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06/26/96
RIVERFRONT RENOVATION STILL AN OPTION

Although Hamilton County, OH, officials are proceeding with plans for a "Camden Yards-style ballpark" for the Reds, sources say renovating Riverfront Stadium as a baseball-only stadium remains an opti

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Facilities

06/26/96
BUCS RESPOND TO COUNTY DEMAND FOR AUTHORITY OVER STADIUM

The Bucs say a Hillsborough County "ultimatum" issued last week concerning control of a proposed new stadium "is very disheartening," according to the TAMPA TRIBUNE. However, in a letter to County Com

Tags: Facilities, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

06/26/96
PITTSBURGH MAYOR, PIRATES UNVEIL SITE AND LOOK OF NEW PARK

During a news conference yesterday, members of Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy''s Forbes Field II Task Force presented their proposal for a "North Side" ballpark costing an estimated $187M to $208M locate

Tags: Facilities, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers

06/26/96
THE BOSS TEAMING UP WITH THE DONALD ON NEW WEST SIDE STORY?

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner said he has yet to decide whether the club will move out of The Bronx when its lease expires in 2002, according to the N.Y. POST. However a story in this week''s NEW

Tags: Facilities, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

06/26/96
THOMAS SPEAKS POSITIVELY ABOUT SHARING ARENA WITH LEAFS

Raptors GM Isiah Thomas says the "olive branch has been extended" to Maple Leafs Majority Owner Steve Stavro over sharing a new facility, according to the Hamilton SPECTATOR. Thomas: "It doesn''t make

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

06/25/96
CONTINENTAL TO GAIN MORE EXPOSURE UNDER REWORKED DEAL

Even though Continental Airlines assumed naming rights to the former Brendan Byrne Arena six months ago, airline officials and the NJSEA are still in the process of finalizing an official agreement, a

Tags: Continental Airlines, Facilities, New York Jets

06/25/96
OSCEOLA SETS SELF-IMPOSED DEADLINE ON BUCS

Osceola County Commission Chair Charles Owens has set a 30- day limit for the county to "deal or be done with" the Bucs, according to the TAMPA TRIBUNE. Owens expects to review a preliminary stadium d

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

06/25/96
A TAXING SITUATION IN HOUSTON

TX State Rep. Kyle Janeck predicts the TX Legislature will give Houston "many of the financial tools" needed to help build new football, baseball and basketball facilities -- but will not chip in any

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Facilities, NFL

06/25/96
STADIUM NOTES

A news conference announcing that Swedish telecom company Ericsson Inc. had purchased naming rights to Carolinas Stadium for 10-years at $20M was cancelled at the last minute yesterday. Talks continue

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Facilities

06/24/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Devil Rays have met with six companies, including Tropicana, about renaming the ThunderDome. The club can sell naming rights and change its logo, but under a contract with the City of St. Petersbu

Tags: Facilities, PepsiCo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Rays

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