Angels End Lease Talks With Anaheim Barclays Center Not Yet Fit For Islanders Games Red Wings Break Ground On Arena Project Colorado State Stadium Falling Short Ole Miss, Mississippi State Upgrading Facilities Facility Notes Warriors' "Toilet" Arena Design A Work In Progress Duke's Wallace Wade Set For More Upgrades New Financing Pitched For Vegas Soccer Venue Ford Canada Signs Five-Year Deal With MLSE
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Published September 27, 1995
The Pasadena City Council has approved a plan to give the Rose Bowl a $22.5M overhaul, according to the L.A. TIMES. Renovations will reportedly include theater-style seats, a permanent video board, new scoreboards, additional rest rooms and extra concessions (L.A. TIMES, 9/27)....It's now certain that construction will not begin on Toronto's Air Canada Centre before the deadline set by the provincial government. But the $1M penalty to the Raptors "may not be set in stone either." The Ontario government will reportedly "not press the ultimatum" and are in discussions with the team (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 9/27)....Three events scheduled for the Trans World Dome next month have been postponed so that "all available construction time can be used" to get the stadium ready for the Rams home opener (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 9/27)....The MA Legislature today begins public hearings on the proposed megaplex (BOSTON GLOBE, 9/27). An editorial in today's BOSTON GLOBE supports the Summer Street site for the proposed megaplex. (BOSTON GLOBE, 9/27)....3Com CEO Eric Benhamou is reportedly receiving hate mail over the company's purchase of naming rights to the former Candlestick Park (S.F. CHRONICLE, 9/27)....In Indianapolis, Bill Benner writes the "cosmetic changes" to Market Square Arena "don't solve the arena's glaring shortcomings." The arena recently had new seats, new paint, and a new sound system put in, but still lacks such things as luxury suites (INDIANAPOLIS STAR, 9/25).