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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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01/23/96
STADIUM NOTES

Officials with Astrodome USA are asking Harris County taxpayers to pay for close to $2.5M in renovations to county- owned facilities (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 1/23)....Members of the MD Senate Budget and Ta

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Facilities, MLB, NASCAR, R J Reynolds

01/23/96
GARY STADIUM PLAN TO LURE BEARS IN TROUBLE ON COUNCIL VOTE

The Northern Indiana group that is trying to bring the Bears to Gary "is one vote away from failure," according to the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Three of the seven members of the Lake County Council have "publ

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

01/23/96
LACK OF HOTELS, DOME COULD STIFLE CHARLOTTE'S SUPER BOWL BID

NFL Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson is taking the first steps toward bringing a Super Bowl to Charlotte some time after 2000, but factors out of his control could doom the bid before it gets off the g

Tags: Carolina Panthers, Facilities, NFL

01/23/96
SAN FRANCISCO BALLPARK OPPONENTS READY TO WAGE WAR

San Franciscans for Planning Priorities, a group opposed to the Giants'' ballpark initiative is slated to kick off its campaign with a rally Saturday, according to the SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER. The grou

Tags: Facilities

01/22/96
STADIUM NOTES

ESPN profiled Cardinals Owner Bill Bidwill''s bid for a multi-purpose dome. Bidwill: "[Other cities] still call. But we have no interest at this point in time. But we do have to look out for the long

Tags: ESPN, Facilities, Minnesota Twins, New England Patriots, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Walt Disney

01/22/96
LOTTERY PLAN FOR NEW BALLPARK REJECTED IN

Legislators in Northern VA dropped their plan to create new instant lottery games to pay for construction of a new baseball stadium, thus "jeopardizing" William Collins'' bid to buy a team this year.

Tags: Facilities, MLB

01/22/96
ASCENT ENTERTAINMENT LOOKS FOR NEW SITE FOR PEPSI CENTER

Ascent Entertainment Group, owners of the Nuggets and Avalanche, are eyeing a site of land near Elitch Gardens in the Central Platte Valley for their new Pepsi Center, according to Curtis Eichelburger

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Facilities, PepsiCo

01/19/96
STADIUM NOTES: ARLINGTON SITE FOR DC BASEBALL STADIUM?

A new proposal to build a baseball stadium near Arlington, VA''s Crystal City and National Airport is gaining momentum as officials indicate they have concerns about the other sites further out in VA'

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01/19/96
3COM CLEARS HURDLE IN SECURING LONG-TERM NAMING RIGHTS

The S.F. Parks Commission voted unanimously yesterday to accept a deal worth at least $4M to keep the 3Com name over Candlestick Park at least through the end of ''99, according to the SAN JOSE MERCUR

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01/19/96
CHICAGO CONSULTANT WANTS TO FACILITATE BEARS PROBLEMS

Marc Ganis, president of the Chicago-based SportsCorp Ltd., said he wants help mediate stadium negotiations between the Bears and the city of Chicago, according to the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Ganis'' firm sp

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities, Oakland Raiders, St. Louis Rams

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