Rupp Arena Set For $15M In Tech Upgrades Beckham Group To Pay For Resident Relocation Coyotes, Suns Discussed Sharing New Arena Angels Unveil Giant Mike Trout Bobblehead EIR For Warriors' Arena Shows Traffic Problems Facility Notes Sun Life Stadium Upgrades On Schedule Titans Will Not End Partnership With Aramark Hawks Exploring Venue Options In Atlanta New ACC Scoreboard Touts LED Maple Leaf
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).