United Airlines Extends Chicago Naming Rights Miami-Dade Set To Analyze MLS Stadium Sites Cubs Get Approval For More Wrigley Changes NHL Panthers Suffer Plexiglass Snafu Facility Notes NYC FC Close To Deal For Bronx Soccer Stadium Mets Unlikely To Make Another Splash In Free Agency Red Sox Look To Expand Alcohol Sales Nashville Approves Ballpark For Triple-A Sounds IU Weighing Assembly Hall Upgrades
Published February 19, 1998
The Maryland Stadium Authority "is confident there will be more parking than ever available" at Camden Yards, by securing more than 6,000 spots for Ravens games and 5,300 for Orioles games (Baltimore SUN, 2/19)....NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani "vowed to keep the Mets and Yankees" in NYC with new stadiums, "as a deal for a new Mets ballpark appeared to be on the fast track" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 2/19)....The first scratch lottery game aimed at helping finance a new Seahawks stadium hits stores this week in WA. The "Sports Bonanza" tickets cost $2 each. Lottery games are expected to provide $6M a year for the stadium project, or $127M (corrected for inflation) over 23 years (SEATTLE TIMES, 2/19).... Southwestern Bell is polling Oklahoma City residents about their reaction to their naming Southwestern Bell Park, home of the AAA OK RedHawks. The name announcement in January drew widespread criticism from the public (OKLAHOMAN, 2/18).