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In Expected Move, Judge Rules Against N.J.'s Sports Gambling Bid

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U.S. District Court Judge Michael Shipp on Friday night ruled that the state of New Jersey "cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state’s struggling horse racing and casino industries." The decision "was the expected outcome, since the judg...

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02/09/96
TEXAS STADIUM TO HOST SUPER BOWL XXXV?

It would take a fully closed roof, an additional 10,000 seats, and commitments for $5M to cover costs, but Irving, TX, officials are prepared to bring the Super Bowl to Texas Stadium. According to the

Tags: Facilities

02/08/96
TSA RECEIVES LOBBYING CASH FROM COUNTY

The Tampa Stadium Authority borrowed $50,000 from the Hillsborough County Commission yesterday in order to continue lobbying efforts to pay for a new Bucs stadium. The money will go towards hiring lob

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

02/08/96
STADIUM NOTES

A new glass facade "which will make the building glow at night" highlights a $62M renovation plan approved by the St. Pete Environmental Development Commission for the ThunderDome (ST. PETERSBURG TIME

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Facilities, Miami Heat, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders

02/08/96
SPURS TO MOSEY NORTH?

The Spurs may be considering a move north up I-35 to the area between San Antonio and Austin "into a privately financed arena," according to the San Antonio EXPRESS-NEWS. Spurs Chairperson Robert McDe

Tags: Facilities, NBA, San Antonio Spurs

02/08/96
MARYLAND LAWMAKERS WANT MODELL, COUNTY TO CHIP IN

Worried about "eroding legislative support" for the Browns and Redskins stadium deals, MD legislative leaders plan to introduce bills today which seek to reduce state costs and shift them to Browns Ow

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Facilities, Washington Redskins

02/08/96
MCDOME'S COMING OUT PARTY

IL Gov. Jim Edgar unveils his "long-awaited" financing proposal for a new 70,000-seat domed Bears stadium at McCormick Place today, according to this morning''s CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Edgar also "is likely

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

02/07/96
BAY AREA FACILITY ROUND-UP: 49ERS WANT PIECE OF THE ACTION

49ers President Carmen Policy announced yesterday that the team "needs a new stadium -- or they will not remain competitive" in the NFL. Speaking before the Bay Area Council, Policy said, "We used to

Tags: Facilities, Golden State Warriors, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

02/07/96
REDSKINS STADIUM ONE STEP CLOSER TO APPROVAL

The Prince George''s County Council late Tuesday night approved Redskins Owner Jack Kent Cooke''s plan to build a 78,600- seat stadium in Landover, MD. According to this morning''s WASHINGTON POST, at

Tags: Facilities, Washington Redskins

02/07/96
STADIUM NOTES

A "choir-sized" contingent of religious leaders joined Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer Tuesday in a press conference encouraging voters to support public funding for a new Tiger Stadium (DETROIT NEWS, 2/7

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins

02/06/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Nashville Metro Council''s Budget and Finance Committee approved a resolution for issuance of $80M in bonds to help finance a new stadium for the Oilers (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 2/5)....Three days afte

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Facilities, Golden State Warriors, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

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