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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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04/21/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

MLB: In N.Y., Murray Chass writes that the Padres'' fast start has put them "in position to make a positive statement" in their campaign for a new stadium. Padres President & CEO Larry Lucchino, on th

Tags: AFL, Chicago Bulls, Columbus Blue Jackets, Comcast-Spectacor, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Tigers, Franchises, MLB, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, New York Yankees, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Philadelphia 76ers, San Diego Padres, Washington Redskins, YankeeNets

04/21/98
CAN MEN'S HOCKEY RIDE ON COATTAILS OF WOMEN'S NAGANO GOLD?

Over 80% of people who watched the U.S. women''s ice hockey team during the Winter Olympics are now somewhat or very likely to watch a women''s hockey game in the future, according to a survey by THE

Tags: News Corp./Fox, The Back of the Book

04/21/98
STREETBALL PARTNERS FOUNDER TERRY MURPHY RESIGNS

TERRY MURPHY has resigned as Founder & Chair of TX- based Streetball Partners Int''l (SPI) the marketing and event production arm of Universal Sports America (USA). Murphy, who also served as Vice Cha

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/21/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

TIM SMITH is expected to be named today as the first commissioner of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association. Smith served as Deputy Commissioner of the PGA Tour in the ''80s (USA TODAY, 4/21)...

Tags: NASCAR, Brooklyn Nets, NFL, NHL, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, USTA, YankeeNets

04/21/98
SPORTS MARKETING EXPERT JON SPOELSTRA TO SPEAK AT NASSM '98

The 13th Annual Conference of the North American Society for Sport Management will be held in Buffalo, NY, from May 26-30. Students, faculty and practitioners of sport from around the world will hear

Tags: Classified Advertisements, Brooklyn Nets, YankeeNets

04/21/98
COURT RULES HUMPHREY MAY MOVE AHEAD WITH MLB ANTITRUST SUIT

A Ramsey (MN) County Judge ruled yesterday that MN AG Hubert Humphrey III "can move forward with a preliminary investigation into possible antitrust violations" by MLB, according to Patrick Sweeney of

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Twins, MLB

04/21/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The British magazine TOTAL SPORT polled its readers to rank the 10 best female and five best male bodies in sports. ANNA KOURNIKOVA was voted top female body and five WTA Tour players ranked in the to

Tags: ESPN, MLB, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/21/98
SUNS SIGN DEAL WITH U.S. WEST, PLAN ADDITION TO AMERICA WEST

Phoenix-based U.S. West Communications signed a 25-year marketing pact with the Suns, under which it will be the official communications company for the team through 2023, according to AD AGE. In addi

Tags: Franchises, Phoenix Suns

04/21/98
FACILITY NOTE: BRONCOS STADIUM INCHES CLOSER TO BALLOT

In Denver, Peggy Lowe reports that the CO House voted yesterday 36-29 to approve a compromise bill that calls for a $266M taxpayer subsidy for the Broncos'' "roof-less replacement to Mile High Stadium

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities

04/21/98
SUDDEN IMPACT: QB POSTER BOYS ALL THE TALK IN LOCAL MARKETS

As of Monday night, the Colts'' Web site had received about 181,000 hits since the team drafted QB Peyton Manning on Saturday with the first pick in the NFL Draft, according to Mike Chappell of the IN

Tags: Franchises, Indianapolis Colts, NBC, NFL, San Diego Chargers

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