The Stadium Deal Gets Worse, Believe It or Not
So which is it? Is Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell such an outstanding, overwhelmingly superior negotiator? Or is Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening really that bad? Given the latest fiasco involving the governor's ongoing campaign to allow Mr. Modell unlimited access to the wallets of Maryland residents, the only answer is: Yes, Art is that good - and yes, Parris is that bad.
Late last week Mr. Modell told Maryland legislators and taxpayers how dearly he "would like to chip in" to help them fund his $200 million stadium, which Gov. Glendening has promised to make available to him rent free for 30 years. But unfortunately, Mr. Modell regretfully reported, "There's …
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Publication information: Article title: The Stadium Deal Gets Worse, Believe It or Not. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: February 23, 1996. Page number: 22. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.
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