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Anaheim council voids sale of Angel Stadium amid scandal

May. 25, 2022 12:09 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim City Council has voted to cancel the sale of Angel Stadium to Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno amid a political scandal that led the mayor to resign. The unanimous vote Tuesday directed the city attorney to void a 2020 agreement to sell the...

Memphis to spend up to $200 million renovating Liberty Bowl

May. 12, 2022 12:04 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Memphis and the University of Memphis will be spending at least $150 million to renovate and renovate the home of the annual Liberty Bowl before the 2025 season. The renovation announced Thursday could reach $200 million for the Simmons Bank...

Bird, Loyd lead Storm to 97-74 rout of Lynx in return home

May. 07, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — For all the changes in the arena the Seattle Storm returned to Friday night, there were some constants from the last time the team played inside its home building. Namely, it was Jewell Loyd, Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird leading the Storm to a convincing victory...

Coyotes play final game at Gila River Arena after 19 seasons

Apr. 30, 2022 01:49 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A contentious collaboration has come to a close in the desert. The Arizona Coyotes played their final game at Gila River Arena on Friday night, ending a 19-year, drama-filled partnership with the City of Glendale. The Coyotes will play at Arizona State's new...

Kansas looks to use taxes on sports bets to attract Chiefs

Apr. 27, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators were close Wednesday to approving a measure authorizing sports betting that would dedicate most of the state's revenues from it to efforts to lure the Kansas City Chiefs from Missouri to the Kansas side of the metropolitan area. Lawmakers...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Apr. 27, 2022 07:26 AM EDT

Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News and Observer. April 21, 2022. Editorial: Will the Panthers still move to SC? What Charlotte should take from the dispute There’s a not-so-new lesson to be learned this week by everyone in the Carolinas: if David Tepper has leverage,...

Titans closer to new stadium with $500 million from state

Apr. 22, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have taken a step closer to financing a new, enclosed stadium estimated to cost between $1.9 billion and $2.2 billion. The Tennessee legislature approved $500 million in bonds late Thursday night for an enclosed stadium. The proposal...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Apr. 21, 2022 13:35 PM EDT

Albany Times Union. April 17, 2022. Editorial: Corruption? That’s a shock. Brian Benjamin’s resignation as lieutenant governor was more than a political scandal for Gov. Kathy Hochul and her administration. It was a case study in so much that is wrong with New...

Fire at Camp Randall Stadium renovation injures one person

Apr. 13, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A fire broke out Wednesday morning during a renovation project at Camp Randall Stadium, causing one worker to get taken to the hospital with injuries. Madison Fire Department officials said paramedics treated and transported one person to a hospital with...

Purdue trustees approve $6.7 million in Mackey renovations

Apr. 08, 2022 12:46 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue's board of trustees announced Friday it has approved $6.7 million in renovations for Mackey Arena, work funded entirely by private donations and expected to begin after next season. The arena, which opened in 1967, has had more than a dozen...