• Environmental Impact of Proposed Stadiums Ignored

    by Thomas Elias May 2015

    Reform of the California Environmental Quality Act has become a mantra for many California politicians over the last several years, all the way up to Gov. Jerry Brown, who found himself frustrated by CEQA at times during his years as mayor of Oakland.

  • Stadium Partnership Sought for Beckham, U. of Miami

    by Douglas Hanks, Miami Herald May 2015

    Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado are embracing a new push by soccer star David Beckham for a Miami stadium, saying a central role by the University of Miami would be helpful as the school seeks a new home for its football games.

  • The AB Extra: May 22

    by Cooper Brown May 2015

    This week's AB Extra features a new interactive technology that is looking to transform the treadmill experience into art, a touching show of patriotism by fans at a collegiate softball game, and a high school golf team that that came to the rescue in an apartment inferno.

  • Premium Seat Plan Altered, Expedited at U. of Buffalo

    by Mark Gaughan News Sports Reporter May 2015

    The University at Buffalo has scaled back its plan for club seating at UB Stadium as a way to get the premium seats installed for this football season.

  • Northern Illinois U. Puts Football Field Design to Fan Vote

    by Blair Sheade May 2015

    The Northern Illinois football program wants a new field design and the athletic program is allowing the fans to decide which field design will be used in the upcoming season.

  • Braves Hire New York Firm to Help Brand New Stadium

    by Tim Tucker; Staff May 2015

    The Braves have retained New York-based agency SME to help create a branding and marketing campaign for premium and general ticket sales in the team's new Cobb County stadium. Season tickets for 2017 ? SunTrust Park's inaugural season ? will go on sale soon to current Braves season-ticket holders.

  • Fort Wayne Revives Push for Downtown Arena

    by Frank Gray, The Journal Gazette May 2015

    A consultant hired to gauge the viability of a new arena downtown says it has potential, according to a study released by Fort Wayne city officials Wednesday.

  • Why Were Personalized Wrigley Field Pavers in Landfill?

    by Dan Cahill May 2015

    It all started when the Pontiac Daily Leader reported that some Wrigley Field personalized pavers were turning up in landfill near Pontiac, Ill.

  • Which Billion-Dollar Stadium Will Chargers Play In?

    by Scott M. Reid, The Orange County Register May 2015

    As momentum continues to build for the NFL's return to the nation's second-largest market after a more than 20-year absence, the Citizens' Stadium Advisory Group, on Monday revealed its plans to fund a $1.1 billion stadium in Mission Valley that calls for the Chargers to pay nearly $800 million over a 30-year-period.

  • St. Paul Saints Debut Kooky Touches of New Ballpark

    by James Walsh, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) May 2015

    Monday night, the Saints minor league baseball team christened its shiny new Lowertown ballpark, CHS Field, with an exhibition game featuring many of the same inviting and kooky touches that made Midway Stadium its cozy home for 22 years. But there was plenty of new and improved, too.