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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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01/07/98
MLB REPORTEDLY TO CANCEL FULL QUARTERLY MEETINGS IN PHOENIX

MLB''s search for a commissioner "came into question" after Acting Commissioner Bud Selig "decided to cancel the regular quarterly meetings of owners scheduled for next week in Phoenix," according to

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Colorado Rockies, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, News Corp./Fox

01/07/98
MN ATTORNEY GENERAL GOING AFTER MLB'S ANTITRUST EXEMPTION?

Twins Owner Carl Pohlad and Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig have received questions from MN Attorney General Hubert Humphrey III "seeking information that could be the basis for an attack" on MLB''s

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, MLB

01/07/98
FACILITY NOTES

Due to a conflict at the SkyDome with the Blue Jays, the Raptors will host the Sixers in their season finales at the Copps Coliseum in Hamilton on April 19 (TORONTO SUN, 1/7)....The NHL told the Panth

Tags: AFL, Comcast-Spectacor, Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NHL, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Raptors

01/07/98
RAWLINGS REPORTS CONSECUTIVE YEAR-END LOSSES

MO-based Rawlings Sporting Goods lost $663,000 in the quarter that ended November 30, compared with a loss of $58,000 in the same period a year ago, according to the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. The loss,

Tags: Finance

01/07/98
NAGANO DECLARES: LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW

With the Olympics one month away, there have been concerns over the lack of snow in Nagano. KYODO NEWS reports today that the ski resort village of Hakuba, site of many of the Alpine and Nordic skiing

Tags: Olympics

01/07/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

The 140 million cans of Campbell''s Soup featuring skaters Nicole Bobek, Tara Lipinski and Michelle Kwan, mark the first time Campbell''s has ever put a photograph of a living person on its classic re

Tags: BBDO, Boston Celtics

01/07/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

EAGLESON PLEADS: ALAN EAGLESON, founder and former Dir of the NHLPA, "pleaded guilty to three counts of mail fraud for his role in elaborate, illegal schemes that bilked huge sums of money from the pl

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, News Corp./Fox, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

01/07/98
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PROPERTIES SEEKS WEB SITE PRODUCER

Major League Baseball Properties is looking for a writer to join the staff of the league''s official Web site, www.majorleaguebaseball.com. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years daily writing experi

Tags: Classified Advertisements

01/07/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

TY VOTAW, special assistant to the Commissioner/General Counsel, has been promoted to VP/Business Affairs for the LPGA. Votaw will handle all business deals, including sponsorships and TV rights negot

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, LPGA, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Phoenix Coyotes, People and Pop Culture, Vancouver Canucks

01/07/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Edmonton, Jac MacDonald reports that Alberta Treasury Branches (ATB) "has tightened its grip" on the business affairs of the NHL Oilers by appointing its second rep on the team''s Board of Director

Tags: Continental Airlines, Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, Brooklyn Nets, NHL, Southwest Sports Group, YankeeNets

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