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Second LA-area city approves stadium; next move with NFL

In this photo taken Tuesday, April 21, 2015, football fans, who want to see an NFL team return to the Los Angeles area after two decades, chant " bring them back!" before a Carson City Council vote on whether to approve the plan to build an NFL football stadium for the Chargers and Raiders in Carson, Calif. A second City Council has approved a second proposed pro football stadium in the Los Angeles area, putting local issues to rest in the NFL's return to the region and leaving the next move to the teams that would seek to relocate and the league that must give its approval. (AP Photo/Robert Jablon)

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The ball now belongs to the Raiders, the Chargers, the Rams — and the NFL.

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Report: NFL stadium project up for vote lacks detailed plans

This undated artist rendering provided by MANICA Architecture shows an artist's rendering of a newly proposed NFL stadium in the city of Carson, Calif. The Los Angeles suburb of Carson could approve a $1.7 billion NFL stadium Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in the wake of a similar vote in nearby Inglewood, even though many details haven’t been worked out and funding is uncertain. (MANICA Architecture via AP, File) NO SALES

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles suburb of Carson will consider a proposed $1.7 billion NFL stadium Tuesday — even though many details haven’t been worked out and funding is uncertain.

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Detroit City Council approves rezoning for new hockey arena

RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT CONTEXT OF CAPTION  - A Tuesday, April 14, 2015 photo shows the location of the proposed new hockey stadium around the Cass Corridor area in Detroit.  The fate of two empty, vandalized buildings in Detroit's Cass Corridor has become a major stumbling block in the plan to start building a $450 million arena for the Detroit Red Wings. The Detroit City Council is expected to discuss the matter Tuesday, April 21, 2015.  (Elizabeth Conley/Detroit News via AP)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

DETROIT (AP) — City officials have approved rezoning property for a new Detroit Red Wings hockey arena just north of downtown.

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Bill uses admissions tax to help pay for Hartford stadium

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The city of Hartford is hoping to pay off a planned minor league baseball stadium with proceeds from the state’s admission tax on tickets.

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