Facilities: Stadium & Arena
- 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.
- 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.
Our statement on Vikings-Panthers game on Sunday pic.twitter.com/LvH59fyAJf— Brian McCarthy (@NFLprguy) September 22, 2016
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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.
- Sports Bar Seeks to Rezone Area for $2M Arena Project
by Karen Robinson September 2016
A Lancaster sports bar wants nearly nine acres of its land rezoned on Wehrle Drive to pave the way for an enclosed sports arena to house its popular flag football league games, as well as year-round soccer and lacrosse games.