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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

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10/04/96
BALTIMORE PLANS NEW ARENA AS EVENTUAL HOME FOR NBA?

City officials have prepared plans for a new 20,000-seat sports arena in downtown Baltimore to be completed "within five to 10 years" to house a possible new NBA team, as well as the city''s current m

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, NBA

10/04/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Indians will raise by 42% the price that holders of expiring three-year leases will pay next year to keep their luxury suites at Jacobs Field (CRAIN''S CLEVELAND BUSINESS, 9/30 issue)....In an op-

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Facilities, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner

10/04/96
QUESTIONS OVER POSSIBLE SUBSIDY FOR L.A. COLISEUM?

Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, a member of the L.A. Coliseum Commission, said Wednesday that he has been told a "public subsidy" of $100M would be required to renovate the Coliseum for a new NFL team, ac

Tags: Facilities, NFL

10/03/96
DISNEY NOW HAS ITS MICKYARD IN PLACE -- READY TO GO

Disney officially named its $87M, 175-acre sports complex, Disney''s Wide World of Sports, after the ABC Saturday TV show, according to Mark Albright in the ST. PETERSBURG TIMES. Walt Disney Attractio

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Facilities, Walt Disney

10/03/96
STADIUM NOTES

Grigsby, Brandford & Co., the S.F. financing firm under investigation for its role in floating bonds for the Heat''s new arena, is "in tatters," according to the S.F. CHRONICLE. Two top officials, inc

Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat, Minnesota Twins, NFL, Sports Illustrated

10/03/96
PADRES WIN ... LEASE CHANGES AT THE MURPH

The San Diego City Council, by a unanimous vote, approved changes to the Padres'' lease at Jack Murphy Stadium, which will now make their agreement "more team-friendly," and "sets the stage" for talks

Tags: Facilities, MLB, San Diego Padres

10/02/96
POLL: L.A. ARENA LACKS SUPPORT

A poll of 400 randomly selected L.A. city voters was conducted by Loyola Marymount University and revealed that "opponents outweighed supporters 55% to 32% with about 13% saying they had no opinion" o

Tags: AEG, Facilities

10/02/96
HEAT MAY BE GETTING OUT OF MIAMI KITCHEN

Faced with a November 5 referendum to prevent the construction of a bayfront arena in Miami, the Heat is launching a "major" ad campaign featuring President Pat Riley to sell the plan that calls for a

Tags: Facilities, Florida Panthers, Miami Heat, NBA

10/01/96
DISNEY HOPES SPORTS COMPLEX GIVES IT "LEVERAGE"

Disney believes its $100M, 200-acre Walt Disney World Sports Complex -- set to open in May -- will not only make money for the complex itself, but "for virtually every other part of Walt Disney World,

Tags: Facilities, Walt Disney

10/01/96
STADIUM NOTES

AHL Bandits Owner Michael Caggiano announced plans for the $42M 10,000-seat County Coliseum, to be located in southwest Baltimore County (Baltimore SUN, 10/1)....A 5-foot-long scale model of the Marin

Tags: AHL, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Red Sox, Facilities, Houston Astros, Seattle Mariners, Time Warner

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