RSL Stadium Deal Dead Again?

The on-again/off-again Sandy stadium deal for Real Salt Lake may be off-again... again. This time, the team is balking at the initial deal, specifically $7.5 million pledged by the team for new youth fields in the deal, and is proposing a list of items "before we move forward with the charitable donation," which RSL now deems an "investment."

Among the new demands:
- Revenue streams from parking and concessions.
- Land at or near the project site for a soccer academy.
- Management of naming rights and sponsorships.
- A practice field for RSL at the project.
- Detailed business plans that demonstrate the ongoing viability of the complex.

Also complicating matters, environmental insiders claim that a high water table could sink the whole plan - something that city engineers are denying.

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