FACILITY & VENUE NOTES
MLB: The Reds said they would consider renovating
Cinergy Field "in the unlikely event they can't strike a
deal with Hamilton County for a new ballpark." Reds
Managing Exec John Allen said "he fully expects to agree on
a deal for a new ballpark," but added "if, for whatever
reason, the deal couldn't work...yes, we would consider a
renovation" (Geoff Hobson, CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 9/13).
NAMING RIGHTS: AT&T is among the companies "that
expressed interest" in acquiring naming rights to the
Panthers' Sunrise arena (Barry Jackson, MIAMI HERALD, 9/14).