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NFL Senior VP/Communications GREG AIELLO said that NFL Senior VP/Public Policy & Government Affairs CYNTHIA HOGAN last September "ordered up a 'top-to-bottom review' of the NFL’s political action committee by the league's outside lawyers because she was new to the league." FEC filings ...

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02/07/97
STATE OF THE ARENA: CLEVELAND'S GOT ITS GUND

The following is a profile of Gund Arena in Cleveland, host of the NBA All-Star game (THE DAILY/USA TODAY, 9/6/96). ARENA: Gund Arena. Cleveland, OH TENANTS: NBA Cavaliers, IHL Lumberjacks. AGE: Opene

Tags: Aramark, Cleveland Cavaliers, Facilities, NBA

02/06/97
SEATTLE TASK FORCE RECOMMENDS SEAHAWKS STADIUM FUNDING

In Seattle, a 14-member task force has recommended new taxes on sports memorabilia, car rental, admission tickets and parking to help pay for a new $402M facility, according to Rachel Zimmerman in the

Tags: Facilities

02/06/97
HOUSTON FIRES BACK; COUNTERSUES TO KEEP ROCKETS AT SUMMIT

City of Houston officials filed a counterclaim against the Rockets yesterday, asking a state judge to force the team to remain in The Summit until its lease expires in November 2003, according to John

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Facilities, Houston Rockets

02/06/97
HARTFORD BUSINESS LEADERS BEGIN PLANNING FOR NEW ARENA

A group of local business leaders have begun "laying crucial groundwork" for a new sports arena in Hartford, according to Mike Swift in the HARTFORD COURANT. The arena would host the Whalers, UConn sp

Tags: Facilities, NCAA

02/06/97
STADIUM NOTES

Holiday Bowl Exec Dir John Reid said yesterday that the game "would be at risk for this season and beyond" if legal action stopped the Jack Murphy Stadium expansion project (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, 2

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

02/05/97
STADIUM NOTES

Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes has "challenged the judgement" behind parts of the county''s $1.2M contract with Tri-State Sports & Entertainment to sell seat licenses in the Bengals'' new stadiu

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Raptors, Washington Redskins

02/05/97
IN SACRAMENTO, KINGS FACE KEY VOTE TONIGHT

The Sacramento City Council held a meeting last night to discuss the proposed $70M deal to keep the Kings in Sacramento, according to Delshon & Bizjak of the SACRAMENTO BEE. City Hall "insiders" say t

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02/05/97
RALEIGH CITY COUNCIL APPROVES ADDITIONAL $48M FOR NEW ARENA

"After weeks of indecision," the Raleigh, NC, City Council approved $48M more for a proposed 21,000-seat sports arena, according to the Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER. The 5-3 vote moved the Centennial Autho

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02/04/97
SAN DIEGO CITY COUNCIL REPEALS PORTION OF STADIUM EXPANSION

The San Diego City Council yesterday officially repealed an $18M portion of the Jack Murphy Stadium expansion effort, according to Ray Huard in the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. The unanimous vote was take

Tags: Facilities, San Diego Chargers

02/04/97
STADIUM NOTES

The city of Detroit and Wayne County each will get 50 tickets and two suites for regular season games in the Tigers new 42,000-seat stadium (DETROIT NEWS, 2/4)....A Denver city panel will recommend ne

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Facilities, Walt Disney

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