Silver Optimistic About New Bucks' Arena PNC Arena Expansion Plans Revised Plans Advance For DC Soccer Stadium DePaul Arena Will Cost More Than Once Thought Reds Upgrading GABP Ahead Of All-Star Game Flames Close To Arena Announcement? Vegas Arena Could Be First With Retractable Roof Univ. Of Nevada Proposes Mackay Upgrades Facility Notes Saints' Benson Gives $11M To Pro Football HOF
SBD/Issue 238/Facilities & Venues
Published August 28, 2009
|Twins Want To Schedule Workout At
Unfinished Target Field Next Month
OLYMPIC TRIALS: The GLOBE & MAIL's Bruce Dowbiggin noted the proposed Capitals-Canadiens game at Montreal's Olympic Stadium was scrapped because the "sightlines for fans and TV were problematic in the vast shell of its interior." Trying to "install and position the rink would require up to a week at a time of the year when" the CFL Alouettes "might need the space." One TV source said that he is "just as glad" the idea was dropped. The source said of Olympic Stadium, "The place is just filthy. Really, it's not a pleasant place to go any more" (GLOBESPORTS.com, 8/26).
Plans Reportedly In Progress To Make DEI's
Shop Into "Graceland For NASCAR Fans"
BEHIND THESE HAZEL EYES: In St. Paul, Charley Walters reports it "appears Hazeltine National achieved its projected" $2M profit from the PGA Championship, though final numbers are not yet available. Meanwhile, the Hazeltine BOD this week approved a $14M project that "will result in a new clubhouse, greens and fairways." The clubhouse "will be demolished near the end of September, and construction will begin on a replacement" (ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, 8/28).