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 November 24, 1997
A Miami official confirmed that the city "is trying to sell corporate naming rights to the Orange Bowl," hoping to net more than $600,000 annually. Meanwhile, MLS is seeking a corporate name for Lockhart Stadium, home of the expansion Fusion (Barry Jackson, MIAMI HERALD, 11/23).....On Saturday, a MI Stadium record crowd of 106,982 attended the Ohio State-MI football game (DETROIT NEWS, 11/23)....With the Patriots stadium bill "canned" until the next session of the MA State Senate, Will McDonough wrote to "look for Rhode Island to heat up again as the next home for the team" (BOSTON GLOBE, 11/23)....In San Diego, Don Bauder reported that a county grand jury is "probing" the city's stadium deal with the Chargers (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, 11/22).