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 Red Wings' Arena To Have Outdoor Plaza Real Salt Lake Breaks Ground On $50M Facility TiqIQ Rebrands As TicketIQ
Published August 27, 1996
Sharks Owner George Gund announced the club will pick up the cost for a $7M building improvement project at San Jose Arena designed to create an "owner entertainment suite" and install short glass walls outside executive suites to ensure that suite users do not knock drinks onto people in the suites below (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 8/27)....Cleveland Stadium will host "The Final Play" September 21 where Browns fans can tour locker rooms and walk on the field. Demolition of the stadium is scheduled to begin in November (USA TODAY, 8/27)....Michigan Int'l Speedway drew a season-record attendance of 616,510 in '96, including the U.S. 500 (Penske Motorsports)....Bethesda, MD-based Clark Construction Group Inc., which has won such projects as D.C's MCI Center, the Brewers' Miller Park and the Redskins' new stadium, is featured in the WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL. The company is one of the nation's largest contractors with nearly $1.5B in '95 projected value and formed a division called Clark Sports (WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL, 8/23 issue).