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Chargers, Raiders Meet With L.A. Officials To Discuss Plans For Proposed Carson Stadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 01 / 15

Chargers Chair Dean Spanos and Raiders Owner Mark Davis yesterday were in L.A. “meeting with Mayor Eric Garcetti and other political heavyweights and promoting their vision for a shared stadium in Carson,” according to Sam Farmer of the L.A. TIMES. A spokesperson for Garcetti confirmed t...

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TWO POLLS SHOW 49ERS VOTE TRAILING BY DIFFERENT MARGINS

With two weeks before the June 3 special election, two polls showed the 49ers stadium bond measure trailing, but by different margins. A new Chronicle/KRON-TV poll shows that the stadium bond measure

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05/21/97
HAWKS ARENA DEAL PASSES FIRST ROUND IN APPROVAL PROCESS

The Atlanta-Fulton County Recreation Authority voted 6-0 to approve the revised Hawks arena deal Tuesday, "saying taxpayers remain protected despite changes in the financial terms," according to Henry

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Facilities, NBA, Time Warner

05/21/97
STADIUM NOTES

In an independent report released Tuesday, Atlanta- based construction firm Hanscomb estimated the cost of remodeling Mile High Stadium at $127.5M. On Monday, stadium architect HOK Sport, which was re

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities

05/20/97
STADIUM NOTES

The Hawks'' arena plan will be revisited today by the Atlanta-Fulton County Recreation Authority. In Atlanta, Henry Unger writes, "This time, however, the Hawks are likely to face a tougher crowd. Aut

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Cincinnati Bengals, Facilities, NFL, Time Warner

05/20/97
FACILITY MEASURES FAIL AS MN LEGISLATURE ADJOURNS FOR RECESS

The Twins'' stadium proposal "fizzled" on Monday as bills in the MN House and Senate "directing the Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy to study financing for a new ballpark failed to

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, NHL

05/20/97
SAN DIEGO TO NFL: QUAL-COMM BACK NOW, YA' HEAR

With the "backdrop of Qualcomm Stadium''s nearly completed concrete shell behind him," Chargers Owner Alex Spanos told NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue and a crowd of on-lookers that San Diego "wants t

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05/20/97
RACING NOTES: PENSKE ACQUIRES 70% OF N.C. MOTOR SPEEDWAY

MI-based Penske Motorsports said yesterday that it has acquired about a 70% interest in the Rockingham-based North Carolina Motor Speedway in an exchange of stock. Penske said it paid 906,542 shares t

Tags: Facilities, Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

05/19/97
ST. PAUL'S CHANCES FOR NHL TEAM GETTING SLIMMER AFTER VOTE

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05/19/97
HOUSTON CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF DALLAS-ARLINGTON SQUABBLE

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05/19/97
49ERS STADIUM CAMPAIGN CONTINUES ALONG BUMPY ROAD

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