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- Florida's Priority Shift. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;4/19/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32611, p1
The article reports on the two major bond-financed stadium projects that are relying on the government for part of their funding in Florida. The National Basketball Association's Orlando Magic is working with state officials to construct an 18,500-seat basketball arena which is estimated to cost...
- Florida Marlins May Have New Home If Miami Stadium Agreement Is Approved. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;12/19/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31040, p28
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- What's in a Name? In Miami's Case, an Indication the Stadium Is Terrible. Whitley, David // Sporting News;9/26/2011, Vol. 235 Issue 22, p63
The article comments on the demise of the stadium in Miami, Florida in which Major League Baseball's Florida Marlins played. In the author's view the facility, which was a multi-purpose stadium that has had several names including Joe Robbie Stadium, offered poor sight lines and seat angles. He...
- Mourning a premature (and costly) death. Kiernan, John // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);10/5/2007, Vol. 54 Issue 47, p15A
The author reflects on the mourning death of the American baseball team mascot Mr. Met in Flushing, New York City. He comments on the little support and comfort from his family members during his last days. He stresses that his failure during a game against the Florida Marlins surprises the...
- BLOG ON. // Sporting News;9/22/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 38, p7
The article features items relating to sports posted on blogs in September 2006. A blogger comments that the baseball team the Florida Marlins are playing well and deserve to be considered a good team despite the low salaries paid to players. Another blogger comments on the outlandish appearance...
- Orlando Magic. J.M. // Sports Illustrated;11/01/99, Vol. 91 Issue 17, p177
Focuses on the Orlando Magic basketball team, ranked number 14 in the Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 1999 by `Sports Illustrated' magazine. History of the team's successes and difficulties in the 1998 season; Changes in the 1999 season, including the addition...
- Miami-Dade Commission to Vote On $490M Plan for Marlins' Stadium. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;3/1/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32577, p8
The article reports that Miami-Dade County Commission in Florida is set to approve on March 6, 2007 a $490 million bond financing plan that will build a baseball stadium for the Florida Marlins. According to county manager George Burgess, the estimated cost to design, develop and construct the...
- FLORIDA: Panel: Use GOs for Stadium. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;10/18/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32736, p9
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- NARROWING THE FISH NET. // Sports Illustrated;01/08/2001, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p22
Discusses the importance of changing the Major League Baseball franchise name, Florida Marlins, to the Miami Marlins. Connection of the name change to a deal to build a new stadium in downtown Miami, Florida; How Miami had a minor league team called the Marlins in the 1950s.