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A's Seeking 10-Year Lease At O.co Coliseum, But City Wants Raiders Deal First

04 / 16 / 14

The A's "appear resigned to staying put" at O.co Coliseum, and "are in negotiations" for a 10-year lease extension, according to Matier & Ross of the S.F. CHRONICLE. The deal calls for the team to make "nominal rent payments in return for the A's paying" for $10-$12M in stadium improvements. The...

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08/24/95
GROUP SEEKS DOME FOR THE COTTON BOWL

An citizens group in Dallas, headed by attorney Darrel Jordan, is discussing a plan that could dome the Cotton Bowl, increase seating capacity to 90,000, and add as many as 40 luxury suites. Cost of t

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08/24/95
NEW TIGER STADIUM PLAN RAISES "TOUGH" POLITICAL QUESTIONS

A compromise plan to use $90M in state and city money to help build a new stadium for the Tigers "raises tough political questions" for both MI Gov. John Engler and Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer, accord

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08/24/95
BREWERS LOAN NOT QUITE DONE; GAMING PROCEEDS TO BE USED?

A $50M loan the WI Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) needed by the Brewers to pay more than half their $90M upfront contribution for a new stadium "is not a done deal," according to A

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08/24/95
MAYOR DALEY LOOKING OUT FOR THE "LITTLE GUY"

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley "openly touted" his preference for an open-air stadium at the Univ. of Illinois-Chicago yesterday saying residents have "no pot of gold available to plug the gap in a devel

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08/23/95
OPEN-AIR STADIUM IN HOUSTON A POSSIBILITY

Houston Mayor Bob Lanier and Harris County Judge Robert Eckels said yesterday that local officials should consider building a new open-air football stadium or renovating Rice Stadium as a way of makin

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Facilities, NFL

08/23/95
HEAT DECIDE TWO MAY BE BETTER THAN ONE

In a letter to Metro-Dade County officials, Heat Exec VP Pauline Winick said that it "makes the most sense" to have the team share a new building with the Panthers, if it is built downtown, according

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08/23/95
PSL'S COULD HELP FUND MCDOME IN CHICAGO

"Bears fans would pay up to $7,000 apiece for the right to buy tickets to games played at a domed stadium near McCormick Place" under developer Richard Stein''s plan --but that still leaves a $50-$80M

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08/23/95
LEASE DEAL FOR AVALANCHE NOT AS LUCRATIVE FOR CITY

The Denver City Council gave preliminary approval this week to a contract with the Avalanche for a two-year lease and two- year option at McNichols Arena. But the tentative agreement would generate hu

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08/22/95
STADIUM NOTES

The Tampa Sports Authority began assembling a team of experts yesterday to help build a new stadium for the Buccaneers. They are currently searching for an expert on stadium construction costs, an acc

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08/22/95
BOSTON MAYOR CALLS FOR REEBOK TO TAKE OVER FENWAY

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino yesterday suggested "that if the Red Sox eventually leave Fenway Park, the ballpark might serve as the location for the corporate headquarters of Reebok," according to this

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