Facilities: Stadium & Arena
- Ice Arena Closed After Carbon Monoxide Scare
by Jason Scott January 2017
Women’s hockey players from the University of Wisconsin and Lindenwood (Mo.) University suffered carbon monoxide poisoning during a game on Friday. The ice arena they were playing in has been closed until the issue can be resolved.
- Atlanta United to Open Mercedes-Benz Stadium July 30
by Doug Roberson January 2017
The $1.5 billion stadium is the home of the Falcons and Atlanta United, Mercedes-Benz Stadium will open with an Atlanta United home match July 30.
- New Projects: New Braunfels Rec | Kentucky Baseball | Razorback Stadium
by Courtney Cameron January 2017
- Council Gives Arena Developer Financing Extension
by Alissa Skelton January 2017
The Virginia Beach City Council voted Tuesday night to grant United States Management more time to obtain a loan to build an 18,000-seat sports and entertainment venue. A majority of members supported the extension, while Barbara Henley, John Moss and Jessica Abbott opposed it.
- AB's Top 10 Stories of 2016
by AB Staff December 2016
It was another eventful year in the athletics, fitness and recreation industries in 2016. Take a look at some of the top highlights that we covered at AB this year.
- Viral Story About Homeless in Vikings Stadium a Hoax
by Rochelle Olson December 2016
An attempt to shame the Vikings and U.S. Bank Stadium blew back on a Twin Cities blogger and compelled him to shut down his Twitter account by Monday morning.
- Chargers Owner Excited About Possible Move to LA
by Vinny Bonsignore December 2016
There was indecision and misgiving in the eyes of Dean Spanos last January as he stood outside a ballroom at a Houston area hotel. In one hand the San Diego Chargers owner held a ticket to Los Angeles, where fellow NFL owners had just green-lighted him to relocate after years of banging his head against the wall trying to get a new stadium deal in San Diego. In the other hand was his heart and soul and everything he and his family had built for the last 32 years in San Diego.
- Sports Facilities Could Be Game Changer for School
by Steve Krah December 2016
Thanks to the generosity of donors, Elkhart Christian Academy will have a significant increase in sports facilities very soon.
- Despite Empty Seats, NFL Says Attendance Is Up
by BarryWilner December 2016
It's December, and in some cities the weather is bad, the football is worse. While overall attendance in the NFL is up - credit in great part the Rams' move from St. Louis to Los Angeles - those empty seats you see in several stadiums are no mirage.
- MLS Considering Nashville for Expansion Market
by Joey Garrison December 2016
Nashville is one of 10 cities under consideration for four open Major League Soccer expansion team slots, pitting Music City against some of its Southern peers for a team in the nation's top soccer league. MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced the slate of finalists in play for an MLS team during a conference call with media Thursday to discuss the upcoming expansion process and timeline. The professional soccer league's 25th and 26th teams, to begin play by 2020, will be announced sometime next year and would pay a record-high expansion fee of $150 million. The 27th and 28th expansion teams, along with the cost of their expansion fees, are to be named at a later date.