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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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02/10/98
OLYMPIC NOTES: COLUMNISTS WEIGH IN ON WOMEN'S HOCKEY

In S.F., C.W. Nevius: "Frankly, women''s hockey isn''t exactly taking these Olympics by storm." The crowd for yesterday''s USA-Sweden game "was generously counted at 3,608" (S.F. CHRONICLE, 2/10). In

Tags: CBS, IBM, Olympics, Sports Illustrated, TBS/TNT, Viacom

02/10/98
SONY EARNS GOLF TRIP TO HAWAII; MERCEDES BACKS ATP IN L.A.

Sony has become title sponsor of the PGA Tour''s Sony Open in Hawaii through 2002. The event will be held January 11-17, ''99, at Waialae Country Club. The prize money will be $2.6M in ''99 and will i

Tags: ATP, DaimlerChrysler, ESPN, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

02/10/98
SPEEDWEEKS HITS DAYTONA: COLA-COCA BRINGS YOU THE BOYS!

As part of its new NASCAR partnership, a new series of Coca-Cola vending machines "are fronted with larger-than- life photos" of NASCAR drivers including Dale Earnhardt, Kyle Petty, Ricky Rudd and Bil

Tags: Coca-Cola, NASCAR, PepsiCo, R J Reynolds

02/10/98
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: MIAMI FANS WILL FEEL A FUSION OF ACTION

Sunshine Network, FL''s "largest" RSN, last week agreed to a multiyear deal to produce and air games for the MLS Miami Fusion. Sunshine will produce 20 games per season and provide marketing and promo

Tags: MLB, MLS, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Athletics, Media, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays

02/10/98
WHAT WILL IT SOUND LIKE IF THE NBA DOVES DON'T CRY

NBA owners need a simple majority, 15 of 29 votes, to reopen the CBA, however, "league officials say privately they need more like two-thirds, since unity would be all- important in a shooting war," a

Tags: Boston Celtics, Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

02/10/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NPSL Regular Season Attendance Through February 9 TEAM HOME DATES TOTAL AVERAGE ARENA CAPACITY PERCENT CAPACITY PHILADELPHIA 14 116,057 8,289 14,500 57% ST. LOUIS 15 115,123 7,674 19,500 39% CL

Tags: NPSL, The Back of the Book

02/10/98
BEFORE HEADING OFF TO NAGANO, NHL BREAKS ATTENDANCE MARK

The NHL set a single-day attendance record on Saturday. With all 26 teams playing, a total of 232,517 fans attended the day''s games, at an average of 17,886 per game and 99.7% of capacity. Twelve of

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL

02/10/98
MEDIA NOTES

Former Tigers OF Kirk Gibson "is expected to be named shortly" the color analyst on Fox Sports Detroit''s Tigers broadcasts this season (DETROIT NEWS, 2/10)....Fox''s James Brown will host "Journey to

Tags: Detroit Tigers, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

02/10/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Quaker State Dir of Marketing KAREN O''QUAIN will lead a seminar on auto racing sponsorships at the CIRCLE TRACK RACING EXPO in Daytona Beach, FL, tomorrow. A related seminar on maximizing sponsor exp

Tags: Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

02/10/98
NHL IN NAGANO: LOTS OF HYPE AS U.S. BEGINS PLAY FRIDAY

NHL players started to arrive in Nagano yesterday and, in Toronto, Damien Cox writes that the players'' entrance "began to set the stage for what many believe will be the greatest hockey tournament ev

Tags: CBS, Connecticut Sun, NBA, NHL, Olympics, RDV Sports, St. Louis Blues, USOC, Viacom

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