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Texas Seeking Basketball Coach To Spark Interest In Program

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 29 / 15

Univ. of Texas men's AD Steve Patterson  is tasked with making another key hire in the wake of the school's announcement that men's basketball coach Rick Barnes  "will not return after 17 seasons." Barnes, who made $2.55M this past season, "has a buyout" of $1.75M that "would have d...

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03/19/97
STADIUM NOTES

TX State Rep. Kim Brimer said yesterday that athletes should help pay for new arenas through a "locker room usage fee" of up to $5,000 per player per game. Stars President Jim Lites, calling the fee a

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group, Time Warner

03/19/97
WI SENATE TABLES STADIUM EQUIPMENT LEASING BILL UNTIL MAY

The WI State Senate voted 18-15 Tuesday to have the Judiciary Committee review the bill that would limit the leasing of equipment for the Brewers'' Miller Park, according to Amy Rinard of the MILWAUKE

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

03/19/97
MILE HIGH BACK IN THE STADIUM HUNT FOR DENVER OFFICIALS?

Denver officials said they will take an "honest look" at redeveloping Mile High Stadium as an alternative to building a new Broncos facility, according to Alan Snel of the DENVER POST. Officials said

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities, NFL

03/18/97
MILLER PARK EQUIPMENT LEASING BILL SURVIVES SENATE COMMITTEE

A WI Senate committee voted 3-2 yesterday in favor of legislation that limits the WI Stadium Board''s ability to lease equipment for Miller Park, according to Amy Rinard of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTI

Tags: Facilities

03/18/97
HUIZENGA'S TAX-BREAK BILL GETS OK FROM SENATE COMMITTEE

A FL bill to give a $60M tax break to Wayne Huizenga to make football-related improvements to Pro Player Stadium was approved by the Senate Commerce Committee, according to Diane Hirth of the Ft. Laud

Tags: Facilities, Miami Dolphins

03/18/97
SAN DIEGO RESIDENTS SAY CITY TARNISHED BY STADIUM DEBACLE

San Diego residents feel the recent stadium "ruckus tarnished the city''s image and cast an unflattering light on its elected officials," according to a recent survey cited by Gerry Braun in the SAN D

Tags: Facilities, NBC, San Diego Chargers

03/18/97
STADIUM NOTES

The MLB Giants received "special permission" from the State Assembly to help speed construction of its new ballpark (S.F. CHRONICLE, 3/18)....CA State Senator Quentin Kopp, "whose reputation for fisca

Tags: Facilities, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants

03/18/97
PAUL ALLEN SHOWS POLL FAVORS VOTE ON SEAHAWKS STADIUM ISSUE

A survey of WA voters commissioned by potential Seahawks buyer Paul Allen shows that respondents are "evenly split on whether they support" special taxes for a new football stadium, and that 89% want

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

03/17/97
MARINERS BALLPARK SCHEDULE MAY BE DELAYED BY COURT RULING

The Mariners and the Public Facilities District (PFD) said the scheduled spring ''99 opening for a new ballpark for the Mariners "has been jeopardized" by a state Supreme Court decision, according to

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Mariners

03/17/97
STADIUM NOTES

The Tigers have leased 27 suites for $75,000 annually over four years, and leased 27 suites at $75,000 over seven years, at their planned new ballpark. The team still has about 26 of the 80 suites lef

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, MLB, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants

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