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  • Virginia Beach Officials Plan Arena Finance Session

    by Alissa Skelton September 2016

    A new report says the city should move full steam ahead with building a sports and entertainment arena near the Oceanfront. But the public won’t get a detailed explanation for how Johnson Consulting arrived at that conclusion because many of the financial predictions upon which it’s based have been redacted from the report.

  • Work Begins to Replace Sewage-Flooded HS Stadium

    by Kendi Anderson September 2016

    For decades, students at The Howard School have played on a field that is often flooded with sewage. Community members have long been advocating for a new stadium, and with the support of numerous elected officials, it may finally become a reality. Howard boosters were joined last Wednesday at the site of the potential stadium by state lawmakers, Hamilton County commissioners and past and current school board members, while Tennessee American Water worked to remove three fire hydrants from the property.

  • Bowling Green Arena Manager Pleads Guilty to Theft

    by Jennifer Feehan September 2016

    The former general manager of Bowling Green State University's Stroh Center pleaded guilty Wednesday to grand theft and tampering with records for taking money derived from high school athletic tournaments held at the arena.

  • Atlanta Braves Allegedly Shortchanged Authority $400K

    by Stuart Goldman September 2016

    As the Atlanta Braves prepare for their final six games at Turner Field, their breakup from Fulton County, Ga., is becoming more strained.

  • Board Eyes Updates for City-Owned Stadium

    by Nancy Bowman September 2016

    The Tipp City Exempted Village Schools Board of Education again is looking at options for a football/soccer stadium, this time with participation by the city.

  • Hard Rock Stadium Unveils Don Shula Mural

    by Hal Habib September 2016

    When the Dolphins unveiled a mural with the likeness of Don Shula at Hard Rock Stadium on Thursday, the Shula family was represented by son David, which signaled the best news of all. Don couldn't attend, David told The Palm Beach Post, because he and wife Mary Anne were at their summer home in San Francisco. The reason it's significant that Don is able to travel to California: He recently had a pacemaker implanted. "He's doing fine," David said. "He had the pacemaker put in back in May and since then he's recovered nicely and he has good quality of life ."

  • Report: NFL May Move Panthers Game in Charlotte

    by Stuart Goldman September 2016

    UPDATE: NFL Public Relations representative Brian McCarthy said that the league is currently planning on playing Sunday's game at home as scheduled.

    The original story continues below.

    Sunday’s game between the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings in Charlotte, N.C., may be moved because of this week’s social unrest in that city, according to a report.

  • Tennessee HS to Unveil New Scoreboard, Weight Room

    by Chris Thomas September 2016

    Fulton High School’s football program will reap the benefits from a pair of facility upgrades this season. The school is in the process of installing a new scoreboard on Bob Black Field and on Friday will unveil a new weight room that will service the entire school, including the football team.

  • Vikings, Wells Fargo Reach Agreement on Signage

    by Rochelle Olson September 2016

    Don't let it be said the Vikings are sore winners. In a mostly confidential settlement filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court, the team allowed Wells Fargo to keep elevated but not illuminated signs on the rooftops of two office buildings adjacent to U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

  • Pasadena in Plans for LA's 2024 Olympic Bid

    by Jason Henry September 2016

    If the Olympics return to Los Angeles for a third time in 2024, Pasadena may once again share in the spotlight. The Los Angeles 2024 Exploratory Committee or LA24, as it is called, has proposed playing seven Olympic soccer matches at the Rose Bowl. The City Council and LA24 negotiated the terms behind closed doors Sept. 12, but on Monday, the council delayed giving an official green light because of some absent council members.