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          MLB: Walt Disney Chair Michael Eisner and Edison CEO
     John Bryson jointly announced the naming of Edison
     International Field of Anaheim yesterday (Edison).  The deal
     represents a 20-year, $2.5M total sponsorship package
     (Barbara Kingsley, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 9/16). 
          NHL: The Kiel Center plans to sell naming rights to the
     arena.  Clark Enterprises Chair Jerry Ritter hopes to have
     the new name "in place" by the start of the '98-99 hockey
     season (ST. LOUIS BUSINESS JOURNAL, 9/15 issue). ...KC-based
     Heinlein + Schrock Architecture has been selected to design
     Nationwide Arena - the new NHL arena for downtown Columbus,
     OH.  The 18,500-seat, $120M arena is set to open in August
     2000 (Heinlein + Schrock Architecture).
          NFL: In AZ, the East Valley Partnership is interested
     in a natural-grass playing surface that can be moved in and
     out of the building on a rail system for its proposed
     retractable roof multipurpose facility (ARIZONA REPUBLIC,
     9/13)....The Redskins agreed to "modify" their elaborate
     color-coded parking plan at Jack Kent Cooke Stadium after
     state and local officials said that delays in sorting
     permit-holders held up traffic before Sunday's inaugural
     game.  In all, 6,200 people rode shuttle buses from Metro
     stations to the stadium (Pan & Fehr, WASHINGTON POST, 9/16).
          NBA: Mavericks execs said they are "on schedule" to
     place an arena development proposal before city council
     members "within a month," but they still won't say which
     city council will be receiving their arena plan (David
     Markiewicz, FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 9/15).