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MLS Crew Owner Lamar Hunt said that he "doesn't plan to take an active role" in a Dublin, OH, referendum that will decide whether his sports group can develop a stadium for the team, according to Jeff Ortega of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. Hunt: "We're really just pretty much leaving it as a process that the people in Dublin need to do." A special February 10 election will decide if the city of Dublin will participate in a public/private partnership with Hunt Sports Group on a 30,000-seat stadium (COLUMBUS DISPATCH, 12/6).
"Still stinging from the political battle over funding" for the new Brewers ballpark, "key" legislators and WI Gov. Tommy Thompson said Friday that the Packers "might have a tough time getting state funding for a proposed Lambeau Field expansion," according to Jones & Walters of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. Packers President Bob Harlan has said the team might seek financial support from the state to help fund the expansion. Thompson: "They'd have to have a very good proposal before it would pass." Assembly Majority Leader Stephen Foti, noting the Packers' ongoing stock sale: "The Packers can afford it themselves. That was the purpose of the stock offer" (JOURNAL SENTINEL, 12/6).