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Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys In Talks To End Ecclestone Trial

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Prosecutors and attorneys for  Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...

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06/19/96
STADIUM NOTES

The challenge of creating a retractable canopy that would not clash with the new Mariners stadium''s classic look was solved by designing it with "lacy steel trusses reminiscent of the arcing roofs of

Tags: Facilities, NFL, Seattle Mariners

06/18/96
MIAMI ARENA MANAGEMENT GROUP GOES TO COURT OVER NEW HOME

The company that controls the Miami Arena, Decoma Miami Associates, went to court yesterday to block the city of Miami and its sports authority from helping Dade County build a new arena for the Heat,

Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat

06/18/96
FIVE O'CLOCK SHADOW: NO VA SITES SUBMITTED BY DEADLINE

Arlington County, VA, joined Fairfax, Loudoun and Stafford Counties in "failing" to propose a site for a 45,000-seat baseball stadium by yesterday''s 5pm deadline, causing members of the Virginia Base

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB

06/18/96
STADIUM NOTES

Former Twins Tony Oliva and Kent Hrbek filmed at Camden Yards yesterday. They are leading a campaign in Minnesota to build a new ballpark (Baltimore SUN, 6/18)....Following purchases of Gateway Int''l

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, Seattle Mariners

06/18/96
HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL WITH BREWER IMBROGLIO

Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist "left the door open for additional public financing" for a new Brewers ballpark, but he cautioned that "it ought to be the last time we visit this proposal and (make sure

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

06/18/96
TAMPA COUNCIL NEWEST BARRIER FOR BUCS STADIUM

Tampa Mayor Dick Greco said "it would not surprise" him if the City Council votes against a 15-year, half-cent sales tax to help fund a new stadium for the Bucs, according to the TAMPA TRIBUNE. The Co

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

06/17/96
AND THEN THERE WAS ONE IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

The search for a MLB stadium site in Northern VA is on the "edge of collapse" following the "sudden" exit of Stafford County from the location selection process. According to the WASHINGTON POST, Staf

Tags: Facilities, MLB

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

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