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Report: NBA expansion to Seattle may not happen until at least 2025

Friday night’s Golden State Warriors–Sacramento Kings preseason game will be the first NBA contest in Seattle since 2008, and it may be nearly another decade before the league considers an expansion team in the Emerald City. Prospective Seattle ownership groups that have met with NBA officials were t… NBA | theScore

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NHL executive committee recommends Seattle receive expansion team

The NHL is moving forward with plans to expand to Seattle. Commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday the Board of Governors’ executive committee recommended proceeding with Seattle’s expansion application, with an eye on voting to approve the league’s 32nd franchise in December. The recommendation came a few hours after key stakeholders presented their case to the committee and hit it off ...

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Seattle moves closer to NHL franchise with arena approval

The Seattle City Council has unanimously approved plans for a privately-funded $ 700 million renovation of KeyArena, clearing one of the last major hurdles in the city’s bid to land an expansion NHL franchise.  The 8-0 vote Monday was the last step needed to complete Seattle’s expansion application in time to potentially field a team for the 2020-21 season. Seattle ...

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