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VEGAS, BABY: In Las Vegas, Laura Carroll noted for the first time, the MLS Challenge and Int'l Classic is "coming to Sam Boyd Stadium." The Feb. 15-17 event will be presented by rugby event organizing group USA Sevens. The tournament is being "organized by the Downtown Las Vegas Soccer Club, and will incorporate the 10-year-old Las Vegas Mayor's Cup into the weekend events" (LVRJ.com, 12/11).
BROTHERLY LOVE IN FLORIDA: Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown yesterday said that the MLS Union have "committed to playing one preseason game at EverBank Field in each of the next three years." Brown added that it is "another momentum-building step in a lengthy process to bring an MLS club to Jacksonville" (FLORIDA TIMES-UNION, 12/12).