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San Antonio City Council approves Toyota Field sale


The San Antonio city Council has approved a plan to purchase Toyota Field, it was revealed on Thursday.

The city and county will lease the soccer stadium to Spurs Sports and Entertainment, who will put a United Soccer League team to play in 2016.

Both the city and county have put $9 million together and the Spurs an additional $3 million to buy the stadium, totaling $21 million. All of money is going towards Morgan’s Wonderland as San Antonio hopes to lure a Major League Soccer expansion team.

The future of the San Antonio Scorpions is still unclear. Owner Gordon Hartman says he is not allowed to discuss any details of the process at the moment. It is possible Hartman could move the team to another market or could fold.

Announcements from both the Spurs and Hartman are expected in the coming days.

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Stephen Michael 26, is a journalist, social media coordinator, host, and entertainment reporter. Michael graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and earned a Master's Degree in Digital Media in 2020 from the University of the Incarnate Word. He has worked covering the San Antonio Rampage, Stars, and San Antonio Futbol Club. He was the host of the Project Spurs Roundtable on NBC affiliate News 4 San Antonio from 2015-17.


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