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Lexington Mayor Pushing Forward On Rupp Upgrades Despite Failed Funding Vote04 / 17 / 14
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray yesterday said that he "plans to push forward" on a $310M proposed renovation of Rupp Arena and the attached Lexington Convention Center, but added that it is "too early to say how a lack of state funding will affect the timetable for the project," according to a front-page ...
Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander met with IHL Aeros Owner Chuck Watson yesterday for a "get-acquainted session." Watson, whose acquisition of The Summit''s management lease this week makes him Alexander
"Serious legal questions" were raised yesterday about the "constitutionality" of a proposed plan to help finance a new stadium for the Brewers, according to Amy Rinard of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINE
Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner "insists" he has made no decision where his team will play when his lease expires at Yankee Stadium, according to today''s N.Y. POST. He did say, however, that he wan
Proponents of a new baseball stadium in Seattle said yesterday that they "hope to propose at least one more financing plan" if voters reject the current effort (AP/Baltimore SUN, 9/21)....Local and st
A day after oilman Chuck Watson bought operating rights to The Summit and proposed $45M in improvements be financed with taxpayer and team funds, Houston Mayor Bob Lanier said his "longstanding opposi
The MI Strategic Fund yesterday approved a $55M grant to help pay for a new ballpark for the Tigers in the Fox Theatre district near downtown, and they set a "strict timetable" for completion, accordi
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has asked K.C.-based sports architectural firm, HOK, to draft an overhaul plan for Soldier Field similar to what was done for the Gator Bowl, according to in today''s CHICA
Chuck Watson yesterday became new majority owner of the IHL Houston Aeros and acquired Arena Operating Company, the manager and operator of The Summit. Watson purchased the right to operate the Summit
Supporters of plans to renovate Cleveland Stadium last week "quietly began to put together their campaign to win passage of a ten-year extension of the Cuyahoga County sin tax" to help finance stadium
Unless a plan to finance a new stadium is in place by the end of the year, Bucs Owner Malcolm Glazer "is expected to begin looking for a new home for the team," according to Jeff Testerman of the ST.