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St. Pete City Council rejects deal for Rays to explore stadium sites in Hillsborough and Pinellas listen12/19/14 Janelle Irwin and Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday Listen to this entire show:
This is St. Pete city council voting down an agreement between Mayor Rick Kriseman and the Tampa Bay Rays that would have allowed the team to explore possible stadium locations in Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties.
The vote Thursday night was 5-3 against the deal.
One of the reasons the measure failed is a clause in the original contract with the Rays that requires the city to split revenue from any development on the Tropicana Field site with the baseball team. Council member Jim Ken...Be the first to comment
07/24/13 Warren Elly and Charlie Miranda
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
Today on Last Call, Warren Elly explores the history of baseball in the bay area. His guest, six term city council member Charlie Miranda and the current chairman talks about the story of baseball in Tampa.Be the first to comment
04/10/12 SeÃ¡n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
Today Major League Baseballâs Miami Marlins suspended their manager Ozzie Guillen. The infraction? Paying a compliment to former Cuban president Fidel Castro. Guillen has apologized for telling Time magazine he loves Castro. Dave Zirin writes about the politics of sports and is critical of the Marlins and the right-wing Cuban exile community in Miami for their witch-hunt of Guillen. Zirin i...5 comments