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Mesa: Cubs, ASU need to agree on ballpark lease

With Arizona State University threatening to walk away from an agreement to share the new Chicago Cubs spring-training facility, Mesa officials are urging the two sides to set aside their differences and come up with a deal. ASU is committed to leaving Packard Stadium in the future — the school is already marketing the ballpark […]

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Arizona State to share new Cubs training complex

The Arizona Board of Regents approved a plan for the ASU Sun Devils to share a new Mesa spring-training facility with the Chicago Cubs. The plan, appoved at a meeting last night, has the school paying $2 million for a new clubhouse at the $84-million complex, slated to open in 2014. The Sun Devils will […]

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Could ASU share new Cubs spring-training ballpark?

Talk about making a new Chicago Cubs spring-training ballpark a daily destination: the team is pitching Arizona State University officials on sharing the team’s new Mesa ballpark in a move that could see the Sun Devils leave venerable Packard Stadium. It’s fairly unusual for an MLB team to court a college program to share a […]

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