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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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01/18/96
MINNESOTA LEADERS TO PUT NEW STADIUM VOTE TO THE PUBLIC

MN legislative leaders announced yesterday they will put a new Twins stadium to a public referendum, according to the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Leaders are unsure when the question will come up, but p

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01/18/96
NETS DROP SUIT AGAINST NJSEA; WILL RECEIVE A CUT OF AD MONEY

The Nets yesterday reportedly dropped a lawsuit against the NJ Sports and Exposition Authority which challenged the name change from Brendan Byrne to Continental Airlines Arena. The deal would reporte

Tags: Coca-Cola, Continental Airlines, Facilities, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, YankeeNets

01/18/96
QUESTIONS OVER BREWERS FINANCES COULD DELAY STADIUM

The start of construction on a new stadium for the Brewers could be delayed because of problems with the team''s finances, according to the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. Although groundbreaking is sched

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01/18/96
TWO WILLIES, SAY HEY AND HIZZONER, KICK OFF GIANTS CAMPAIGN

The Giants will kick off their campaign for a new, privately financed stadium on Saturday by holding "Opening Day of the Yes on B Campaign." The event will consist of newly-elected Mayor Willie Brown

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01/17/96
POLL ON NEW BALLPARK IN DETROIT SEEN AS TOO CLOSE TO CALL

Voters in Detroit facing two March 19 ballot questions on using city money to help build a new Tigers stadium "are confused by the questions, but lean slightly toward favoring the ballpark money," acc

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01/16/96
RAPTORS PROJECT FINALLY GETS THE GREEN LIGHT

Toronto City Councilors on Friday voted 14-2 in favor of the Raptors'' planned C$200M Air Canada Centre project despite "grumblings that it isn''t the best deal for taxpayers," according to Paul Malon

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

01/16/96
EDGAR TO UNVEIL HIS MCDOME FINANCING PLAN THIS WEEK

IL Gov. Jim Edgar is expected to unveil his financing plan for a domed stadium near McCormick Place this week, according to the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. Fran Spielman writes Edgar''s goal to get a financing

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

01/16/96
GLENDENING STANDS FIRM ON MARYLAND STADIUM DEALS

MD Gov. Parris Glendening is no longer hinting that Browns Owner Art Modell should return some profits from his $275 Baltimore stadium deal, according to the WASHINGTON POST. Instead, he is directing

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01/16/96
STADIUM NOTES

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Tags: Cablevision, Colorado Rockies, Facilities, Madison Square Garden, NHL

01/16/96
PALLADIUM OPENS TO UNCERTAIN FUTURE FOR SENATORS

The new C$217M Palladium in Ottawa will open Wednesday night when the Senators meet the Canadiens. The building has 150 private boxes on three levels and 18,566 upholstered seats. But there are "grumb

Tags: Facilities, Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators

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