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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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TNT'S ALI TRIBUTE MET WITH POSITIVE REVIEWS

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ANOTHER NUGGET FOR YOU: MCDONALD'S INKS DEAL WITH BANK ONE

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09/03/96
STADIUM NOTES

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09/03/96
TIGER ON THE PROWL, LOOKS TO BRING SPOTLIGHT TO GOLF

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Tags: ESPN, IMG, Nike, PGA Tour, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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HUIZENGA GOES ONE-ON-ONE WITH THE MIAMI HERALD

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Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises, Miami Dolphins

09/03/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, Green Bay Packers, Houston Astros, New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Tags: ESPN, Facilities, Green Bay Packers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney

09/03/96
IBM AND NHL SET TO ANNOUNCE DEAL

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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09/03/96
NFL, WEEK ONE: COSTAS TAKES SHOT ON FRANCHISE RELOCATION

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