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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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HOLLYWOOD PARK DECISION IS NOW UP TO RAIDERS

Raiders Owner Al Davis and Hollywood Park officials "are finally ''on the verge of a final agreement'' that would result in the construction of a new stadium in Inglewood and a permanent home [in L.A.

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

06/12/95
SPIRIT OF MANITOBA MAKES OFFER TO BUY JETS

A group of Winnipeg businessmen calling themselves Spirit of Manitoba Inc. made a formal offer to buy the Jets Friday. The offer reportedly "hinges" on a few points: The signature of the current owner

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets, NHL

06/12/95
WHY MESS WITH A WINNING LOOK? ROCKETS UNDERGO LOGO CHANGE

The Rockets will unveil new uniforms along with a new logo after the Finals, according to Sunday''s HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Rockets officials "won''t say what the new uniforms will look like," but a source

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, NBA, Time Warner

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MEDIA NOTES

On Friday, officials from ITT termed as "fiction" a N.Y. POST report that ITT and Barry Diller had made an unsuccessful run at CBS. The same day, ITT announced that it had sold the remaining assets in

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Green Bay Packers, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Utah Jazz, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/12/95
ESPN AMONG A GROUP LOOKING TO SALVAGE CANADA'S TSN

The management of Canada''s The Sports Network (TSN) "has lined up partners" in Montreal, Vancouver and the U.S. in a bid to keep control of the all-sports cable network when Labatt''s ownership ends,

Tags: ESPN, Labatt Brewing, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Media, Vancouver Canucks, Walt Disney

06/12/95
BASEBALL BACK TO THE TABLE? SOME THOUGHTS ON SHORTER GAMES

MLB owners are reportedly ready to resume negotiations with the players for a new collective bargaining agreement, according to Murray Chass in this morning''s N.Y. TIMES. Two owners, speaking anonymo

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, CBS, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

06/12/95
OMNI RULED OUT: SPECULATION OVER LOCATION OF NEW HAWKS ARENA

Turner Broadcasting executives have "narrowed their options" to three locations for a new arena for the Hawks and possibly an NHL franchise, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Henry Unger and Mari

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Facilities, NHL, Time Warner

06/12/95
QUOTE OF THE DAY

"If people think that the games are too long, tell them to go to the movies or something" -- Brewers'' Kevin Seitzer on MLB''s rule changes to speed up the game (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 6/10).

Tags: Front Page, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB

06/12/95
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY "PURE PLAY" STOCK TICKER

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Tags: Boston Celtics, Callaway Golf, Converse, Fila USA, Acushnet, Nike, Reebok, The Back of the Book

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Reebok is updating its Planet Reebok marketing concept with the introduction of a design and in-store merchandising program called "Mobius." Rebook''s new ad and point-of-purchase tagline is reportedl

Tags: Converse, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, General Motors, MLB, NASCAR, Nike, PepsiCo, Reebok, Walt Disney

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