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Stadium would anchor 2012 Olympic bid

Updated: March 25, 2004, 5:31 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- City and state officials announced a deal Thursday for a $1.4 billion stadium on Manhattan's West Side that would be home to the New York Jets and anchor New York's bid for the 2012 Olympics.

"We will have a home to bring the Jets back from New Jersey, and pro football back to New York City," Gov. George Pataki said in making the proposal official.

The Jets, who now play at the Meadowlands in New Jersey, have agreed to spend $800 million on the stadium, but the city and ...

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