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Archives: Feb. 19-25, 2007

Archives: Feb. 19-25, 2007 Forsyth County commits to new Warthogs ballpark Posted Feb. 23, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Forsyth County officials announced that the county would be willing to give as much as $12.5 million in tax incentives over 25 years to support the commercial part of a new city development, which will include […]

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Archives: Feb. 12-18, 2007

Archives: Feb. 12-18, 2007Cubs show tradition the door with ad deal Posted Feb. 15, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) This seems to be a heresy: The Chicago Cubs announced a multiyear deal Wednesday with Under Armour, a sports apparel company, agreeing to place its logo and name on the outfield doors of Wrigley Field. Terms […]

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Archives: Feb. 5-11, 2007

Archives: Feb. 5-11, 2007 Hennepin County, Twins say they’ll look for a new ballpark site Posted Feb. 9, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) In a move that’s been rumored for the last few days, Hennepin County officials say they’ll look at alternative sites for a new Twins ballpark, as the county and the owners of […]

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Archives: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2007

Archives: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2007 Florida legislative leaders back tax help for sports Posted Feb. 2, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Florida taxpayers could foot the bill for up to $540 million worth of facilities construction and renovations for Florida’s nine major-league sports teams under a plan that has won a preliminary nod from Gov. […]

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Archives: Jan. 22-28, 2007

Archives: Jan. 22-28, 2007Hohokam Park upgrades set Posted Jan. 26, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Mesa HoHoKams are matching or exceeding the amenities offered at newer Cactus League parks in the West Valley, updating Hohokam Park with three scoreboards in a $500,000 project and expanded concession choices. The main board was updated with new […]

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Archives: Jan. 15-21, 2007

Archives: Jan. 15-21, 2007Developer: Sounds ballpark plan in no jeopardy Posted Jan. 19, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The Nashville Sounds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) and their partners in a proposed downtown ballpark are divided over when construction could begin, with the Sounds reiterating that unless work starts in February, the project might not […]

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Archives: Jan. 8-14, 2007

Archives: Jan. 8-14, 2007 Twins ballpark likely to sport modern look Posted Jan. 12, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The new Minnesota Twins ballpark will sport a modern look. Now, if you’ve been following the design of the ballpark from the beginning, this shouldn’t be a surprise, as the earliest drawings from HOK Sport showed […]

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Archives: Jan. 1-7, 2007

Archives: Jan. 1-7, 2007 City, Jaxx team up to put the fun back in baseball Posted Jan. 5, 2007 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) The city of Jackson and the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx (Class AA; Southern League) say they are working with a renewed spirit of cooperation to improve attendance at Jaxx games this season. […]

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Archives: Dec. 25-31, 2006

Archives: Dec. 25-31, 2006Ballpark site owners put squeeze on Twins Posted Dec. 31, 2006 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Sid Hartman is reporting some problems with land acquisition for a new Minnesota Twins ballpark in Minneapolis’s Warehouse District. The Twins are grumbling about a limited partnership involving Bruce Lambrecht and Rich Pogin — the pair behind […]

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Archives: Dec. 18-24, 2006

Archives: Dec. 18-24, 2006 Lauderdale reverses decision; O’s to stay Posted Dec. 23, 2006 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Fort Lauderdale City Commissioners reversed a decision made earlier this week and voted Friday to continue the tradition of spring training at Fort Lauderdale Stadium. The unanimous decision came after the Baltimore Orioles agreed to spare the […]

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Archives: Dec. 11-17, 2006

Archives: Dec. 11-17, 2006 Glendale offers spring-training plan Posted Dec. 15, 2006 (feedback) (submit story) (discuss) Glendale officials made their pitch for spring-training facility funding from the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority to an ASTA subcommittee, but the plan did little to clear the waters as that city and Glendale and Goodyear compete for state […]

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Archives: Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2006

Archives: Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2006 New Twins ballpark bypasses standard reviews Posted Dec. 1, 2006 Some anti-ballpark folks in Minneapolis are shocked– shocked! — to find out the state legislation authorizing a new Minnesota Twins ballpark also calls for it be to designed and built on a fast-track basis. The ballpark, slated to open in […]

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