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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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10/31/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The NHL Kings average gross season-ticket price is $34 -- the same as ''95-96 (THE DAILY)....Bill Fleischman of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS notes a crowd of "just" 12,435 attended the Flyers-Capitals

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Los Angeles Kings, Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals

10/31/96
MEDIA NOTES

Sunday''s New York City Marathon will be online at Starwave''s Outside Online site, http://outside.starwave. com/events/96nyc/index.html. Racing progress and photos will be available (N.Y. POST, 10/31

Tags: New York Yankees, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, YankeeNets

10/31/96
NO MAN IS AN ISLAND: BUT SPANO CLOSE TO BEING HEAD ISLANDER

Dallas businessman John Spano''s purchase of a majority share in the Islanders for about $80M is "all but a done deal," according to Ken Moritsugu of NEWSDAY. Yesterday, Spano announced he has complet

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, New York Islanders, NHL

10/31/96
STADIUM NOTES

In his column, "Stadium Rewards Outweigh Risks," HOUSTON CHRONICLE columnists calls for support of the sports facilities referendum Tuesday. Fowler: "Based on risk /reward analysis, the decision isn''

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Facilities, Kansas City Chiefs, Miami Heat, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

10/31/96
QUOTE OF THE DAY

"It''s not about being politically correct, it''s about being interesting." -- MSG President Dave Checketts, on the WNBA (WASHINGTON POST, 10/31).

Tags: Cablevision, Front Page, Madison Square Garden, WNBA

10/31/96
BITOVE CLOSE TO BEING HEAD RAPTOR?

Raptors President John Bitove, Jr. is "substantially closer" to obtaining the financing necessary to buy out partner Allan Slaight''s shares in the Raptors, according to Craig Daniels in the TORONTO S

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

10/31/96
TRICK OR TREAT: FBI FINDS HIGH RATE OF FAKE MEMORABILIA

In the $750M-a-year sports memorabilia industry, the FBI has found that 70% of all autographed merchandise is fraudulent, according to Scott Bowles of the WASHINGTON POST. Chicago FBI Agent Bob Long:

10/31/96
SOUTH FLORIDIANS CRY OUT TO TCI: THEY WANT THEIR PANTHERS TV

Florida Attorney General Bob Butterworth is studying "legal options" against TCI of South FL because of the cable company''s refusal to put the NHL Panthers'' games on TV by not adding SportsChannel t

Tags: Florida Panthers, Media

10/31/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The AVP promoted DAVID ALEXANDER to Assistant VP/Tournament Productions. Alexander served as the AVP''s Dir/Marketing Services during the ''96 season (AVP)....DALE COXE has been named Assistant Dir/Ma

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/31/96
FINANCIAL AID -- NBA STYLE: LEAGUE APPROVES ASSISTANCE PLAN

The NBA Board of Governors approved a plan to provide "up to" $3M-a-year in "financial assistance" to low-revenue teams, according to the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Between five and eight clubs are expecte

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

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