Rooftop Signs Are Sticking Point In Vikings Project 'Dega To Remove Allison Grandstand Churchill Downs Struggles During Fall Meet Wrigley Could Be Allowed To Push Back Wall Ratner Wants Only Entertainment At Coliseum Hub Facility Notes Cal Signs Field Naming-Rights Deal With Kabam CU Approves $143M Facilities Upgrade Plan Spotlight TMS, Ticketmaster Reach Deal Facility Notes
SBD/Issue 175/Facilities & Venues
Published June 6, 2007
|Vikings To Embark On Major PR
Campaign For New Stadium
NOTES: The N.Y. Metropolitan Transit Authority announced plans to build a new rail link between the Meadowlands and Penn Station in Manhattan. The proposed “football train” would “get riders to roughly 10 Giants and Jets games during the 2009 season via a link in Secaucus” (NEWSDAY, 6/6)....DC-based Gelberg Signs was awarded a $1M contract to create and install all of the signage at the Nationals' new ballpark, which is set to open in ’08 (WASHINGTONTIMES.com, 6/5)....The Red Sox' Single-A affiliate, the New York-Penn League Lowell Spinners, has “purchased -- and plans to use -- the first base used at Yankee Stadium” during Game Six of the ’04 ALCS between the Red Sox and Yankees. In the game, Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez was called for interference on a play at first base (BOSTON HERALD, 6/6).