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April 29, 2006

Sonics going-away party

Offended that the Sonics owners are demanding we prioritize their arena over other needs in our city.  And that they think kicking in 8% is a fair deal for the rest of us?  Then...

1) Sign the petition:  www.finethenleave.com

2) Come to the going-away party: Thursday, May 11, noon, City Hall

3) Help plan the party: Tuesday May 2, 7PM, the Elysian Brewery, 1221 E. Pike, capitol hill

Posted by Jon Stahl on April 29, 2006 at 11:57 AM in Policy | Permalink


As a resident of Los Angeles, I can state that a community CAN survive without giving the city coffers to sports teams.

In fact, I've become convinced that U.S. sports leagues would become more efficient if they adopted a page from foreign leagues and implemented relegation, in which the bottom team(s) in the league gets kicked down to the minor leagues, and the best minor league team(s) moves up.

Posted by: Ontario Emperor | May 1, 2006 5:18:37 PM

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