Committee to study stadium situation

Updated: March 31, 2009, 6:02 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- Frustrated at the Oakland Athletics' inability to get a new ballpark, baseball commissioner Bud Selig has appointed a committee to analyze the team's hopes of obtaining a stadium in its current territory.

Selig met Saturday with Oakland's management at spring training in Phoenix. His announcement Monday follows the team's decision Feb. 24 to scrap plans for a ballpark in Fremont.

The team's lease at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum expires after the 2010 season and contains ...

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