• Consultants Eye Four Sites for 65,000-Seat Bills Stadium

    by Tom Precious; NEWS ALBANY BUREAU CHIEF August 2014

    The consultants' report for the Cuomo administration is still being finalized, and it also will lay out the possibility for renovation of Ralph Wilson Stadium along the lines of the re-construction at Lambeau Field in Green Bay and Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, according to a source with direct knowledge of the report.

  • Councilman: Building a Stadium Not Role of Government

    by Monica Mendoza, By monica mendoza - August 2014

    Colorado Springs City Council member Joel Miller says voters should decide if local tax money is spent on a sports and event center. He will ask his colleagues to put a question on the April 2015 ballot asking voters if they will amend the city's charter to require voter approval for any city stadium and events center. He announced his intention Tuesday at the City Council meeting.

  • City's New Ballpark Lands New York-Penn League Club


    The team will be the Pittsburgh Pirates' Class A-short season squad from the New York-Penn League, and it'll play home games from June to beginning September next summer.

  • Timelapse Video: Baylor's McLane Stadium Construction

    by Michael Gaio August 2014

    It's a great time to be a Baylor Bear. The Bears open the football season ranked in the nation's top 10, but perhaps more important, the university opens brand new McLane Stadium. In the video below, watch more than two years of work go by in just two minutes.

  • Astros, Nationals to Make Pitch for West Palm Stadium

    by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post Staff Writer August 2014

    The teams will meet with the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Board on Sept. 11 to discuss financing options for their proposed $140 million facility, Glenn Jergensen, the TDC's executive director, said Monday.

  • Braves Stadium Financing Foes Take Fight to High Court

    by Dan Klepal; Staff August 2014

    A Cobb Superior Court Judge's approval of the county's plan to issue up to $397 million in bonds for construction of the new Atlanta Braves stadium has been appealed to the state Supreme Court.

  • How Kansas City Makes 42-Year-Old Arrowhead Work

    by Jerry Zremski; News Washington Bureau Chief August 2014

    Kansas City Chiefs fans have been filling the stands of Arrowhead Stadium and emptying their lungs at full volume for 42 years now, one year longer than Bills fans have been doing the same at what's now called Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park.

  • Why the National Football League Wants a New Stadium

    by Jerry Zremski; News Washington Bureau Chief August 2014

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's call for a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills has left many fans asking the question: What's wrong with the Ralph?

  • MiLB Park's $4M Upgrade Starts with Seat Replacement

    by Mike Harrington; News Sports Reporter August 2014

    The new green seats at the Buffalo Bisons' Coca-Cola Field will be 22 inches wide, an increase of 3 inches from the current red seats that date to the park's 1988 opening.

  • Video: 2014 Facilities of Merit Preview

    by Michael Gaio August 2014

    The Architectural Showcase is always one of the highlights of the year here at Athletic Business. We invite architects, builders, consultants and facility owners to submit their best work from the previous three years. The difficult part is choosing just 10 of these outstanding facilities to earn the honor of being recognized as our Facilities of Merit.