PA Gov. Tom Ridge's Sports and Exposition Facilities Task
Force heard from local officials and national stadium experts
yesterday on options for building new facilities in Philadelphia
and Pittsburgh (PHILA. DAILY NEWS, 3/13)....A two-hour hearing
was held yesterday on a lawsuit brought by the Tiger Stadium Fan
Club to prevent city money from being used for a new facility for
the Tigers (DETROIT NEWS, 3/13)....The Atlanta City Council could
discuss demolition plans for Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium today.
The facility is expected to be razed once the Braves move into
the new Olympic stadium next year (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION,
3/13).... Alameda County supervisors said they will scrap a deal
to keep the Warriors in Oakland unless minority and local-owned
businesses are guaranteed contracts (OAKLAND TRIBUNE, 3/13).