Eagles Make Toyota First Auto Sponsor Since '08 Redskins Sell Naming Rights For Team HQ BYU Tells Big 12 Of Expansion Interest UConn Employs Aspire To Improve Ticket Sales Sources: Isles In Talks For Arena At Belmont Park NCAA Sends Out Questionnaire On Discrimination Facility Notes Islanders Potential Arena Near Citi Field? ACC To Revisit Title Game Locale In Fall Chargers Dive Into Convention Center Possibilities
SBD/Issue 90/Facilities & Venues
Published January 30, 2001
Philadelphia officials said yesterday that the city "has obtained two key pieces of privately owned land" in South Philadelphia needed for the new Eagles and Phillies stadiums, but "they declined to reveal how much the city paid for it" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 1/30)....In Cincinnati, John Erardi profiled Cinergy Field's major renovations, including the "vibrant expanse" of natural green grass and the new view of the OH River. Erardi wrote the "view alone may have the greatest impact." Erardi added that "no longer valid is the criticism that when you're seated inside Cinergy Field, you don't know whether you're in Cincinnati or Atlanta or Pittsburgh" (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 1/27)....In Hartford, Christopher Keating wrote that the Univ. of CT's new football stadium received final approval Friday when the State Bond Commission voted to release $71M for its construction. The 40,000-seat, open-air stadium in East Hartford will open in '03 (HARTFORD COURANT, 1/27).