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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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01/16/98
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network events. CBS'' regional NCAA basketball was Mississippi- Alabama or St. John''s-Georgetown. All times are ET. The numbers are gathered from the

Tags: ABC, CBS, DaimlerChrysler, Dallas Stars, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Viacom, Visa, Walt Disney

01/16/98
TERPS WILL GET $800,000 TO PLAY GAME AT RAVENS' NEW STADIUM

The MD Stadium Authority finalized details yesterday to pay the Univ. of MD $800,000 to move the Terps'' October 31 football game against GA Tech to the Ravens'' new stadium, according to Christian Ew

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Facilities

01/15/98
FACILITY NOTES

The Dallas Morning News today offers its support for Saturday''s arena vote: "The financial burden on the average taxpayer is minuscule compared to the economic boost the new arena with bring for Dall

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities, HNTB, HOK Sports

01/15/98
BERKMAN OH SO CLOSE TO CAPTURING LIGHTNING IN A BOTTLE

The Lightning sale to Atlanta business exec David Berkman "gets closer every day," according to Jackson, Cummings & Mayer of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. Reports continue that a $150M deal "involving the team,

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

01/15/98
FAMILIAR FOES: CHAMPION FILES SUIT AGAINST NIKE'S "I CAN"

Champion Products has filed a suit in the Federal Court of Canada "requesting the court to forbid Nike from using its high-profile new ''I Can'' ad campaign in Canada," according to Jeff Manning of th

Tags: Nike

01/15/98
LEAGUE NOTES

NBA: In Toronto, Marty York reports that the NBA is "conducting an investigation" after receiving a complaint from a Raptors fan who said he was hit by the Nets'' Sherman Douglas during Monday''s game

Tags: ESPN, Golden State Warriors, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLB, NBA, NBC, Brooklyn Nets, News Corp./Fox, Toronto Raptors, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

01/15/98
WHAT ELS IS THERE FOR ADIDAS? LINKING WITH TOP FEMALE GOLFER

adidas will ship its golf apparel line to retail stores beginning March 1, according to Lynn Henning of GOLFWEEK. The deliveries coincide with adidas'' acquisition of Salomon, the parent of Taylor Mad

Tags: ESPN, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

01/15/98
CAPS LOOK FOR WAYS TO SOLVE ATTENDANCE WOES AT MCI CENTER

Despite moving into the new MCI Center, the Capitals are averaging 14,676 tickets sold per game for the season, a 7% decline from last year, according to Thomas Heath of the WASHINGTON POST. In 12 gam

Tags: Franchises, Washington Capitals

01/15/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Reebok CEO Paul Fireman, commenting on sports companies relying less on athletes in advertising: "Getting stars to endorse products has been a priority for the past three years, and it hasn''t given u

Tags: NFL, Reebok

01/15/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Tigers and Red Wings Owner MIKE ILITCH underwent heart surgery yesterday in MI. In a statement, the William Beaumont Hospital called the procedure "planned, routine and successful" and said the progno

Tags: CBS, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

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