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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14

84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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UNDER NEW IDEA, BUCS COULD AVOID SUIT BY COOPERATING

Under a plan being considered by Tampa officials, the city "would not sue the Bucs for moving if the drive for a new stadium fails." According to this morning''s TAMPA TRIBUNE, that depends on the tea

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02/06/96
GLENDENING STEPS UP PRESSURE; SKINS VOTE LIKELY

In an attempt to sway public opinion in favor of new stadium for the Browns and Redskins, MD Gov. Parris Glendening has "launched a campaign-like offensive" with his Cabinet, party and the Maryland St

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Facilities, Washington Redskins

02/05/96
BEARS REACT TO GARY REJECTION

Bears VP of Ops Ted Phillips issued a statement praising the Lake County, IN, Council''s "serious and thoughtful consideration" of a stadium proposal in wake of the Council''s decision to scrap plans

Tags: Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Facilities

02/05/96
BATTLE FOR BROWARD SITE LEANING TOWARD SUNRISE

Sunrise, FL, has the fight to be the site for Broward County'' new arena "all but sewn up," and that is "sure to cause more nastiness in the three-way battle to win the $212 million facility," accordi

Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat

02/05/96
MARYLAND LEGISLATORS DIFFER OVER STADIUMS

In the "double stadium debate" in MD, Baltimore legislators support spending $273M in state funds to build stadiums for the Browns and Redskins "with few exceptions," while there is stark opposition i

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Facilities, NFL, Washington Redskins

02/05/96
WARRIORS TO PLAY IN SAN FRANCISCO NEXT SEASON

The Warriors and the Cow Palace have reached a deal allowing the team to play at the arena next season while Oakland Coliseum Arena is under renovation. The team, which called the Palace home from ''6

Tags: Facilities, Golden State Warriors

02/02/96
BUSINESS GROUP ENDORSES TAXES FOR NEW BUCS STADIUM

The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce voted Thursday to endorse a 1% restaurant tax or a 5% rental car tax to help finance a new $168M stadium for the Bucs. The former would raise about $8.4M a year,

Tags: Bank of America, Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Wilson Sporting Goods

02/02/96
GLENDENING DISPUTES IMPACT REPORT ON MARYLAND STADIUM

MD Gov. Parris Glendening refuted claims that an NFL stadium in Baltimore would be a net loss for the state, saying a similar study "dramatically understated the impact of profitable Oriole Park at Ca

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02/02/96
BEARS INDIANA STADIUM HOPES DIE IN COMMITTEE

Plans to lure the Bears to Gary, IN, "collapsed" yesterday as members of the Lake County Council rejected a .5% income tax designed to fund the $312M Planet Park Project, according to this morning''s

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

02/02/96
MIAMI FIGHTING TO KEEP THE HEAT

The Miami City Commission has vowed to keep the Heat playing in Dade County, if it can overcome a ten-year-old contract it signed "prohibiting the city from backing -- in any manner -- an arena projec

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