• Braves, Omni Partner to Build Luxury Hotel Near Stadium

    by Tim Tucker; Staff April 2015

    The Atlanta Braves got into the hotel business Tuesday, announcing a 50-50 partnership with Omni Hotels & Resorts on a luxury hotel to be built overlooking the team's new stadium in Cobb County.

  • Opinion: UND Logo Process May Be Smoke and Mirrors

    by Thomas Fairbairn April 2015

    As regards the University of North Dakota's nickname/logo, the university had touted from the outset that the process for selecting (or not selecting) a new name and logo would be open and transparent.

  • Stadium Reno, Engagement Top Priorities for Air Force AD

    by Brent Briggeman, By BRENT BRIGGEMAN - April 2015

    Jim Knowlton's fact-finding mission as the new Air Force athletic director has taken him to Texas, to the offices of Colorado Springs leaders and even to the bathrooms at Falcon Stadium.

  • Fewer Seats Could Cost Stadium Future Track Meet Bids

    by Abilene Reporter-News (Texas) April 2015

    Abilene Christian has a two-year commitment with the University Interscholastic league to host a Region I track meet, and then it’s up to the school whether or not it will get future meets.

  • Ohio State Spring Game Draws National Record 99K

    by Maria DeVito, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH April 2015

    Gigi Gibbons made her first trip to Ohio State University yesterday. But while most people were excited to see the Buckeyes take to the football field for the first time since becoming national champions, Gibbons was looking forward to something else.

  • MiLB Team to Offer Broccoli Bites -- Filled with Bacon

    by Dan Meyers; For The Inquirer April 2015

    Days after a national physicians group renewed its push to get the Lehigh Valley IronPigs to include vegetables on its pork-laden stadium menu, the team has agreed to add the green stalk.

  • Dodgers Looking to Give Tech Startups a Boost

    by Emily Attwood April 2015

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have launched a program to integrate innovative technologies into the stadium and fan experience. The Dodgers Accelerator program, announced earlier this week, will provide 10 startup companies an opportunity to grow and build awareness for their products. 

  • Nonprofit Works to Boost Sports Tourism in Maine

    by J CRAIG ANDERSON April 2015

    The Maine Sports Commission has been working to bring more major sporting events to Maine as a means of boosting the state's economy.

  • Columnist: College Hoops Coaches Need Replay Flag

    by Mark Wiedmer April 2015

    For select programs around the country, winning is basically all that matters. But for everyone else, the word "enjoy" is paramount to financial success.

  • CFP Debut: Bowl Payout Up $200M to Record $500M

    by Press Services April 2015

    According to an NCAA report released Tuesday, the 39 postseason FBS games distributed $505.9 million to the participating conferences and schools. The schools spent $100.2 million to take part in bowl games.