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04 / 24 / 14

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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04/24/14
Under Armour Today Reports Q1 Results

Under Armour today will report its Q1 results, and it also will announce details about this week's opening of its Brand House store, "the first Under Armour specialty store" in N.Y. The store will be located in the Soho area ( BALTIMORESUN.com, 4/22 ). The WALL STREET JOURNAL's Spencer Jakab wr ...

04/24/14
Liverpool Reaches Deal Over Anfield Renovation

EPL club Liverpool has reached a deal "in principle" in which the Liverpool city council will "purchase the remaining three residential properties that need to be demolished" for the first phase of a redevelopment of Anfield to take place, according to Tony Barrett of the LONDON TIMES. This phase "w ...

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04/24/14
Ecclestone Bribery Trial Begins

F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone "rejected accusations of bribery" when he went on trial today, telling a Munich court that Gerhard Gribkowsky , the German banker who received a disputed $44M payment, "didn't tell the truth." Ecclestone in his statement reiterated that he "gave the banker the money ...

04/24/14
Cleveland Group Wants Fees, Not Tax

Cleveland-area grassroots group Coalition Against the Sin Tax said that they "will attempt to ask voters directly to approve a new ticket fee on events at the city's professional stadiums as an alternative to Cuyahoga County's sin tax." The group said in a press release that they will try to "place ...

04/24/14
MLS Venue Raises Traffic Concerns

About 150 people attended last night's town hall meeting to discuss a proposed MLS stadium at PortMiami, and some Miami Beach residents said that the venue "would create a traffic nightmare." Jose Gonzalez , the city's in-house traffic expert, said that a "preliminary analysis of the stadium propos ...

04/24/14
WNBA Plans Preseason Tournament

The WNBA announced plans for the inaugural WNBA Preseason Tournament, which will begin May 9 at HP Field House within ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World. The event will feature the defending champion Lynx, as well as the Sky, Fever and Mercury. In addition to a four-game tournament, t ...

04/24/14
WTA Tour Engages Vixlet

The WTA Tour this morning will announce it has engaged social media startup Vixlet, becoming the first sports league or circuit to do so. Vixlet creates social media interactions for brands outside the traditional outlets of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, though users can sign in using those ...

04/24/14
Did ESPN Misuse Camera In Pineda Affair?

The Yankees said that MLB is "investigating ESPN for using a remote dugout camera" last night to "focus on the tunnel that leads from the Yankees’ dugout to the visiting clubhouse at Fenway Park," according to George King of the N.Y. POST. When Yankees P Michael Pineda was "ejected for having ...

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04/24/14
Populous Set To Move K.C. HQs

K.C.-based architectural design firm Populous "is moving from its custom-built offices in the River Market to a new home in the Board of Trade building near the Country Club Plaza," according to Kevin Collison of the K.C. STAR. The firm "plans to lease 65,000 square feet in the Board of Trade buildi ...

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04/24/14
WTA Tour Works With Social Media Startup Vixlet

See the Listing for VIXLET The WTA Tour today announced it has engaged social media startup Vixlet, becoming the first sports league or circuit to do so. Vixlet creates social media interactions for brands outside the traditional outlets of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, though use ...

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