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"We won the championship. We're drinking champagne, but we have 14 guys grinding it out at a ballpark trying to watch it on their cell phones. They are the ones missing birthdays and their son's first Little League game" – Nationals President of Baseball Operations & GM Mike Rizzo , ...

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09/01/95
MILWAUKEE STADIUM FINANCING ALTERNATIVES GAINS MOMENTUM

The WI Legislature''s search for Brewers stadium construction money alternatives "gained momentum" when Gov. Tommy Thompson told northern WI audiences they should favor stadium- supporting taxes that

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

09/01/95
49ERS ENVIOUS OF OAKLAND IMPROVEMENTS

With all of the changes that the Oakland Coliseum is undergoing now that the Raiders are back, 49ers President Carmen Policy claims he wants a new stadium, according to Ira Miller in today''s SAN FRAN

Tags: Facilities, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers

08/31/95
METS REPORTEDLY STAYING PUT -- WITH A NEW STADIUM

Mets Owner Fred Wilpon says the team is planning to stay in Flushing now that the city and state "have launched serious discussions" about building a new domed ballpark to replace Shea Stadium, accord

Tags: Facilities, New York Mets

08/31/95
NASHVILLE LETS IT BE KNOWN THAT IT'S SERIOUS

Officials in Nashville yesterday took "giant steps" toward building a new stadium to woo the Oilers by announcing that they had hired stadium consultant Max Muhleman to "assist negotiations" with the

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Facilities

08/31/95
BUCS OWNER GLAZER MAY PUT UP SOME BIG MONEY

Bucs Owner Malcolm Glazer has told officials he might pledge $8.75M annually for 30 years from revenues at a new stadium, "if that will help it get built," according to the TAMPA TRIBUNE. If Glazer de

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

08/31/95
AS VOTE IS SCHEDULED, MODELL WON'T GUARANTEE BROWNS STAYING

Browns Owner Art Modell refused to guarantee the Browns will stay in Cleveland if the community assembles financing to renovate Cleveland Stadium, according to the Cleveland PLAIN- DEALER. The Cuyahog

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Facilities

08/31/95
NORTHERN VA BEGINS SEARCH FOR STADIUM

The VA Baseball Stadium Authority was to meet for the first time last night to begin its quest to find funding and a location for a stadium for an MLB team. Among the topics discussed: bylaws, committ

Tags: Facilities, MLB

08/30/95
FLEETCENTER EMPLOYEES UNDERGO PERSONALITY FACELIFT

In her "Private Sector" column in the BOSTON GLOBE, Joan Vennochi examines the transformation employees of the new FleetCenter are undergoing as they move over from the old Boston Garden. In preparati

Tags: Facilities, Walt Disney

08/30/95
STADIUM NOTES

The Georgia Dome was declared safe yesterday and will be ready to host the Falcons home opener on Sunday (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 8/30)....Heeding the advice of its attorneys and "spurning a plea" from

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Facilities

08/30/95
RAMS NAMING RIGHTS DEAL WITH TWA AWAITING TAKEOFF

The Rams are "relatively close" to a deal with TWA under which the airline would pay "millions of dollars" for naming rights to the new domed stadium, according to William Freivogel in today''s ST. LO

Tags: Facilities, St. Louis Rams

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