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A's Seeking 10-Year Lease At O.co Coliseum, But City Wants Raiders Deal First

04 / 16 / 14

The A's "appear resigned to staying put" at O.co Coliseum, and "are in negotiations" for a 10-year lease extension, according to Matier & Ross of the S.F. CHRONICLE. The deal calls for the team to make "nominal rent payments in return for the A's paying" for $10-$12M in stadium improvements. The...

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05/06/96
FOR MIAMI SPORTS ARENAS, ARE TWO HEADS BETTER THAN ONE?

The ability of two new arenas in Miami to generate enough money through skyboxes and club seating is questioned in the MIAMI HERALD. Gregg Fields writes that not only does Miami have few large compani

Tags: Facilities

05/03/96
STADIUM NOTES

The pursuit of new arenas by owners in the NBA and NHL is examined by John Heylar of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Heylar writes the "rocket that propelled arena economics was the aptly named Palace of Aub

Tags: Denver Broncos, Detroit Pistons, Facilities, NBA, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment

05/03/96
SOME FANS GETTING REFUNDS ON STADIUM DEPOSITS IN TAMPA

Upon fan request, the Greater Tampa Chamber Stadium Task Force has sent refunds for 1,500 seat deposits and two luxury suites, according to Joe Henderson of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. This represents about 15

Tags: Facilities

05/02/96
LAWMAKERS IN VIRGINIA BACK OFF ON REGIONAL SALES TAX

Two key lawmakers in Northern VA have "backpedaled" on plans to use a regional sales tax to help fund a 45,000-seat baseball stadium after being "overwhelmed" with calls and letters opposing the tax.

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05/02/96
NEW ORLEANS ARENA COULD BE SHELVED DUE TO NO NBA/NHL TEAMS

An $84M arena near the Superdome that was initially planned as a way to lure an NHL or NBA team to New Orleans "may never get off the drawing board," according to LA Gov. Mike Foster. Foster said he i

Tags: Facilities, NBA, NHL

05/01/96
STADIUM NOTES

ESPN''s Peter Gammons reports several MLB owners "have chided Giants Owner Peter Magowan for his attempt to privately finance his new stadium in San Francisco, a move that runs contrary to the trend o

Tags: ESPN, Facilities, HOK Sports, MLB, Seattle Mariners, Walt Disney

05/01/96
PENS RECEIVE COOL RECEPTION FROM MURPHY OVER IGLOO SUBSIDIES

Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy will not support a request by the Penguins for the city and county to provide $10M over five years to help offset rent payments at the Civic Arena, according to the PITTSBU

Tags: Facilities, Pittsburgh Penguins

05/01/96
THE SKY'S THE LIMIT: SKYDOME REPORTEDLY EYEING NAME DEAL

Naming rights to SkyDome are being "shopped around," according to Jamie Wayne of the FINANCIAL POST. Speculation on possible buyers is varied. A brewery would have been a logical choice, but with Laba

Tags: Facilities, Labatt Brewing, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Raptors

05/01/96
NATIONSBANK CHAIR MCCOLL OFFERS HELP FOR HORNETS NEW HIVE

In a interview with the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, NationsBank Chair Hugh McColl Jr. said the bank would like to help the Hornets in their quest for a new arena. If the team decides to leave the Coliseum, Mc

Tags: Bank of America, Facilities, New Orleans Pelicans

04/30/96
FIRST CAMELOT, NOW THE BOSTON GARDEN

Leland''s, the Manhattan auction house, will sell off remnants of Boston Garden in September, according to Kevin Paul Dupont of the BOSTON GLOBE. Steve Dunleavy, Senior VP/Event Services of FleetCente

Tags: Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Facilities

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