In this aerial photo taken Aug. 21, 2012, Safeco Field and CenturyLink Field, rear, are shown near downtown Seattle. A new arena in Seattle that would be built just south of Safeco Field and that ... more 
In this aerial photo taken Aug. 21, 2012, Safeco Field and CenturyLink Field, rear, are shown near downtown Seattle. A new arena in Seattle that would be built just south of Safeco Field and that could bring NBA basketball back to the city appeared a step closer to reality as Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn issued a statement late Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, saying he welcomes the news that the Seattle City Council has decided to support bringing basketball back to Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ted S. Warren
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 2:52 PM EDT