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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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THE REAL BUD BOWL IS GOING TO BE IN NASHVILLE

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders

01/19/96
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL: FANS BACK INTERLEAGUE PLAY

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Tags: ESPN, MLB, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

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