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Japan are unable to guarantee they will meet an International Olympic Committee deadline to complete work on the new National Stadium in time for the 2020 Games. IOC vice president John Coates, on a visit to Tokyo on Tuesday, asked Japan to deliver the stadium by January 2020 ahead of…

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Floyd Kephart wants one last chance at saving the Oakland Raiders. The billionaire developer submitted one revised, last-ditch stadium proposal to the city of Oakland, according to Matthew Artz of Inside Bay Area. The skeleton of Kephart's new deal remains the same -- and that could be an issue. His…

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The St. Paul City Council next week is expected to pass a resolution backing a property tax exemption for a Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium in the Midway district, so long as the owners build it with their own money. The resolution, sponsored by Council Members Chris Tolbert and Dai…

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Continuing its push for a Major League Soccer expansion team, Sacramento Republic FC named an architect Wednesday to design its proposed downtown stadium. The team announced the hiring of HNTB Corp., whose design credits include Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara and Raley Field in West Sacramento, as lead architect of…

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Get a kick out of helping to build a local soccer complex while you do your online shopping. Is this a great world or what? A palace of a super soccer and sports complex near Ahtanum and 38th. The dream begins to take shape as a reality on September 10th…

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Sports retailer’s earnings beat analysts’ estimates. Executives at Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. on Tuesday laid out plans to expand the chain’s casual-sportswear lines in a retail environment that has become more about sporty clothes than sporting gear. Dick’s said it will increase its offerings of Skechers casual shoes and Polo…

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The Calgary Flames want a new hockey arena. And the team may ask the taxpayers to foot a large portion of the bill.  According to the Calgary Herald, the team unveiled plans for an $890 million hockey arena and events center as well as a football stadium west of downtown.…

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A Chapel Hill-based sports media company with NFL roots has struck a deal with Fox Sports Digital. Assets from StraightCast Media, including a mobile app called "GridIron Grunts," have been acquired by Fox. Additionally, the media giant announced that StraightCast co-founder and former NFL player Jeb Terry has been named…

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Christian Brothers High School is starting construction on a $10 million, collegiate-level sports building, raising lots of money and the ante among the Memphis-area private schools it competes against. "We don't want there to be any more questions as far as what school is trying to put their foot forward,"…

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Hy-Vee, Inc. has announced the supermarket chain will be a Founding Partner of U.S. Bank Stadium and an official partner of the Minnesota Vikings. The 10-year Founding Partner agreement includes prominent signage throughout the stadium as well as opportunities for branded concessions and specialty food offerings. The scope of the…