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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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02/12/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NHL Eastern Conference Attendance Through February 10 YEAR-TO-DATE TEAM HOME DATES ''96-97AVG. TOTAL %CAP ''95-96 AVG. +/- GAMES ''95-96 SEASON MON^ 29 20,912 606,454 98% 18,233 +22% +15% PHL^

Tags: NHL, The Back of the Book

02/12/97
IT'S ALL ABOUT PERIWINKLE: ANGELS UNVEIL NEW UNIFORMS

The Angels unveiled their new uniforms yesterday, featuring navy, periwinkle and red as primary team colors, with medium blue, light blue, gold and bronze as secondary colors. The Angels new logos, on

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

02/12/97
MICROSOFT WORDS: ALLEN HITS THE AIRWAVES FOR 'HAWKS STADIUM

A new TV ad campaign marks the beginning of Paul Allen''s "push" for public backing for a new $402M Seahawks stadium, according to Elliott Almond of the SEATTLE TIMES. This week, Allen started airing

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

02/12/97
ROGER GAMGORT NAMED MLBP PRESIDENT

MLB Enterprises named ROBERT GAMGORT President, MLB Properties. Gamgort will report directly to MLB Enterprises President & CEO Greg Murphy and will direct all licensing, sponsorship, advertising and

Tags: MLB, People and Pop Culture

02/12/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ProServ named SETH MATLINS Senior VP. He will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the consulting division. Matlins had been a ProServ VP (ProServ)....The CISL named STEVE VANDERPOOL VP/Com

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, MLS, New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates, People and Pop Culture

02/12/97
MTM LAUNCHES NEW SPORTS TV DIVISION FOR EVENT DISTRIBUTION

MTM Enterprises Inc. has formed MTM Sports, a new TV sports division. MTM Sports will handle worldwide distribution of televised sporting events and specials, including the Ice Capades, World Pro Ski

Tags: LPGA, Media

02/12/97
STILL LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT FIRST "GILBERT BURGER"

After winning the Super Bowl, several Packer players are exploring possible endorsement opportunities, according to Mark Kass of the BUSINESS JOURNAL OF MILWAUKEE. Although Brett Favre''s shoe deal wi

Tags: Burger King, Green Bay Packers, NFL, Nike

02/12/97
DON'T PUT REEBOK IN CANTON JUST YET ... BUT PERHAPS SOON

Canton, MA, Exec Secretary William Friel said that Reebok Int''l, "after two years of negotiations," has won "initial approval," and an estimated $11.8M tax break, to build its headquarters in Canton

Tags: Reebok

02/12/97
MLB REPORTEDLY TO FEATURE EXTENSIVE OPENING DAY PROMO

MLB "is about to launch an aggressive, nationwide publicity campaign to promote" Opening Day, according to Gary Caruso of the ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE. Caruso reports that former Braves Publicity Di

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Time Warner

02/12/97
MARINERS REPORT FINANCIAL LOSS OF $13.1M IN '96

The "surging popularity" of the Mariners made ''96 the team''s best financial year yet, but an audit released by the team shows a loss of $13.1M, according to Heath Foster in the SEATTLE POST-INTELLIG

Tags: Franchises, MLB, Seattle Mariners

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