Source: Raiders Stadium Will Cost $200M Less Golden Knights' Practice Facility To Be Top-Flight St. Louis MLS Investors Hopeful Funding Vote Passes Georgia State Updates Turner Field Construction Rays' Ballpark Site Search Still Complicated Braves Will Help Fans With SunTrust Traffic Raiders' Vegas Stadium Financing Remains Complicated Sacramento, Kings To Refinance '97 Arena Loan Facility Notes Proposal Made To Lift Crandon Park Restrictions
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).