Featured Story

Six Missouri State Legislators Sue Gov. Jay Nixon To Block Funding Over NFL Stadium Plan

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 28 / 15

Six Missouri state legislators yesterday "sued Gov. Jay Nixon and the public board that owns and operates the Edward Jones Dome to block funding" of a new riverfront NFL stadium in St. Louis, according to Hunn & Stuckey of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. The suit, led by Sen. Rob Schaaf, alleg...

Read More

Tags: Facilities, St. Louis Rams, NFL

More Stories

04/17/97
RAPTORS NOT INTERESTED IN JOINING LEAFS AT NEW GARDENS

The Maple Leafs will announce this morning that they want to "extend an olive branch" to the Raptors by becoming business partners in the construction of a new Maple Leaf Gardens, according to Marty Y

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

04/16/97
STADIUM NOTES

The Maryland Stadium Authority approved a $3.1M agreement for the state to purchase three tracts of land, including three nightclubs and a warehouse, all "in the shadow of Camden Yards." They will be

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Facilities

04/16/97
TWINS BALLPARK BOOSTERS NOTE EXPENDITURES OF OVER $1M

Minnesota Wins, the "corporate-backed booster organization" campaigning for a new Twins ballpark, "spent almost" $112,000 in lobbying-related expenses in the past three months, plus $1M "for citizen o

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins

04/16/97
BUCS COMMITTED TO TAMPA AS LEASE CHANGE GIVES BACK $30M

The Bucs "formally agreed Tuesday to a change demanded by the city and county to their lease on a new football stadium," according to Joe Henderson of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. The lease change would provide

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

04/16/97
LEAFS' PLANS OVER UNION STATION CAUSING SOME RUMBLING?

The Maple Leafs "confirmed that they have been studying the idea of building the next Maple Leaf Gardens right on top of Union Station" in Toronto, according to Israelson, Ormsby & Brazao of the TORON

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

04/15/97
NEW COLUMBUS POLL SHOWS ARENA VOTE BECOMING CLOSER

A Buckeye State Poll shows 56% of Franklin County, OH, adults approve of an arena-stadium sales tax, while 39% oppose and 4% are undecided, according to Alan Miller of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. If approv

Tags: Facilities

04/15/97
ALLEN AND GOV. LOCKE PUT KIBOSH ON STADIUM BILL CHANGES

Paul Allen and WA Gov. Gary Locke "rejected proposals by legislative negotiators yesterday to pay for a new football stadium without a controversial logo tax," according to Ed Penhale of the SEATTLE P

Tags: Facilities, Nike

04/15/97
ARE BUCS WILLING TO SHARE THE BUCKS WITH SPORTS AUTHORITY?

The Bucs "appear willing to accept at least" $30M in lease concessions "in an effort to keep construction going" at the new stadium, according to Joe Henderson of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. According to sever

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

04/14/97
STADIUM NOTES

The expected signing of a 10-year lease by an Miami MLS expansion team at the Orange Bowl could result in a $60M tax rebate for the stadium. Major league franchises in FL are eligible for the rebate f

Tags: Facilities, MLS, Wilson Sporting Goods

04/14/97
HUNT GETS MANAGEMENT CONTRACT FOR COLUMBUS SPORTS FACILITIES

Columbus Crew Owner Lamar Hunt signed a deal with the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority (FCCFA) that gives his Hunt Sports Group "exclusive management" of a proposed arena and stadium in

Tags: Columbus Crew, Facilities, NHL

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug