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12/09/96
S.F. MAYOR LOOKS TO INCREASE STAFF TO STUDY NEW STADIUM

San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown has requested a $517,000 supplemental appropriation from the city''s Board of Supervisors for more research on building a replacement for Candlestick Park for the 49er

Tags: Facilities, San Francisco 49ers

12/09/96
CT. GOV. ROWLAND PUTS KIBOSH ON HARTFORD NAMING RIGHTS DEAL

CT. Gov. John Rowland blocked -- "at least for the moment" -- the renaming of the Hartford Civic Center, home of the Whalers, to the "Phoenix Center at Hartford," according to Jon Lender of the HARTFO

Tags: Facilities

12/06/96
ERIE COUNTRY RESIDENTS SAY PAY THE BILLS, BUT NOT TOO MUCH

Erie County, NY taxpayers are giving two "somewhat contradictory orders" to County Exec Dennis Gorski as he conducts lease negotiations with the Bills, according to Scott Thomas of BUSINESS FIRST OF B

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Facilities, NFL

12/06/96
STADIUM TALKS IN SEATTLE HIT SNAG STADIUM ADVERTISING

Two days of talks between King County, WA and Football Northwest have failed to produce a Kingdome lease agreement as negotiators debate whether the Mariners or Seahawks should get millions of dollars

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

12/06/96
BOSTON HERALD REPORTS PATS KRAFT CLOSE TO STADIUM DEAL

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft and Massport officials have "virtually sealed" a $500,000-a-year lease to build a football stadium in South Boston, according to Joe Battenfeld in a front-page piece in thi

Tags: Facilities, New England Patriots, NFL

12/06/96
TX REPORT SHOWS CITIES HOW TO RAISE PUBLIC MONEY FOR ARENAS

San Antonio, Houston and Dallas could raise enough money to finance new sports facilities through a combination of small, local tax boosts, according to a state comptroller''s report examined by Charl

Tags: Facilities, San Antonio Spurs

12/06/96
BONDS FLOATED FOR MILLER PARK; BOARD STAY WITH ARCHITECTS

In a "surprise" move yesterday, the stadium board overseeing Miller Park in Milwaukee sold $146.7M in bonds for construction of the new park, the sale coming two weeks ahead of schedule and intending

Tags: Facilities

12/05/96
WARRIORS OWNER DROPS PSLS FROM ARENA FINANCING PLAN

In a "surprising" announcement yesterday, Warriors Owner Chris Cohan said the team is proposing a new financing plan for the rebuilt Oakland Coliseum that will not require PSLs, according to C.W. Nevi

Tags: Facilities, Golden State Warriors

12/05/96
MARINERS NEW PARK MAY HIT A SPEEDBUMP WITH NEW INITIATIVE

Opponents of Seattle''s new baseball stadium plan to file an initiative to "force a public vote on whether the ballpark can be financed with government bonds," according to David Schaefer of the SEATT

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

12/05/96
HAS PACERS NEW STADIUM FINALLY FOUND A HOME?

Indianapolis officials confirmed Tuesday that a tract on the southern edge of downtown Indianapolis is a "prime candidate" for a new arena being sought by the Pacers, according to Gerry Lanosga in the

Tags: Facilities, Indiana Pacers

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