NFL Giants, Jets Settle American Dream Dispute Sun Life Upgrade Plan Greeted By Mixed Reactions Canucks Terminate Aramark's Contract Ryan Braun Signs Cleat Contract Braves Weighing Spring Training Options Ross Wants To Pay For Stadium Upgrade Lambeau Field Expansion Cost Rises $25M Yum! Center Looks For More Sponsorships VCU To Build $25M Hoops Practice Gym Facility Notes
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Published October 17, 1996
An anti-stadium group, led by the Libertarian parties in both Wisconsin and metropolitan Milwaukee, have asked U.S. District Judge Thomas Curran to issue a preliminary injunction to block the Brewers stadium project until their challenge to the legality of the stadium tax is decided (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 10/17)....In Philadelphia, the city hopes to release recommendations on stadium deals for the Phillies and Eagles by the spring. David Cohen, Mayor Ed Rendell's Chief of Staff: "We've got our teams ... through the year 2011. They ain't leaving" (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 10/17)....John Thompson, the Browns "Big Dawg," is set to purchase a PSL for the new football stadium. Thompson: "I'm going to buy one, although $250 [the cheapest PSL] is all I can afford" (Cleveland PLAIN-DEALER, 10/16).