DC United Finalizes New Stadium Approval Redskins Nix Chinese-Built Wi-Fi System Deal NASL Team Owner Discusses MLS Plans Vinik Unveils Building Plan Near Amalie Arena Chargers Staying In San Diego Next Year Lammi Sports Buys Wisconsin Athletic HOF Great American Ball Park Seats Replaced Cheap Senators Considering Moving To New Arena Costs Rise For Univ. of Colorado Stadium Brewers Announce Creation Of "Selig Experience"
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).