February 25, 2004 [LINK]

Cheaper D.C. Stadium?

According to the Washington Post, Washington, D.C. officials have come up with a revised, less expensive stadium proposal so that the prospective baseball franchise owner -- Fred Malek, to be precise -- would have more funds available to pay the franchise fee, which will probably include a hefty premium to Mr. Angelos, who considers that a team in Washington would be "an affront" to Baltimore. Talk about chutzpah!