Facilities: Stadium & Arena
FAU Stadium Traffic Study to Look at Soccer Game Snarl
by Brian Biggane Palm Beach Post Staff Writer October 2014
Boca Raton police put out a traffic advisory at 4:11 p.m. Tuesday advising drivers to avoid Glades Road because congestion was expected before the 8 o'clock start of the U.S.-Honduras soccer game at FAU Stadium.
'Indebted' Steve Kerr Shoots $1M Toward UA Renovation
by Bruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star October 2014
Thirty one years after then-coach Lute Olson improbably offered him a scholarship to play basketball for the Arizona Wildcats, seeing intelligence and polish if not eye-popping skills during a workout by the skinny shooting guard, Steve Kerr paid it all back. And some.
UW-Milwaukee Stakes Claim to Potential Bucks Arena Site
by Don Walker, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel October 2014
When local architect David Uihlein suggested last month that a proposed new sports and entertainment complex in Milwaukee be built largely on land now occupied by the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena and the Milwaukee Theatre, one very prominent voice was missing from the discussion. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
2014 Facilities of Merit: Crisler Center Renovation & Addition
by AB Editors October 2014
Crisler Center Renovation & Addition | University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, Mich.
Constructed in 1967, the University of Michigan’s Crisler Arena debuted upgrades in 2013 that impressed judges with their transformative effect. The like-new arena now has wider, brighter concourses to facilitate fan movement, modern fan seating options and amenities and state-of-the-art infrastructure for optimal building function.
New Stadium for Bills Seen by NFL Owners as Priority
by Vic Carucci October 2014
NEW YORK - A new stadium always was a major priority for the NFL during the Buffalo Bills' courtship of a new owner, and it remains just as vital as Terry and Kim Pegula are on the verge of officially assuming control of the team. How important is it for the Bills to have a new home to replace Ralph Wilson Stadium?
One Business's Unpaid Taxes to Fund MiLB Field Overhaul
by MATT MURPHY, Daily Mail staff October 2014
Funding will come from $3.8 million in unforeseen business and occupation tax revenue the city received in June after an unnamed business was found to have not paid the tax for 10 years.
Eagles' Efforts to Ease Stadium Traffic Snarls Backfire
by Samantha Melamed; Inquirer Staff Writer October 2014
The Eagles held on to their lead over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, but out in the parking lot, fans were grumbling as they power-walked toward their cars in hopes of beating the traffic.
In Facility Design, Changing Course Needn't Be a Crisis
by David Rose, Guest Contributor October 2014
Perhaps you’re in the enviable position of having hired an architect, who recommended an owner’s representative, who in turn handled the hiring of a general contractor, and the four of you have planned and are constructing a great new building. Or, perhaps not. Maybe you hired an architect, fired that architect, and have since had to assemble and reassemble your planning team, player by player, at different times — and will still end up with a great new building.
Coming Monday: 2014 Facilities of Merit Winners
by AB Editors October 2014
For two weeks beginning Monday, the 10 winners of the 2014 Facilities of Merit awards will be announced on AthleticBusiness.com.
Prep Football Game Suspended After Lighting Failure
by NICK WILLIAMS; Tribune staff October 2014
The lights at Newman Stadium stopped working with just more than eight minutes left during halftime. Reinhart said the failure might have been caused by a circuit breaker issue.