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Bill to help fund $395M arena for Arizona Coyotes clears second legislative hurdle

Posted by   /  February 23, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Sports  /  No Comments

KTAR A bill that would help fund a $395 million arena for the Arizona Coyotes has cleared a second hurdle on its way to passing in the state Legislature. Senate Bill 1149 passed the state Senate Rules Committee on Thursday. It heads to the floor for a full state Senate vote next week. The bill, […]

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Phoenix spends money to evaluate possibility of hosting Coyotes

Posted by   /  February 22, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Sports  /  No Comments

KTAR Downtown Phoenix is one step closer to hosting a hockey team once again. City council-members approved $75,000 for Barrett Sports Group to evaluate Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix and determine what it would look like to host a hockey team there. Councilman Michael Nowakowski brought up the idea of moving the Coyotes […]

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Baseball commissioner takes D-Backs side in legal dispute over Chase Field

Posted by   /  February 22, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

By Nick Piecoro | azcentral sports In a media session that began with pointed comments aimed at the players association’s unwillingness to consider rules changes, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred stood firmly behind the Diamondbacks in their battle with Maricopa County over the costs of stadium upkeep at Chase Field. “We take very seriously the obligation […]

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What’s next for ASU after joint arena fail?

Posted by   /  February 18, 2017  /  Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

By Shane Dale for ABC15 Arizona The Arizona Coyotes have insisted they still have a number of options at their disposal after their agreement to create a joint arena complex with Arizona State University fell through. According to ASU Athletic Director Ray Anderson, the Sun Devils aren’t out of options, either. “We have additional options […]

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ASU, Arizona Golf Community Foundation to begin work on Papago Golf Course

Posted by   /  February 15, 2017  /  Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

ASU alum Phil Mickelson to design short-game training site By Jeff Metcalfe | azcentral sports Arizona State and the City of Phoenix announced updated plans Tuesday for improvements at Papago Golf Course, including a main clubhouse and practice facility for ASU golf teams designed in part by former ASU golf star Phil Mickelson. Working through […]

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Arizona Coyotes’ $395 million arena plan gets new life

Posted by   /  February 15, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

By Craig Harris , Jessica Boehm and Anne Ryman | The Republic The Arizona Coyotes could get $225 million in public funding for a new arena it wants in downtown Phoenix or the East Valley. The NHL club says playing in Glendale doesn’t work anymore. The Arizona Coyotes could receive $225 million in public financing […]

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Suns president: Would not foreclose on idea of sharing arena with Coyotes

Posted by   /  February 15, 2017  /  Sports  /  No Comments

By Adam Green | KTAR The Arizona Coyotes need a new arena. The Phoenix Suns are not excited about their aging building. In a lot of ways it seems like a match made in heaven, as many cities across the country have NBA and NHL teams share the same venue. Yet, reports have said there […]

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Coyotes-ASU deal dead, but team still looking in East Valley

Posted by   /  February 14, 2017  /  Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

By Jim Walsh | East Valley Tribune The Arizona Coyotes missed the net in their first bid to move closer to their fan base by building a new arena in Tempe when Arizona State University announced it had no plans to pursue a development agreement with the team. In November, ASU entered into an exclusive […]

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Maricopa County files motion to dismiss Arizona Diamondbacks Chase Field lawsuit

Posted by   /  February 10, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

BY KTAR Maricopa County filed Friday a motion to dismiss the Arizona Diamondbacks’ lawsuit in an a yearlong battle over maintenance costs for Chase Field in downtown Phoenix. In a statement announcing Friday’s motion to dismiss the suit, the county said the team pays rent to play at Chase Field and the ongoing argument basically […]

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Puckless in Seattle: Coyotes deny report team visited Seattle, Portland for possible move

Posted by   /  February 8, 2017  /  Featured News, Sports  /  No Comments

Bleacher Report Officials from Portland, Oregon, and Seattle told Darrell Jackson of the Glendale Star that Arizona Coyotes officials have toured the cities’ arenas over the past three months while searching for potential destinations for relocation. However, team executive vice president of communications Rich Nairn told Jackson those reports are not true. Relocation rumors have […]

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