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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14

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10/30/96
STADIUM NOTES

Steelers VP Art Rooney II said he needs the help of Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy with plans for a $600M riverside complex west of Three Rivers Stadium. Rooney''s hope is that Murphy will intervene on t

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Facilities, NFL, NikeTown, Philadelphia 76ers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

10/30/96
RECORDS SHOW POHLADS CUTTING MORE CHECKS THIS ELECTION YEAR

Twins Owner Carl Pohlad and sons, Bob, Bill and Jim, have donated "at least" $30,350 to four state legislative caucuses, according to Jay Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Bob Pohlad: "Our givin

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins

10/30/96
BRADLEY/RILEY 2000? PAT THE STATESMAN ON HEAT CAMPAIGN TRAIL

A week before the vote on a new downtown arena, the Heat is "pressing full court and pulling out its most potent publicity weapons, its players," according to Henri Cauvin of the MIAMI HERALD. Heat Pr

Tags: Cablevision, Facilities, Miami Heat, NBC, New York Liberty

10/29/96
STADIUM NOTES

Nolan Ryan appeared in a full-page ad in the Houston Chronicle asking voters to say "yes" to Proposition 1, the stadium referendum. The text under Ryan''s photo: "This isn''t a pitch for the Astros. I

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Mavericks, Detroit Pistons, Facilities, Houston Astros, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Southwest Sports Group, Toronto Blue Jays

10/29/96
EARLY PLANS IN CHARLOTTE INCLUDE $500M SPORTS COMPLEX

Although "not finalized," a $500M proposed project in uptown Charlotte that may include a basketball arena, baseball stadium, entertainment complex and more, is being drafted by private developers led

Tags: Bank of America, Facilities, MLB, NCAA, New Orleans Pelicans

10/29/96
HEAT ARENA UPDATE: THE GLOVES COME OFF

With a week to go before a referendum vote on a new Heat area, the Stop New Arena Committee -- headed by Miami attorney Dan Paul -- has "begun to reach out to voters," according to Don Finefrock of th

Tags: Cablevision, Facilities, Miami Heat, New York Liberty

10/29/96
EXPOS RELEASE SURVEY TO BOOST POSSIBILITIES FOR NEW PARK

In Montreal, a preliminary survey by the Saine Marketing Group, commissioned by the Expos, indicated that a new downtown ballpark would increase Expos season-ticket sales from 7,000 to "more than" 16,

Tags: Facilities

10/28/96
SEARCH FOR PARKING SPACES IN BALTIMORE

In keeping with their lease requirements, which call for providing 4,000 parking spaces for the Ravens and 3,000 for the Orioles, the Maryland Stadium Authority (MSA) is "deep" in negotiations with pr

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Facilities

10/28/96
HOUSTON STADIUM POLL REVEALS VOTER OPPOSITION TO NEW HOMES

A Mason-Dixon telephone poll of 428 registered Harris County, TX voters conducted for the Houston Chronicle revealed that 54% of Harris County voters oppose the stadium ballot measure, 35% support it

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros

10/28/96
POLL SHOWS 49ERS HAVE UPHILL BATTLE FOR STADIUM SUPPORT

In San Francisco, "only" 28% of city voters approve building a new stadium for the 49ers financed "in part by public funds," according to poll by the S.F. CHRONICLE and reported by Matier & Ross. Of t

Tags: Facilities, San Francisco 49ers

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