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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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08/22/96
PRESIDENT CLINTON SET TO UNVEIL NEW FDA TOBACCO AD RULES

President Clinton is expected to unveil the FDA''s regulation on tobacco advertising on Friday, according to ADVERTISING AGE. Sources said Wednesday they expect the rules to be "little changed" from t

Tags: NBC

08/22/96
STADIUM NOTES

An L.A. TIMES editorial lauds L.A. officials for showing signs of cooperation for a proposed new Kings and Lakers arena: "This is a plan that could rejuvenate the Convention Center, spur other downtow

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, Los Angeles Lakers

08/22/96
NEW BID ON THE BLOCK FOR THE BLUE JAYS?

Associates of Barry Sherman, head of a Canadian generic drug company Apotex, are "making a bid" to buy the Blue Jays, according to Marina Strauss of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Sources close to the talk

Tags: Franchises, Toronto Blue Jays

08/22/96
JOHNSON-MANIA: JIMMY CRACKS CORN AND SPONSORS DO CARE

Fruit of the Loom''s Pro Player sports apparel division is expected to announce today that Dolphins Head Coach Jimmy Johnson has signed a multi-year endorsement contract, believed to be worth more tha

Tags: ABC, Chicago Bears, Miami Dolphins, Walt Disney

08/22/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Phil Rosenthal of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES commenting on DENNIS RODMAN''S "wedding" yesterday in New York''s Rockefeller Center: "The people who call Wednesday''s media event a publicity stunt because Ro

Tags: ABC, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/22/96
QUOTE OF THE DAY

"You usually have to visit one of those clubs Rodman likes to frequent to get your chain yanked like this." -- Columnist Phil Rosenthal, on Dennis Rodman''s "wedding" yesterday outside Rockefeller Cen

Tags: Front Page

08/22/96
RULING TO IMPACT FUTURE OF CANADA'S SPORTS CABLE LANDSCAPE

Canadian applicants for specialty cable channels will learn September 3 if they will receive licenses from the Canadian Radio-TV and Telecom Commission. The sports "wager with the highest stakes" is C

Tags: Media

08/22/96
ASTROS' TALKS STALL AS DEADLINE DRAWS NEAR

Harris County Judge Robert Eckels said negotiations with the Astors over a new ballpark "have bogged down," according to John Williams of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Although Astros Owner Drayton McLane Jr

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros

08/21/96
CBS TO BE IN YOUR EYES: NET DETAILS CABLE CHANNEL

CBS announced it will launch Eye on People, a cable channel carrying "reality-based programming on contemporary and historical personalities." The channel will launch in March and CBS is offering it e

Tags: CBS, Media, Viacom

08/21/96
MLB TV RATINGS: TRIBE NUMBERS BELLE WEATHER OF SUCCESS

According to an Indians press release, the Tribe have MLB''s highest local broadcast and cable ratings. On Cleveland radio, local station WKNR-AM, draws a 2.2 rating and 19 share for persons 12 and ol

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Comcast-Spectacor, MLB, San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, Media, Time Warner

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