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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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04/29/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Marquee Group named DONNA COLEMAN CFO. She had served as CFO for Time Warner-Music Sound Exchange for the last three years (The Marquee Group)....The CISL named MICHAEL HARRISON Deputy Commissione

Tags: Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

04/29/97
SEAHAWKS STADIUM PROPOSAL TO FACE VOTERS JUNE 17

The proposal to build a new stadium for the Seahawks "officially became Referendum Bill 48," as the ballot question for the June 17 election was posted and a new poll "suggested the measure would be d

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

04/29/97
NCAA STUDY SHOWS GENDER EQUITY STILL MAY BE 10 YEARS AWAY

A study released by the NCAA shows that from ''92 to ''97, women''s athletic programs at NCAA member schools "generally gained" in participation, scholarship dollars, coaches'' salaries and recruiting

Tags: Colleges, NCAA, Oakland Athletics

04/29/97
MEDIA NOTES

In N.Y., Bob Raissman calls NBC''s technical coverage of Michael Jordan''s 55-point game on Sunday "mesmerizing," but adds, "Can''t say the same for the time wasted shooting David Falk during the game

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Miami Marlins, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Phoenix Coyotes, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

04/29/97
LEAGUE NOTES

NBA TeamUp Chair Bob Lanier and other NBA execs attended The Presidents'' Summit for America''s Future in Philadelphia (NBA)....Orlando "continues its pursuit" of the NFL Pro Bowl as NFL Exec Dir of C

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NFL, Walt Disney

04/29/97
PINNACLE'S ANSWER TO KLEPTOMANIA AND SLOW SALES? CAN IT

Pinnacle is packing its trading cards inside vacuum- packed cans in an effort to reduce retail theft and spur sales, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. A player''s photo is printed directly on th

Tags: Acushnet, MLB

04/29/97
THE PITCH COUNT: CUBS FAITHFUL TESTED BY SLOW START

Today, THE DAILY continues our MLB team profiles with a look at the Cubs. The Tribune Co. owns the team, WGN-AM, WGN-TV and ChicagoLand TV. On deck: The Blue Jays. TEAM: Chicago Cubs ''97 SLOGAN: None

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Chicago Cubs, DaimlerChrysler, Franchises, MLB, PepsiCo, Southwest Airlines, Toronto Blue Jays

04/29/97
NBC OVERNIGHTS FROM NBA ACTION SHOW RATINGS STEADY FROM '96

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s NBA Playoff games on NBC, compared to the first round of the ''96 NBA Playoffs. All times are eastern. The numbers were gathered from NBC. For a comple

Tags: NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media

04/29/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider a challenge to a city of Baltimore ordinance that bans billboards advertising cigarettes or beer. The ruling "is likely to encourage other cities" to ban pu

Tags: Coca-Cola, Nike, Reebok, WNBA

04/29/97
ONE-ON-ONE NOT LOOKING TO KNOCK OFF WFAN IN THE BIG APPLE

Chicago-based One-on-One Sports radio network hopes to debut in the New York City market by "early fall" as it has purchased WXLX-AM, according to David Hinckley of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Company CEO Ch

Tags: Media

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