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Orlando City Unveils New Design Plans For 25,500-Seat Stadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 15

Orlando City SC on Friday announced plans for a new stadium design that will see the team "spend in excess of $155 million on a venue that would seat 25,500 fans." The facility, which originally was slated to seat 19,500, "will be the third-largest stadium in MLS." Orlando City President Phil Rawli...

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Tags: Atlanta Braves, CBS, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Diego Padres, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

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Tags: Events and Attractions

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Denver Broncos, Facilities, Nashville Predators, NHL, Southwest Sports Group

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Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Franchises, NBA, New Orleans Saints, NFL, NHL, Phoenix Suns, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, Wilson Sporting Goods

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