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NBC Sports Group has collaborated with chef Thomas Keller 's Bouchon Bakery on a "Puck Cake" to kick off NBC's coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. More than 6,500 of the cakes will be produced with the logos of the 16 playoff teams and are being distributed to athletes, celebrity hockey fans and ...

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05/28/97
TWINS OWNER SAYS TEAM WILL MOVE OR BE SOLD WITHOUT SESSION

Twins Owner Carl Pohlad and his sons said yesterday that unless there''s a special legislative session this year that approves a new ballpark the team will be put up for sale "in the open market" or t

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Twins

05/28/97
TIGER WOODS INKS ROLEX DEAL BUT BEGINS TO GET HIT BY MEDIA

Rolex signed Tiger Woods to a five-year endorsement deal reportedly worth "as much as" $7M, which includes ad spending, according to Melanie Wells of USA TODAY. Woods will help Rolex "reposition" its

Tags: ESPN, IMG, Upper Deck, Walt Disney

05/28/97
POLL SHOWS FEMALE VOTERS DON'T WANT TO PAY FOR 49ERS STADIUM

A survey conducted for the S.F. EXAMINER shows women oppose the proposed 49ers stadium-mall complex "by more than 2-1," according to the EXAMINER''s Carla Marinucci. The telephone survey of 404 "likel

Tags: Facilities, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers

05/28/97
RED RAIN: POOR WEATHER PUTS DAMPER ON INDY 500

After two days of being postponed by rain, the 81st running of the Indianapolis 500 was completed yesterday as Arie Luyendyk edged out Scott Goodyear. The N.Y. TIMES'' Joseph Siano writes this morning

Tags: ABC, Champ Car World Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Motorola, Walt Disney

05/28/97
ALBERT'S TRIAL DATE SET. COLUMNISTS REACT TO NBC'S MOVE

Marv Albert appeared in an Arlington, VA, courtroom yesterday "as his attorney told a Circuit Court judge that Albert will plead not guilty" to sexual assault charges brought against him by a VA woman

Tags: ESPN, NBA, NBC, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/28/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

A proposed merger between Sega Enterprises and Bandai Co. "collapsed" yesterday. Both companies still intend to work together in product merchandising and development (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 5/28)....CA

Tags: New York Yankees, Nike, YankeeNets

05/28/97
BUSINESS WEEK ON THE NARROWING OF MLB'S ANTITRUST EXEMPTION

The narrowing of MLB''s antitrust exemption, which included a tentative deal reached this month by players and owners, is examined by Paula Dwyer of BUSINESS WEEK, who writes that while the end of the

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

05/23/97
NBC SPORTS STANDS BY ALBERT: HE WILL CALL NBA PLAYOFF ACTION

NBC Sports announced yesterday that Marv Albert will work on its NBA telecasts despite being indicted on sexual assault charges. In a statement, NBC said that Albert "has vehemently denied all the ser

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, NBA, NBC, Media

05/23/97
DAVID-SAN LETTERMAN WILL TAKE ON NAGANO FOR '98 GAMES

The "Late Show" with David Letterman will be broadcast from the ''98 Winter Olympics in Nagano. The show will originate on-site at the Olympics from February 16-20. In ''94, Letterman''s mother acted

Tags: CBS, Olympics, Viacom

05/23/97
MEDIA NOTES

Peter Lund, President & CEO of CBS TV and Cable, resigned yesterday "over a plan to take away his responsibility for the network''s TV stations group," which will now report to CBS Radio Chair & CEO M

Tags: CBS, Cincinnati Bengals, ESPN, MLB, NBC, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

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