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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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03/24/98
TALK OF A'S MOVE SPARKS MUCH TALK IN S.F. BAY AREA

A''s Owners Steve Schott and Ken Hofmann "will not move the team from the Bay Area," according to columnist Glenn Dickey of the S.F. CHRONICLE, who wrote that "if they decide to sell to owners in anot

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Athletics

03/24/98
KICKING IT INTO GEAR; THIRD MLS SEASON UNDERWAY

MLS had a full schedule of games over the weekend as its third season opened league-wide. An announced crowd of 36,281 attended the Clash-Galaxy game at the Rose Bowl, top among the league''s weekend

Tags: AEG, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, DC United, FC Dallas, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS

03/24/98
ARE THE BUCKS STOPPING HERE? TEAM AT FINANCIAL "CROSSROADS"

Bucks VP/Business Operations John Steinmiller admitted that the team is "at a crossroads," adding that the size of the Milwaukee market and the fact that the Bucks don''t own the Bradley Center "are p

Tags: Franchises, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA

03/24/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Former InterZine Productions Dir of Business Development IRA WILLIAMS has been named Dir of Business Development for SportsLine USA (THE DAILY)....MLS named J. RICHARD LAW VP/Consumer Products. Law sp

Tags: ESPN, MLS, Russell Athletic, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

03/24/98
ANGELS GET PERMISSION TO LEAVE DISNEY'S SMALL WORLD

The Angels "have received a special dispensation" from the Walt Disney Co. to "dump DisneySpeak," according to Marla Jo Fisher of the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER. Last year, in "becoming part of the Disney

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Franchises, Walt Disney

03/24/98
WORLD MASTERS GAMES REGISTRATION NOT MEETING EXPECTATIONS

About 3,200 athletes have registered for the Nike World Masters Games in Portland this August, "far fewer" than the 25,000 event organizers had anticipated, according to Rachel Bachman of the OREGONIA

Tags: Events and Attractions, Nike

03/24/98
MEDIA NOTES

TV/VIDEO: Evander Holyfield will defend his WBA heavyweight title against Henry Akinwande on June 6 at MSG. Showtime will handle PPV distribution for the fight (N.Y DAILY NEWS, 3/24)....BROADCASTING &

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Kansas City Chiefs, Madison Square Garden, New York Yankees, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Showtime, Sports Illustrated, Media, Viacom, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

03/24/98
FACILITY NOTES

Workers at Three Rivers Stadium have "rejected" a "tentative" new three-year contract with the facility. Despite the rejection, the union "has no plans to strike" April 7, the day of the Pirates'' fir

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Facilities, New Orleans Pelicans, PepsiCo, Pittsburgh Pirates, Tampa Bay Rays

03/24/98
AFTER THE MISTAKE BY THE LAKE, CLEVELAND GETS EXPANSION TEAM

When NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue announced last evening that the new Browns franchise will enter the league in ''99 as an expansion team, the decision "caught many attending the league meetings by

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

03/24/98
ABOUT FACE AT NORTH FACE: REILLY ANNOUNCED AS NEW COO

The North Face announced the appointment of JAMES REILLY as its COO. Reilly most recently served as COO of adidas America. Previous positions include President of Taylor Made Golf and GM of Nike Franc

Tags: Nike, People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals

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