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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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01/27/97
DORNA USA SEEKS EXPERIENCED SPORTS MARKETER

Do you know 25 ADs or Associate ADs at Division I universities? Do they know you? Have you dealt with sales and marketing departments at the NBA and MLB? Do you possess excellent written and verbal co

Tags: Classified Advertisements, MLB, NBA

01/27/97
WISCONSIN STADIUM BOARD GETS MORTGAGE FOR NEW BREWERS PARK

The WI Stadium Board has acquired a mortgage from the Brewers that would require the team to surrender its 36% ownership interest in the new ballpark to the board "in the event the team faces financia

Tags: Bank of America, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

01/27/97
TAGLIABUE DOESN'T RULE OUT OTHER NEW ENGLAND SITES FOR PATS

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue addressed the Patriots'' stadium issue during his state of the league address on Friday. Tagliabue said if Patriots Owner Robert Kraft''s plan for a stadium in South Bo

Tags: Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Facilities, New England Patriots, NFL, Walt Disney

01/27/97
ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: AOL TAKING HITS FROM ALL SIDES

Prodigy, Microsoft, AT&T and CompuServe all plan to break new ads for their online services "in the coming weeks" that talk about reliability and easy access. The ads come as AOL "faces a crisis of se

Tags: ATT, Buffalo Sabres, Microsoft, Media, Time Warner

01/27/97
NFL WARNS SUPER BOWL XXXII MAY BE PULLED FROM SAN DIEGO

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue "warned" that the NFL may "pull" the ''98 Super Bowl out of San Diego if a judge allows the full renovation of Jack Murphy Stadium to be put to a referendum, according

Tags: Facilities, NFL, San Diego Chargers

01/27/97
TAGLIABUE MEETS THE PRESS AND TALKS UP EXPANSION

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue met the media assembled for Super Bowl XXXI in New Orleans on Friday and gave his report on the state of the NFL. Excerpts: EXPANSION: Tagliabue: "We will take a look a

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Viacom, Walt Disney

01/27/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

Bankrupt uranium trader Oren Benton has offered to buy his major assets out of bankruptcy court for $110M, including a 23% share of the Rockies (ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, 1/25)....In Charlotte, Panthers Ow

Tags: Colorado Rockies, ESPN, Franchises, Golden State Warriors, Houston Astros, New Orleans Saints, NFL, San Diego Padres, Time Warner, Walt Disney

01/27/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

In Chicago, Bernie DiMeo and Jerry Rosen, who formed the DiMeo Rosen Partners ad firm in ''90, "have parted." DiMeo has set up an agency under his name, and clients include the White Sox and the Bulls

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, ESPN, Nike, PepsiCo, Walt Disney, Wieden Kennedy

01/27/97
QUESTIONS RAISED REGARDING TWINS STADIUM DEAL

The latest details of Twins Owner Carl Pohlad''s proposal for a new stadium are "quite a change-up" from the originally-announced deal, according to Terry Fiedler in the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins

01/27/97
NFL NEWS & NOTES: MURDOCH EAGER TO FILL LOS ANGELES MARKET

News Corp. Chair Rupert Murdoch said yesterday Fox would buy an NFL franchise for L.A. "if no one else steps forward," according to Zipay & Gergen of NEWSDAY. Murdoch, at a news conference: "We would

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Viacom, Walt Disney

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