Bettman: "Katy Perry" Chants Not Sexist NHL Won't Consider Seattle Without Arena Plan Goodell Says L.A. Stadiums Appear "Viable" MLS Developing Plans For Expansion League Notes NFLPA Could Sue Over Hardy Suspension MLB Still On Pace To Reduce Game Times Thomas Wants To See MLB Inner-City Academies Ticket Sales Up Minnesota United FC NFL's Katz Dishes On Schedule
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD/May 2, 2013/Leagues and Governing Bodies
MLS Reportedly Interested In Expanding To Miami; Dolphins, Beckham Involved In Effort
Published May 2, 2013
LET'S NOT BE HASTY: N.Y. Comptroller John Liu said that the city “should not reject foreign money out of hand” to fund a proposed MLS stadium in Queens. Liu, referring to reports of a potential investment in the project by EPL club Manchester City Owner Sheik Mansour bin Zayed al-Nahyan, said, “I always prefer New Yorkers, but on the other hand, these guys seem to be very deep pocketed. So hopefully taxpayers won’t have to subsidize a single penny of the project.” In N.Y., Annie Karni noted Liu, a candidate for mayor, “still opposes the entirety of the plan because the details of a proposed land swap are unclear.” But Liu “does not have a formal role in the uniform land use review procedure for the project” (CRAINSNEWYORK.com, 4/30).