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eUpdate – MLS Visit, Cyclo-Cross and Winter Tri Nationals

    Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber and President Mark Abbott visited Portland last month to meet with city leaders and discuss the league’s plans for adding two expansion teams in 2011. “We want one of those teams to be in Portland,” stated Commissioner Garber during his presentation to the City of Portland’s MLS/Triple-A Baseball Task Force, of which Oregon Sports Authority CEO Drew Mahalic is a member. Mayor Sam Adams and City Commissioner Randy Leonard established the task force to evaluate plans to renovate PGE Park for Major League Soccer and build a new Triple-A baseball ballpark for the Portland Beavers.

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