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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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11/18/97
RAVENS FANS RUSH LOCAL PIZZA HUTS WITH TEAM'S SACK PROMO

A promo by Baltimore-area Pizza Huts that promises $1 off for each sack by the Ravens brought "thousands" of people to the eatery last night to take advantage of a $9 discount, according to the Baltim

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Philadelphia Eagles

11/18/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NFC Home Attendance Through Week 12 ''97 YEAR-TO-DATE TEAM HOME DATES AVG. % CAP TIX REVENUE ''96 AVG. TIX REVENUE +/- FROM ''96 WAS^ 5 75,836 96% $53 $20,066,100 56,454 + $8,586,180 TAM^ 6 67,

Tags: The Back of the Book, Washington Redskins

11/18/97
ESPN MAGAZINE WANTS YOU

ESPN Magazine is looking for a bright, energetic PR coordinator/associate publicist to join its staff. The ideal candidate has 1-2 years experience in the PR field with a background in and strong know

Tags: Classified Advertisements, ESPN, Walt Disney

11/18/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

MEDIA: MEDIAWEEK''s Langdon Brockinton reports that Fox is seeking ad price increases of "about" 5% for its NHL games this season. Fox''s NHL coverage begins with the All- Star Game on January 18 (MED

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NHL, Sears

11/18/97
POHLAD MEETS WITH MLB IN PHOENIX; IS IT TIME FOR LAST RITES?

MLB owners met Monday night in Phoenix with Twins Owner Carl Pohlad to hear the status of "stadium affairs" in MN, according to Whereatt & Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Meanwhile, "ballpark

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, MLB

11/18/97
BRANDWEEK NEWS & NOTES: GATORADE'S NEW BRAND CAMPAIGN

Quaker Oats and IL-based agency Foote, Cone & Belding are "prepping a nostalgic, star-studded pitch for its Gatorade brand," according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. The campaign will feature Chris Ber

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Comcast-Spectacor, MLB, Philadelphia Flyers

11/18/97
DIAMONDBUCKS ARE FOREVER: IS COLANGELO NOT WINNING FRIENDS?

MLB''s Expansion Draft for the Devil Rays and Diamondbacks will be held today in Phoenix. Over the weekend, MLB GMs submitted changes to the league''s postseason format for "expected approval" by the

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Tigers, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, New York Yankees, NFL, NHL, Sports Illustrated, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

11/18/97
OLYMPIC NOTES: HULL & CO. BACK GUERIN, THREATEN BOYCOTT

Blues RW Brett Hull says that members of the U.S. Hockey team "are ready to boycott" the Nagano Olympics in a dispute over Devils RW Bill Guerin''s absence from the team. Guerin, who is involved in a

Tags: IOC, New Jersey Devils, Olympics, St. Louis Blues, YankeeNets

11/18/97
CABLE OPERATORS FACED WITH INCREASED FEES FOR TBS

With "less than seven weeks to go" before TBS officially changes from superstation to basic cable station, the network is "locked into hammer-and-tong negotiations with cable operators as it tries to

Tags: Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, USA Networks

11/18/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

ESPN''s Chris Mortensen reported that in the four days since the Packers put team stock up for sale, they have received 95,000 phone inquiries and four million hits on their Web site, www.packers.com,

Tags: ESPN, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Walt Disney

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