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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 27 / 15

Under the header  "St. Louis Is A Tale Of Two Cities,"  the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH's Joe Strauss writes, "If the Cardinals are the civic religion, the Rams have become a sporting stigma." In a HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Q&A, Turner Broadcasting President David Levy says of the "ceil...

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03/26/15
Packers Making Suite Windows Retractable

The Packers are "turning their fixer-upper attention to the Lambeau Field luxury suites" and will "likely add the ability for fans to open the windows on them," according to Jason Wilde of ESPN WISCONSIN. Packers President & CEO Mark Murphy said, "That’s something we’ve [been] studyi ...

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03/26/15
Wrigley Renovation To Take Extra Year

Cubs Chair Tom Ricketts yesterday revealed that the Wrigley Field restoration project "will take an extra year to complete," according to David Just of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. The project, whose first of four scheduled offseason phases began this past fall, "was expected to be completed" between ...

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03/26/15
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In Pittsburgh, Teresa Lindeman reports Heinz "plans to keep its name" on the Steelers venue despite the "planned merger with the Kraft Foods Group" that could see a renamed company. Heinz Senior VP/Corporate & Gov't Affairs Michael Mullen: "It’ll remain Heinz Field." The Steelers in '01 s ...

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03/25/15
Coliseum City Talks Given Six Months

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors yesterday "unanimously signed off on a six-month agreement to negotiate directly" with Oakland and its private development partner, Floyd Kephart, on redeveloping the complex around O.co Coliseum "into a densely packed urban center with a new football stadium ...

Tags: Facilities, NFL, St. Louis Rams, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers

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Target Center Remodel Likely Delayed

While "all signs say go" for a $30M boost to the Target Center renovation budget, that "doesn't mean work on the arena will begin this summer," according to Nick Halter of the MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL. T'Wolves and WNBA Lynx Senior VP & CMO Ted Johnson said that there is a "50- ...

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03/25/15
NASL Cosmos Considering New Locations

More than two years after the NASL N.Y. Cosmos "proposed a 25,000-seat soccer stadium, hotel and retail complex at Belmont Park, inaction by state officials has prompted the team to consider alternative locations" for the $400M privately funded project, according to Robert Brodsky of NEWSDAY. Bidder ...

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03/25/15
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In Sacramento, Matt Barrows reports the 49ers prior to the '15 season "will install units in the east-side corridors that dispense cool air" at Levi's Stadium. There also "will be misters in the nearby plazas." Another option that could be considered is "distributing hand fans th ...

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03/24/15
Vikings Lobbying Against Soccer Stadium

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