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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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11/20/97
DAYTONA HAS THE CAPABILITY TO MAKE A SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN

The Daytona 500 "has reclaimed its spot as NASCAR''s top payday," according to Mittman & Miller of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS. Daytona International Speedway President John Graham announced yesterday

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, PepsiCo

11/20/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

ADVERTISING: Chicago-based DiMeo Doroba has produced two new 30-second spots for the Bulls with an ongoing theme of the "Most Valuable Ticket in Town." As the Bulls approach their 500th consecutive se

Tags: Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Bulls, ESPN, MasterCard, NHL, PGA Tour, Walt Disney, Wendys

11/20/97
REPORT HAS THOMAS LEAVING RAPTORS IN NEXT 24-48 HOURS

A press conference "will be held no later than tomorrow" to announce that Raptors minority Owner and Exec VP/GM Isiah Thomas "will be leaving Toronto, regardless of whether he decides to take a televi

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, NBC, Toronto Raptors

11/20/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: AHL Attendance Through November 18 TEAM HOME DATES TOTAL AVERAGE ARENA CAPACITY PERCENT CAPACITY Kentucky 10 89,045 8,904 21,300 42% Philadelphia 12 100,924 8,410 11,882 71% Rochester 5 32,202

Tags: AHL, The Back of the Book

11/20/97
NIKE'S KNIGHT RESPONDS TO CONGRESSIONAL CRITICISM

Nike Chair Phil Knight "defended his company''s labor practices" yesterday in a letter to congressional critics, and "extended an invitation for members of Congress to tour the facilities to see for t

Tags: Nike

11/20/97
CORESTATES, WE HARDLY KNEW YA' -- FIRST UNION TO TAKE NAME

First Union Corp. Chair Edward Crutchfield said that following the First Union acquisition of PA-based CoreStates Financial Corp., First Union''s name "will go on" the CoreStates Center and that First

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Facilities

11/19/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

TICKET PRICES: WNBA Mercury officials will increase ticket prices next season and expect their season-ticket base to reach 6,000-8,000, up from 4,500. Mercury VP/Operations Seth Sulka said there would

Tags: ECHL, Franchises, NHL, Phoenix Mercury, San Jose Sharks

11/19/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The SLOC has named STEVE WILLIAMS as its Dir of Sponsor Services. Williams, formerly CEO of the Children''s Miracle Network, will serve as a liaison between SLOC and OPUS. He will coordinate advertisi

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Connecticut Sun, MLB, OPUS, RDV Sports, SLOC, People and Pop Culture

11/19/97
FLORIDA PANTHERS HOLDINGS EYES EXPANSION IN HOTEL MARKET

Florida Panthers Holdings (FPH) is "trying to secure up to" $500M in credit in order to "add to its trophy chest of luxury hotels and other facilities," according to Katherine Hutt of the Fort Lauderd

Tags: Finance

11/19/97
BUCS ARE HOT: DUNN CHECKS IN WITH REGIONAL MARKETING EFFORT

Bucs RB Warrick Dunn has signed a multiyear deal with FL-based Checkers Drive-in Restaurants and will be involved in a variety of promotions, projects and events. Dunn will appear in TV, print and oth

Tags: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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