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06/20/96
STADIUM NOTES

A mayoral task force is expected to recommend that a new Pirates baseball stadium be built on the North Shore near Sixth Street Bridge so that long home runs will splash into the Allegheny River (PITT

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Denver Broncos, Facilities, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Phoenix Suns, Pittsburgh Pirates

06/19/96
MIAMI COMMISSION OK'S PLANS FOR A NEW BIRDCAGE FOR THE HEAT

The Miami Commission voted last night to build a $165M arena for the Heat, according to Don Finefrock of the MIAMI HERALD. The Commission approved the measure after getting "two key concessions" from

Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat

06/19/96
TAMPA MAY FORCE STADIUM-ONLY REFERENDUM

The Tampa City Council believes it can legally demand that the September 3 referendum for a half-cent sales tax be for the stadium only, writes Joe Henderson of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. Though a U.S. Justic

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

06/19/96
STADIUM ISSUE CAUSES CIVIL WAR IN VIRGINIA

Virginia Baseball''s admission that "their first choice" in a renewed effort to find a stadium site is surplus Army land south of Springfield, VA, was "met with quick and stern opposition" from county

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros, MLB

06/19/96
STADIUM NOTES

The challenge of creating a retractable canopy that would not clash with the new Mariners stadium''s classic look was solved by designing it with "lacy steel trusses reminiscent of the arcing roofs of

Tags: Facilities, NFL, Seattle Mariners

06/18/96
MIAMI ARENA MANAGEMENT GROUP GOES TO COURT OVER NEW HOME

The company that controls the Miami Arena, Decoma Miami Associates, went to court yesterday to block the city of Miami and its sports authority from helping Dade County build a new arena for the Heat,

Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat

06/18/96
FIVE O'CLOCK SHADOW: NO VA SITES SUBMITTED BY DEADLINE

Arlington County, VA, joined Fairfax, Loudoun and Stafford Counties in "failing" to propose a site for a 45,000-seat baseball stadium by yesterday''s 5pm deadline, causing members of the Virginia Base

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB

06/18/96
STADIUM NOTES

Former Twins Tony Oliva and Kent Hrbek filmed at Camden Yards yesterday. They are leading a campaign in Minnesota to build a new ballpark (Baltimore SUN, 6/18)....Following purchases of Gateway Int''l

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, Seattle Mariners

06/18/96
HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL WITH BREWER IMBROGLIO

Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist "left the door open for additional public financing" for a new Brewers ballpark, but he cautioned that "it ought to be the last time we visit this proposal and (make sure

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

06/18/96
TAMPA COUNCIL NEWEST BARRIER FOR BUCS STADIUM

Tampa Mayor Dick Greco said "it would not surprise" him if the City Council votes against a 15-year, half-cent sales tax to help fund a new stadium for the Bucs, according to the TAMPA TRIBUNE. The Co

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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