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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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08/17/95
MEGAPLEX SUPPORTERS MAY NOW HAVE A "SPLITTING" HEADACHE

Stephen Tocco, MA Gov. William Weld''s "point man" on the megaplex project, said yesterday that the governor''s office "might agree to splitting up the project and building its pieces at separate loca

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities, New England Patriots

08/16/95
YANKS' EXPERT SAYS STADIUM PLAN WON'T SOLVE ACESS PROBLEMS

Vollmer Associates, a firm hired by the Yankees to assess the most recent proposal by New York City to keep the team in the Bronx, said "the improvements are inadequate and will not speed traffic flow

Tags: Facilities, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

08/15/95
BREWERS STADIUM DEAL MAY BE READY BY LABOR DAY

A top aide of WI Gov. Tommy Thompson said yesterday a legislative package to help finance a new stadium for the Brewers could be finished by Labor Day. Steven Walters reports in this morning''s MILWAU

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

08/15/95
BERLIN JOINS THE LIST OF CITIES WITH STADIUM PROBLEMS

Berlin''s Olympic Stadium, built for the ''36 Olympic Games, is "practically falling down," according to Clive Freeman of the Deutche Presse Agentur. Experts say it will cost $200M or more to repair t

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08/15/95
MN ADVISORY TASK FORCE ON PRO SPORTS CONVENES TODAY

The 20-person MN Advisory Task Force on Professional Sports meets today for the first time and "is likely to begin walking a path" that could recommend the sale of naming rights for the Hubert H. Hump

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, NHL

08/15/95
GOVERNOR'S OFFICE WAFFLES ON SITE FOR BOSTON MEGAPLEX

MA Lt. Gov. Paul Cellucci said yesterday the Weld administration wants to reexamine the possibility of building a megaplex at the CrossTown site instead of in South Boston. Richard Kindleberger report

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities, New England Patriots

08/14/95
NEW DADE PLAN WOULD USE HOTEL TAX FOR PANTHERS/HEAT ARENA

Officials from the Heat and Metro Dade County met Friday over a scenario involving a $100M increase in hotel taxes and team contributions of $40M as a possible way to fund a new arena for the Heat and

Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat

08/14/95
OAKLAND "STILL THE FRONT-RUNNER" FOR WARRIORS ARENA

"Oakland is still the front-runner" for a new Warriors arena, according to Glenn Dickey of the S.F. CHRONICLE. Dickey reports that Oakland Coliseum officials met with Warriors Owner Chris Cohan last w

Tags: Facilities, Golden State Warriors, Oakland Raiders

08/14/95
BOSTON MAYOR MENINO WANTS DOMED STADIUM OUT OF PROPOSAL

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino Saturday proposed that lawmakers "abandon the attached domed stadium portion" of the proposed $1B Megaplex project and build only a new convention center, according to Sunda

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities, New England Patriots

08/11/95
COMPETITION FOR NEW ARENA FOR HAWKS SEEN AS BIG FOR TURNER

While it looked like the Hawks were going to leave downtown for a suburban arena over a year ago, a downtown site is "still in the game, with many observers predicting it will beat out its chief rival

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Facilities, Time Warner

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