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Judge Orders Speedy Schedule For D-Backs, Local Government To Resolve Ballpark Dispute

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 18 / 17

A Maricopa County (Ariz.) Superior Court judge ordered the D-backs and local government to "negotiate through arbitration and to set the talks on a speedy schedule," meaning a years-long dispute over "repairs and improvements to Chase Field could be over before the end of the year," according to Reb...

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