• Board Approves Nearly $1M for HS Stadium Repairs

    by Kendi Anderson May 2016

    The high school stadium drama is over. The Hamilton County Board of Education voted Thursday night to pay $913,600 to repair seven stadiums across the county.

  • Council Approves 10-Year Deal for Minor League Hockey

    by Becky Pallack May 2016

    The Tucson City Council unanimously approved an agreement making the downtown Convention Center arena the new home ice of the Arizona Coyotes minor league hockey team. The 10-year agreement protects the city's interests, protects taxpayers and spurs sports tourism, city officials said.

  • Opinion: Stadium a Bad Bet for Las Vegas

    by Las Vegas Sun May 2016

    The Oakland Raiders are trying to get a new football stadium but have been unsuccessful. After a failed attempt to move the team to Los Angeles, owner Mark Davis teamed up with Sands owner Sheldon Adelson and Majestic Realty and is asking for $750 million in public funds to go with $500 million he has pledged for the stadium.

  • No Special-Purpose Taxes for Braves Stadium Bridge

    by Dan Klepal Tom Cheek; Staff May 2016

    Cobb commissioners approved the bridge's funding plan April 12, and decided to stick with using SPLOST revenue two weeks later even after the County Attorney's Office and the Finance Department recommended against it.

  • Eastern Washington Mulls Options for Stadium Site

    by Jim Allen May 2016

    The answer to Eastern Washington's football stadium dilemma may be near. Over the next rise, to be exact. Just north of Roos Field lies farmland that's suitable for a new stadium. Informal discussions between the landowner and EWU officials are underway, The Spokesman-Review has learned. "We have discussed some possibilities," said John Montague, the representative of the estate of his mother, Mildred Montague, who died in 2006.

  • Opinion: Pro Teams in Vegas Just a Matter of Time

    by Nancy Armour May 2016

    After years of the major sports leagues swearing they would never have a franchise in a city where gambling is legal, it's no longer a question of if Las Vegas gets a team but when — and how many.

  • MIAA Hopes for Partnership with Gillette Stadium

    by Dan Ventura May 2016

    The MIAA would love to continue its relationship with the Krafts and Gillette Stadium. The high school sports organization is hoping the Patriots owners are equally as amenable. The sides have been talking about renewing the contract to play future Super Bowls in Foxboro. The deal between the sides expired after last season, and sites for this year's Super Bowls have not yet been finalized.

  • Opinion: Colleges Must Be Care with Alcohol Sales

    by Albuquerque Journal May 2016

    With UNM President Bob Frank and athletics director Paul Krebs already on board for allowing beer and wine sales at University Stadium, it seems a foregone conclusion that it's going to happen.

  • HS to Get Synthetic Turf Field by Football Season

    by Chris Thomas May 2016

    Central High School is expected to receive an athletic turf field renovation in time for football season, school athletic director J.D. Lambert told the News Sentinel on Wednesday.

  • AHL Moving Closer to Relocating Team to Tucson

    by Arizona Daily Star May 2016

    The American Hockey League's Board of Governors approved the transfer of ownership from the Springfield, Massachusetts, franchise to Tucson during the annual spring meeting in Chicago on Tuesday.