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Angels' name change cost city millions, attorney says

Updated: January 13, 2006, 8:17 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Angels owner Arte Moreno violated a 10-year-old contract with Anaheim and the city lost $100 million in tourism revenue and publicity when he changed the team's name last year, a city attorney said Friday.

A packed courtroom watched as the much-anticipated trial pitting the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim against the city of Anaheim began. Curious fans were on hand, some wearing red T-shirts that read "We Are Not L.A."

The city sued the Angels after Moreno changed ...

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