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 November 5, 1996
DECISION DAY: Dade County voters will decide today whether an arena should be built on Biscayne Bay for the Heat. In Detroit, Wayne County voters decide on Proposition S, a referendum on county tourism taxes on hotel rooms and rental vehicles. Revenue would be appropriated to the construction of side-by-side downtown facilities for the Lions and Tigers (DETROIT NEWS, 11/5). STADIUM NOTES: In Atlanta, the Atlanta-Fulton County Recreation Authority has scheduled a special meeting today to consider the deal with TBS for a $215M downtown arena. (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 11/5)....In New York, Michael Lewis notes U.S. Soccer Federation officials say that Giants Stadium is under consideration to host a World Cup qualifying game next year (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 11/5).