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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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07/22/97
CARL POHLAD AND TWINS EXECS MEET WITH SPORTSCORP'S GANIS

Twins Owner Carl Pohlad and his sons, along with team President Jerry Bell, met with Chicago-based SportsCorp CEO Marc Ganis at Pohlad''s home on Monday, according to Souhan & Weiner of the Minneapoli

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07/22/97
MEDIA NOTES

ESPN''s "Outside the Lines," airs this evening at 7:30pm ET and examines the impact of Latinos on baseball in the U.S.. ESPN''s Mark Schwarz will profile MLB marketing toward the Latino audience (ESPN

Tags: Detroit Tigers, ESPN, MLB, Raycom Sports, Media, Walt Disney

07/22/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

In N.Y., Mike Freeman writes on Giants co-Owner Wellington Mara''s induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. Freeman calls Mara''s greatest asset "his ability to combine competitiveness

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox

07/22/97
THE MARQUEE GROUP MOVES INTO NEW CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

The Marquee Group, the New York-based TV production, media and sports marketing company, has moved its corporate headquarters. Marquee is located at 888 7th Avenue, 37th floor, New York, NY 10019. The

Tags: Classified Advertisements

07/22/97
ERIE COUNTY OFFICIALS "CONFIDENT" BILLS DEAL WILL GET DONE

Erie County, NY, officials "believe they are on the verge of keeping the Bills in Buffalo," according to Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Scott Brown, an aide to Erie County Executive Dennis Go

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Franchises, NFL, Wilson Sporting Goods

07/22/97
THE JUNIORS ARE SECOND TO NONE IN MLB MARKETABILITY

The Mariners'' Ken Griffey Jr. and the Orioles'' Cal Ripken Jr. were named MLB''s most marketable players in THE DAILY''s inaugural survey on the topic. Finishing a distant third, fourth and fifth wer

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, NBA, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nike, San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, YankeeNets

07/22/97
YOUNG GUNS CONTINUE TO SPUR GOLF RATINGS AS BRITISH UP 60%

ABC''s final-round coverage of the British Open on Sunday drew a 5.6 overnight rating, up 60% over last year''s 3.5. Saturday''s overnight rating of a 3.9 was up 34% over ''96 (Mult., 7/22). ABC Sport

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07/22/97
NIKE SEEKS SPORTS MARKETING DIRECTOR IN ASIA

Nike is looking for a Sports Marketing Director for NIKE in Asia, because, as NIKE expands its reach into the Asian market, they will need a lot more than great products and world class athletes. They

Tags: Classified Advertisements, Nike

07/22/97
MARINERS NEW PARK BUDGET RISING, BUT JUST A LITTLE BIT

The projected cost of the Mariners'' new ballpark "is slightly higher than earlier estimates, but still within the project''s budget," according to a Public Facilities District (PFD) report cited by E

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07/22/97
SHARON ROBINSON NAMED DIR OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING FOR MLB

SHARON ROBINSON has been appointed MLB''s Dir of Educational Programming. Robinson, the daughter of Jackie Robinson, will establish and direct a program focusing on urban and women''s issues. She will

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