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Johnson: We’ll take another run at new Kings arena

With a proposed new arena at the Cal Expo site now totally dead, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson wants to see a new set of proposals for a new Sacramento Kings (NBA) facility. It’s not as though there are any plans floating around out there: tying a larger sports facility to a development is too speculative […]

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NBA: We’re done with Sacramento arena efforts

Stung by the collapse of talks to bring a new Sacramento Kings arena to the downtown railyards area, the NBA has withdrawn from all arena efforts, presumably paving the way for the Maloofs to move the franchise. Sacramento has always been an interesting market for the NBA: not quite major-league in size and in some […]

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Cal Expo rejects Kings arena plan

The Cal Expo board strongly rejected a plan to move operations to the Arco Arena area, scuttling plans to participate in a three-way land swap that would yield a new downtown arena for the Sacramento Kings (NBA). The plan would have had the Cal Expo move to Arco Arena. The current Cal Expo site would […]

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