Kraft Profile Examines Goodell Relationship Alamodome Seeking Naming-Rights Partner SC STL MLS Stadium Plan Once Again Stalls Avaya Stays On Earthquakes' Stadium For Now Falcons, Pats Sponsors Make Final Activation Push Warriors' Groundbreaking Keeps People Talking New UFC HQ To Feature Athlete Center Facility Notes Warriors Hold Lavish Arena Groundbreaking Glen Taylor Commits $9M More To Arena Upgrades
Published October 9, 1997
An editorial in today's BOSTON GLOBE states that MA Acting Gov. Paul Cellucci has "presented a rational economic case for helping the Patriots renovate" Foxboro Stadium, but that MA House Speaker Thomas Finneran's "demands are beginning to look like an effort to make [Patriots Owner Robert] Kraft an offer he can't accept" (BOSTON GLOBE, 10/9)....In Baltimore, Jon Morgan writes how added revenues streams from new ballparks affect a team's on-the-field success. For example, he notes that at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, concession sales at "now routinely top" $500,000, and could hit $750,000 for tonight's ALCS game (Baltimore SUN, 10/9)....The family of Daniel Weber, who was electrocuted nearly a year ago at Bank One Ballpark, is suing contractors Perini Building Co. and Huber Hunt & Nichols, as well as the Maricopa County (AZ) Stadium District (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 10/8).