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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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DETAILS, DETAILS, DETAILS DELAY MAVS' SALE

The Mavericks will not officially announce their change-of- ownership at a Monday press conference as planned due to continuing delays in completing the legal aspects of the deal, reports Brad Townsen

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Franchises, NBA, Southwest Sports Group

04/22/96
STERN SAYS NO MORE HAVOC; MEDIA QUESTIONS NBA ACTION

Speaking at a luncheon in Phoenix on Friday, NBA Commissioner David Stern said the league is prepared to "take away games, seasons and careers from players who cause havoc on the court to other player

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Walt Disney

04/22/96
MURDOCH EYES RIGHTS FOR WORLD CUP, BRITISH OPEN

Rupert Murdoch''s News Corp. "is about to make a multi- billion dollar bid for the world broadcasting rights for the World Cup finals in 2002 and 2006," according to FINANCIAL TIMES. The move is seen

Tags: IMG, News Corp./Fox, Media

04/22/96
TAGLIABUE GIVES DRAFT-WEEKEND ASSESSMENT ON ESPN

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue was the subject of ESPN''s "Sunday Conversation." Tagliabue said the league is "turning the corner" on franchise free agency. Noting Tamopa and Seattle: "I think we sta

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, St. Louis Rams, Walt Disney

04/22/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

Joining the Pistons, the Timberwolves will unveil a new logo and uniforms for next year (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 4/21)....The Bulls are the cover story in the N.Y. TIMES MAGAZINE. Jeff Coplon writes, "M

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Palace Sports & Entertainment

04/22/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Hornets pursuit of a new arena is examined along with the "building boom" of arenas across the U.S., in an extensive piece in the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. A study conducted by Wright State Univ. notes

Tags: Facilities, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, Oakland Athletics, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

04/22/96
NHL ON FOX: FIRST ROUND PLAYOFF ACTION GETS 2.9 OVERNIGHT

Preliminary overnight ratings from Nielsen Sports Marketing on NHL on Fox opening playoff weekend show a 2.9 ratings and 8 share (Nielsen Sports Marketing Service). MARKET RATING/SHARE MARKET RATING/S

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nielsen, The Back of the Book

04/22/96
REEBOK TO LAUNCH $10M NBA PLAYOFFS ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN

Reebok Int''l is scheduled to launch an estimated $10M ad campaign from Leo Burnett USA Chicago during the NBA playoffs, according to ADVERTISING AGE. The four spots will spotlight a Chicago rapper na

Tags: NBA, Nike, Reebok

04/22/96
O'MALLEY WILL REPORT ON STADIUM FEASIBILITY STUDY IN JUNE

Dodgers Owner Peter O''Malley said if his feasibility study is positive, he will announce in June his intention to build the "world''s best" football stadium and then solicit the NFL for an expansion

Tags: Facilities, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL

04/22/96
WASHINGTON POST DETAILS STEP-BY-STEP OF MCI CENTER DEAL

The development of the new MCI Center in downtown DC is featured in an in-depth piece in Sunday''s WASHINGTON POST Magazine. Peter Perl examines the role of the National Capital Development Corp., mad

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