A's scrap Fremont stadium plans

Updated: February 24, 2009, 9:43 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Oakland Athletics scrapped their plans to move to Fremont, capping months of speculation that the team would pull out over procedural holdups.

A's owner Lew Wolff told city officials in a letter released Tuesday that the team has stopped all plans to build a state-of-the art stadium in the San Francisco Bay area suburb, 20 miles south of its current home at the Oakland Coliseum. He cited expected delays to the project as a reason for his decision.

"Delays that ...

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