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03/29/96
STADIUM NOTES

The discovery of contaminated soil at the site of DC''s MCI Center will increase site-preparation costs by about $1M above the $2.3M budgeted. The city is responsible for site-preparation cost and the

Tags: Facilities, NFL

03/29/96
STERN CERTAIN ROCKETS WILL STAY GROUNDED IN HOUSTON

NBA Commissioner David Stern says he expects the Rockets to resolve their arena issue soon "before the team follows the lead of the Oilers and Astros and threatens to leave town," according to Eddie S

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Facilities, Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, NBA

03/29/96
DAMAGE DEPOSIT DEMAND TO FURTHER DELAY RAPTORS START UP?

The Raptors are being asked to pay a C$5M damage deposit before they start building their new downtown arena, according to the TORONTO STAR. The city''s Metro Transportation department wants the money

Tags: Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Raptors

03/28/96
GIANTS BALLPARK: POST ELECTION NEWS FROM SAN FRANCISCO

Mark Gardiner, who "crafted the financial plan" for the Giants'' China Basin ballpark says of their election victory: "The hardest part is over. The rest is a cakewalk." The S.F. EXAMINER''s Eric Braz

Tags: ESPN, Facilities, Walt Disney

03/28/96
STADIUM NOTES

The American League gave final approval to the A''s decision to play their first two series of home games at Cashman Field in Las Vegas (A.L.)....James Tervo, an economic analyst for the city of Detro

Tags: Facilities, Oakland Athletics

03/28/96
BREWERS LASH OUT AT STADIUM BOARD CHIEF FOR MEDIA LEAKS

The Brewers released a "sharply worded letter" blaming Robert Trunzo, head of the Milwaukee Professional Baseball Park District, of media leaks and questioning his commitment to the project. The lette

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Bank of America, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

03/27/96
THEY MUST BE GIANTS: BAY AREA VOTERS OK NEW BALLPARK

The proposal for a new Giants ballpark gained "overwhelming support" from S.F. voters in yesterday''s election. With all precincts reporting, Proposition B to approve a privately financed $255M, 42,00

Tags: Facilities, MLB

03/27/96
SAN JOSE CUTS FINAL DEAL WITH WARRIORS

The San Jose City Council approved a one-year deal for the Warriors to play in San Jose Arena, with an option for a second if necessary, according to this morning''s SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. The city wi

Tags: Facilities, Golden State Warriors, NBA, San Jose Sharks

03/27/96
PATS' REVISED STADIUM PLAN TO INCLUDE FEWER LUXURY SUITES?

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft''s expected new plan for a new stadium in South Boston would limit public financing to infrastructure costs estimated at a minimum of $50M, according to Joan Vennochi in th

Tags: Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Facilities, New England Patriots

03/27/96
STADIUM NOTES

This week''s Charlotte BUSINESS JOURNAL profiles the design of the new Carolinas Stadium. The HOK-designed facility is seen by architects as "possibly the only structure in Charlotte that will stand a

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Facilities, MLB, Philadelphia Phillies, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

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