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Monthly Archives: February 2011

>Upcoming Appearance – Lamar Odom

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Meet Los Angeles Lakers Forward Lamar Odom
T-Mobile Store
5301 Whittier Blvd
East LA, CA 90022
February 2nd, 2011
4-5 p.m. 
 

>Vin Scully To Join Radio Broadcast For Opening Day

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Since ESPN had the Dodgers change their opening day in order to broadcast it, Vin Scully was no longer needed. {Link}

Vin Scully has nevered missed an Opening Day in Los Angeles. He will play a role in the KABC radio broadcast on March 31. No word yet on which innings Scully will be calling.

I’m just glad that there will be a place to listen Vin Scully.

 
 

>AEG announces Farmers Field

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AEG and Farmers Insurance Exchange held a press conference today to announce their plans for a proposed NFL Stadium. It will be built right next to Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles.

Here’s the press release from AP: {Link}

LOS ANGELES — A proposed NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles would be called Farmers Field under a 30-year naming-rights deal between developer AEG and Farmers Insurance Exchange.

The companies announced the agreement in a joint statement Tuesday in advance of a press conference.

Terms of the pact were not released but a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that AEG would get $700 million over 30 years if the firm builds its planned stadium and lures an NFL team to the country’s second-largest market.

The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the contract, said AEG would get $1 billion if it places two NFL teams in the stadium.

 Picture: Not actual proposed stadium 

 
 

>2011 Dodgertown Classic – UCLA vs. USC

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The 2nd Annual Dodgertown Classic, presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California, will take place on Sunday, March 13 at Dodger Stadium. The University of Georgia and Saint Mary’s College baseball teams will play at Dodger Stadium at 10:00 a.m., followed by USC and UCLA at 2:30 p.m. (Both games will count towards NCAA baseball standings.)

Gates open at 9 a.m. and parking is free. Concessions will be offered at a half-price discount. Tickets for the Dodgertown Classic are $7 in advance and $12 day of game. Each ticket will permit access to both of the day’s games.

Tickets will be available online starting Tuesday, February 1st. (via Ticketmaster, by visiting www.dodgers.com/classic or by calling 1-866-Dodgers.)

For fundraising and group sales information please call (323) 224-1421.

Picture credit: Dodgers.com

 
 
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