An iconic old Florida trailer park on Lake Eustis, owned by one family sincemay be replaced by tony townhouses and marketed to young families who want to walk to the shops and restaurants of downtown. That was not a typo. Husebo declined to say whether he had the money.
When the Red Sox signed Daisuke Matsuzaka two years ago, they thought it might help them economically, broadening their appeal to Japan. While that hasn't exactly put dollars in the Sox' coffers, the off-field ramifications were apparent yesterday at a press conference at Fenway Park. That said, we certainly hoped and considered the fact that signing Daisuke would allow us to establish a heightened presence in Japan, around the world, really, and that someday there might be some ancillary benefits to signing him.
A rendering of the Mission Concepcion Sports Park, which will include a gymnasium housing six basketball courts. But when Bexar County officials offered their idea for the land that's been in church hands for three centuries, they succeeded where commercial developers had not. The county's proposal: Use public funds to build a huge sports complex to serve the near South Side.
The first major step in a series of fundraising initiatives to build what would be the first new practice facility on campus in more than two decades will take place this week when the Rutgers baseball program hosts an alumni-gathering reception. A formal plan for a 22, square-foot indoor facility to accommodate the baseball and softball teams is expected to be unveiled Thursday, Jan. The hopes are to put a shovel in the ground by the end of June. So this is all about trying to get everybody back together again and state that this is something we want to build.
Sports are good for our quality of life — they keep us healthy and teach us about teamwork. Sports also are good for our economic quality of life — bringing in much-needed dollars to businesses big and small in cities across the country. A tournament coming to town helps everyone — from the transportation service that picks up the team, to the hotel where they stay, to the venue where they play, to the hot dog joint around the corner where athletes grab a snack.
In the process, a lot of money will be made. So will the conferences of the schools those teams beat to make it to the final. Some of the players are future NFL stars who will probably be rich one day, too: Alabama is led by Heisman Trophy-winning running back Derrick Henry, who set a SEC record for rushing yards and rushing touchdowns in a season.
In JulyCitizen Committees were formed to research, develop, and recommend to Commissioners Court projects that met a community need, appealed to visitors, and improved our local economy. In MayBexar County citizens approved extending the visitor tax, a financing tool combining a 1. San Antonio's future depends on the strength of our children and their families and our own community.
Apparently so do the local fans of the Houston SaberCats. This is the inaugural season of Major League Rugby and although the sport has been around for nearly years, most people here are unfamiliar with it. Actually, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the game we know as football was born out of rugby. My first match was on Jan.
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A groundbreaking ceremony has been scheduled for Thursday, June 7 at 10 a. After several false starts, the Pasco County Sports Commission and Tourist Development Council finally got the green light to develop the acre property donated by the Porter family, developer of Wiregrass Ranch. The field house will feature eight bio-cushioned hardwood regulation courts for basketball, volleyball, mixed martial arts, gymnastics, indoor soccer, cheerleading and dance.