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Groundwork comes ahead of big league teams

    Major League Baseball is coming to Portland, but it could take a decade or longer.

    A National Hockey League franchise won’t begin to happen until the Trail Blazers change their mind about direct competition.

    Major League Soccer has Portland on its expansion short list, but for starters, the city would have to commit $65 million or more for PGE Park renovations and a new Triple-A baseball stadium.

    — Excerpt from The Portland Tribune, July 3, 2008


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