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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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04/18/97
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Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Houston Astros, Southwest Sports Group, Toronto Blue Jays

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THE NHL PLAYOFF TICKET TRACKER: CUP CRAZY, PART II

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