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08/22/96
STADIUM NOTES

An L.A. TIMES editorial lauds L.A. officials for showing signs of cooperation for a proposed new Kings and Lakers arena: "This is a plan that could rejuvenate the Convention Center, spur other downtow

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, Los Angeles Lakers

08/22/96
NASHVILLE ARENA FUNDING APPROVED; PSL PROBLEMS FOR FOOTBALL?

In the wake of Gaylord Entertainment withdrawing its offer to contribute $5M toward the construction of a downtown Nashville arena, the city Metro Council voted to finance $22.4M in general obligation

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Facilities, NFL

08/22/96
MUSIC TO MOTOWN'S EARS: SURVEY SHOWS VOTERS SUPPORT TAXES

A DETROIT NEWS poll of 400 Wayne County voters over the last two days reveals 58% support a 1% hotel tax and a 2% rental car tax to help finance the new stadiums for the Tigers and Lions. A Wayne Coun

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, General Motors

08/21/96
PHILADELPHIA MAYOR VOICES CONCERNS OVER DOWNTOWN BALLPARK

Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell yesterday "threw some cold water" on builder Daniel Keating''s proposal to build a downtown ballpark, according to the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. Rendell prefaced his remarks

Tags: Facilities

08/21/96
STADIUM NOTES

More than 430,000 Hillsborough County voters are registered for the September 3 primary in which a half-cent sales tax increase to help fund a new Bucs stadium will be decided. An "unprecedented" 9,00

Tags: ESPN, Facilities, Los Angeles Lakers, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

08/21/96
DETROIT SIDE-BY-SIDE STADIUM FINANCING PLAN RELEASED

Financial plans for Lions and Tigers downtown side-by-side stadiums have been officially unveiled by the teams and the City of Detroit. According to Valarie Basheda of the DETROIT NEWS, the total $505

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, General Motors, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies

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

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