The Super Bowl

A New Stadium Could Be Riding on That Pass

When the Broncos take the field against the Green Bay Packers, there will be more at stake than Denver's first Super Bowl win in five tries. The fate of a new stadium, whose financing depends on ballot approval of a sales-tax extension, could hang in the balance. In early 1997, polls showed community sentiment running strongly against a publicly financed new home for the BRONCOS. But now, in the euphoria of a 12-4 season record and three play-off wins, Denverites seem ready and willing to tax themselves for the even greater glory of their gridders. In fact, according to a survey,...

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