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BALLPARK DEBATE TAKES HOLD IN MINNESOTA STATEHOUSE

A proposed bill to help build a new ballpark for the Twins is "getting kicked around" even before it has been introduced, according to the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Leaders are debating "who will deci

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01/26/96
TURNER TO LEAD FINANCING ON NEW HAWKS ARENA

Turner Broadcasting will "accept much of the financial risk" for a new $200M downtown arena project after an agreement reached with the Atlanta-Fulton County Recreation Authority. According to Saporta

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01/25/96
A TALE OF TWO CITIES: SEATTLE AND PHILLY STADIUM NEWS

Seattle baseball stadium board members narrowed to three the list of architects for the job of designing a new ballpark for the Mariners. The three are Ellerbe Becket of Kansas City, HOK Sports Facili

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01/25/96
STADIUM NOTES

Harris County Commissioners said they will reject the county attorney''s advice and pay for as much as $2.5M in renovations to Astrohall and AstroArena (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 1/24)....The Padres, upset t

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01/25/96
WILL ANGELOS' "PARITY" CLAUSE MEAN TROUBLE FOR THE BROWNS?

MD Gov. Parris Glendening responded to Orioles Owner Peter Angelos'' request to "sweeten his lease at Camden Yards to make it equivalent to the deal" made with the Browns. Angelos cited a "parity" cla

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Browns, ESPN, Facilities, Walt Disney

01/24/96
JONES MEETS THE PRESS REGARDING STADIUM EXPANSION

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones spoke on media day regarding his plans to renovate and expand Texas Stadium. Jones said they are still in the "preliminary stages" in expanding capacity to 104,000. Jones: "I

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Facilities, NFL, Nike

01/24/96
BREWERS ASK THE FEDS TO DISMISS SUIT BLOCKING STADIUM

Attorneys for the Brewers and local governments are asking the U.S. District Court to delay ruling on a suit challenging the constitutionality of a tax to support construction of a new stadium until a

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01/24/96
ORIOLES CASH IN THEIR "PARITY" CHIP WITH THE STATE

Orioles Owner Peter Angelos yesterday told MD. Gov. Parris Glendening that he is entitled to benefits comparable to those being offered the Browns, according to the WASHINGTON POST. In a five-page let

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01/24/96
STADIUM NOTES

Pompano Beach, FL, officials were told they can bid to build an arena for the Panthers, but NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman "warned that the county must pick a site quickly or risk losing the team." Bet

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01/24/96
MAYBE "NICE" GUYS ALWAYS DO FINISH LAST

NICE, the group pushing for a new Bears stadium complex in Gary, IN, has acknowledged having no backup plan "as support for a tax increase to pay for the project appeared to be waning" at a forum last

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