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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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05/28/98
A WEEK IN THE LIFE: CARD COMPANIES RUSH PIAZZA'S MARLIN CARD

While Mike Piazza was a Marlin for just a week, he will be featured in that team''s uniform in a number of trading cards hitting the market in July, according to Alan Snel of the Fort Lauderdale SUN-S

Tags: Miami Marlins, Acushnet

05/28/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

APPOINTMENTS AT SLOC: SLOC named ED EYNON Senior VP/Human Resources, effective June 10. Eynon is currently VP/Corporate Human Resources for UT-based Matrixx Marketing Inc. (SLOC). In addition, MICHAEL

Tags: CBS, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, SLOC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

05/28/98
MILLER GIVES UP CHEERLEADERS PROMO AFTER "MIXED" RESULTS

Miller Brewing Co. is dropping last year''s Miller Lite cheerleader promo in favor of a "less gender-specific one" called "Make the Team," according to James Arndorfer of AD AGE. Miller, which plans t

Tags: NFL

05/28/98
QB CLUB WITHOUT A FEATURE BACK, BUT EYES NEW MARKETING LINKS

Cowboys RB Emmitt Smith "has bolted the NFL Quarterback Club in a move to re-establish [his] commercial value and to get more of a cut of the marketing," according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. Lefton

Tags: Coca-Cola, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Foot Locker/Venator Group, NFL, Walt Disney

05/28/98
FACILITY NOTES

On Tuesday, ground-breaking ceremonies were held for the Blue Jackets new $150M Nationwide Arena, scheduled to open for the team''s inaugural season in the year 2000. Team and city officials were join

Tags: Columbus Blue Jackets, Facilities, MLB, Nationwide Insurance

05/28/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

PGA Tour money leader DAVID DUVAL is profiled in USA TODAY and the N.Y. TIMES. In N.Y., Clifton Brown writes that while Duval''s "marketability has risen, he has definitely not gone Hollywood" (N.Y. T

Tags: Formula One, Los Angeles Dodgers, LPGA, McDonalds, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Phoenix Suns, People and Pop Culture

05/28/98
NFL TELLS BRONCOS TO EAS UP ON SPONSORING SUPPLEMENT

CO-based Experimental and Applied Sciences, a sports nutrition company, "is in hot water with the NFL for one of its supplements and its involvement with several" Broncos players, according to Alex Ma

Tags: Denver Broncos, NFL

05/28/98
A WORK OF ART: WILLIAMS OFFERS FIRE & BRIMSTONE IN TAMPA

With the "passion of a Southern preacher," new Lightning Owner Arthur Williams meet the press on Tuesday in his first appearance since he purchased the team and "promised a resurrection of the debt-ri

Tags: AFL, Franchises, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Seattle Storm, Tampa Bay Lightning

05/28/98
MEDIA NOTES

NCAA WORLD SERIES: CBS Sports will air first round coverage of the NCAA World Series on Saturday, with the National Championship Game being held on Saturday, June 6. Sean McDonough will call play-by-p

Tags: ATP, Cablevision, CBS, Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, Indiana Pacers, Kansas City Royals, Madison Square Garden, NBC, NCAA, New York Yankees, Puma, Media, Viacom, YankeeNets

05/28/98
OREGON EXECS TARGET MLS EXPANSION FRANCHISE FOR PORTLAND

A Portland civic group aiming to bring pro soccer to the city by 2000 was formally established with the announcement of Soccer City 2000. Soccer City 2000 will assist in discussion and negotiations wi

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, Nike, Washington Nationals

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