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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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04/03/98
TOTAL COLLEGE SPORTS NETWORK SET TO OFFER ULTIMATE NCAA SITE

The Total College Sports Network, in association with NCAA Online, has signed a four-year deal to oversee www.ncaachampionships.com, which will feature complete news coverage for all 81 NCAA champions

Tags: NCAA, Media

04/03/98
IT'S JUNIOR BY A LANDSLIDE: FAVORITE MLB PLAYERS

In its latest Omnibus Study, SI For Kids asked 305 boys and girls, ages 9-13, who their favorite baseball player was. The survey was taken in August ''97 (SI For Kids): PLAYER TOTAL BOYS GIRLS KEN GRI

Tags: Sports Illustrated, The Back of the Book

04/03/98
USA GYMNASTICS SET TO BEGIN SEARCH FOR NEW PRESIDENT

USA Gymnastics has begun a nationwide search to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of President KATHY SCANLAN. Scanlan will work on the city of Seattle''s bid to become a candidate for the 20

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/03/98
NFL DELAYS $3M TO BROWNS PROJECT TO WEIGH CORPORATE BACKING

A March 31 deadline for the NFL to announce whether it will withhold $3M from the Browns stadium project has been postponed until September 30, according to Grant & Grossi of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALE

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Facilities, NFL

04/03/98
ARGOS OFFER WAY OUT OF BLACKOUT POLICY -- MORE $$ FROM TSN

Although the CFL Argonauts announced they will impose a TV blackout policy on home games in ''98 in hopes of improving attendance, they "have let it be known that they are willing to lift the blackout

Tags: CFL, Franchises

04/03/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Toronto, David Shoalts notes "a theory making the rounds" about how Sun Media Corp. President Paul Godfrey will be able to make "economic sense" in financing an NFL expansion franchise and a new st

Tags: AEG, Chicago Fire, Franchises, MLB, NFL, Pittsburgh Pirates

04/03/98
SLOC TRUSTEE EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER ANOTHER SLOC DEPARTURE

Acting SLOC Treasurer Dave Baugh "apparently was forced to resign the position last week," according to Lisa Riley Roche of the DESERET NEWS. Baugh, who had worked for the committee for "nearly" three

Tags: Olympics, SLOC

04/03/98
PENGUIN PINCHING: MARINO SAYS PENS TO LOSE $5M THIS SEASON

Penguins Owner Roger Marino was interviewed in a Q&A with Dejan Kovacevic of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. Marino, on reports the Penguins will lose $5M this year: "It''s very true, and it''s not somet

Tags: Franchises, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Penguins

04/03/98
MEDIA NOTES

FROM THE NFL SCHEDULE: The Bucs will play two games on ABC''s "Monday Night Football" in ''98, ending a 14-year hiatus -- the longest of any NFL team (ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, 4/3). The Jets end their si

Tags: ABC, LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, NBA, New England Patriots, New York Jets, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Philadelphia 76ers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney

04/03/98
YANKEES ONLINE TICKET SALES SUBJECT OF CONFUSION TEAM

People "familiar with" the business of online sales of sports tickets say that "technical difficulties" on the Yankees Web site "could be preventing the team from selling thousands of dollars in ticke

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Franchises, New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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