Oakland Teams Still Searching For New Venues Orlando City SC Backs Off From Park Demands Leafs, Raptors Raise Season-Ticket Prices Facility Notes Wolff Considering Temporary Bay Area Ballpark Royal Caribbean Against PortMiami MLS Stadium City Of St. Paul Approves Downtown Ballpark One Daytona Scores Another $20M Grant UK To Ink Long-Term Rupp Arena Lease Questions Arise On Soldier Field Expansion
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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).