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 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 'Dega To Remove Allison Grandstand
Published January 5, 1998
Cleveland Mayor Michael White rejected bids for electric work on the new Browns stadium, when they "came in $9 million higher than expected." In Akron, David Adams wrote the rejection "is a strong signal of the city's intent to hold down costs" (BEACON JOURNAL, 12/25)....In Dallas, a new pro-arena TV spot features Southwest Airlines Chair Herb Kelleher. Southwest has contributed $2,500 to the campaign for a new arena (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 1/5)....In Cincinnati, the Reds "are focusing on a renovated Cinergy Field instead of a new stadium" (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 12/31).