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Omaha Flame Group Targeting Shakopee (MN)?

Shakopee Facebook LogoWhile doing a little research on the failed effort to build a new stadium and bring an expansion indy pro Northern League franchise called the Metro Millers to the south Minneapolis (MN) suburb of Burnsville back in 2008, we came across a website claiming that a new team also called the Metro Millers will begin play at the yet-t0-be-built Metro Millers Multi-Event Park in nearby Continue reading

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Flame Seek City’s Intervention in Ballpark Dispute

Fast Ball Sports LLC, the group that has been trying to bring the indy pro Omaha Flame (North American League) to TD Ameritrade Park, has sent a letter to city officials basically asking them to put the screws to the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority (MEAC), which oversees the stadium, to let them place the Flame there in Continue reading

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Lawsuit Holds Up Pro Baseball at TD Ameritrade

It appears unlikely that there will be professional baseball at TD Ameritrade Park in 2012, as the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority is tied up in a lawsuit with the Omaha Flame ownership group.  The Flame were gunning to play pro ball at the new home for the College World Series as a new Continue reading

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New CWS Ballpark Quiet Now, Pro Ball on Deck for 2012

TD Ameritrade Park, the new home for the College World Series, isn’t quite keeping pace in the ‘filling dates” department with Werner Park, the new home for the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chaser down the road Continue reading

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‘Omaha Flame’ Want in the Game

A group of indy pro investors are pressing hard to get a lease deal at TD Ameritrade Park, the new home for the College World Series, so they can bring the “Omaha Flame” into the new North American League fold for the 2011 season.  However, it appears the the Omaha Metropolitan Entertaiment and Covention Authority is being Continue reading

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