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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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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

03/18/96
COLISEUM CONSTRUCTION COMES UP CRAPS, A'S TO VEGAS FOR SIX

The A''s will play their first six home games of the upcoming season at 10,000-seat Cashman Field in Las Vegas because of the "unsettled nature" of football-related construction at Oakland Coliseum, a

Tags: Dallas Stars, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, Oakland Athletics, Southwest Sports Group, Toronto Blue Jays

03/18/96
DETROIT STADIUM REFERENDUM: VOTERS LEANING YES

A new poll on two stadium ballot issues to be decided in Detroit on Tuesday shows that voters are "leaning heavily" toward allowing the city to spend $40M in Downtown Development Authority bonds on a

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Facilities

03/18/96
TUESDAY IS D-DAY IN CINCINNATI FOR STADIUM RESOLUTION

Voters in Hamilton County, OH, decide Tuesday whether to raise their sales tax a half percent to fund separate new stadiums for the Bengals and Reds. A front page Q&A in the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER reveal

Tags: AFL, Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Browns, Facilities, NFL

03/18/96
STADIUM NOTES

A construction technique called "fast track" will ensure DC''s new MCI Center is completed by October ''97 (WASHINGTON POST, 3/18). ....In Atlanta, Dave Kindred writes instead of selling naming rights

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Chicago White Sox, Facilities, HNTB, Miami Heat, Time Warner

03/15/96
BREWERS GAIN FIRST LOAN GUARANTEE COMMITMENT

The Brewers received a commitment by the Marcus Corp. to guarantee part of a $35-40M loan the team hopes to obtain from NationsBank in order to help finance its new stadium, according to this morning'

Tags: Bank of America, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

03/15/96
BALL ROLLING IN STEEL CITY

Three Rivers Stadium got a "shot of adrenalin" from Philadelphia-based SMG, which signed a three year extension to continue operating the 26-year old facility, according to the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE

Tags: Facilities, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

03/15/96
STADIUM NOTES

S.F. Giants Owner Peter Magowan said other owners are probably "rooting against" his China Basin ballpark proposal, since it would impair efforts to build stadiums with public money. Magowan: "A messa

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Facilities, MLB, Washington Redskins

03/14/96
THE GREAT MARYLAND STADIUM SAGA NEARING AN END?

Last night, The MD Senate "tentatively approved" $270.5M toward infrastructure costs for a proposed Redskins stadium and to build a new Baltimore stadium, according to the Baltimore SUN. In a "key tes

Tags: Facilities, Washington Redskins

03/14/96
HAWKS TAX BILL MAKES PROGRESS

A 3% car rental tax bill to help finance infrastructure costs near a proposed new Hawks arena was passed by the GA Senate, according to this morning''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The legislation was reques

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Facilities, Time Warner

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