Dallas Maverick's American Airlines Center opening

DAL2001072704 - 27 JULY 2001- DALLAS, TEXAS, USA: Rick Mason takes part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new $420 million American Airlines Center July 27 in Dallas. Organizers hoped to set a Guinness world record for the biggest ribbon cutting. Almost three miles of ribbon were cut to mark the opening of the new center. rw/Ian Halperin. UPI