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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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04/04/96
PAC BELL AND THE GIANTS MAKE IT OFFICIAL

As reported yesterday, the Giants and Pacific Bell announced a 24-year, $50M deal giving the company naming rights and the role as exclusive technology and telecom "integrator" at the team''s planned

Tags: Facilities, MLB

04/04/96
GIULIANI PUSHES FOR MANHATTAN BOMBERS; JETS IN THE MIX?

New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani is combining political and economic justification in his push for a new stadium on Manhattan''s West Side. Giuliani, while reiterating possible economic impact -- so hi

Tags: Facilities, New York Jets

04/04/96
WASHINGTON SPORTS PEDDLING LUXURY IN DOWNTOWN DC

Washington Sports and Entertainment opened the new MCI Center Marketing office in downtown DC to focus on sales of luxury suites and club seating for the new MCI Center (MCI Center). Wes Unseld, Washi

Tags: Facilities

04/04/96
REINSDORF SAYS MLB OWNERS MAY TELL SELIG TO MOVE TEAM

MLB owners will "demand as a group" the Brewers be moved if there is not a deal soon on a new stadium in Milwaukee, according to White Sox Owner Jerry Reinsdorf. Reinsdorf told the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL S

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Chicago White Sox, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB

04/03/96
BROWARD COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVES PANTHERS ARENA PROJECT

The Broward County Commission yesterday approved a $212M arena project in the Ft. Lauderdale area by a 5-2 vote, according to the TAMPA TRIBUNE. Next week, the commission is scheduled to select one of

Tags: Facilities, NHL

04/03/96
GIANTS, PACIFIC BELL TO ANNOUNCE NAMING RIGHTS DEAL TODAY

Pacific Bell has struck a $50M, 24-year deal with the Giants to sponsor the new ballpark at San Francisco''s China Basin, according to this morning''s S.F. CHRONICLE. The stadium will be called Pacifi

Tags: Facilities, Sun Microsystems, Visa

04/03/96
STADIUM NOTES

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner postponed a meeting today with city officials where he was to be briefed on a $600,000 study that reportedly leans toward a new stadium on Manhattan''s West Side. The

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, New York Yankees, Time Warner, YankeeNets

04/03/96
DALEY GIVES MCPIER BOARD THE GO-AHEAD TO NEGOTIATE

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has given the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Board permission to open talks with the Bears about a domed stadium lease, according to the CHICAGO SUN- TIMES. The

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

04/03/96
STEELERS' ROONEY FLOATS MULTIPURPOSE IDEA IN PITTSBURGH

Steelers President Dan Rooney said he would prefer a new Pirates ballpark be located on the "North Side," near Three Rivers Stadium, and even suggested a multipurpose facility as a possibility. Mark B

Tags: Facilities, HOK Sports, NFL, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers

04/02/96
TIGERS HOPE NEW PARK WILL BRING MINORITIES TO THE BALLGAME

The Tigers will step up marketing efforts aimed toward African-Americans and hope to improve the traditionally small number of minorities in attendance at Tiger Stadium. Suzette Hackney notes the team

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Facilities

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