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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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02/01/96
NO BUCKS FOR BUCS STADIUM DESIGN

Architects designing a new Tampa stadium for the Bucs "need $4M more in public funding starting today to keep the project moving forward." According to the TAMPA TRIBUNE, K.C.-based HOK will continue

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02/01/96
COUNTY COUNCIL TURNING AGAINST GARY TAX PROPOSAL

A countywide income tax to help Gary, IN, build a stadium for the Bears is "off the table again." Lake County councilman Morris Carter announced he is opposed to the tax, thus "tipping the balance of

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

02/01/96
TWINS STADIUM REFERENDUM PASSES FIRST TEST

A bill to hold a nonbinding referendum on a new Twins stadium passed the Senate Metropolitan and Local Government Committee by a narrow vote Wednesday. The legislation now moves on to the Senate Ethic

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins

02/01/96
NEW CLIP JOINT? COLISEUM COMMISSION LOOKS INTO NEW ARENA

The L.A. Memorial Coliseum Commission has appropriated $30,000 for a study to determine if a new arena should be built for the Clippers. Commission Vice Chair Roger Kozberg: "We don''t have a timetabl

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02/01/96
MARYLAND POLITICAL CLIMATE FURTHER COMPLICATES BROWNS MOVE

Opponents of a new Baltimore football stadium "were handed new ammunition yesterday with the release of an analysis projecting economic benefits much lower than those projected by the Glendening admin

Tags: CFL, Cleveland Browns, Facilities, NFL

02/01/96
BREWERS RUN UP LARGE LOBBYING TAB

Brewers officials "spent $207,515 over the past six months to lobby state lawmakers for a new stadium," according to today''s MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. In all, twelve lobbyists were paid by the team

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

02/01/96
STADIUM NOTES

Heat Coach Pat Riley is not pleased with the Broward County vote to build a new arena and try to attract his team: "I didn''t come here to coach in Broward. I came to coach in Miami" (MIAMI HERALD, 1/

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Facilities, Miami Heat, New York Mets, Seattle Mariners

02/01/96
JETS, DIAMONDBACKS PREPARE TO SETTLE INTO NEW PHOENIX DIGS

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01/31/96
POLL SHOWS STADIUM OPPOSITION GROWING IN MARYLAND

In a "double dose of bad news" for MD Gov. Parris Glendening, state Senators introduced legislation Tuesday to kill state financing for new Browns and Redskins stadiums, and a new statewide poll found

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Facilities, Ottawa Senators, Washington Redskins

01/31/96
BROWARD COUNTY OFFERS ARENA PROPOSAL FOR PANTHERS, HEAT

Broward County officials offered yesterday to build a $212M arena for the Panthers and Heat if the teams choose to leave Dade County. According to the MIAMI HERALD, with the proposal in place, "formal

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