Ilitch family reveals plans for Red Wings Arena, entertainment complex

Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
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DETROIT (AP) - The Ilitch family has unveiled more details of its plans for an entertainment and residential complex centered on a new Detroit Red Wings hockey arena.
    
Ilitch Holdings Inc. chairman Mike Ilitch said in a statement Sunday that it's long been his dream "to see a vibrant and energized downtown Detroit."
    
He says the new sports and entertainment district "will encompass dozens of blocks along and near Woodward Ave." He says it will integrate existing venues such as Comerica Park, home of the Ilitch-owned Detroit Tigers.
    
Other nearby venues include the Detroit Lions' Ford Field, the MotorCity Casino and the Ilitch-owned Fox Theatre.
    
Ilitch says a new Red Wings arena will open in 2017.
    
He says his organization will help create $200 million for mixed-use development concurrent with arena construction.

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October 21, 2014 07:06 GMT

NFL

Monday's Game

Pittsburgh 30, Houston 23

Thursday, Oct. 23

San Diego at Denver, 8:25 p.m.

NBA

Monday's Games

New Orleans 88, Washington 84

Cleveland 107, Chicago 98

Brooklyn 99, Philadelphia 88

Milwaukee 120, New York 107

Atlanta 117, Charlotte 114, OT

Dallas 108, Memphis 103

San Antonio 106, Sacramento 99

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Indiana at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Utah at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Houston at Miami, 8 p.m.

Portland vs. Denver at Boulder, CO, 9 p.m.

Phoenix vs. L.A. Lakers at Anaheim, CA, 10 p.m.

L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

NHL

Monday's Games

Edmonton 3, Tampa Bay 2

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San Jose at Boston, 7 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Toronto at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

Arizona at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Carolina at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Philadelphia at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Vancouver at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Florida at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Wednesday's Games

Toronto at Ottawa, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m.

Washington at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

Buffalo at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m.

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