Tag: orlando city soccer

Scott PowersJanuary 29, 2018

A proposal to create a specialty license plate commemorating Orlando City Soccer was approved Monday by the Florida House Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee. The proposal, approved last week by the Florida House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee 11-0, means HB 1263 now has cleared two key panels and still has the House Government Accountability Committee ahead […]

Scott PowersJanuary 23, 2018

Specialty license plates supporting Orlando City Soccer and declaring the University of Central Florida Knights as the National Champions got approvals Tuesday from the Florida House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee. The soccer plate was approved under House Bill 1263, seeking specialty plates for what sponsor state Rep. Mike Miller of Winter Park noted was the […]

Scott PowersJanuary 11, 2018

Concluding that there is an under-served market of soccer fans seeking news about American professional soccer, the Orlando Sentinel announced Thursday it is launching a website devoted to Major League Soccer news, analysis and commentary. The Sentinel reported Thursday that its new site, ProSoccerUSA, will tap into the coverage the newspaper’s sports staff has provided […]

Scott PowersMay 5, 2016

The United States Professional Tennis Association and developers of Lake Nona have closed the deal that will bring the organization’s national headquarters to Orlando. Tavistock Development Co. and the UPTA jointly announced Thursday that the deal is complete, and the lease signed for the 15,000-member professional tennis association to set up shop at big Lake […]

Scott PowersJanuary 25, 2016

The Orlando City Soccer Club now has the land it needs to build its new stadium in the Parramore neighborhood west of downtown. The Orlando City Council Monday approved a deal to sell the land to the soccer club’s stadium company, Orlando Soccer Stadium LLC for $17.99 million, closing a deal that had the city […]

Christine Jordan SextonNovember 5, 2014

When the Legislature passed HB 7095 creating an annual multi-million pool of tax incentives for sports teams and franchises willing to locate and renovate in the Sunshine State there was sentiment the barrage of lobbying surrounding the incentives would stop. The law may have sent efforts into overtime, though, as four teams submitted applications totaling […]


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