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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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04/24/96
VIRGINIA GOV. DOESN'T BACK SALES TAX HIKE FOR BALLPARK

VA legislators focused on a plan to increase the regional sales tax to help finance a new baseball stadium in Northern VA, according to Lipton & Robberson of the WASHINGTON POST. The move was met with

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04/24/96
TAMPA OFFICIALS SCRAMBLE TO FIND LAST MINUTE BUCS RESOLUTION

FL lawmakers raced to find alternative ways to pay for a new stadium for the Bucs after a plan to tax rental cars in Hillsborough County was amended Monday by a Senate committee. According to the TAMP

Tags: Facilities, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

04/24/96
ABE POLLIN AND BET'S JOHNSON EXTEND OLIVE BRANCH ON ARENA

Bullets/Caps Owner Abe Pollin and BET President Robert Johnson "have reached a truce in their bitter fight over a downtown sports arena and are talking about exploring joint business ventures," accord

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04/23/96
BUCS IN DIRE STRAITS AGAIN AS SENATE ALTERS STADIUM DEAL

The proposed Bucs stadium tax suffered a serious blow in the FL Senate that "ultimately could kill a deal to keep the team in Tampa," according to this morning''s TAMPA TRIBUNE. A Senate panel rejecte

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04/23/96
VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE GETS BEHIND BASEBALL STADIUM

Senior VA lawmakers supported proposals for a mix of regional tax increases to pay for most of a new $250M Northern VA ballpark. Proposals included raising local sales and rental car taxes or taxes on

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04/23/96
TIGERS POISED TO POUNCE ON TICKET SALES

Though January''s formal proposal for the Tigers'' new, 42,000-seat stadium included 65 private suites, the team is now considering increasing that number to 70-75 suites, according to Robert Ankeny o

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04/22/96
WASHINGTON POST DETAILS STEP-BY-STEP OF MCI CENTER DEAL

The development of the new MCI Center in downtown DC is featured in an in-depth piece in Sunday''s WASHINGTON POST Magazine. Peter Perl examines the role of the National Capital Development Corp., mad

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04/22/96
THE HEAT GUARANTEE PAYMENT OF $5.5M ON NEW ARENA

The Heat have agreed to guarantee Dade County a payment of $5.5M a year if a new arena is built on Biscayne Bay in downtown Miami, according to Don Finefrock of the MIAMI HERALD. The guarantee "elimin

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04/22/96
WITHOUT AMAZING FANFARE, METS STRIDE CLOSER TO NEW BALLPARK

While talk of a new Yankee Stadium has dominated attention recently, the Mets are "quietly inching ahead" with plans to build a new 50,000-seat retractable domed facility in a parking lot next to Shea

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04/22/96
O'MALLEY WILL REPORT ON STADIUM FEASIBILITY STUDY IN JUNE

Dodgers Owner Peter O''Malley said if his feasibility study is positive, he will announce in June his intention to build the "world''s best" football stadium and then solicit the NFL for an expansion

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