Plans Released For San Diego's "SoccerCity" Wild Get Title Sponsor For Practice Rink Yankees' Arbitration Hearing Gets Heated A's Upgrading Club Area At Coliseum Angels Committed To Improving Angel Stadium DC United Receives Approval To Build Audi Field Raiders Securing Bank Financing For Vegas Stadium? Hansen Remains Confident In Seattle Arena Project Players Praise New Ballpark Of The Palm Beaches Facility Notes
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).