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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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04/11/00
FORMER COACH DETAILS HIS DISPUTE WITH ST. JOHN'S AND NIKE

Former St. John''s Univ. assistant men''s soccer coach Jim Keady began to "wage a one man crusade against" the school for its multi-million sports partnership with Nike, according to HBO''s Derrick Mc

Tags: HBO, Nike, Sports in Society, Time Warner

03/28/00
STARS AND BARS: WILL SERENA WILLIAMS SAY NO TO SC EVENT?

Serena Williams is reconsidering her decision to play in the WTA Family Circle Cup, which begins April 17 in Hilton Head Island, SC, according to Juan Rodriguez of the MIAMI HERALD, who writes that th

Tags: Sports in Society

03/27/00
WILL NAACP PRESSURE SERENA AND TIGER TO BOYCOTT SC EVENTS?

The NAACP continues to call for an economic boycott of SC due to the Confederate flag flying over the state Capitol, and ESPN''s Melissa Stark reported yesterday the NAACP would not say if it has "app

Tags: ESPN, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

02/23/00
KNICKS NO LONGER GOING TO (SOUTH) CAROLINA IN THEIR MIND

The Knicks announced yesterday that they are "pulling" their preseason training camp out of Charleston, SC, "because of the state''s continued policy of flying the Confederate flag over the state Capi

Tags: Cablevision, New York Knicks, Sports in Society

01/26/00
SNOW JOB: EAST COAST BLIZZARD WIPES OUT SLATE OF GAMES

The snowstorm that dumped more than a foot of snow along the East Coast in cities such as Raleigh and DC "has wiped clean the slate of events taking place throughout the region," according to Wyche &

Tags: Cablevision, Carolina Hurricanes, ESPN, Gale Force Holdings, New York Knicks, NHL, Phoenix Coyotes, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

12/22/99
BOSTON GLOBE PROFILES UMASS' SPORT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

The Univ. of MA''s Sport Management Program is "among the most highly regarded sports business programs in the country," according to Gregg Krupa of the BOSTON GLOBE, who reports that more than 700 Un

Tags: Boston Celtics, Sports in Society

12/06/99
ESPN GOES INSIDE FORMER ST. JOHN'S COACH'S SUIT AGAINST NIKE

ESPN''s Jeremy Schaap profiled former St. John''s Univ. assistant men''s soccer coach Jim Keady, who has filed an $11M lawsuit against the school and Nike "alleging they violated his civil and religio

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

11/17/99
BRAVES AMONG TEAMS WORKING WITH NATIVE AMERICAN ACTIVISTS

ESPN''s "Outside the Lines" examined the "Native American sports experience," with ESPN''s Greg Garber reporting on the controversial use of Native American references for sports teams, logos and masc

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, MLB, Sports in Society, Time Warner, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

11/10/99
WHY ARE ATHLETES RELUCTANT TO JUMP ON CAMPAIGN TRAIL?

Democratic Presidential candidate Bill Bradley will hold a campaign fund raiser on Sunday at MSG called the "Afternoon of Champions and Legends." Tickets for the event cost up to $1,000 each, and atte

Tags: Cablevision, Los Angeles Lakers, Madison Square Garden, San Diego Padres, Sports in Society

11/05/99
SPORTS EXECS AIM TO ANSWER CLINTON'S CALL FOR GREATER GOOD

President Clinton "kicked off his second antipoverty tour" in Newark yesterday by challenging pro sports teams across the U.S. to "go beyond making appearances for good causes" and use some of the tea

Tags: MLB, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Sports in Society, Vulcan Ventures, YankeeNets

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