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12/02/96
SAN DIEGO CITY COUNCIL AND PADRES "OK" STADIUM EXPANSION

The San Diego City Council voted 6-2 last week to spend $78M to expand Jack Murphy Stadium, according to Barry Bloom in the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. The cost is $18M more than originally projected and

Tags: Facilities, MLB, NFL, San Diego Chargers, San Diego Padres

12/02/96
TWIN CITIES GROUP LOOKS AT DUAL-SPORT STADIUM PROPOSAL

A group of MN sports and political figures met "quietly" last week to view a proposal for a $360M dual-purpose stadium for the Twins and Vikings, according to Whereatt, Banks & Weiner in the Minneapol

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings

12/02/96
GIANTS STADIUM FACE-LIFT SCALED BACK DUE TO SPIRALING COSTS

The New Jersey Sports Authority, the Giants and the Jets held a groundbreaking ceremony last week for a "scaled-back" $43M expansion of Giants Stadium, according to the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. The first phas

Tags: Facilities, New York Jets

12/02/96
STADIUM NOTES

Sunday''s WASHINGTON POST features a front-page piece on the area''s three new facilities for the Redskins, the MCI Center for the Bullets and Caps, and a home for the Ravens. The Redskins will build

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Detroit Lions, Facilities, Washington Redskins

12/02/96
MAPLE LEAFS OWNER: TEAMS "MOVING CLOSER" ON SHARED ARENA

Negotiations for a single facility for the Raptors and Maple Leafs "appear to have made substantial progress" according to Craig Daniels in the TORONTO SUN. Leafs'' Minority Owner Larry Tanenbaum "sai

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

11/26/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Orange Bowl and Carquest Bowl committees have had "very general discussions" about moving the Carquest Bowl to the Orange Bowl Stadium after this year''s game. Both games are currently held at Pro

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Facilities, Seattle Mariners

11/26/96
NEW BILL IN TEXAS MIGHT HELP MOVE STARS & MAVS

TX State Rep. Kim Brimer has introduced House Bill 92, which would "allow city and county financing of sports venues, ranging from little league parks to pro baseball stadiums," only if voters in a ci

Tags: Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

11/25/96
MARINERS TO HAVE 20-YEAR LEASE; POCKET PROFITS OF BALLPARK

The lease formulated by the King County, WA Public Facilities District [PFD] for the Mariners new ballpark will call for the team to play at least 73 home games a year and to run the stadium -- "pocke

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Mariners

11/25/96
PARKING PROBLEMS AT THE ICE PALACE HAVE CITY ON THE HOOK

The influx of Lightning fans parking in private lots next to the Ice Palace means the city "may have to use general parking revenues to meet financial obligations" to the team, according to Joe Hender

Tags: Facilities, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Lightning

11/25/96
DEAL WITH LEAFS WOULD COST RAPTORS; TEAM RE-UPS AT SKYDOME

The Raptors'' new ownership group will have to pay an extra C$15M in land costs if the Maple Leafs are brought in to help build the Air Canada Centre, according to Damien Cox of the TORONTO STAR. Sour

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

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