Blackhawks Building New Practice Facility Jax Mayor Wants Financial Assurance For Shipyards TCU Basketball To Play In Schollmaier Arena Alameda County Wants Out Of Coliseum Deal Bucks Turn To County For Arena Land Deal Atlanta MLS Club Nears Deal For DeKalb HQ Facility Notes San Diego Pitches Chargers Plan To NFL A's Reportedly Holding "Positive" Ballpark Talks Indians Eye More Ballpark Renovations
Published September 22, 1995
Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander met with IHL Aeros Owner Chuck Watson yesterday for a "get-acquainted session." Watson, whose acquisition of The Summit's management lease this week makes him Alexander's landlord, hopes to form an alliance with the Rockets that could "expedite renovation" of The Summit (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 9/22)....A referendum to incorporate parts of North Dade County into a self-governing entity called Destiny failed Tuesday. Incorporation would have meant higher taxes and more control over Wayne Huizenga's Joe Robbie Stadium (MIAMI HERALD, 9/21)....In today's WALL STREET JOURNAL under the header "Ultimatum '95: Pay for the stadium or lose the team," Frederick Klein examines the growing trend of sports teams threatening to move if they don't get a new or renovated stadium (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 9/22)....CNN's "Moneyline" examined stadium and arena naming rights (CNN, 9/21)....MA House Speaker Charles Flaherty set an October 20 deadline for final House action on the Megaplex (BOSTON HERALD, 9/22).... Ohio State plans to charge $17,000 for the best men's basketball seats in the new arena (Cleveland PLAIN-DEALER, 9/21).