverage of the U.S. Open earned a 5.0 overnight rating, down 23% from last year, according to NBC. For more weekend ratings, see (#29). USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand said NBC''s U.S.

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06/22/98
THE DEAL HUNTER: NIKE APOLOGIZES, PULLS AD AFTER CRITICISM

Nike has "pulled" a print ad which appeared in Outside magazine, Outside''s Buyers Guide and Backpacker, "that portrayed hunters as dangerous," according to Tom Stienstra of the S.F. EXAMINER. Author

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06/22/98
OVERNIGHT RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

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06/22/98
KING'S THINGS: PROMOTER PROFILED IN CHICAGO TRIBUNE MAGAZINE

The foundation which DON KING stands on "has begun to shake," as "detractors are trying to dethrone the king of boxing, claiming that he''s another of those shady characters giving the sport a black e

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06/19/98
MAPLE LEAFS WILL REAP BIG DOLLARS FROM NEW TICKET PLAN

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06/19/98
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06/19/98
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: CBS, ESPN, HBO, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Nike, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/19/98
HE GOES TO A LAND DOWN UNDER: IAN CAMPBELL JOINS MARQUEE

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