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11/14/96
STADIUM NOTES

Ending a "standoff" with MD Gov. Parris Glendening, the Redskins have agreed to pay prevailing wages for state-funded highway construction near the team''s new stadium in Prince George''s County, MD.

Tags: Facilities, Florida Panthers, Houston Rockets, Washington Redskins

11/14/96
ASCENT LOOKS TO THE 'BURBS AS HOME FOR NUGGETS AND AVALANCHE

With negotiations over a downtown site for the proposed Pepsi Center going "nowhere," officials of Ascent Entertainment Group have "initiated" conversations with private land owners about building in

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Facilities, PepsiCo

11/14/96
BALLPARK SALES TAX PROPOSAL RAISED IN SACRAMENTO

Sacramento Supervisor Roger Dickinson has proposed a regionwide sales tax to pay for a new MLB stadium and other "attractions" throughout the area, according to Dorsey Griffith of the SACRAMENTO BEE.

Tags: Facilities, MLB

11/14/96
NYC CONTROLLER SAYS DOMED YANKS STADIUM COST TOO MUCH

New York City Comptroller Alan Hevesi, the city''s top fiscal officer, said yesterday that the $1B plan to build a new stadium for the Yankees on Manhattan''s West Side "isn''t even in the ballpark" o

Tags: Facilities, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

11/14/96
WITH NEW TRACK, BRUTON GETS INTO DRAG -- RACING, THAT IS

Speedway Motorsports Inc., headed by Bruton Smith, added Sears Point Int''l Raceway in Sonoma, CA to its roster of tracks in a deal announced yesterday, according to Tom Higgins of the CHARLOTTE OBSER

Tags: Facilities, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NASCAR, NHRA, R J Reynolds, Sears, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

11/13/96
HOUSTON OWNERS BICKER OVER LEASE AT THE SUMMIT

Aeros Owner Chuck Watson, who owns the lease at The Summit, said yesterday he will accept Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander''s offer of more than $30M to release his team from its lease at The Summit, ac

Tags: Facilities, Houston Rockets, NHL

11/13/96
SCANDIA PICKED FOR SPEEDWAY'S NAME-THAT- RACEWAY DERBY

Scandia Worldwide Inc., a Montclair, NJ-based sports marketing firm, has been commissioned by Charlotte, NC-based Speedway Motorsports Inc. to coordinate a title rights search for the Texas Int''l Rac

Tags: Facilities, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Sears, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

11/13/96
PEPSI: THE NAMING RIGHTS CHOICE OF KNICKERBOCKER ARENA

PepsiCo. has been recommended as the title sponsor for Knickerbocker Arena, to be renamed Pepsi Arena, in Albany, NY. Pepsi''s proposal for the naming rights included a bid of $300,000 per year ($3M t

Tags: Facilities, PepsiCo

11/12/96
PROSERV TO MARKET NAMING RIGHTS OF STADIUMS FOR CLARK SPORTS

ProServ has joined with Clark Sports to market naming rights of stadiums and arenas developed or constructed by Clark. Clark Sports is constructing the new Redskins and Ravens stadiums and the MCI Cen

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, NFL, Washington Redskins

11/12/96
TBS TABS HOK AND ARQUITECTONICA AS NEW ARENA TEAM

TBS selected the architectural team of Kansas City-based HOK Sports Facilities and Miami-based Arquitectonica to design the new arena slated for downtown, according to Saporta & Unger of the ATLANTA C

Tags: Facilities, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

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