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09/12/96
STADIUM NOTES

Redskins Owner Jack Kent Cooke has guaranteed Navy and Notre Dame $1M each for their ''98 game to be played at the 78,600-seat stadium being built in Prince George''s County, MD (WASHINGTON POST,9/12)

Tags: Facilities, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins

09/11/96
NEW BALLPARK FOR TWINS ON DECK?

Minneapolis officials have identified five downtown sites where a retractable-domed stadium, which would cost "at least" $300M, could be located, according to Jay Weiner in the Minneapolis STAR-TRIBUN

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings

09/11/96
STADIUM NOTES

A ban on smoking in McNichols Sports Arena takes effect this Sunday. Smokers will now be forced to two areas outside the arena (ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS,9/10)....In L.A., city officials are reportedly unit

Tags: Facilities, New England Patriots, NFL

09/11/96
JUST WHEN THOUGHT IT WAS SAFE: PRO PLAYER PARK CHANGES AGAIN

Pro Player unveiled a new logo and a name change of the Dolphins and Marlins home to Pro Player Stadium. In explaining the change from Pro Player Park, Pro Player President Doug Kelly said, "In the cr

Tags: Facilities, Miami Marlins, Miami Dolphins, NBC

09/11/96
BALDWIN PREDICTS PENGUINS ACCORD ON IGLOO SOON

Penguins Owner Howard Baldwin "predicted" that he would reach a "comprehensive plan" with the city and county commissioners on all Civic Arena-related issues, including whether a new downtown facility

Tags: Facilities, Pittsburgh Penguins

09/11/96
ALL IS SUNNY FOR PANTHERS ARENA LAND BUY

The Broward County Commission unanimously agreed Tuesday to buy 135 acres near the Sawgrass Mills mall in Sunrise to build an arena for the Panthers, according to Meg James in the MIAMI HERALD. Lennar

Tags: Facilities

09/10/96
GIANTS CHASE DOWN FUNDS FOR A NEW BALLPARK

Chase Securities Inc., a subsidiary of the Chase Manhattan Corp., was chosen to arrange $140M in financing for a new S.F. Giants ballpark, in what Chase calls "the largest project financing ever" for

Tags: Facilities, HOK Sports, MLB

09/10/96
SEATTLE BASEBALL SITE APPROVED AMID COMPLAINTS

The WA Public Facilities District board voted 6-0 to approve the "so-called" Ackerley site, located a block south of the Kingdome, over two other nearby areas for the proposed Mariners'' baseball stad

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Mariners

09/10/96
FEEL THE CINERGY: RIVERFRONT STADIUM GETS NEW NAME

Riverfront Stadium will be renamed Cinergy Field in an agreement between Cinergy Corp. and Hamilton County. The name change takes effect immediately. IN-based Cinergy Corp. is the 13th largest electri

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Facilities

09/10/96
49ERS LOOK TO TAXPAYERS TO HELP CARRY THE STADIUM BALL

49ers President Carmen Policy said the team would like San Francisco tax payers to pay half the cost of a new stadium, according to Edward Epstein of the S.F. CHRONICLE. Policy told investment bankers

Tags: Facilities, San Francisco 49ers

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