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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, left, shakes hands with Seattle Hockey Partners majority owner David Bonderman after the announcement by the National Hockey League Board of Governors to name Seattle as the home of the league's 32nd franchise, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Sea Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
December 04, 2018 - 2:13 pm
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Seattle is getting a National Hockey League team. It will just have to wait a little bit longer to drop the puck. The NHL Board of Governors unanimously approved adding Seattle as the league's 32nd franchise on Tuesday, with play set to begin in 2021 instead of 2020 to allow...
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Ryan Kelly, left, Otto Rogers and Rebecca Moloney cheer the announcement of a new NHL hockey team in Seattle at a celebratory party Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Seattle. The NHL Board of Governors unanimously approved adding Seattle as the league's 32nd franchise on Tuesday, with play set to begin in 2021 to allow enough time for arena renovations. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 04, 2018 - 1:13 pm
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The Latest from the National Hockey League's Board of Governors meeting, where expansion to Seattle was on the agenda. (all times Eastern): 1:05 p.m. John Barr has been the voice of the fans longing for hockey in Seattle. He says he got a little emotional when league...
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Ryan Kelly, left, Otto Rogers and Rebecca Moloney cheer the announcement of a new NHL hockey team in Seattle at a celebratory party Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Seattle. The NHL Board of Governors unanimously approved adding Seattle as the league's 32nd franchise on Tuesday, with play set to begin in 2021 to allow enough time for arena renovations. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 04, 2018 - 12:33 pm
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The Latest from the National Hockey League's Board of Governors meeting, where expansion to Seattle was on the agenda. (all times Eastern): 12:20 p.m. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says it was an easy decision to approve Seattle expansion for 2021, not 2020, because of...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, right, high-five's Washington Wild hockey team wing Jaina Goscinski, 11, as Tod Leiweke, CEO of NHL Seattle, looks on during a news conference in Seattle. The NHL Board of Governors is meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Sea Island, Ga., to give final approval to Seattle's bid to add the league's 32nd team. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
December 04, 2018 - 11:57 am
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The Latest from the National Hockey League's Board of Governors meeting, where expansion to Seattle was on the agenda. (all times Eastern): 11:55 a.m. The NHL Board of Governors has voted unanimously to approve expansion to Seattle. Twenty-four of 31 votes were needed to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2010, file photo, Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario. The NHL is dealing with some uncertain situations as it prepares to finalize expansion to Seattle. The Ottawa Senators’ downtown arena project is in danger of falling apart, and Arizona Coyotes owner Andrew Barroway is looking for a partner and trying to secure a long-term home in the desert. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
December 03, 2018 - 8:40 pm
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Things are going well enough that the NHL is ready to expand to Seattle and the salary cap keeps going up. But the league is still dealing with a few uncertain situations on the eve of what should be a slam-dunk expansion vote to bring Seattle into the fold. The Ottawa...
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Oakland Athletics President Dave Kaval, second from left, gestures beside Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf during a media conference Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Oakland Athletics have found a location for their modern new ballpark, announcing plans to build near Jack London Square along the water. At left is President of the Board of Port Commissioners Ces Butner, Oakland City Council President Larry Reid is seen at right. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 28, 2018 - 7:40 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Dave Kaval can look out his office window and immediately envision a new privately funded ballpark he plans to get built, and it now feels like much more of a reality — with renderings and a real plan, not to mention the city's support. The Oakland Athletics have found a...
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November 28, 2018 - 12:25 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have found a location for their modern new ballpark, announcing plans to build near Jack London Square along the water. Team President Dave Kaval had hoped to finalize a site by the end of the year, and the A's made the announcement Wednesday they had...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2018, file photo, New Era Field is prepared before an NFL football game between the Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots, Monday, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The owners of the Bills and Buffalo Sabres have hired consulting and architectural firms to study the future needs of both teams' facilities. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)
November 27, 2018 - 6:17 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills will have a better idea within the next nine months if they will continue playing at their suburban stadium or if a new one will be built downtown. That's the timeframe given to two firms hired by the parent company that owns the Bills and the NHL's Buffalo...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2018, file photo, New Era Field is prepared before an NFL football game between the Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots, Monday, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The owners of the Bills and Buffalo Sabres have hired consulting and architectural firms to study the future needs of both teams' facilities. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)
November 27, 2018 - 4:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A decision is expected within nine months on whether the Bills will keep playing in suburban Buffalo or build a new facility downtown. Two firms were hired by the parent company that owns the Bills and the Buffalo Sabres to study the future needs of both facilities, including...
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November 27, 2018 - 10:53 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The owners of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres have hired consulting and architectural firms to study the future needs of both teams' facilities, including determining whether to build a new NFL stadium to replace the Bills' 45-year-old New Era Field. Pegula Sports and...
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