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By Vito Stellino and Vito Stellino,Staff Writer | July 10, 1992
Even though political and environmental hurdles still must be cleared, Washington Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke and Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder announced yesterday that a new stadium will be built for the Redskins at the Potomac Yard in Alexandria, Va.Gov. Wilder said he plans to call a special session of the Virginia legislature to get approval of the state's $130 million share of the $280 million project. A ground pollution problem at the old railroad switching site also must be solved before the 78,600-seat stadium -- to be called Jack Kent Cooke Stadium at Potomac Yard -- can be built.
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By Bill Free and Bill Free,SUN STAFF | November 1, 1998
The daily ritual around Redskin Park in Ashburn, Va., has become all too familiar these days.No one talks anymore about must-wins, the playoffs, the team's terrible No. 28 ranking against the rush or crucial matchups for the next game.What can be so important about any one game when a team is 0-7 and seemingly going through the motions every Sunday?It's more like a wake for a team and its near-certain lame-duck coach Norv Turner than a practice session.Every day, another player comes out and criticizes his teammates for giving up on the season.
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By Mike Preston and Mike Preston,SUN STAFF | October 26, 1997
If Ravens running back Earnest Byner had forgotten the hatred Baltimore football fans have for the Washington Redskins, then he received a refresher course this summer."
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By MICHAEL OLESKER | September 16, 1997
In Landover, the team still known as the Washington Redskins played the first game in its new football stadium Sunday before 1,846 empty seats.In Baltimore, the team known as the Ravens suffered a television blackout when it failed to sell out Memorial Stadium a week ago. The week before that, which was Opening Day, it sold out only with last-second corporate help. In death, Jack Kent Cooke is starting to look like he understood something about the future.For a long time, Cooke, the late owner of the Redskins, was the great obstacle to pro football returning to Baltimore.
FEATURES
By Jon Morgan | January 29, 1999
The HFStival, an annual rock music festival organized by radio station WHFS-FM (99.1), will be held at the Ravens' downtown PSINet Stadium on May 29.The concert was held at RFK Stadium in Washington last year. But the Ravens, acting as stadium managers, outbid RFK and the new Jack Kent Cooke Stadium in Landover for the multi-band show, said David Cope, Ravens vice president of sales and marketing.It will be the first concert held inside the stadium, which opened last summer. It has a removable bank of seats over a concrete pad in one end zone to accommodate concerts.
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By Bill Free | November 18, 1997
Record: 6-5Last game: Lost to Dallas Cowboys, 17-14, Sunday at Texas Stadium.Next game: New York Giants (7-4) Sunday night at 8 o'clock at Jack Kent Cooke Stadium. The Giants lead the NFC East by one game over the Redskins and Cowboys.Norv Turner says: Turner was upset that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was on the sideline arguing for a pass-interference call against Stanley Richard early in the fourth quarter. "I don't think it's right for him to be at the 20-yard line talking to the officials," Turner said.
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By Lowell E. Sunderland and Lowell E. Sunderland,SUN STAFF | June 30, 1999
The cheap seats are back at the "Big Jack" in Landover for tomorrow night's Women's World Cup quarterfinal doubleheader.Cup officials reversed course about 3 p.m. yesterday and added between 13,000 and 14,000 upper-deck seats for the games at Jack Kent Cooke Stadium between the United States and Germany at 7 p.m. and Brazil-Nigeria at 9: 30.Spokesman Richard Finn said the last of 41,110 lower- and mid-level seats, which officials had long thought would be...
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