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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
COLUMBUS VOTE GOES AGAINST THIS CREW: STADIUM MEASURE FAILS

Dublin, OH, voters Tuesday "overwhelmingly rejected a plan to build a soccer stadium," leaving the MLS Crew''s future "uncertain," according to Jeff Ortega of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. Unofficial totals

Tags: Columbus Crew, Facilities, MLS

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
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
THE GOLDIN TOUCH: SPORTS MARKETING COMPANY ALIGNS WITH BORAS

Ken Goldin, who co-founded NJ-based Score Board, Inc., has launched a new company, Goldin Sports Marketing & Licensing (GSM&L), to be based in New Jersey. GSM&L also announced a marketing agreement wi

02/12/98
ECHL GREETS NEWEST CORPORATE PARTNERS

The ECHL has announced the following marketing partnerships: The ECHL named AON Risk Services as the official insurance broker of the league for the ''97-98 season. AON is the second-largest insurance

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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

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

02/11/98
THIRD TIME'S A CHARM? TWINS BILL PASSES MN SENATE COMMITTEE

A MN Senate committee "took the first step Tuesday toward building" a $284M stadium for the Twins, according to Robert Whereatt of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The bill approved by the committee now

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, MLB

02/11/98
TAMPA TRIBUNE REPORTS NEW LIGHTNING SUITOR HAS EMERGED

Atlanta businessman Arthur Williams has "displaced" GA real-estate developer David Berkman "as the primary suitor for the Lightning," according to Ira Kaufman of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. Berkman submitted a

Tags: Franchises, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Lightning

02/11/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

DEALS: Grant Hill has signed an endorsement deal with TAG Heuer Int''l SA, maker of luxury watches (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 2/11)....The Jets have enlisted Oracle Corp., Compaq Computer Corp. and Endeavor

Tags: CBS, ESPN, hp, New York Jets, NFL, Viacom, Walt Disney

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