Featured Story

Judge Rules No Vote Needed For Public Funding Of Proposed Rams Stadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 04 / 15

St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Thomas Frawley yesterday ruled that the city "does not need voter approval before spending tax dollars" on a riverfront NFL stadium, "jumping another hurdle in the race to keep" the Rams, according to a front-page piece by David Hunn of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. Fraw...

Read More

Tags: Facilities, St. Louis Rams, NFL

More Stories

01/29/97
LOCAL LEADERS TO ASK MARICOPA COUNTY FOR STADIUM MONEY

In Arizona, a coalition of business and civic leaders wants to fund an east Valley multi-purpose domed stadium using the same quarter-cent sales tax being used for Bank One Ballpark in Phoenix, accord

Tags: Facilities

01/29/97
STADIUM NOTES

In Houston, the Harris County Commissioners Court agreed Tuesday that $19.5M would be "fair and adequate" compensation for Astros Owner Drayton McLane to give up control of the Astrodome. The vote was

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros

01/29/97
NO TUNA ON THIS MENU AS KRAFT PLANS EATING CLUB FOR STADIUM

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft''s central feature of his proposed South Boston stadium is a year-round lunch and dinner club, for CEO breakfasts, business lunches and networking dinners, according to Ant

Tags: Facilities, New England Patriots

01/29/97
KINGS OWNER NEGOTIATES TENTATIVE LOAN TO STAY IN SACRAMENTO

NBA Kings Owner Jim Thomas has negotiated a "tentative" $70M loan with the city of Sacramento to keep the team in town, according to Delsohn & Bizjak in this morning''s SACRAMENTO BEE. The loan, which

Tags: Facilities, Sacramento Kings

01/29/97
TEXAS LAWMAKER TO DELAY BILL ON DALLAS ARENA FINANCING

TX State Rep Kim Brimer said that he will delay a bill that could help pay for a new downtown Dallas arena, "pending consideration of the tax package" Gov. George Bush unveiled Tuesday, according to T

Tags: Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

01/29/97
CITY CHANGES PORTION OF STADIUM PLAN IN SAN DIEGO

The $18M allocation of the Jack Murphy Stadium expansion project was "scrapped" yesterday by San Diego City Council members who "hope to come up with a better deal to offer voters in the spring," acco

Tags: Facilities, NFL, San Diego Chargers

01/28/97
DEBATE CONTINUES OVER ROLE OF MSFC IN POHLAD DEAL

Members of the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission "distanced" themselves from the tentative deal that MSFC Chair Henry Savelkoul struck with the Twins, denying they were involved in the financi

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings

01/27/97
WHALERS OUT, ESPN IN? ESPN CENTER PROPOSED FOR CIVIC CENTER

The future of the Hartford Civic Center if the Whalers move to a new arena or relocate is examined by Mike Swift of the HARTFORD COURANT. Swift: "The ideas range from finding a minor league hockey tea

Tags: ESPN, Facilities, Walt Disney

01/27/97
QUESTIONS RAISED REGARDING TWINS STADIUM DEAL

The latest details of Twins Owner Carl Pohlad''s proposal for a new stadium are "quite a change-up" from the originally-announced deal, according to Terry Fiedler in the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins

01/27/97
NFL WARNS SUPER BOWL XXXII MAY BE PULLED FROM SAN DIEGO

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue "warned" that the NFL may "pull" the ''98 Super Bowl out of San Diego if a judge allows the full renovation of Jack Murphy Stadium to be put to a referendum, according

Tags: Facilities, NFL, San Diego Chargers

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug