Corporate-owned teams may lend muscle to stadium deals
- Public financing of ballparks, arenas is a wacky, money-wasting idea. Dombrowski, Bob // New Hampshire Business Review;3/29/96, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p11
Opinion. Comments on pleas throughout the United States for new state-and-city-financed stadiums for professional sports teams. Public funds used as enticements to lure current teams away from present cities; Tax-free status; Solace for the poor and helpless.
- Time for The Q to Call It a Career. Bell, Rick // San Diego Business Journal;5/13/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 19, p38
Focuses on the Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. Renovations made to Qualcomm; Effects of the stadium's condition on the performance of the home teams; Plans of the State to replace the stadium with a new one.
- Pro baseball coming to Oakland County. Shea, Bill // Crain's Detroit Business;10/29/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p3
The article reports that a new professional baseball team is being formed in Oakland County, Michigan. It is reported that the yet-unnamed team is expected to play in the independent Frontier League, which is equivalent to Single-A minor-league baseball. Also, Baseball Heroes of Oakland County...
- TOUGH GUYS. ADAMS, TONY; LOGUE, MATT // Rugby League Week;5/8/2013, p8
The article highlights the praise given by Cowboys coach Neil Henry to his team after they were able to beat the Eels at the Parramatta Stadium in May 4, 2013.
- Tax Vote in Jackson County, Mo., to Shape Stadiums' Future. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;2/22/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32324, p4
The article reports on deliberations on whether voters in Jackson County, Missouri endorse a three-eighths-cent sales tax to support borrowing to help finance renovations to the stadiums for lease to the Kansas City Royals baseball franchise and the Kansas City Chiefs football team. If voters...
- Can Las Vegas take the Heat? Sodoma, Brian // Las Vegas Business Press;7/19/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 27, p1
Reports on the likely relocation of the sports teams in Las Vegas, Nevada. Assessment of the economic viability of the baseball stadium for a professional team; Social and economic benefits of the professional teams; Selection of a suitable sports arena.
- CLEANING UP FOR THE TEAM. // New York Times Upfront;11/19/2007, Vol. 140 Issue 6, p5
The article describes the fund raising strategy of the fencing team champions of the Pennsylvania State University. The fencing team has to do odd jobs including scraping nacho cheese, peanut shells and other gunk at the university's football stadium. The fencing team reportedly says that...
- A Temporary Decline in Home Advantage When Moving to a New Stadium. Wilkinson, Todd; Pollard, Richard // Journal of Sport Behavior;Jun2006, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p190
A decline in home advantage when a team moves to a new stadium has previously been documented for team sports in North America. The duration of this effect is now investigated. Forty professional baseball, basketball and hockey teams that have moved into new stadiums since 1987 are identified....
- Out To The Ball Game. Percy, Susan // Georgia Trend;Jul2005, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p16
Presents the author's experiences related to a baseball game in New York. Description of the scene at Shea Stadium; Comment on the spectators' support to the baseball team Braves; Description of the author's visit to Yankee Stadium in New York with her husband.