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The NFL's week that was -- Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Greg Hardy and Roger Goodell -- dominated Sunday talk shows, on the news and sports sides.

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01/10/95
PICKING THROUGH THE WRECKAGE IN MINNEAPOLIS

State and local officials in MN "scrambled" Monday to explain how the Target Center buyout "abruptly collapsed, and acknowledged that they haven''t figured out how to save it." In hastily called news

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA

01/09/95
PROPOSED PLAN CALLS FOR NEW FENWAY OVER MASS TURNPIKE

A proposal for a replacement for Fenway Park was unveiled by MA-based architects Eduardo Lozano and Michael Baskin last week in Boston. The plan calls for a new park to be built next to the current lo

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities

01/09/95
PUBLIC BUYOUT PLAN OF MINNEAPOLIS ARENA IS OFF-TARGET

A proposed change in federal law has "knocked the foundation out from under the elaborate financial plans for a public purchase" of the Target Center arena. A way may be found to restructure a buyout

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Timberwolves

01/09/95
QUESTION OF "WHO PAYS" HOLDS UP BREWERS' STADIUM PLANS

As the WI Governor''s Stadium Commission concludes its business over the next three weeks, questions will have to be answered regarding a new facility for the Brewers. Questions remain how much the te

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

01/06/95
STADIUM IMPROVEMENTS BECOMING TOO RICH FOR COUNTY'S BLOOD

The total cost to stadium improvements at Rich Stadium in suburban Buffalo has risen from $22.7M to $26.7M with Erie County picking up the tab for the overruns. The $4M cost overrun will be picked up

Tags: Facilities

01/06/95
WINNIPEG TAXPAYER HIT FOR JETS' LOSSES

Manitoba Taxpayers will "shell out more than $2.6M to cover the Winnipeg Jets'' losses for the first three months of the 94-95 season." If the NHL work stoppage continues, the price tag could climb as

Tags: Facilities, New York Jets, NHL

01/06/95
POLLIN ARENA UPDATE: MILLION DOLLAR SUITES GOING FAST

Sources involved with Abe Pollin''s arena project in downtown DC said that commitments for ten "Founders Suites," worth $1M each, are lined up and could be announced as early as today. Kenneth Sparks,

Tags: Facilities, Los Angeles Sparks

01/06/95
STATE OF THE STADIUM: YOU'RE LOOKING LIVE AT LAMBEAU FIELD

The Packers recently ended their long association with County Stadium in Milwaukee, where they played three home games each year. The team will play a full-season at Lambeau Field in ''95 and will ben

Tags: Facilities, Green Bay Packers, NFL

01/05/95
BATTLE BETWEEN POLLIN AND BET'S JONHSON CEASES

Black Entertainment Television President Robert Johnson yesterday ended his opposition to building a publicly funded arena in downtown Washington, DC, now that Capitals and Bullets owner Abe Pollin ha

Tags: Facilities, Washington Capitals

01/05/95
STATE OF THE NFL STADIUMS: GETTING THE FACTS ON THE STICK

Candlestick Park in San Francisco is the fourth oldest facility in the NFL. It was built in 1960 and is home to both the 49ers and the baseball Giants. The city has pledged over $26M to help renovate

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

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