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Volume 21 No. 23
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Desert Dilemma

Twenty years ago, the Phoenix metro used sports and new facilities to form an identity. Now, teams are seeking new facilities, but the region wonders if it still needs sports to thrive.
Photo: getty images Arizona has become a case study for the push-pull that comes with major sports facility projects as teams search for public funding and workable sites for new or renovated venues. In downtown Phoenix, the Arizona Diamondbacks resolved a fundin...

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