Verizon, Lions Make Upgrades To Wi-Fi At Ford Field Wilkens On Panel To Explore Renovating KeyArena Facility Notes First Data Lands Rights To Mets' Fla. Complex Lakers Adjusting To Life Under Magic Regime Orlando City Lacks Stadium Naming-Rights Partner San Diego Developer Proposing SoccerCity Alternative Virginia Tech AD Discusses Facility Upgrades Vail Resorts Acquires Vermont's Stowe Mountain Bucks' New Video Board Goes Against NBA Grain
Published August 25, 1995
The Cowboys and Irving city officials are close to ending a two-year legal spat over whether the city is entitled to nearly $1M in revenue from luxury boxes that Owner Jerry Jones built with his own money (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 8/23)....A study by Lake Forest College Prof. Rob Baade claims that a pro team "does not bring new money into a community at a rate that offsets the costs of construction and upkeep of a stadium" (K.C. STAR, 8/24)....Seattle Mayor Norm Rice continued his support of a new Mariners stadium calling it "vital to the regional economy." Rice was joined by Denver Mayor Wellington Webb, who told of the effects of Coors Field on Denver (SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, 8/25).... Stars President Jim Lites and Mavs Owner Don Carter still differ on the timeframe for and location of a new arena. Lites forecasts a '98-99 target date for a suburban arena to co- house his team, while Carter recently "circled" the '99-2000 NBA season as the earliest for a new facility in downtown Dallas (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 8/25).