Twitter To Stream Live MLB, NHL Games Redskins Sell Naming Rights For Team HQ White Sox Suspend, Fine Sale Over Uniform Debacle Sources: Isles In Talks For Arena At Belmont Park Facility Notes Islanders Potential Arena Near Citi Field? Chargers Dive Into Convention Center Possibilities Large Crowd Expected In Cooperstown MetLife Stadium Name To Stay Despite Changes Broncos Have No Stadium Naming Rights Offers
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Mets Resume Partnership With Tradition Florida For Spring Training Naming Rights
Published February 8, 2013
TAKING A GAMBLE? In N.Y., Calder & Campanile noted opponents of the Willets Point casino project near Citi Field said that the city "should have revealed that the Mets’ owners proposed building a casino next to the stadium." Others said that they "fear that the casino plan -- which the city axed from a 2011 proposal by team owner Fred Wilpon’s Sterling Equities development operation -- could be added back." New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is "receptive to a casino near the stadium, the state Legislature is considering an amendment to allow Vegas-style gaming in New York," and N.Y. Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be out of office next year (N.Y. POST, 2/6).