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MLS Says No Soccer For LV, Stadium Dead

Major League Soccer notified the city of Las Vegas today that it would not be selected as a site for an expansion franchise in the 2017 or 2018 seasons, city officials said.

The city had teamed with Findlay Sports and Entertainment and the Cordish Companies to put a team in downtown Las Vegas. T

he plan was to build a $200 million soccer stadium at Symphony Park. Now that no team is coming, the stadium proposal is dead, officials said.
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