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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 14

NBC Sports hockey analyst Eddie Olczyk  will face off against fans in a shoot-the-puck competition at Horseshoe Casino in Indiana.

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06/03/96
PART OF PEPSI CENTER TAB TO BE PICKED UP BY PUBLIC?

Despite previous plans to privately finance construction of the new Pepsi Center, Ascent Entertainment Group, owner of the Avalanche and Nuggets, may now ask taxpayers to pay part of the $150M price t

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos, Denver Nuggets, Facilities, PepsiCo

05/31/96
SURVEY SHOWS SERNA'S SACRAMENTO STADIUM STRATEGY SUPPORTED

Most people in the Sacramento area back Mayor Joe Serna''s plan to build a MLB ballpark -- as long as the project does not involve extra taxes, according to a SACRAMENTO BEE telephone survey. The poll

Tags: Facilities, MLB

05/31/96
POLL SHOWS MAJORITY OF VOTERS OPPOSED TO TAX INCREASE

A recent poll of 297 Denver area voters reveals 67% of the six-county metro area are opposed to a 0.1% sales tax boost to assist the Broncos in building a proposed new $250M facility. The poll was con

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities

05/31/96
COMISKEY A STRANGER TO THE NEW STADIUM BOOM

Though the $37M "New" Comiskey Park may have kept the White Sox from "packing off" to St. Petersburg, Florida, Frederick Klein of the WALL STREET JOURNAL writes, it''s been "less than a bonanza for it

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Facilities

05/31/96
INDIANAPOLIS ON PACE FOR A NEW ARENA?

Leaders of an Indianapolis city task force have spent $160,000 on consultants for a new arena and the city''s Capital Improvement Board authorized another $160,000 for an architectural firm to study t

Tags: Facilities, Indiana Pacers

05/31/96
STADIUM NOTES

VA Baseball Stadium Authority officials have offered to pay for studies ordered by the FAA on a proposed Arlington County, VA ballpark site near National Airport. In return for funding the $75,000 stu

Tags: Facilities

05/30/96
STADIUM NOTES

A report from the Maryland Dept. of Fiscal Services estimates the Ravens'' stadium will generate only 534 new jobs at a cost of about $331,00 apiece. Maryland invested $176M into the project (WASHINGT

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, New England Patriots

05/30/96
THEY'RE NO VELOCI-RAPTORS: TEAM ASKS FOR CONSTRUCTION DELAY

Lawyers for the Raptors have asked the City of Toronto to delay construction of the team''s new arena until September 30, according to David Israelson of the TORONTO STAR. Citing a "significant amount

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

05/30/96
BREWERS STADIUM GETS PRUNED, ELECTION COULD SEE IT DOOMED

In an effort to keep the Brewers new $250M stadium within budget, designers trimmed about 200,000 square feet, from the facility, reducing it from 1.4 million square feet to 1.2 million. Kenneth Lamke

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

05/29/96
BREWERS DISCOVERING UPS AND DOWNS OF BOND ISSUE

Settling on the proper interest rates for the bonds to help finance the Brewers'' new $250M stadium "is proving to be a tough balancing act," according to Kenneth Lamke of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTIN

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

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