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NBA Sends Draft Lottery Issue To Committee For More Study

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  today said that owners have sent back the issue of draft lottery reform to the league's competition committee for additional study with a need to find the right balance between creating appropriate incentives and allowing a draft to work as it should. He also addr...

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08/20/96
STADIUM NOTES

Former Tampa Mayor William Poe has filed a lawsuit to have the half-cent sales tax designed to help fund a new Bucs stadium taken off Hillsborough County''s September 3 ballot (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 8/20)...

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

08/20/96
ARE STADIUM BONDS IN A PROLONGED SLUMP?

In a feature examining the use of bond issues to help finance new stadiums, Kara Fitzsimmons of the WALL STREET JOURNAL concludes that such issues are "moving at a snail''s pace -- yet another set bac

Tags: Facilities

08/20/96
PHILADELPHIA BUILDER PROPOSES "TRULY URBAN" BALLPARK

Daniel Keating, President of Keating Building Corp., one of the Philadelphia area''s "biggest and best-connected builders," has submitted a written proposal to the Phillies and local officials pushing

Tags: Facilities, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies

08/20/96
IS CONSTRUCTION ON RAPTORS ARENA GOING JUST "FINE"?

The Raptors'' proposed Air Canada Centre may miss yet another stadium-building deadline, which would force the team to pay a C$1 million fine into the team''s Foundation for Disadvantage Youth, accord

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

08/20/96
LIONS MAKE IT OFFICIAL: GOING BACK TO THE MOTOR CITY

The Lions announced they will move to a new domed facility in downtown Detroit next to a new Tiger Stadium. In a press conference with the team, City of Detroit and Wayne County officals, no exact dat

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, NFL

08/19/96
IS ALLEN'S BID FOR 'HAWKS CAUGHT UP IN ELECTION POLITICS?

Representatives of Paul Allen and King County will talk in an "ongoing effort to mollify" Allen, who "has concerns about the county''s commitment to help facilitate his purchase of the Seahawks," acco

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

08/19/96
NEWSDAY STUDIES BOOM IN PRO-TEAM STADIUMS

Concluding that "public money is increasingly being used to fuel private fortunes," NEWSDAY examines the new stadium "boom" in a series of articles. NEWSDAY obtained financial data on 38 sports facili

Tags: Facilities

08/19/96
LIONS-TIGERS DEAL TO BE ANNOUNCED EARLY THIS WEEK?

A $465M deal which would create side-by-side stadiums for the Lions and Tigers in downtown Detroit could be announced by early this week, according to Valarie Basheda of the DETROIT NEWS. Basheda adds

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

08/19/96
BROWARD ARENA PLANS RELEASED: WILL COUNTY NEED TO CHIP IN?

Design and budget details of the FL Panthers'' proposed 19,452-seat Broward County arena were released Friday. According to the MIAMI HERALD''s Meg James, project officials are "straining" to stay wit

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08/19/96
KINGS AIM TO BUILD NEW ARENA ON CONVENTION CENTER SITE

L.A. Kings Co-Owner Edward Roski signed a formal proposal to build a new $240M, 20,000-seat facility near the downtown Los Angeles convention center if the city agrees to a financing plan, according t

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