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Yankees to invest in MLS team

The New York Yankees are investing in an expansion Major League Soccer franchise and could host the team at Yankee Stadium while a new soccer-specific facility is planned. The Yankees will own between 20 and 25 percent of New York City Football Club (putting up a chunk of the $100-million expansion fee), with Manchester City, […]

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Atlantic City exhibition games scrapped; still in running for 2013 pro ball

A plan for independent Atlantic League exhibition games at Surf Stadium has been scrapped due to ballpark issues, but Atlantic City remains in the running to land a 2013 team. Former Surf manager Mario Perrucci pulled the plug on the Labor Day exhibition games, saying he wasn’t confident ballpark improvements would be completed in time to see a […]

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UCLA expanding Jackie Robinson Stadium

Here’s one reason why you want a successful baseball program: success is causing UCLA to expand Jackie Robinson Stadium in anticipation of postseason play. UCLA’s baseball program has always been decent, but in the past few years the school has moved to the upper echelon of NCAA baseball, sending high-level prospects to the pros and […]

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