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A's Seeking 10-Year Lease At O.co Coliseum, But City Wants Raiders Deal First

04 / 16 / 14

The A's "appear resigned to staying put" at O.co Coliseum, and "are in negotiations" for a 10-year lease extension, according to Matier & Ross of the S.F. CHRONICLE. The deal calls for the team to make "nominal rent payments in return for the A's paying" for $10-$12M in stadium improvements. The...

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02/12/96
BUCS UPDATE: SALES TAX, OSCEOLA PROPOSAL DOMINATE NEWS

Despite a "trouncing" by voters last September, Hillsborough County Commission Chair Jim Norman said a one-half-cent sales tax over three years to raise revenue for a new Bucs stadium "is worth anothe

Tags: Facilities, Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

02/12/96
NFL DEAL CLEARS WAY FOR BUILDING IN BALTIMORE

Baltimore city officials are working with the Maryland Stadium Authority to finish design work on the city''s new $200M football stadium, scheduled to open in less than 30 months. The timetable calls

Tags: Facilities, Washington Redskins

02/12/96
CLEVELAND SAVES TEAM, NOW MUST COME UP WITH A STADIUM

Cleveland Mayor Michael White has called for the Browns'' new stadium to be a domed facility tied to an NFL theme park and new convention center. White said he was not sure how much more the project w

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Facilities, NFL

02/12/96
DALEY BELITTLES MCDOME PLAN

Speaking at a news conference, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley continued to "ridicule" IL Gov. Jim Edgar''s $415M "McDome" plan for the Bears, questioning the proposal''s financing package and overall mer

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

02/09/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Pima County, AZ, Board of Supervisors approved a $25M car rental/hotel tax to build new spring training facilities intended to keep the Rockies in Tucson and attract two other clubs, possibly the

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Hawks, Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, Facilities, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Time Warner

02/09/96
LAWSUIT OVER REDSKINS' LANDOVER DEAL

Opponents of a new Redskins stadium in Prince George''s County, MD, filed suit yesterday hoping to overturn the County Council''s vote to approve the site. According to this morning''s WASHINGTON TIME

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02/09/96
CHICAGO, YOU DESERVE A BREAK TODAY: HOW 'BOUT MCDOME?

Using sketches and color graphics, IL Gov. Jim Edgar officially unveiled his "long-anticipated" plans yesterday for a $415M, 72,000-seat domed stadium for the Bears. To be located in downtown''s McCor

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02/09/96
SPURS' CONFLICT WITH CITY ESCALATES

Disagreement between the Spurs and the city of San Antonio over the viability of Alamodome "widened" yesterday, according to the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS. Spurs Chair Robert McDermott: "I think it was

Tags: Facilities, San Antonio Spurs

02/09/96
HIVE TAKING A DIVE?

Calling eight-year-old Charlotte Coliseum "obsolete" for an NBA team, Hornets President Spencer Stolpen announced plans to build a new, privately funded $85-88M facility in either uptown Charlotte or

Tags: Facilities, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans

02/09/96
TEXAS STADIUM TO HOST SUPER BOWL XXXV?

It would take a fully closed roof, an additional 10,000 seats, and commitments for $5M to cover costs, but Irving, TX, officials are prepared to bring the Super Bowl to Texas Stadium. According to the

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