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 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).