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The Oregonian
Portland on short list to get a Major League Baseball team
Portland is on a short list of cities who could get a Major League Baseball team, according to MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. Manfred was at a news conference in Seattle on Wednesday when he received a question about when the...
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Oregonian - Jayson Stark
Portland Is No. 1 option for Major League Baseball Expansion
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KGW
Ciara looks to join short list of female MLB owners
If she becomes an owner of Portland's MLB team, the pop star will break new ground as one of very few female owners in professional baseball.
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The Oregonian
Russell Wilson, Ciara pledge long-term support to bring MLB to Portland: 'We're...
Russell Wilson and Ciara take a selfie Saturday after holding a news conference in Northwest Portland to discuss their investments into the Portland Diamond Project's effort to land a Major League Baseball team.
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NBC Sports
One on one with the newest investors in the Portland Diamond Project: Russell Wi...
The Portland Diamond Project (PDP) added some big names to its investment group over the weekend. Seattle Seahawks star quarterback Russell Wilson and his wife, Grammy Award-winning singer Ciara joined the group as owners/inv...
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Seattle Times
Russell Wilson is trying to help bring Major League Baseball to Portland
The Seahawks QB and his wife Ciara are new investors in the Portland Diamond Project, a group hoping to lure MLB to the city. Wilson's agent says they will be "involved in the day-to-day" work.
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PDP Pressroom
Super Bowl Champ Russell Wilson And Grammy Award-winning Singer/Songwriter Ciara...
Local management group Portland Diamond Project (PDP) today announced Super Bowl Champ Russell Wilson and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Ciara have signed on as owner/investors in PDP's campaign to bring a Major Leagu...
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PDP Pressroom
Portland Diamond Project Makes Offers For Two Properties In Central Portland For...
Anchored by a 32,000-Seat Ballpark, the Project Could Include Up to 8,000 Units of Workforce and Market-Rate Housing, Retail and Hospitality Development, Bringing More than 4,500 New Jobs to the City....
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KGW TV
'I'd love to see it': Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden likes the idea of MLB in Portland
"Having gone to school on a basketball scholarship and being a baseball fan, I'd love to see it," Wyden told KGW.
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102.9/750 The Game
Canzano Interviews Portland Diamond Project
John Canzano talks with the Portland Diamond Project in studio about how the MLB to Portland effort was started and a timeline of what to expect from this movement. Mike Barrett, Jason Atkinson, and Craig Cheek all in studio.
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1080 The Fan Radio
Portland Diamond Project’s Mike Barrett talks to 1080 The Fan
Mike Barrett joins the guys to talk about the Portland Diamond Project and MLB to Portland. This is a must listen.
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Portland Business Journal
Exclusive: A conversation with the MLB to Portland team
In recent months, a new attempt to land either a relocated team — the Oakland A’s or the Tampa Bay Rays are both struggling in their markets — or one of two possible expansion teams has emerged.
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Forbes
Portland Group Makes Offers For Property To Build MLB Ballpark; Now Comes The Tr...
On Tuesday, a group in Portland, Oregon, that has been working quietly for months on a plan to develop a ballpark that would host a Major League Baseball team announced that it had made an offer for two properties where the b...
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Oregon Live
Canzano: MLB stadium opportunity should not paralyze Portland Public Schools Boa...
The ownership group focused on bringing Major League Baseball to Portland met privately with city officials to discuss downtown Portland stadium plans.
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NBC Sports NW
Mike Barrett talks about retractable roof
Mike Barrett talks about what size of a stadium could and should be built in Portland in order to host a new MLB team.
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NBC Sports NW
Mike Barrett talks about stadium capacity
Barrett talks about the small-ish size of the proposed stadiums for MLB to Portland and why that makes sense.
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NBC Sports NW
Mike Barrett talks about relocation vs expansion
Mike Barrett talks about the two options for Portland getting an MLB team including Expansion and Relocation. Which is more likely?
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BallPark Digest
Report: Portland MLB Pitch Gathering Momentum
A report indicates that a push to bring Major League Baseball to Portland is gaining traction, with a potential ownership group in contact with city officials.
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Bleacher Report
Portland, Montreal Reportedly Target Cities for MLB Expansion
Major League Baseball is reportedly looking into expansion and possible realignment that would eliminate the American and National Leagues.
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