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Pontiac Silverdome demo set for Dec. 3

The demolition of the Pontiac Silverdome is set for 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3. Large crowds of spectators are expected to come out that morning to watch the implosion of the 20-foot steel-band that once held the 80,311-seat stadium’s inflatable roof in place.

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Georgia Dome comes crumbling down with a small glitch

The Georgia Dome came down in a ball of dust — but not all of it fell. More than 300 pounds of explosives collapsed the steel in the upper ring and about 4,500 pounds of dynamite intended to crumble the concrete.

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Raiders mark new chapter with Vegas stadium groundbreaking

In a ceremony that balanced the glitz that Las Vegas embodies and the tragedy from which it is still recovering, the Oakland Raiders broke ground on a 65,000-seat domed stadium across the freeway from the city’s world-famous casinos.

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FOR BOLTS, LA IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME

In theory, an NFL team playing in the intimate confines of a soccer stadium should be an experience like no other. Even the least popular NFL team has a fan base that vastly outpaces what the MLS can even dream of (with the possible exceptions of Seattle and Atlanta, maybe Portland, maybe Toronto).