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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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05/07/96
MEANWHILE BACK AT THE RANCH: PEROT'S GOT BIG PLANS FOR TEAM

New Mavericks Owner Ross Perot, Jr. plans to request an intricate rezoning of 2,000-acre Circle T Ranch that would pave the way for 10,000 apartments, homes, a shopping district and possibly a new are

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

05/07/96
SCHOTT UNDER FIRE (AGAIN) FOR CONTROVERSIAL REMARKS

The Anti-Defamation League called on MLB to take action against Reds Owner MARGE SCHOTT for "ignorant and offensive" comments she made while being interviewed by ESPN''s SAL PAOLANTONIO ("CBS Evening

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, CBS, Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, MLB, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

05/07/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Attorneys for Cowboys WR MICHAEL IRVIN have issued subpoenas to Ft. Worth''s KXAS-TV after word surfaced the station has a videotape showing Irvin buying cocaine two days before he was indicted on fel

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars, ESPN, NBA, NFL, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/07/96
CORPORATE REPORT: TURNER-TIME WARNER IN TROUBLE?

Federal antitrust officials "have reached ''a general consensus'' to try to block or substantially modify" Time Warner''s proposed buyout of Turner Broadcasting, according to this morning''s WASHINGTO

Tags: BSkyB, Cablevision, English Premier League, Microsoft, NBC, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner

05/07/96
TORONTO BUILDER TANNENBAUM EYES NEW JOB: JAYS AND SKYDOME

Construction mogul Larry Tannenbaum is attempting to put together a consortium to make an offer for the Blue Jays and SkyDome, according to the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. The plan would see Tannenbaum "bec

Tags: Franchises, Toronto Blue Jays

05/07/96
OLYMPIC NOTES

After Michael Jordan refused, Nike allegedly "waved millions" at Charles Barkley to get him to change his mind and play on Dream Team III (BOSTON GLOBE, 5/6)....UPS filmed new Olympic spots featuring

Tags: Nike, Olympics, UPS

05/07/96
INDY CAR FEUD, PART II: GENTLEMEN, START YOUR LAWSUITS

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indy Racing League filed a 37-page lawsuit to seek a court order preventing CART from using the IndyCar trademark, according to the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS. IMS

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies

05/07/96
RENOVATION DELAYS COULD COST S.D. THE SUPER BOWL, CHARGERS

San Diego attorneys claim if expansion of Jack Murphy Stadium does not proceed quickly, the city risks losing both the ''98 Super Bowl and the Chargers. Barry Bloom of the SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE repo

Tags: Facilities, NFL, San Diego Chargers

05/06/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

TIM GULLIKSON, a former Top-10 tennis player, who most recently coached PETE SAMPRAS, died Friday after a 17-month battle with brain cancer (ATP)....Fort Worth''s KXAS-TV reports MICHAEL IRVIN bought

Tags: ATP, NBA, NBC, People and Pop Culture

05/06/96
STADIUM NOTES

49ers President Carmen Policy, on the upcoming public consideration of funds for a new stadium for the team: "If you recognize that an NFL franchise is valuable to the city, it''s that simple. We need

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Facilities, New York Yankees, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Mariners, YankeeNets

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