The Maryland Stadium Authority "is confident there will
be more parking than ever available" at Camden Yards, by
securing more than 6,000 spots for Ravens games and 5,300
for Orioles games (Baltimore SUN, 2/19)....NYC Mayor Rudy
Giuliani "vowed to keep the Mets and Yankees" in NYC with
new stadiums, "as a deal for a new Mets ballpark appeared to
be on the fast track" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 2/19)....The first
scratch lottery game aimed at helping finance a new Seahawks
stadium hits stores this week in WA. The "Sports Bonanza"
tickets cost $2 each. Lottery games are expected to provide
$6M a year for the stadium project, or $127M (corrected for
inflation) over 23 years (SEATTLE TIMES, 2/19)....
Southwestern Bell is polling Oklahoma City residents about
their reaction to their naming Southwestern Bell Park, home
of the AAA OK RedHawks. The name announcement in January
drew widespread criticism from the public (OKLAHOMAN, 2/18).