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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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08/16/96
SPALDING'S OFF THE MARKET: KKR AGREES TO BUY SPALDING STAKE

New York investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. said yesterday it has agreed to buy a majority interest in Spalding & Evenflo Cos., the parent of Spalding Sports Worldwide, according to David H

Tags: Acushnet, Russell Athletic

08/16/96
ABL NEWS & NOTES: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE FOR LASERS, SO FAR

Columnist Ann Killion of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS writes the American Basketball League and its San Jose franchise, the Lasers, have "beamed in" at a perfect time. Killion: "The timing couldn''t be b

Tags: Franchises, WNBA

08/16/96
GAYLORD PULLS OUT OF NASHVILLE ARENA DEAL BUT NHL HOPES LIVE

Citing growing "criticism of running too much in Nashville," Gaylord Entertainment has withdrawn an offer to contribute $5M to complete construction of a downtown arena and then manage the facility, a

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Facilities, NBA, NHL

08/16/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Vikings have sold 42,000 season tickets which is about 1,000 less than last year. Also, there are still 15,000 seats left for their September 1 season opener (Minneapolis STAR- TRIBUNE, 8/16)....S

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, NBA, Oakland Athletics

08/16/96
I WANT TO RIDE MY BICYCLE: PROFLEX ACQUIRES BIKE SHOCK MAKER

ProFlex, the only mountain bike company focused exclusively on full-suspension products, has acquired Noleen, the mountain bike shock absorber company which makes the NR Series of Mountain Bike Shock.

Tags: Palace Sports & Entertainment

08/16/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

KERWIN HUDSON was named Dir of Broadcasting for the Heat. He will work on game broadcasts as well as public service announcements and sales and marketing (Heat)....The Atlantic 10 BRIAN COLLEARY as Pr

Tags: Miami Heat, People and Pop Culture

08/16/96
NORTON, ONE OF THESE DAYS ... HERRICK EYES 'STROS

FL financier Norton Herrick is interested in acquiring the Astros if Owner Drayton McLane Jr. decides to sell the franchise, according to Jim Molony of USA TODAY. Astros Senior VP Bob McClaren confirm

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros

08/16/96
OWNERS AND PLAYERS AGREE ON CONTRACT! IHL, NOT MLB

IHL owners and the Professional Hockey Players Association announced yesterday the signing and ratification of a new six- year CBA that runs through the 2001-2002 season. Among the "highlights," as no

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

08/16/96
GOLF NEWS & NOTES: NEW SPONSOR FOR THE TRADITION

The Scottsdale, AZ-based Tradition at Desert Mountain, one of the Senior PGA Tour''s four major championships, has announced Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. has signed on as its new presenting sponsor st

Tags: ABC, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

08/16/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: MAPLE LEAFS GO TO AM; ROYALS GET EXPOSURE

After one season as the radio home to the Maple Leafs, Q-107 in Toronto announced it is sending the hockey coverage to its sister station, AM640, according to Rob Longley of the TORONTO SUN. Danny Kin

Tags: Cablevision, Kansas City Royals, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLB, New York Liberty, Media, Toronto Maple Leafs, UPN

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