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ASU Out of Plan to Bring Coyotes to Tempe

Courtesy of Arizona Coyotes

By Anne Ryman, Mary Jo Pitzl and Jessica Boehm for The Arizona Republic

A plan to build a new home for the Arizona Coyotes in Tempe is dead.

Arizona State University said in an email late last week it “has no intention of proceeding to sign a development agreement or an option to lease or any other agreement with the Coyotes.”

ASU’s master developer, Catellus Development Corp., had negotiated with the Coyotes since November on a development plan that would have included ice rinks for the Coyotes and Sun Devil Athletics.

ASU did not say in its statement why it was ending negotiations.

But legislation recently introduced at the Capitol to create a funding mechanism to build the ice rinks quickly drew opposition…

Read full article at The Arizona Republic.

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