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49ers delay new stadium opening

Updated: October 21, 2010, 9:52 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers are pushing back the expected opening date of their planned $1 billion stadium in Santa Clara.

Team president Jed York said on Wednesday the stadium would not open until at least 2015 because of problems securing financing. The team had expected to open the stadium in 2014.

York said the 49ers would not be able to get needed funding for the stadium from the NFL and other investors until the players' union and league agree on a ...

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