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Paul McCartney today announced he will play the last-ever concert at Candlestick Park on Aug. 14. The S.F. venue also played host to  The Beatles ' final live concert in '66 ( Paul McCartney ). Free agent WR Miles Austin has been eliminated from the World Poker Tour Championship in ...

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02/21/97
INTERESTED IN THE BUSINESS OF SPORTS AND TRAVEL?

TEAMING FOR SUCCESS: "A Forum On Sport Tourism" is the first conference dedicated to the $400B sport tourism industry. Sponsored by The Int''l Institute of Tourism Studies in the School of Business an

Tags: Classified Advertisements, Marriott, Walt Disney

02/21/97
SUPERIOR COURT APPROVES CITY OF SACRAMENTO LOAN TO KINGS

A Sacramento Superior Court judge Wednesday "dismissed" a citizens'' complaint seeking to block the City Council''s $70M loan to help keep the Kings in town, according to Gary Delsohn in the SACRAMENT

Tags: Franchises, NBA

02/21/97
CONVERSE SET TO ROLL OUT DR. J 2000 WITH NEW AD CAMPAIGN

The new Dr. J 2000 30-second national TV spot and a 15- second teaser were unveiled Wednesday at Julius "Dr. J" Erving''s 47th birthday party hosted by Converse at the Motown Cafe in New York. The tea

Tags: Converse, ESPN, NBA, Walt Disney

02/21/97
STADIUM NOTES

The Bucs did not provide former Tampa Mayor Bill Poe their full financial records in his attempt to block construction of a new stadium, instead offering to provide "limited" records to Poe in what an

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

02/20/97
STADIUM NOTES

The S.F. Board of Supervisors submitted to voters a $100M bond issue for a new 49ers stadium. The revenue-bond proposal will be put on the June 3 special election ballot. (S.F. EXAMINER, 2/19)....The

Tags: Facilities, San Francisco 49ers, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

02/20/97
SUPER SHOW NEWS: SOME MLB CATCHERS TO DON HOCKEY GOALIE LOOK

For the 19th straight year, Wilson has been selected the official tennis ball of the U.S. Open. Under a new agreement, Wilson will be the official ball through 2001 (Wilson)....Fila''s focus for ''97

Tags: ESPN, Fila USA, Florida Panthers, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, SGMA, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods

02/20/97
FOX/LIBERTY NETWORKS NAMES BALL PRESIDENT & COO

ANTHONY BALL has been named President & COO of Fox/Liberty Networks, where he will oversee all operations of the Networks. Ball will continue in his position as President & COO of Fox Sports Int''l, w

Tags: BSkyB, Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

02/20/97
NFL DECIDES NOT TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION IN SAN DIEGO

NFL President Neil Austrian said the league has no intention of "immediately pulling" the Super Bowl from San Diego, "regardless of what a Superior Court judge rules on the stadium case today," accord

Tags: Facilities, NFL, San Diego Chargers

02/20/97
WHAT ARE THE ODDS OF BELLE/CHISOX BRUSHING ASIDE GAMBLING?

White Sox OF Albert Belle issued a statement through the team yesterday that "reiterated he has never bet on baseball," according to Phil Rogers of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Belle "implied he might not hav

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Sports Illustrated

02/20/97
AND THEN THERE WERE SIX: NHL PARES DOWN EXPANSION LIST

The NHL Board of Governors'' Expansion Committee yesterday reduced the list of active expansion applicants from eleven to six. The applications still under consideration: Atlanta, Columbus, Houston (g

Tags: Houston Rockets, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New Orleans Pelicans, NHL

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