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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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09/08/95
DC MAYOR BARRY CANCELS PLAN TO LEASE ARENA- RELATED OFFICES

DC Mayor Marion Barry last night ended a $48M plan to lease two office buildings for use by city workers displaced by construction of a planned downtown arena, according to the WASHINGTON POST. Barry,

Tags: Facilities

09/08/95
SAN FRANCISCO COMMISSIONERS APPROVE CANDLESTICK NAME CHANGE

Despite a last-minute "nibble" from Apple Computers, S.F. Recreation and Parks Commissioners took "only minutes" to approve a deal selling the naming rights to Candlestick Park to 3Com, according to t

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09/08/95
FOUR-COUNTY SALES TAX MAY FINANCE MILWAUKEE STADIUM

A four-county sales tax gained support from state legislators Thursday as an option for paying for a new stadium for the Brewers, according to the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. WI state official James K

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins

09/07/95
MOVE IT ON OVER! MEGAPLEX PANEL MAY RECONSIDER LOCATION

MA State Rep. Kevin Fitzgerald said yesterday he is considering reconvening the special megaplex commission and asking it to endorse the CrossTown site in Roxbury, according to the BOSTON GLOBE. Fitzg

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09/07/95
STADIUM POLITICS ARE A TANGLED WEBB IN DENVER

Denver Mayor Wellington Webb has recommended funding only two-thirds of the work recommended by an engineering firm to repair Mile High Stadium, according to this morning''s ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS. As a

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos, Facilities

09/07/95
WHO'S NEXT ON THE SEATTLE STADIUM BANDWAGON? EDDIE VEDDER?

Leaders of Home Town Fans, a Seattle group working to further stadium efforts for the Mariners, say they have raised more than $800,000 to support the September 19 stadium ballot measure, including $3

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09/07/95
STADIUM NOTES: MAYOR GIULIANI ADMITS YANKEES MAY LEAVE

New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani "acknowledged" yesterday it is increasingly "unlikely" the Yankees will remain in Yankee Stadium (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 9/7)....Aqueduct Racetrack is "being considered as a

Tags: CFL, Facilities, MLS, New York Yankees, Palace Sports & Entertainment, YankeeNets

09/07/95
ANAHEIM MICE? STADIUM PLANS OPEN DOOR FOR NFL

Anaheim and Disney officials are discussing stadium plans that would satisfy the needs of the Angels and an NFL franchise in Orange County, according to the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER. Anaheim city offici

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Facilities, NFL, Walt Disney

09/07/95
MILWAUKEE FINANCING PLAN DRAWING CRITICISM IN HEARINGS

After hearing two days of public comments on the proposed stadium plan in Milwaukee, many legislators on the committee reviewing the stadium financing plan agreed Wednesday the plan "was in trouble,"

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09/06/95
STADIUM NOTES: 49ERS COULD OPEN SEASON AT "3COM PARK"

If the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commission approves the plan to change the name of Candlestick Park to 3Com Park at their special meeting tomorrow afternoon, new signs "will go up immediatel

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Facilities, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers

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