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03/19/96
MILWAUKEE POLL SHOWS FAITH REMAINS ON BREWERS PROJECT

Despite the Brewers'' recent troubles completing their share of financing for a new stadium, Milwaukee County residents continue to have faith the project will be completed, according to a new MILWAUK

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

03/19/96
TODAY'S ELECTIONS: DETROIT, CINCY PROJECTS ON BALLOT

The two stadium referenda on ballots today in Detroit and Cincinnati are gaining national attention. In a front-page piece in the WALL STREET JOURNAL, John Helyar examines the sales tax proposal befor

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Facilities

03/19/96
HONEYMOON IN VEGAS: A'S TO HIT STRIP BEFORE HEADING HOME?

The American League supports the decision of the A''s not to play their opening games at the Oakland Coliseum. The league reports "alternative arrangements" will be determined as early as possible (AL

Tags: Facilities, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders

03/18/96
COLISEUM CONSTRUCTION COMES UP CRAPS, A'S TO VEGAS FOR SIX

The A''s will play their first six home games of the upcoming season at 10,000-seat Cashman Field in Las Vegas because of the "unsettled nature" of football-related construction at Oakland Coliseum, a

Tags: Dallas Stars, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, Oakland Athletics, Southwest Sports Group, Toronto Blue Jays

03/18/96
DETROIT STADIUM REFERENDUM: VOTERS LEANING YES

A new poll on two stadium ballot issues to be decided in Detroit on Tuesday shows that voters are "leaning heavily" toward allowing the city to spend $40M in Downtown Development Authority bonds on a

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Facilities

03/18/96
TUESDAY IS D-DAY IN CINCINNATI FOR STADIUM RESOLUTION

Voters in Hamilton County, OH, decide Tuesday whether to raise their sales tax a half percent to fund separate new stadiums for the Bengals and Reds. A front page Q&A in the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER reveal

Tags: AFL, Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Browns, Facilities, NFL

03/18/96
STADIUM NOTES

A construction technique called "fast track" will ensure DC''s new MCI Center is completed by October ''97 (WASHINGTON POST, 3/18). ....In Atlanta, Dave Kindred writes instead of selling naming rights

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Chicago White Sox, Facilities, HNTB, Miami Heat, Time Warner

03/15/96
BALL ROLLING IN STEEL CITY

Three Rivers Stadium got a "shot of adrenalin" from Philadelphia-based SMG, which signed a three year extension to continue operating the 26-year old facility, according to the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE

Tags: Facilities, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

03/15/96
BREWERS GAIN FIRST LOAN GUARANTEE COMMITMENT

The Brewers received a commitment by the Marcus Corp. to guarantee part of a $35-40M loan the team hopes to obtain from NationsBank in order to help finance its new stadium, according to this morning'

Tags: Bank of America, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

03/15/96
STADIUM NOTES

S.F. Giants Owner Peter Magowan said other owners are probably "rooting against" his China Basin ballpark proposal, since it would impair efforts to build stadiums with public money. Magowan: "A messa

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Facilities, MLB, Washington Redskins

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