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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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08/21/97
TAKE A WALK ON THE FINANCIAL SIDE: JUST FOR FEET AND HIBBETT

AL-based Just for Feet, Inc.''s second-quarter profit "leaped" 64% on an "almost doubling of sales," according to the WALL STREET JOURNAL, but the footwear retailer''s results "fell short" of Wall Str

08/21/97
TURNSTILE TRACKER: MLS ATTENDANCE THROUGH AUGUST 20

''97 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM DATES AVERAGE TOTAL % CAP ''96 AVG. % +/- Los Angeles 11 23,558 259,139 90.30% 35,383 -33% New England^ 14 20,348 284,870 90.90% 18,196 +12% D.C. United 11 18,499 20

Tags: New England Revolution, The Back of the Book

08/21/97
MEDIA NOTES

Patriots Owner Bob Kraft said that the Patriots have signed a five-year rights extension with radio station WBCN- FM (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/21)....The Mesa Tribune hired journalist Joe Gilmartin to write a

Tags: MLB, New England Patriots, News Corp./Fox, Media

08/21/97
HOUSTON/HARRIS COUNTY SPORTS AUTHORITY MAY BE NAMED FRIDAY

Former TX Secretary of State Jack Rains "is emerging as the front runner" to chair the 13-member sports authority being assembled by Houston Mayor Bob Lanier and Harris County Judge Robert Eckels, acc

Tags: Dallas Stars, Facilities, Houston Astros, NHL, Southwest Sports Group

08/21/97
CHAMPION LOOKS TO GROW KIDS' CATEGORY WITH NEW PARTNERSHIP

Champion Products has announced it will team with NY- based Popsicle Playwear for a Champion branded kids'' collection in Fall ''98. The partnership comes in response to retailers'' requests for an ex

08/21/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

A WPHL franchise in Little Rock, AK, will begin play in ''98 at the 8,300-seat Barton Center. Team investors will be Scott Shaunessy and Paul Lawless, who were also involved with the Austin Ice Bats (

Tags: AHL, Franchises, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

08/21/97
LOS ANGELES TIMES EXAMINES COWBOYS' IMAGE-BUILDING EFFORTS

While the Cowboys'' "Operation Image Make-Over appears to be genuine," the team''s "emphasis on redoing its image has been confined to a crackdown on scrubs," according to T.J. Simers in the L.A. TIME

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Franchises

08/21/97
THE DAILY EXPANDS EDITORIAL STAFF: SEEKS STAFF WRITER

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY is expanding its editorial staff and is seeking an entry-level staff writer for our office in South Norwalk, CT. Applicants should have an excellent knowledge of the industry

Tags: Classified Advertisements

08/21/97
GET YOUR MOTOR RUNNIN': NASCAR ENTERS INTERACTIVE ARENA

A new interactive racing experience, NASCAR Silicon Motor Speedway, is being introduced by NASCAR and CA-based LBE Technologies through a joint licensing agreement. The first in what will be a nationw

Tags: American Skiing Co., General Motors, NASCAR, R J Reynolds

08/20/97
COMCAST SPORTSNET NEGOTIATING FOR EXPANSIVE MARKET SHARE

Comcast SportsNet representatives "are busy negotiating with cable operators in hopes of extending" the new Philadelphia-based RSN "as far as technically possible," according to Mike Bruton of the PHI

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Media

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