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Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys In Talks To End Ecclestone Trial

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Prosecutors and attorneys for  Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...

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03/21/96
TIGERS SEE PENDING LAWSUIT AS ONLY OBSTACLE TO NEW PARK

Tigers President John McHale said one obstacle still faces the prospect a new ballpark for the club -- a lawsuit filed by the Tiger Stadium Club concerning a $55M grant from the Michigan Strategic Fun

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Facilities

03/21/96
DEVELOPER EYES SPORT-ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX IN PHILLY

Real estate developer Ronald Rubin, who helped broker Comcast''s purchase of the 76ers, Flyers and two arenas, confirmed yesterday he is "laying the groundwork for a huge sports- entertainment complex

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Facilities, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers

03/20/96
OAKLAND TO FIGHT A'S ON RELOCATION; LAS VEGAS DEAL NOT DONE

The city of Oakland may ask a Superior Court judge for an injunction forcing the A''s to play their first six home games at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, according to this morning''s OAKLAND TR

Tags: Facilities, Oakland Athletics

03/20/96
DECISION '96: TIGERS RECEIVE STRONG SUPPORT ON NEW BALLPARK

Voters in Detroit yesterday voted a "resounding" yes on allowing the city to use public money for a new ballpark, according to this morning''s DETROIT NEWS. Early returns showed Proposal B, a non-bind

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Facilities

03/20/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Palladium Corp. and its general contractor, PCL Constructors Eastern Inc, have been named in a lawsuit brought by a sub-contractor over a $5M unpaid construction bill for the recently completed Co

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Facilities, Minnesota Twins

03/20/96
DECISION '96: HAMILTON COUNTY OK'S BENGALS AND REDS PARKS

Hamilton County voters yesterday "overwhelmingly ratified" a half-cent sales tax increase to build two new stadiums for the Reds and Bengals, according to Michaud & Green of the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER. D

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Facilities

03/19/96
MORE BAY AREA NEWS: GIANTS FEEL GOOD ON BALLPARK VOTE

San Francisco voters go to the polls a week from today to consider a proposal to build a $255M ballpark in the city''s China Basin region. With polls showing the measure being backed by a "large margi

Tags: Facilities

03/19/96
MILWAUKEE POLL SHOWS FAITH REMAINS ON BREWERS PROJECT

Despite the Brewers'' recent troubles completing their share of financing for a new stadium, Milwaukee County residents continue to have faith the project will be completed, according to a new MILWAUK

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

03/19/96
TODAY'S ELECTIONS: DETROIT, CINCY PROJECTS ON BALLOT

The two stadium referenda on ballots today in Detroit and Cincinnati are gaining national attention. In a front-page piece in the WALL STREET JOURNAL, John Helyar examines the sales tax proposal befor

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Facilities

03/19/96
HONEYMOON IN VEGAS: A'S TO HIT STRIP BEFORE HEADING HOME?

The American League supports the decision of the A''s not to play their opening games at the Oakland Coliseum. The league reports "alternative arrangements" will be determined as early as possible (AL

Tags: Facilities, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders

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