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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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04/30/96
RAPTORS ARENA FATE UNCERTAIN AS ANOTHER DEADLINE PASSES

The Raptors have "failed again" in meeting a deadline for the start of construction of the proposed 22,500-seat Air Canada Centre, according to David Israelson of the TORONTO STAR. Failure to begin wo

Tags: Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

04/30/96
BREWERS CALL FOR SALARY DEFERMENT NOT A PROBLEM ON STADIUM

Two members of the Milwaukee Professional Baseball Park District have no problem with reports the team had three of its players defer $1.5M in salary until after the season, according to this morning'

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

04/30/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Seahawks Kingdome Renovation Task Force said it will be midsummer or later before they recommend whether the Kingdome can be renovated or a new facility be built instead (SEATTLE POST- INTELLIGENC

Tags: AEG, Detroit Lions, Facilities, General Motors, Los Angeles Galaxy, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Vulcan Ventures

04/29/96
SOME SMELL A RAT IN YANKEES STADIUM STUDY

The $600,000 study that recommends building a new stadium in Manhattan is "filled with inaccuracies," according to a N.Y. POST probe. Robert Hardt writes the report''s flaws include: a lowball constru

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04/29/96
CONTRADICTIONS IN L.A. OVER STADIUM AND FRANCHISE MOVEMENTS

In separate actions recently, the L.A. City Council unanimously approved a motion to support legislation designed to stop teams from moving, then authorized the expenditure of $25,000 to market the L.

Tags: Facilities, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

04/29/96
HEAT MAY BE DEVELOPER IN RETAIL COMPLEX NEAR ARENA

A shopping and entertainment complex that Dade County wants to build near a new downtown Miami arena may be paid for by a private developer and the Heat, not the county, according to the MIAMI HERALD.

Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat

04/29/96
HOTEL TAX FACES GLOOMY PROSPECTS IN TAMPA BAY

A bill to help fund a new Bucs Stadium with a 4% hotel tax has attracted powerful opponents that have kept it from reaching the floor of the FL Senate. Chepak & Metz of the TAMPA TRIBUNE write that ev

Tags: Facilities, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

04/26/96
ARCHER LOOKS TO BYPASS APPEALS COURT IN STADIUM ISSUE

Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer and the Downtown Development Authority filed an "emergency motion for expedited appeal" in the MI Supreme Court on a lawsuit blocking a proposed stadium for the Tigers. Acc

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Facilities

04/26/96
TAMPA STADIUM NOW RESTS ON COUNTY HOTEL TAX TO RAISE FUNDS

Florida legislative sponsors of a Bucs stadium bill struck a deal yesterday for a hotel tax to help finance the $168M proposal. The deal still faces "a rough ride" in the State Senate which is schedul

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

04/26/96
BALLPARK FOR SALE! ROOMY, BIG YARD, BALL CARRIES WELL

While chances of an offer from a private buyer are very "slim," the Denver Metropolitan District Stadium Board is statutorily "obligated" to put Coors Field up for sale, according to the DENVER POST.

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