NFL Giants, Jets Settle American Dream Dispute Sun Life Upgrade Plan Greeted By Mixed Reactions Canucks Terminate Aramark's 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 Oakland Teams Still Searching For New Venues
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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).