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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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09/08/97
TIGER WOODS' NIKE SPOTS EARN HIGH MARKS ON AD TRACK

Young consumers give Nike''s Tiger Woods ad campaign "the highest popularity scores" measured by USA Today''s "Ad Track." The Wieden & Kennedy spots include the "I am Tiger Woods" ad, the "Hello World

Tags: Nike, Wieden Kennedy

09/08/97
THE TUNA IS REAPING BIG OFF-FIELD BENEFITS FOR THE JETS

The financial impact that new coach Bill Parcells brings to the Jets off the field was examined by CNN''s Allan Dodds Frank on "Moneyline." Frank noted that ad sales for TV broadcasts of Jets games on

Tags: American Express, Franchises, McDonalds, New York Giants, New York Jets, Time Warner

09/08/97
WILL COMCAST SPORTSNET OCTOBER 1 LAUNCH GET WIDE EXPOSURE?

Some Philadelphia-area cable TV operators are "balking at the demand" that they provide the fledgling Comcast SportsNet as a basic channel, according to Michael Rozansky of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER.

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Media

09/08/97
MEDIA NOTES

AD AGE reports that without a "formal review," Nike has selected Organic Online as its interactive agency of record. Organic will be responsible for "all production, creative and engineering" of Nike'

Tags: ESPN, Formula One, NBC, Nike, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney, WNBA

09/08/97
PRELIMINARY OVERNIGHTS: U.S. OPEN ON CBS SPORTS

Preliminary overnights from CBS Sports'' coverage of the U.S. Open on Saturday and Sunday. Since these numbers are preliminary, they may differ from other reports. Final ratings will be available Frid

Tags: CBS, The Back of the Book, Viacom

09/08/97
POHLAD DISPUTES REPORT THAT HE HAS OFFER FROM NATIONSBANK

Twins Owner Carl Pohlad denied a Sunday report that he had an offer from NC-based NationsBank to buy the Twins, according to Jay Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Pohlad: "I wish that were true.

Tags: Bank of America, Franchises, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Twins

09/05/97
SAN DIEGO SUPER BOWL COMMITTEE ROUNDING OUT SPONSOR ROSTER

The San Diego Super Bowl Host Committee announced corporate sponsorship deals with Mail Boxes, Etc., Wells Fargo and the Port of San Diego. Mail Boxes, Etc. and Wells Fargo will be Official Host Commi

Tags: NFL

09/05/97
REJECTED DALLAS ARENA PROPOSAL FROM JUNE EXAMINED

In Dallas, an arena-finance plan recently submitted to the Mavs "calls for annual lease payments" of $7.5M a year, "enough to repay the city of Dallas three times" the $70M "it offered to invest," acc

Tags: Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

09/05/97
HURRICANES TV DEAL REPORTEDLY FOR ONLY 40 GAMES THIS SEASON

HTS and Fox Sports South will be awarded the TV rights to NHL Hurricanes games "today or early next week," according to Steve Politi of the Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER. The deal, which will "probably" las

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Comcast-Spectacor, Gale Force Holdings, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, Washington Capitals

09/05/97
LIVE THE GOOD LIFE: ALL SPORTS BUSINESS, ALL THE TIME

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY is expanding its editorial staff and is seeking an entry-level staff writer for our office in South Norwalk, CT. Applicants should have an excellent knowledge of the industry

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