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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 14

The W New York will host the 15th annual Taste of Tennis Gala ahead of the U.S. Open. Headlining the event are  Serena Williams and chef Masaharu Morimoto . Other participating tennis players include  Venus Williams , Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens and the Bryan Brothers .&nb...

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09/21/95
STADIUM NOTES

Proponents of a new baseball stadium in Seattle said yesterday that they "hope to propose at least one more financing plan" if voters reject the current effort (AP/Baltimore SUN, 9/21)....Local and st

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

09/21/95
HOUSTON MAYOR LANIER OPPOSES PUBLIC FUNDS FOR SUMMIT

A day after oilman Chuck Watson bought operating rights to The Summit and proposed $45M in improvements be financed with taxpayer and team funds, Houston Mayor Bob Lanier said his "longstanding opposi

Tags: Facilities

09/21/95
GRANT APPROVED FOR NEW TIGERS STADIUM; BRISK PACE SET

The MI Strategic Fund yesterday approved a $55M grant to help pay for a new ballpark for the Tigers in the Fox Theatre district near downtown, and they set a "strict timetable" for completion, accordi

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Facilities, News Corp./Fox

09/21/95
HOK ASKED TO DRAFT OVERHAUL IN CHICAGO

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has asked K.C.-based sports architectural firm, HOK, to draft an overhaul plan for Soldier Field similar to what was done for the Gator Bowl, according to in today''s CHICA

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

09/20/95
A SWITCH AT THE TOP OF HOUSTON'S SUMMIT

Chuck Watson yesterday became new majority owner of the IHL Houston Aeros and acquired Arena Operating Company, the manager and operator of The Summit. Watson purchased the right to operate the Summit

Tags: Facilities, Houston Rockets

09/19/95
CAMPAIGN FOR SIN TAX BEGINS IN CLEVELAND

Supporters of plans to renovate Cleveland Stadium last week "quietly began to put together their campaign to win passage of a ten-year extension of the Cuyahoga County sin tax" to help finance stadium

Tags: Facilities

09/19/95
BUCS MAY NEED HURRY UP OFFENSE OFF THE FIELD

Unless a plan to finance a new stadium is in place by the end of the year, Bucs Owner Malcolm Glazer "is expected to begin looking for a new home for the team," according to Jeff Testerman of the ST.

Tags: Facilities, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

09/19/95
WARRIORS ALMOST CERTAIN TO STAY IN OAKLAND

A deal to keep the Golden State Warriors in Oakland appears "nearly certain, but a behind-the-scenes political brawl may ruffle negotiations at the last minute," according to Robert Salladay of the OA

Tags: Facilities, Golden State Warriors

09/19/95
FUTURE OF BASEBALL IN THE GRUNGE CITY GOES DOWN TO THE WIRE

Voters in King County, WA, decide today whether to approve an increase in the sales tax of one-tenth of a cent to help finance a new $285M retractable-roof baseball stadium for the Mariners. The owner

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Mariners

09/19/95
BEARS STADIUM SAGA CONTINUES WITH LATEST PROPOSAL

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley yesterday suggested that refurbishing Soldier Field could be the "cheapest and least risky of all the proposals to build a new stadium," according to in today''s CHICAGO TR

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