Charlotte Considers MLS Stadium Plan Fresno State Plans Renovations For Stadium IU AD: Assembly Hall Project On Track Facility Notes Red Wings Form "Deconstructed Arena" Concept Several Venues Considered For Temporary NFL Stay NHL Panthers Fans Pack Arena For Draft Experts Scoff At Proposal For Raiders' Stadium Redskins Making Additions To Practice HQ Nissan-Titans Deal At Least $5M Annually
Published September 18, 1998
NHL Panthers fans will get their "first look" at the National Car Rental Center on Saturday when the arena is "unmasked" for Sneak Peak/HockeyFest '98. About 35,000 people "are expected" to attend the event which will feature skydiving Elvis impersonators, marching bands and a fireworks display (MIAMI HERALD, 9/18)....In Detroit, David Josar reports that Wayne County officials have "cleared the way for construction of the Lions' stadium" after the approval of two "complex" 35-year leases between the county and the Detroit/Wayne County Stadium Authority, and the county and the Downtown Development Authority. No construction date has been set (DETROIT NEWS, 9/18).