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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 14

FIFA today said that it "remains committed" to holding the '18 World Cup in Russia and that a "boycott would not be an effective way of reducing tensions in the region" ( REUTERS, 7/25 ). The MLBPA "filed a grievance" against the Astros this week, contending the club tried to "manipulate the si...

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08/28/95
NEW BREWERS STADIUM RECEIVES MIXED EMOTIONS

The board of directors of the WI Counties Assoc. voted unanimously Friday to oppose a state-imposed sales tax on Milwaukee and Waukesha counties to finance a new Brewers stadium, according to Sam Mart

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08/28/95
STADIUM NOTES

The BOSTON GLOBE''s Richard Kindleberger writes, "The possibility of a privately financed, stand-alone stadium for the Patriots is getting increased attention in response to the apparent dimming of pr

Tags: Facilities, New England Patriots, NFL

08/28/95
POLL FINDS CHICAGO RESIDENTS OPPOSE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS

When asked whether they favor using public funds to finance a new stadium to keep the Bears from moving out of state, 62% of Chicago-area residents said no, 26% supported the idea and 13% had no opini

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

08/25/95
STADIUM NOTES

The Cowboys and Irving city officials are close to ending a two-year legal spat over whether the city is entitled to nearly $1M in revenue from luxury boxes that Owner Jerry Jones built with his own m

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars, Facilities, NBA, Seattle Mariners, Southwest Sports Group

08/25/95
PUBLIC TO GET A SAY IN FUNDING FOR NEW BREWERS STADIUM?

Milwaukee County property taxes "would likely be tapped" to repay $18M borrowed to finance infrastructure related to a new Brewers stadium, according to Gretchen Schuldt of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTI

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

08/24/95
GROUP SEEKS DOME FOR THE COTTON BOWL

An citizens group in Dallas, headed by attorney Darrel Jordan, is discussing a plan that could dome the Cotton Bowl, increase seating capacity to 90,000, and add as many as 40 luxury suites. Cost of t

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08/24/95
NEW TIGER STADIUM PLAN RAISES "TOUGH" POLITICAL QUESTIONS

A compromise plan to use $90M in state and city money to help build a new stadium for the Tigers "raises tough political questions" for both MI Gov. John Engler and Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer, accord

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, General Motors

08/24/95
BREWERS LOAN NOT QUITE DONE; GAMING PROCEEDS TO BE USED?

A $50M loan the WI Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) needed by the Brewers to pay more than half their $90M upfront contribution for a new stadium "is not a done deal," according to A

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

08/24/95
MAYOR DALEY LOOKING OUT FOR THE "LITTLE GUY"

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley "openly touted" his preference for an open-air stadium at the Univ. of Illinois-Chicago yesterday saying residents have "no pot of gold available to plug the gap in a devel

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08/23/95
OPEN-AIR STADIUM IN HOUSTON A POSSIBILITY

Houston Mayor Bob Lanier and Harris County Judge Robert Eckels said yesterday that local officials should consider building a new open-air football stadium or renovating Rice Stadium as a way of makin

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