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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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08/01/97
LPGA TOUR NEWS: DU MAURIER MAY BE SECOND KEY SPONSOR TO GO

The LPGA Tour was examined by USA TODAY''s Jerry Potter under the header, "Tour Tries To Balance Loss Of Two Key Sponsors With More TV Exposure." There is "concern" the du Maurier Classic, one of the

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, NBC, PGA Tour, Sprint, Walt Disney

08/01/97
NFL LOOKS TO USE FAN INFORMATION IN MARKETING PLANNING

The NFL has begun working with NY-based USADATA, a provider of marketing, consumer and product information in the U.S. USADATA will provide the league with details as to the habits, leisure activities

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08/01/97
TENNIS MOVERS: ATP'S COMMUNICATIONS CHIEF O'KEEFE MOVES ON

ATP Tour Dir of Communications/Americas KEVIN O''KEEFE is leaving his position this week to focus full-time on sports entertainment projects. He will continue his relationship with the Tour and will s

Tags: ATP, People and Pop Culture

08/01/97
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EDT. MLB on Fox games were: FLA-STL; TEX-CWS; ATL-CIN; and SEA-NYY. NBC''s Sports World consisted of the NFL QB

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, Champ Car World Series, IndyCar, MLB, NASCAR, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/01/97
BRONCOS OWNER WILL SEEK MAY VOTE ON TAX FOR NEW STADIUM

Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen said he will ask the legislature to put a stadium tax vote on the ballot in a special May election, after the Metropolitan Football Stadium District officially rejected a Nove

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08/01/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

GREG ANDERSON, former PR Manager at Nike Sports Management, was named Dir of Marketing for the Mavericks (Mavericks)....Beckett Publications named DOUG KALE Senior Editor in the Sports Data Publishing

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat, NBA, Nike, Philadelphia 76ers, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Sportservice

08/01/97
WNBA UNVEILS NEW PSA CAMPAIGN; ESPN ADS CRITICIZED

The WNBA will roll out a public service campaign tomorrow focusing on physical fitness. The first spot, running during Saturday''s Mercury-Liberty game on NBC, stars Mercury G Nancy Lieberman-Cline. A

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, NBA, NBC, New York Liberty, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/01/97
STADIUM NOTES

The 49ers'' new stadium/mall complex "will offer parking for football fans only on game days, according to a proposal being considered by the team." Game patrons would use the mall''s parking spaces o

Tags: Facilities, Int'l Speedway Corp., Minnesota Twins, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants

08/01/97
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL: ARE YOU A SPORTS SECTION JUNKIE?

In the first half of ''97, ESPN Chilton Sports Poll asked more than 1,500 avid sports fans how many times per week they read the sports section. Results are broken down by the number of sports each re

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08/01/97
EDELMAN PR SEEKS EVENT AND SPONSORSHIP PR EXEC

Edelman Public Relations/NY seeks Event and Sponsorship Marketing PR pro with gold medal client relations and publicity track record for minimum 6-month assignment through the Nagano Olympics. Technol

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