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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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11/28/95
MILLER TO LAUNCH NEW FLAGSHIP BREW, CHANGES NASCAR PRESENCE

Miller Brewing Co. is planning to launch a new flagship brand called "Miller" in the premium beer category to "compete head-to-head" with the Budweiser brand, according to the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTIN

Tags: Anheuser Busch

11/28/95
FOOTBALL EXPECTED TO BE FOCUS OF SENATE HEARING TOMORROW

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Antitrust, Business Rights and Competition takes up the issue of franchise relocation in a hearing tomorrow at 10am EST. Scheduled to testify: Members of OH''s c

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, NHL

11/28/95
IS MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL THE GRIDIRON OPENING FOR CBS?

Since executives at new CBS parent Westinghouse have said they want to return to covering the NFL, the "rumor is that the battleground will be on ''Monday Night Football,''" according to Steve Zipay o

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/28/95
FRANCHISE NOTES: HOUSTON LAW FIRMS SHOWS ASTROS SPIRIT

The law firm of H.D. Caldwell, Jr. & Associates, LLP, has declared its support of the Astros by donating four season tickets to the Texas Children''s Hospital and creating an employee incentive plan t

Tags: Anheuser Busch, AEG, Baltimore Orioles, Bank of America, Cablevision, Colorado Rapids, Dallas Stars, Franchises, Houston Astros, New York Knicks, NHL, Southwest Sports Group, Viacom

11/28/95
NORTH CAROLINA TARS OLD LOGO A SWIFT KICK WITH THE HEEL

UNC unveiled a new logo yesterday in Chapel Hill, replacing its 50-year-old ram with a "bolder, more modern approach." The new logo was designed by New York firm of Sean Michael Edwards Design (Colleg

11/28/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Former Blue Jay GM PAT GILLICK was named GM of the Orioles yesterday (Mult., 11/28). After Gillick''s hiring, it was learned that O''s Asst GM FRANK ROBINSON offered his resignation several weeks ago,

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Int'l Speedway Corp., Minnesota Twins, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/28/95
BROWNS, CITY AT ODDS OVER WHEN TO START TRIAL ON LEASE

Attorneys for the city of Cleveland and the Browns "were far apart as they proposed dates" for the start of a trial before a Cuyahoga County judge on the disputed lease at Cleveland Stadium, according

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, NFL

11/27/95
JETS CIRCLING OVER PHOENIX: TEAM MAY HAVE FOUND A HOME

Jerry Colangelo, President of the Suns and Managing Partner of MLB''s expansion Diamondbacks, is involved in "serious discussions" about bringing an NHL team to Phoenix -- with that team most likely t

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Franchises, MLB, New York Jets, NHL, Phoenix Suns

11/27/95
NETWORK NEWS: CBS DEAL OK'D; DILLER MOVES IN; TURNER TALKS

The FCC approved Westinghouse Electric Corp.''s $5.4B purchase of CBS granting Westinghouse a "large number of permanent or temporary waivers of agency rules that limit broadcasters'' concentration."

Tags: ABC, CBS, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/27/95
QUOTE OF THE DAY

"That argument can be made." -- Former U.S. Sen. (and Cleveland native) Howard Metzenbaum, a longtime critic of baseball''s antitrust exemption, when asked whether the NFL could stop the Browns if the

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Front Page, NFL

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