Charter Pledges $10K for Park's Accessible Playground
by Lucas High April 2015
Charter Communications pledged Wednesday to donate $10,000 toward the construction of a universally accessible playground at Cahill Park.
MLS in Minnesota: Finding Stadium Funds No Easy Task
by MIKE KASZUBA; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) April 2015
When Bill McGuire announced plans to build a Major League Soccer stadium in downtown Minneapolis, Hennepin County was seen as a possible funding partner.
Utah State AD: Stadium Sponsorship Necessary
by Lya Wodraska The Salt Lake Tribune April 2015
Utah State's move into the realm of corporate naming rights for its stadium might raise some eyebrows of those who prefer more historical names, but Utah State athletic director Scott Barnes said it was a necessary shift to keep his athletic program competitive with the big leagues.
U. of Charleston Academic Center Gets $1M Gift
by Ryan Quinn, Staff Writer April 2015
Two longtime donors have given $1 million to the University of Charleston's planned Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center, a sports and academic complex set to begin construction next month.
High School Seeks $75K to Upgrade Baseball Facilities
by Clint Thomas April 2015
Supporters of Herbert Hoover High School's baseball team are rooting for the Huskies to have a new field on which to play by the first pitch of next season.
Gov. Walker Confident of Bucks Arena Financing
by Don Wallker, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel April 2015
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Monday that he anticipates stakeholders who are trying to get a new downtown Milwaukee arena built will be able to find a viable financing option.
Wyoming's Arena Reno Suspended Amid Rising Costs
by Scott Nulph, Wyoming Tribune-Eagle (Cheyenne) March 2015
Rising construction costs have taken a toll on the University of Wyoming's plans for Phase II of the reconstruction of the Arena-Auditorium.
Bill Would Fund Prep Sports with Pro Ticket Surcharge
by Scott Alan Salomon, Special to Treasure Coast Newspapers March 2015
The Florida legislature will take up bills in each chamber that could put more money into the coffers of all high school athletic programs in the state. Bills filed in the House and Senate will seek to impose a surcharge of .25 cents for each ticket purchased to a professional sporting event in the state and that money would be segregated and distributed to high school sports programs.
Falcons Have Banked $7.5M in Seat Licenses So Far
by Tim Tucker; Staff March 2015
Personal seat licenses, or PSLs, are among the more controversial aspects of the new downtown stadium, which is slated to open in 2017 and is quickly taking shape next to the Georgia Dome.
Voters to Decide if Tax Will Finance $22M Parks Project
by KAREE MAGEE Bismarck Tribune March 2015
The project includes a new two-rink hockey arena, including gymnastics facilities, a new football and track field, and conversion of a football and track field into ball fields.