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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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09/08/00
ACTIVISTS QUESTION SURVEY ON NIKE WORKERS' SATISFACTION

A survey conducted by MD-based Global Alliance for Workers and Communities of 3,800 Nike workers in Vietnam and Thailand "is being touted as the first in-depth look at what Nike employees have to say

Tags: Nike, Sports in Society

08/28/00
LITTLE LEAGUERS PLAYING IN BIG LEAGUE SPOTLIGHT ON ABC

Since ''63, Little League baseball players "have been brought to us on an ABC platter, their heroics and their heartache, their successes and their shame," according to Bill Plaschke of the L.A. TIMES

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

07/28/00
AMERICAN HEROES: TIGER, LANCE PRAISED BY WORLDWIDE MEDIA

Last weekend''s triumphs by Tiger Woods and Lance Armstrong at the British Open and Tour de France, respectively, continue to be praised in the editorial and opinion pages. The following is a sampling

Tags: NBC, Nike, NikeTown, Sports in Society

07/12/00
NIKE SETS UP UNIVERSITY GRANT TO DEVELOP MARKET IN CHINA

Nike and the Univ. of OR (UO) are "hoping to make the world''s biggest market into a top spot for sports business," according to Andy Dworkin of the Portland OREGONIAN. Funded by a $150,000 grant from

Tags: Nike, Sports in Society

06/23/00
GROUP DEBATE ON THE ROLE OF AGENTS TURNS PERSONAL ON FSN

On last night''s the "Last Word," FSN''s Jim Rome examined the role of agents in sports and said, "That seamy side of the business, what the problem is, how we solve it and where we go from here." Rom

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Sports in Society

05/08/00
WOMEN'S SPORTS FOUNDATION DISCUSS LATEST ISSUE ON LONG ISLAND

Northeastern Univ. Center for the Study of Sport in Society Exec Dir Richard Lapchick said Saturday at the 14th annual Women''s Sports Foundation (WSF) Summit in NY that administrative opportunities i

Tags: MLB, NBA, NCAA, NFL, Sports in Society, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

05/01/00
NCAA MAKES STAND AGAINST CONFEDERATE FLAG, ISSUES ULTIMATUM

The NCAA "took a stand against the Confederate flag" last Friday and delivered an ultimatum and a deadline for SC legislators to remove the flag from the dome of the state capitol building, according

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, ESPN, MLB, NCAA, NFL, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

04/27/00
UNIVERSITIES TO LOBBY CONSORTIUM ON POSSIBLE POLICY CHANGES

Administrators "from many universities involved" in the Workers'' Rights Consortium (WRC), including the Univ. of OR (UO) will meet today to discuss how to "gain more influence over the workings of th

Tags: Nike, Sports in Society

04/27/00
SOME QUESTION SPORTS AS BEST VENUE FOR POLITICAL STATEMENT

After nine MLB players and five coaches sat out Tuesday''s games in protest over the U.S. government''s handling of the Elian Gonzalez case, the Nashville TENNESSEAN''s David Climer writes that the pl

Tags: Miami Marlins, MLB, Sports in Society

04/26/00
MLB PLAYERS SUPPORT ELIAN GONZALEZ BY SITTING OUT GAMES

The "growing presence of Cubans in the major leagues took a political turn" yesterday, as "more than a dozen players missed games in sympathy for the one-day work stoppage" in the Miami area over the

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cincinnati Reds, Miami Marlins, Kansas City Royals, Miami Heat, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Sports in Society, Tampa Bay Rays, Wilson Sporting Goods, YankeeNets

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