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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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03/24/97
WASHINGTON SPORTS FANS FACE TICKET INCREASES NEXT SEASON

In Washington, Bullets and Caps ticket prices will increase next season when the teams move to MCI Center, according to Solomon & Heath of the WASHINGTON POST. Renewal applications sent to season-tick

Tags: Franchises

03/24/97
CHARLOTTE POLL POSITION: RESIDENTS WANT TO VOTE ON ARENA

Charlotte residents are "sharply divided" over whether the city should help the Hornets pay for a new arena, and an "overwhelming majority" say they would like to put the issue to vote in a referendum

Tags: Facilities, New Orleans Pelicans

03/24/97
NETWORK NEWS & NOTES: CABLEVISION SEEKS TO REDUCE DEBT

Cablevision wants to reduce debt by $1.5-1.8B by the end of the year, according to Jon Elsen of the N.Y. POST. The company also announced "a streamlining of operations," which included NBC restructuri

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, GTE, NBC, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom

03/24/97
HEAT AND DADE COUNTY "ALL BUT SEALED" DEAL FOR NEW ARENA

Negotiators for Dade County, FL, and the Heat have "all but sealed a deal" to build a $165M basketball arena, according to Don Finefrock of the MIAMI HERALD. The "basic terms" of the deal have the Hea

Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat

03/24/97
WITH NEW FILA DEAL, WEBBER'S FREE-AGENT SHOE STATUS IS OVER

Fila USA announced this morning the signing of Bullets F Chris Webber to a multi-year endorsement deal. As part of the agreement, Webber will endorse Fila basketball footwear and apparel products, as

Tags: Converse, Fila USA

03/24/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Raptors VP ISIAH THOMAS said he''d be "very interested" in getting involved in bringing an NFL franchise to Toronto (FINANCIAL POST, 3/23)....In Chicago, Phil Rosenthal writes: "The surprise inclusion

Tags: Dallas Stars, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, New York Yankees, NFL, Seattle Mariners, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors, YankeeNets

03/24/97
GET READY, GET SET FOR SOME SERIOUS "TARAMANIA"

The marketability of 14-year-old figure skater Tara Lipinski, who on Saturday became the youngest women''s world champion in history, was examined by Philip Hersh of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE who declared,

03/24/97
ALTERATIONS IN SEAHAWKS PLAN INCLUDES LOWERING SPORTS TAX

As part of an "altered" plan released Thursday, WA Gov. Gary Locke dropped his idea for using a portion of tax revenue from a new football stadium for technology grants to schools, according to David

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

03/24/97
MEDIA NOTES

In N.Y., Phil Mushnick notes that in an "NBC Sports Update" on Saturday, the network did not mention the NCAA tournament on CBS. Mushnick: "Under the presidency of Dick Ebersol, when NBC Sports is not

Tags: CBS, NBC, NCAA, Nielsen, Media, Viacom

03/24/97
STADIUM NOTES

Clint Reilly, a "prominent foe" of the 49ers'' proposed stadium complex, has hired Jim Ross, an aid to former S.F. Mayor Frank Jordan, to run the campaign against the 49ers stadium (S.F. CHRONICLE, 3/

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Bengals, Facilities, News Corp./Fox, San Francisco 49ers, Time Warner

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