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 September 6, 1996
A USA TODAY special section called "The Stadium Binge" appeared in today's editions. The piece studied each facility in all major cities in U.S. and Canada, including lease and luxury seat details (USA TODAY, 9/6)....In Phoenix, a group of business and community leaders, East Valley Partnership, unveiled their study for domed multipurpose facility for the Cardinals, as a way to create a new tourist image for the East Valley. Team Owner Bill Bidwill said of the idea that "it's a very logical approach." But David Cannella writes, "There's no firm plan for where the project would go, how much it would cost or how it would be paid for" (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 9/6).