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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
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
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

03/14/96
THE GREAT MARYLAND STADIUM SAGA NEARING AN END?

Last night, The MD Senate "tentatively approved" $270.5M toward infrastructure costs for a proposed Redskins stadium and to build a new Baltimore stadium, according to the Baltimore SUN. In a "key tes

Tags: Facilities, Washington Redskins

03/14/96
HAWKS TAX BILL MAKES PROGRESS

A 3% car rental tax bill to help finance infrastructure costs near a proposed new Hawks arena was passed by the GA Senate, according to this morning''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The legislation was reques

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Facilities, Time Warner

03/13/96
FORUM MEMORIES DO NOT COME CHEAP

One night after the Canadiens played their final game at the fabled Forum, the facility was turned over to sports memorabilia collectors who spent over $300,000 bidding on Forum fixtures, according to

Tags: Facilities, Montreal Canadiens

03/13/96
BALTIMORE, REDSKINS STADIUMS FINALLY UP FOR VOTE

The MD Senate votes today whether to spend $258M on new stadiums for Baltimore''s NFL team and the Redskins, according to the WASHINGTON POST. Legislative leaders predict there will be enough votes to

Tags: Facilities, NFL, Washington Redskins

03/13/96
ORLANDO TO RECRUIT IN CASE NCAA ISN'T IN KANSAS ANYMORE

The NCAA is considering moving its HQs and Orlando sports leaders are ready to recruit, according to Gene Yasuda of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. Orlando Area Sports Commission officials said they have "begun

Tags: Facilities, NCAA

03/13/96
K.C. ARENA POSSIBILITIES INVESTIGATED

Before committing to a $17M expansion of Kemper Arena, the K.C. Downtown Arena Task Force has hired three local architecture firms to combine efforts to study the possibility of a major sports arena d

Tags: Facilities, HNTB

03/13/96
RAPTORS ARENA SITUATION STUCK IN BUREAUCRATIC LIMBO

Despite a February ''96 goal to begin construction on the team''s new arena, the Raptors have yet to apply for a building permit, according to the FINANCIAL POST. Jamie Wayne reports the team has not

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

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