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15,256  – Size of the "raucous crowd" for last night's Sounders-Union U.S. Open Cup title game at PPL Park. The Sounders won 3-1 ( PHILADELPHIAUNION.com, 9/17 ).

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05/11/95
BOSTON MEGAPLEX SITES EXAMINED; BOB KRAFT PLAYS TOUR GUIDE

The special convention center commission investigating a possible Boston megaplex said yesterday that both Summer Street in South Boston and CrossTown in Lower Roxbury "can be made to work." The commi

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities, New England Patriots

05/11/95
OAKLAND APPROVES $75M PLAN TO LURE BACK RAIDERS

The city of Oakland''s planning commission has approved a $75M plan to make the Oakland Coliseum more "football-friendly," according to this morning''s OAKLAND TRIBUNE. This announcement comes as city

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05/11/95
LEGISLATORS TO VOTE BY FRIDAY ON SEATTLE STADIUM TAX PLAN

WA lawmakers are hoping to vote by Friday on a bill that would allow the King County Council to raise the county sales tax by .1 cent according to the Tacoma MORNING NEWS TRIBUNE. This legislation wou

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05/11/95
CHICAGO POLL: BURBS, CITY AGREE -- NO MONEY FOR 'DA BEARS

A survey conducted for this week''s CRAIN''S CHICAGO BUSINESS (302 city and suburban residents from April 27-30) shows that residents in both the city of Chicago and its suburbs agree that the state s

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

05/11/95
NEW HOME FOR BREW CREW MAY NOT COST AS MUCH AS EXPECTED

The cost of financing a new stadium in Milwaukee "could be lower than previously thought," according to Craig Gilbert of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL-SENTINEL. Stadium boosters and public officials had been

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05/10/95
FORT WORTH TO CREATE AUTHORITY FOR BRUTON SMITH'S RACETRACK

Racetrack owner Bruton Smith and the Fort Worth City Council have come to a "general agreement" that calls for the creation of a sports authority to issue bonds for the construction of Smith''s $75M T

Tags: Facilities, NASCAR, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

05/10/95
TAMPA OFFICIALS "SURPRISED" AFTER MEETING WITH HOK

Yesterday''s meeting between the Tampa Sports Authority and architects from K.C.-based HOK made TSA officials believe that it will take "some big bucks" to keep the Bucs from leaving town, according t

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

05/10/95
BOSTON'S MEGAPLEX COMMISSION HEARS SITE REPORTS TODAY

The MA commission studying a possible megaplex is scheduled to hear from state officials and others who have spent "several" weeks reviewing each potential site for a combined convention center/stadiu

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05/09/95
TAMPA BAY OFFICIALS GET THIRD OPTION OF RECONSTRUCTION

This afternoon, the Tampa Sports Authority will get its first look at the details on options for improving Tampa Stadium. The architectural firm of Hellmuth, Obala & Kassabaum (HOK) will include in it

Tags: Facilities, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

05/09/95
LIONS AND TIGERS COULD SHARE DOWNTOWN STADIUM

Lions Vice Chair William Clay Ford Jr. said lease negotiations with officials at the Pontiac Silverdome are "frustratingly slow, and the team continues to pursue other stadium options," according to D

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

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