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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

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10/15/96
TAMPA CITIZENS KNOCKING ON POE'S DOOR TO END STADIUM APPEAL

Former Tampa Mayor William Poe filed an appeal yesterday of Circuit Judge Sam Pendino''s dismissal of his second lawsuit against the building of a new Bucs stadium, according to Joe Henderson of the T

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10/15/96
VIKINGS AIM TO BE A PART OF TWIN CITIES STADIUM GAME

Vikings President Roger Headrick''s pursuit of a new stadium is examined by Jay Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR-TRIBUNE. The team''s current revenue from the Metrodome places them 23rd in the NFL in la

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10/15/96
STADIUM NOTES

In Washington, construction on the Redskins new stadium is moving "at a fast pace," but negotiations over the awarding of state money to build a road network remain "bogged down, raising questions abo

Tags: Facilities, Washington Redskins

10/15/96
FORD OFFICIALLY PUTS MONIKER ON NEW LIONS DEN

Ford Motor Co. announced Friday they will pay $40M for the naming rights for the Lions proposed domed stadium in downtown Detroit, according to John Hughes in the DETROIT NEWS. The name of the facilit

Tags: Detroit Lions, Facilities

10/11/96
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Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Facilities, NHL, PepsiCo

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10/11/96
FORD MOTOR NAME RAISED IN A LIONS DEN

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10/11/96
JUSTICE FOR ALL: ELLERBE BECKETT SUED OVER ADA DISPUTE

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10/11/96
STADIUM NOTES

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