St. Pete Denies Rays' Ballpark Search Deal Levine: Yankee Stadium Can House MLS, MLB Sabres Impressed With HarborCenter Facility Braves Add Land For New Ballpark Parking Rice Univ. Upgrading Football Stadium Facility Notes DC United Finalizes New Stadium Approval Redskins Nix Chinese-Built Wi-Fi System Deal NASL Team Owner Discusses MLS Plans Vinik Unveils Building Plan Near Amalie Arena
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).