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.
- 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.
- THE MONIKER MORASS. Chen, Albert; Stone, Christian // Sports Illustrated;3/4/2002, Vol. 96 Issue 10, p24
Discusses naming rights deals between corporations and sports stadiums. How the corporate bankruptcy of PSINet and National Car Rental have impacted the Baltimore Ravens and Carolina Panthers respectively, who play in stadiums named after their corporate sponsor; Controversy over the naming...
- Mets, not Jets, deserve new stadium. Kiernan, John // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);4/16/2004, Vol. 51 Issue 17, p13A
Argues why New York Mets baseball team deserves an upgraded stadium. First game of the Mets at the Shea Stadium; Proposed Jets stadium on the west side of Manhattan; Total number of games played by the Mets annually.