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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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02/12/98
MEDIA NOTES

TCI said yesterday that it will raise its cable rates nationwide by an average of 5-5.5% (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 2/12)...."ET" will preview the SI swimsuit issue tonight (THE DAILY)....The Source has mov

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media

02/12/98
LEAFS PURCHASE OF RAPTORS COULD GO THROUGH TODAY -- OR NOT

The Maple Leafs "are close to a dramatic deal" to buy the Raptors and share a downtown arena, according to Jim Byers of the TORONTO STAR. Sources said Raptors Majority Owner Allan Slaight has agreed t

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

02/12/98
BROCHU TURNS TO BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO SNAP UP PSLS & SUITES

Expos President Claude Brochu "is hoping that peer pressure" within Montreal''s business community "will help boost" the sales of PSLs and luxury boxes for a new $250M ballpark he wants ready by 2001,

Tags: Franchises

02/12/98
KONFUSION IN KANATA? SENATORS GO ON, SANS OFFICIAL WEB PAGE

A dispute between the Senators and the creators of the team''s official fan Web site, George Valenzuela and Fraser MacKenzie, "came to a head last week, prompting the latter two to cease operation of

Tags: Ottawa Senators, Media

02/12/98
SPORTSRADIO WQAM SEEKING SPORTS MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Seeking experienced, self-motivated individual to sell play-by-play broadcast for three professional sports teams in South Florida, on the Flagship station, WQAM. Candidate should have strong presenta

Tags: Classified Advertisements

02/12/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Umbro Int''l named FRANK CHAMBERLAIN CEO and CHARLES CANSLER CFO (Umbro)....ARTHUR SOLOMON was named Senior VP of Silverman Media & Marketing Group (SMMG)....Executive Sports Int''l appointed ROBERT H

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/12/98
OFFICIAL SPONSORS ON GUARD: AMBUSHERS IN SIGHT

Despite not being official Olympic sponsors, Nike and adidas "have found ways to get lots of air time" in Nagano, according to A. Craig Copetas of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Nike has its swoosh on the u

Tags: CBS, McDonalds, Nike, Olympics, Time Warner, USOC, Viacom, Washington Nationals, Wendys

02/12/98
HARVARD LAW SCHOOL AND HBO PRESENT SPORTS LAW CONFERENCE

The Harvard Law School Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law and Home Box Office present "The 1998 Sports Law Conference" on February 27, 1:00-5:00pm, at Harvard Law School. The first panel, "Curr

Tags: Classified Advertisements, New York Mets, NHL, Oakland Athletics

02/12/98
ARBITRATION BOARD'S TOKEN MEASURE GIVES ROSS BACK HIS GOLD

Canadian snowboarder Ross Rebagliati was given his gold medal back after the Court for Arbitration of Sport said the IOC lacked agreement with the International Ski Federation on marijuana use and cou

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, IOC, Labatt Brewing, NBC, Nike, Olympics, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/12/98
NATIONAL REAX TO MARTIN RULING: PLAYERS RESENTMENT FORMING?

The Casey Martin ruling reverberated throughout the industry with writers, players, and others weighing in: TOUR TAKES HIT: In Philadelphia, Rich Hoffman calls the Tour''s stance "a bad fight because

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Nike, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, SportsLine.com, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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