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Stadium News - Sort of

As GMFB reported in the game today thread yesterday, and oh by the way, the game today thread is always an open thread.  Meaning you can post anything your heart desires.

Anyway, back to the point, the city of Miami has once again delayed voting on the stadium deal.

Sarah Talalay reports.  (Why do I keep using her reports?  For one, I think she does the best job of sports business reporting in South Florida.  And two, her last name is fun to type.)

The Miami City Commission won’t vote this Friday on a new ballpark for the Marlins, but has again rescheduled its meeting – this time until March 19.

The new delay, which comes as tempers have flared between the city and Miami-Dade County over the ballpark issue, will allow city commissioners to consider the ballpark agreements and related issues, including waiving the competitive bidding requirements to allow the ballpark contractor to also conduct adjacent street and sewer work.


The city commission will meet at 9 a.m. March 19 at Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami.

I agree with Fishcrazy that this isn't a bad thing considering the environment of the recent city of Miami meetings.

However, the delays are getting old.  But if the delay will allow cooler heads to prevail, then so be it.

But as always with a stadium deal for the Marlins, it don't come easy.