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Crew Ownership Group Trims List Of Potential Austin MLS Stadium Sites To Three

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 18 / 18

Precourt Sports Ventures has "ruled out" Travis County Exposition Center as a possible MLS stadium site in Austin, leaving three viable site possibilities in the city should the Crew relocate there, according to Kevin Lyttle of the AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN. PSV officials said that they "toured the ...

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