Raiders Zero In On Preferred Las Vegas Site Chargers' Stadium Approval Nearly "Impossible" Facility Notes White Sox, Guaranteed Rate Partner On Naming Rights Sources: A's Fisher Tours Potential Ballpark Site Saints, Superdome Unveil New Video Boards Hartford Mayor Turns Down Loan For Ballpark Facility Notes Banc of California Signs Deal With LAFC Vikings Building Glass-Walled Bar Outside Stadium
Published March 20, 1996
The Palladium Corp. and its general contractor, PCL Constructors Eastern Inc, have been named in a lawsuit brought by a sub-contractor over a $5M unpaid construction bill for the recently completed Corel Centre (TORONTO SUN, 3/19)....Officials with Astrodome USA withdrew their request that Harris County reimburse them nearly $500,000 for emergency fire-code repairs made to the county-owned Astrodome (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 3/20)....Maricopa County Supervisors are expected to approve today a series of agreements with the Diamondbacks governing the use and management of Bank One Ballpark for the next 30 years. The deals could increase taxpayers' share of annual stadium revenues to $5.5M. In return, the team would avoid potential exposure to taxes normally charged to businesses leasing public space (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 3/20)....The Minneapolis Sports Facilities Commission preliminary approved allowing the Twins to sell Metrodome ads to the Lottery. A left-center field wall ad would generate $100,000 for the Twins (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 3/19).