It is no secret that the Twins (and Vikings) are
trying to get the good people of Minnesota to pony up
for new stadiums in spite of the fact that their
existing facility is barely 20 years old. Before real
money starts getting thrown around, however, Bob von
Sternberg of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune says there
is a cautionary tale unfolding in neighboring
Wisconsin with the Brewers and Miller Park.
How is Curt Schilling's personality going to play in
Boston? Dan Bickley of the Arizona Republic wonders
how the Schilling ego is going to take to the media
frenzy that accompanies citizenship in Red Sox Nation.
With the addition of Curt Schilling -- even at a
discounted rate -- the Boston payroll has nowhere to go
but up, writes Bob Hohler of the Globe. With a host of
other players eligible for salary arbitration and more
still heading to free agency after next season, there
are expensive times ahead.
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