A WASHINGTON POST editorial this morning urges the approval
of a new downtown stadium, saying the "opportunity must not be
squandered by narrow-minded decision makers putting impossible
squeezes on anyone seeking to do business here (WASHINGTON POST,
12/12)....Browns Owner Art Modell on Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones'
expansion plans: "I'd like to see an upper deck on the top of
Texas Stadium. If you buy a seat up there, the game will be a
rumor" (MIAMI HERALD, 12/11)....Patriots Owner Robert Kraft:
"I'm committed to keeping the team in Massachusetts, unless it
comes to a point someday where it is impossible for our team to
compete. This is my goal. And I think right now that goal needs
tremendous cooperation between the public and the private
sectors" (Will McDonough, BOSTON GLOBE, 12/10). ....The Cardinals
switch to grass at Busch Stadium will cost more than $3M (ST.
LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 12/11).