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ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex celebrates 20 years

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Amateur and professional athletes have played more than 70 different sports at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, which celebrates its 20th anniversary today. Since it opened in 1997 the story of the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort has been written through the athletes who have competed on its fields, courts and diamonds. The grand opening of the sports complex featured the Atlanta Braves as they defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 9-7, in front of a sellout crowd…

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Team: Orlando stadium to be completed in 12-14 months

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Orlando City Soccer officials said today that their new downtown stadium is expected to be completed by the end of the 2016 season. Team officials said during an unveiling of the new design for the 25,500-seat stadium that the privately-funded, $155 million facility should be finished in the next 12 to 14 months. That coincides with the final month of next season, or the start of the MLS playoffs. The team’s original plans called for a 19,500-seat stadium that would…

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