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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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08/14/96
ANHEUSER-BUSCH CLOSE TO CUTTING DEAL WITH CBS FOR NAGANO

Sources say Anheuser-Busch is "on the verge" of signing a deal with CBS to secure category-exclusivity for the network''s coverage of the Nagano Winter Games, according to Reynolds & Brockinton of INS

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, Olympics, Viacom

08/14/96
LESS IS MORE WITH MOORES: PADRES OWNER SEES $8M LOSS

Padres Owner John Moores projects his club will lose about $8M this year, but he "is pleased with the number," according to Tom Krasovic of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. Last year, Moores said the club

Tags: Franchises, San Diego Padres

08/14/96
WITH THE SMOKE CLEARED, COMMENTARY CONTINUES ON HOWARD CASE

The NBA "threw down the gauntlet with its handling of the Juwan Howard case," according to Roscoe Nance of USA TODAY. Pacers President Donnie Walsh: "What the league did was send a clear message that

Tags: ESPN, Indiana Pacers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Walt Disney

08/14/96
BASEBALL LABOR DEAL, PART II: OTHER ISSUES AND COMMENTARY

One of the provisions in the proposed agreement that "puzzles everyone" is MLBPA Exec Dir Don Fehr''s agreement to allow a flat 2.5% tax on players'' salaries. In Chicago, Dave Van Dyck reports, "Many

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

08/14/96
KEN BEHRING SETTLES SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWSUIT

Seahawks Owner KEN BEHRING settled a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against him by a former employee, PATRICIA PARKER, according to the SEATTLE TIMES. Although no details of the settlement were rel

Tags: Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

08/14/96
SEAT-TAX AT FOREFRONT OF PEPSI CENTER TALKS

Negotiations between Denver officials and Ascent Entertainment over the proposed Pepsi Center are focusing on the willingness or legal ability of the city to forego any seat-tax revenues that are now

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Facilities, PepsiCo

08/14/96
COLLECTIBLE CARDS NEWS AND NOTES: MESSIER DEAL ENDS

Steiner Sports Marketing announced Mark Messier''s deal with Topps Exclusive Collectible cards has recently ended. Steiner Sports is in the process of looking to renew a card deal for the Rangers star

Tags: ESPN, Acushnet, MLB, Upper Deck, Walt Disney

08/14/96
NO BROKEN ARROW IN ANAHEIM AS DISNEY EXTENDS POND DEAL

Disney Sports Enterprises Inc. and The Perrier Group of America agreed to extend Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water''s title sponsorship of the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim. Arrowhead, a division of The Per

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Facilities, Walt Disney

08/14/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Rev. Billy Graham will lead a dedication ceremony to celebrate the opening of Ericsson Stadium prior to the Bills- Panthers game Saturday....A number of planes towing advertising banners have rece

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Facilities, Phoenix Coyotes

08/14/96
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: American League Attendance Through August 11 HOME ''96 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM DATES AVG. TOTAL %CAP ''95 TOTAL ''94 AVG. BAL 59 44,612 2,632,126 92% + 5% 46,951 - 5% CLE 55 41,860 2,302,

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