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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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05/01/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: MLB National League Attendance Through April 27 ''97 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM HOME DATES AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''96 AVG. % +/- ''95 AVG. % +/- COL 10 48,049 480,489 96% 48,013 +1% 47,084 + 2% A

Tags: Atlanta Braves, MLB, The Back of the Book, Time Warner

05/01/97
ABC TO BRING GLOVER TO JOIN HANK WILLIAMS -- NO, NOT CRISPIN

Broadway''s "Bring in ''Da Noise, Bring in ''Da Funk" star Savion Glover will join Hank Williams Jr. in a new opening and promo spots for ABC''s "Monday Night Football," according to Stephen Battaglio

Tags: ABC, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

05/01/97
LEAGUE NOTES

The White Sox'' Tony Phillips, after being suspended for two games by AL President Gene Budig for arguing with umpire John Shulock: "I''ve had incidents like this for 13 years, and all of a sudden (Bu

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Chicago White Sox, Leagues and Governing Bodies, USTA

05/01/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

Whalers Owner Peter Karmanos indicated he would reveal his relocation decision Friday "at the earliest" (Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER, 5/1). If the team moves to Raleigh, it will be called the Carolina Hur

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Carolina Hurricanes, Coca-Cola, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Sparks, Minnesota Timberwolves, NFL, NHL, St. Louis Rams, Toyota

05/01/97
DON'T CRY FOR THIS YOUNG MARTINA, SHE'S A MARKETING DARLING

Martina Hingis is the cover story of the current TENNIS magazine. In a side bar to a profile by Peter Bodo, Bill Gray writes that "Hingis Inc. could be that rare sports marketing property which become

05/01/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

The Ducks'' Paul Kariya was profiled as a "major marketing tool," by Mark Zwolinksi of the TORONTO STAR, who wrote Kariya is "being heralded as not only a rising superstar, but the NHL''s next paramou

Tags: NHL

05/01/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN named SKIP DESJARDIN Dir of Sales & Marketing. Desjardin was most recently Dir of PPV for U.S. Satellite Broadcasting (ESPN)....The Marquee Group named JAMES SILEO VP/Finance & Controller. Sileo

Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/01/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

RIDDICK BOWE, who retired from boxing yesterday, will join HBO as a spokesman for its "Reaching Outside the Ring" community service program. Time Warner Sports'' SETH ABRAHAM said Bowe will make three

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, HBO, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

05/01/97
RITTS: FOCUS ON "LESBIAN ISSUE" TAKES AWAY FROM GAME STORY

"Once again the LPGA''s ''lesbian issue'' is news and once again, by no doing of its own, the image of women''s golf is taking a beating," according to columnist Mick Elliott of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. He

Tags: ABC, Acushnet, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/01/97
WASHINGTON GETS TO RUB ELBOWS WITH THE NBA COMMISSIONER

NBA Commissioner David Stern attended the Bulls-Bullets playoff game last night in what he described as his first visit to USAir Arena in years, according to J.A. Adande of the WASHINGTON POST. Stern

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, TBS/TNT, WNBA

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