Authority Member Blasts Penguins Civic Arena Efforts Canucks Set To Debut Bar At Rogers Arena Indian Wells Renovation Nearing Completion Kentucky Gov. Discusses Yum! Center Plan Billboards Outside Nationals Park Pass First Vote Reebok Confirms Move Of HQ To Boston South Carolina Looking At Stadium Upgrades? Chargers Continue Exploring Stadium Options Louisville AD: School Unwelcome At Yum! Center Clock Ticking For Oakland On Raiders Deal
Published January 3, 1995
MI Governor John Engler has agreed to back a plan to build a new stadium for the Tigers in downtown Detroit, joining Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer and Tigers owner Mike Ilitch (Mult., 1/2)....MA House Speaker Charles Flaherty said he will convene a summit meeting "by mid January at the latest," in an effort to get an agreement on the possible construction of a $500M megaplex convention and sports stadium complex in downtown Boston (BOSTON GLOBE, 12/28).... Richardson Sports, the owners of the Carolina Panthers, responded to accusations of a lack of minority contractors. According to Richardson, 30 minority firms have accounted for 20% of the dollar value of the work done on the new Carolinas Stadium (Tawn Nhan, CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 12/26).