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04 / 24 / 14

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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04/24/14
Laugh Track....Ford Tough

ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel : “There was one glaring omission from the most beautiful list and that was, of course, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford , who was in the crowd last night at Game 2 of the NBA playoff series between the Nets and the Raptors.” A video was shown of Ford looking away into t ...

04/24/14
Norman, Buck Tapped As Fox' Golf Team

Fox Sports President & COO Eric Shanks yesterday said there “couldn’t have been a better fit” than Joe Buck and Greg Norman to anchor the net’s first foray into pro golf. Shanks formally introduced Buck and Norman, who will both make their debuts in the golf broadcast boo ...

Tags: Media, USGA, Fox

04/24/14
Final Jeopardy....

“What is Liberia?” Correct responses to the “Touchdowns” category: For $200: “Who is Drew Brees ?” For $400: “Who is Tim Tebow ?” For $600: “Who is Franco Harris ?” For $800: “Who are the New York Giants?” For $1000 ...

04/24/14
Final Jeopardy!

Last night’s “Final Jeopardy!” category was “Holidays In Other Countries.” “ William Tubman ’s nearly three decades of leadership is celebrated on his birthday, November 29, in this country.” Last night’s edition of “Jeopardy!” ...

04/24/14
Names In The News

Former NFLPA President DOMONIQUE FOXWORTH , now a first-year graduate student at Harvard Business School, yesterday invited Seahawks CB RICHARD SHERMAN , Cardinals WR LARRY FITZGERALD and Texans RB ARIAN FOSTER to campus "as part of a forum on entrepreneurship, leveraging fame into busine ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/24/14
Spanning The Global....

The most-read Global stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com: 1) Manchester United Rejects Claims It Had Broken Wall Street Rules Over Moyes Sacking 2) Mercedes Boss Toto Wolff Says Formula One's Smaller Teams Can Be Saved 3) Tennis Australia President Steve Healy Seeking Major Ov ...

04/24/14
Night Moves....Acting Classes

The 1:00am ET editions of ESPN’s “SportsCenter” and FS1’s “Fox Sports Live” featured different opening lineups. ESPN led with NBA playoff highlights, followed by Yankees-Red Sox, Phillies-Dodgers and NHL playoff highlights and analysis. FS1 led with Penguins-Blue ...

04/24/14
Twitter Me This....

ESPN.com’s Mike Wells : “So Andrew Luck vs. Peyton Manning Part II is the season opener for the Colts. Tough opponent but great opening game for Indy.” Broncos VP/PR Jim Saccomano : “Finally, the long awaited schedule. But the great reality is that it is HOW y ...

04/24/14
Quick Hits....

"We stood as one – together – to show the world that we have a lasting bond that can never be broken – and we call that our community" – The Boston Athletic Association, in an open letter to the city and all runners and organizations who participated in this year's ...

04/24/14
Speed Reads....

2K Sports has tapped Crispin Porter + Bogusky, L.A, for "creative duties" on "NBA 2K15," with a campaign "expected to roll out in September" ( ADWEEK.com, 4/23 ). Training camp for the NFL Jets "will return to SUNY Cortland" in July, marking the "fifth time in six years" the team will train a ...

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