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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).