St. Pete Denies Rays' Ballpark Search Deal Levine: Yankee Stadium Can House MLS, MLB Sabres Impressed With HarborCenter Facility Braves Add Land For New Ballpark Parking Rice Univ. Upgrading Football Stadium Facility Notes DC United Finalizes New Stadium Approval Redskins Nix Chinese-Built Wi-Fi System Deal NASL Team Owner Discusses MLS Plans Vinik Unveils Building Plan Near Amalie Arena
Published April 25, 1996
Atlanta officials are nearing an agreement on a deal to use rental car taxes to finance improvements near the proposed new arena for the Hawks (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 4/25)....Loudoun County, VA, will unveil a plan tonight for a "sprawling" sports and entertainment complex near Dulles Int'l Airport as the competition "intensifies" among four Northern VA counties vying to be home to a new ballpark. Regions have until May 15 to submit bids to the VA Baseball Stadium Authority (WASHINGTON POST, 4/25)....Maneuvering of the city of New York and the Yankees over a new stadium on Manhattan's West Side is profiled in the current NEW YORK magazine. Craig Horowitz writes Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's intent was to send a "clear pro-sports, pro- business message," but that was not a "strong opening position for negotiations" since the city seemed to be bidding "against itself." Giuliani "hasn't played the game well thus far, thought he hasn't lost it. Yet" (NEW YORK, 4/29 issue).