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06/17/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Bucs are preparing a campaign to draw voter support for a new stadium. To begin in late July or early August, the plan is expected to center around new coach Tony Dungy and former Bucs'' players,

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, Minnesota Twins, NHL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

06/17/96
POLLIN, ELLERBE BECKET SUED OVER DESIGN OF MCI CENTER

Bullets and Capitals Owner Abe Pollin and K.C.-based architecture firm Ellerbe Becket have been sued by a group of disabled veterans who claim the MCI Center is not properly designed to accommodate wh

Tags: Facilities, Washington Capitals

06/17/96
STADIUM VOTE HAS GRAVE RESULTS FOR MILWAUKEE BASEBALL

Following the Stadium Board''s rejection of a financial plan for a new Brewers stadium, Rockies Owner Jerry McMorris said he "wouldn''t be surprised" if MLB''s Executive Council calls an emergency mee

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Colorado Rockies, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, Oakland Athletics

06/14/96
STADIUM NOTES

Only five of 13 stadium board members were on record Thursday as favoring a new financing plan for a new Brewers stadium. The plan needs eight votes to pass (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL- SENTINEL, 6/14)....S.F.

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

06/14/96
HAWKS EYES OLYMPIC LAND FOR NEW ARENA

Turner Broadcasting System officials are looking at alternative sites, including land around Centennial Olympic Park, for a new Hawks arena should negotiations with Norfolk Southern Railroad break dow

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Facilities, Time Warner

06/14/96
RAVENS COULD ADD A LITTLE GREEN TO "RUN-OF- THE-MILL" STADIUM

The American Institute of Architects is reviving a 1990 plan that would create "a large, park-like setting" for the new Ravens stadium, which has been criticized by many as "run-of-the-mill," accordin

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities

06/14/96
METS' PLAN FOR EBBETS FIELD LOOK-ALIKE COMING INTO FOCUS

While talk of a new West Side Yankee Stadium has dominated attention recently, the Mets are "quietly" completing plans for a $457M, 40,000-seat facility designed to "evoke historic Ebbets Field," acco

Tags: Facilities, New York Mets, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

06/13/96
"BLOODY MONDAY" SEES OAKLAND ARENA STAFF SLICED IN HALF

After a one-day firing "binge" dubbed "Bloody Monday," the 70-person staff at the Oakland Coliseum was reduced to 35, according to C.W. Nevius of the S.F. CHRONICLE. The arena won''t make money during

Tags: Facilities, Golden State Warriors

06/13/96
BREWERS NEW BALLPARK FIGURE: $313 MILLION

A new Brewers stadium set to open in 2000 will now cost $313M, with an additional $36M needed to get it built by the original ''99 date, according to Kenneth Lamke of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. O

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

06/13/96
STADIUM NOTES

Delaware North head Jeremy Jacobs is likely to name an interim replacement for FleetCenter President Larry Moulter "because he can''t find anyone he likes to take the gig permanently" (BOSTON HERALD,

Tags: Carolina Panthers, Facilities

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