Kentucky Adding Ribbon Boards At Rupp Facility Notes Oakland Stadium Efforts "Going Backward" Blue Bell Name Not Coming Off A&M Ballpark Land Transaction For NFL Stadium In Carson Closes Soldier Field Upgrades Include New HD Boards Verizon Insists DC Naming-Rights Deal Isn't Over Study Details Costs For HOF Village Personalized Bricks Near Wrigley Tossed St. Paul Saints' New Ballpark Set To Open
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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).