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Woodland's $10 million parks and sports complex project got a big boost recently when the state awarded it $500,000. The money will more than double the $200,000 or so that had previously been raised, said Darlene Johnson, a member of the Woodland Rotary, which is raising the money for the…

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A plan to turn Kemper Arena into a youth sports complex received a warm reception Wednesday at a city council committee meeting held at the facility. Large, framed photos from soccer games, livestock shows and concerts line the walls – a glimpse of what the old West Bottoms arena used…

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To this point, USF second-year athletic director Mark Harlan has been diplomatic — if not specific — when discussing the Bulls' hot-button issues, including a possible on-campus football stadium and conference realignment. But those topics and more are addressed to varying degrees in a 44-page, five-year athletic strategic plan that…

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A new AstroTurf 3D3-60 turf system will be installed at Bowers Stadium this summer. Cost of the installation will be $525,000. The new surface replaces the current AstroTurf field that was installed in June 2007. The project is the latest in a series of upgrades to Sam Houston State University’s…

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More than 100 people turned out Wednesday night to tour Kemper Arena, and many in the crowd endorsed Foutch Brothers’ proposal to convert the mothballed public building into a regional hub for amateur youth and adult sports. “I am so appreciative of this,” Northland resident Louise Jones said of the…

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Levski Sofia must partially close their Georgi Asparuhov Stadium for their next home match after crowd trouble marred their Bulgarian league game at Pirin Blagoevgrad on Sunday. The Sofia-based club, who were also fined 12,300 levs ($7,113.94), have been ordered to shut the stand normally occupied by their most vociferous…

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International cricket may soon cut its long-term ties with the Ferozeshah Kotla and find a new home on the outskirts of the city. The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) is planning to build a brand new stadium between Dwarka and Najafgarh, close to former India opener Virender Sehwag's home…

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A consortium of liquidators that includes Tiger Capital Group, Hilco Global and Gordon Brothers prevailed in an auction for Sports Authority Holdings Inc.’s assets, according to people familiar with the matter. The winning bidders topped a rival offer from a second group of liquidators that included Yellen Partners, SB Capital…

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The city announced plans on Monday to repurpose Kemper Arena into a youth sports complex. Only eight events were held at Kemper Arena over the last year, but just upkeep of the building cost taxpayers a million dollars a year. Now proponents of the new plans hope to turn it…

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For years, sports teams have tried to defray the multimillion-dollar costs of their new stadiums by asking fans to pay thousands for personal seat licenses that entitle them to buy season tickets. Flávio Augusto da Silva is taking the concept further. In what may be the first deal of its…