NYC FC Close To Deal For Bronx Soccer Stadium Red Sox Look To Expand Alcohol Sales Nashville Approves Ballpark For Triple-A Sounds IU Weighing Assembly Hall Upgrades Ditka Wine Sales Up After Brand Overhaul Facility Notes Braves Make Pitch To Developers For New Ballpark Vikings Concede In Fight Against Wells Fargo Signage NBA Kings Shopping Arena Naming Rights Rooftop Signs Are Sticking Point In Vikings Project
Published September 23, 1997
A S.F. CHRONICLE editorial commenting on the Raiders holding out on the Coliseum Authority's naming-rights deal with UMAX: "The Raiders' extortion ploy is all the more ridiculous because they are blowing a chance to get a nice windfall of cash and public relations. Why do they insist on treating public officials as the enemy, when all parties have a common stake in making this deal work?" (S.F. CHRONICLE, 9/22)....Parking at Tropicana Field on game days when the Devil Rays begin play in '98 will likely cost $10 (ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, 9/22)....The NJ Sports & Exposition Authority approved the first phase of an upgrade to the Continental Airlines Arena. Plans call for a new sports bar and expanded restaurant, new bathrooms, and other amenities at the arena (Bergen RECORD, 9/20)....Arlington International Racetrack Owner Richard Duchossois, said his track, which is closing October 10, could possibly be home to the Bears. Duchossois: "We're leaving our options open until after we close" (SUN-TIMES, 9/21).