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New Braves ballpark hit with lawsuit

Owners of a building next to the proposed Atlanta Braves ballpark development in Cobb County have filed suit against the project — just days before bonds are set to be sold, arguing traffic and noise would negatively impact their property. Attorneys representing Fairly Breezy LLC filed suit in Cobb Superior Court, arguing the county improperly rezoned […]

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El Paso approves ballpark for Triple-A team

The El Paso City Council moved forward on a new-ballpark plan for a Class AAA Pacific Coast League team, signing a term sheet with MountainStar Sports Group LLC. With the passage, the council directed the city manager to move forward on a term sheet, detailing the ballpark construction and funding plan. With that term sheet in hand, MountainStar Sports […]

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Knights notch another major sponsor

With city politicians still debating whether to help fund a new Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League) ballpark, the team has signed another major sponsor: Piedmont Natural Gas. The Charlotte-based firm is the first founding partner for a proposed uptown Charlotte ballpark. Mecklenburg County has already committed $8 million and a low-cost land lease for the […]

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Knights: We’ve met big condition for new ballpark

Management of the Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League) say they’ve scored two significant, long-term sponsorship agreements — agreements that were a condition of their new-ballpark deal with Mecklenburg County. Providing such proof by March 31, 2012 was a condition required to maintain the validity of the Knights’ lease agreement with the county. The Knights […]

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