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"The Grizzlies as private operator, that would give me a little bit of pause. Do you want Disney World to own all of Orlando?"
-- Memphis City Council member Lee Harris, on preliminary discussions that the Grizzlies take over operations of Beale Street. (Memphis COMMERCIAL APPEAL, 11/21)
Thursday November 21, 2013 Vol. 20 — No. 52 Print This Issue

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  • One-Stop Chopping

    Funding would come from the Braves and a potential development partner

    The Braves yesterday unveiled plans for the $400M "entertainment district that would spring up" beside their new $672M Cobb County ballpark that is set to open in '17, according to Bluestein & Tucker of the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION. The district, which is "still in early planning phases, would feature a street lined with retail, restaurants and bars leading up" to the ballpark. A ring of trees and greenspace would "surround the stadium and entertainment district, and a small amphitheater would be at the center of the development." The $400M would be "entirely funded by the Braves and a potential development partner, which has not yet been selected." Braves Exec VP/Business Operations Mike Plant said that the team "may also choose to ...

  • If It Ain't Broke....

    adidas, FIFA extend longtime partnership through '30.

  • Turning The Tables

    NCAA sues EA, CLC over CFB videogame saga.

  • Softball Pitch?

    Francesa fends off notion that he went too easy on A-Rod during impromptu interview.

  • That Didn't Take Long

    Firestone signs on as the title sponsor for St. Petersburg's IndyCar race.

  • Dropping The Mic

    Dan Dierdorf cites the extensive travel, constant pain as reasons he is retiring from the booth.

  • Easy 'Riders

    The Roughriders lead the CFL at the gate, the latest sign they could be the league's flagship franchise.

  • Let The Sunshine In

    MLL adding Florida Launch as Hamilton club relocates.

  • The Place To Be

    Northwestern turning homepage into social hub on gamedays.

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