Chicago Mayor Rejects Cubs' Renovation Requests Facility Notes Arizona State Alters Sun Devil Stadium Remodel Real Salt Lake Reaches Deal For USL Stadium Crew Signs First Stadium Naming-Rights Deal Chargers Fans Vocal At Stadium Forum St. Louis Unveils New Renderings For NFL Venue Some Wrigley Bleachers Won't Be Ready For Opener Plank Offers Insight On New Under Armour HQ Facility Notes
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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).