Facilities: Stadium & Arena
Opinion: Oceanfront Arena in Virginia Beach Could Work
by HARRY MINIUM March 2015
Developers and the city of Virginia Beach appear virtually certain to announce an agreement soon to build an arena adjacent to the convention center at the Oceanfront.
Lightning Asks County to Split Arena Upgrade Cost
by Jose Patino, Tribune staff March 2015
TAMPA - Jeff Vinik, owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Tampa Bay Storm, plans to make $25 million in improvements to Amalie Arena over the next two years and is asking Hillsborough County to pay half the cost.
Real Salt Lake Owner Pulls Soccer Stadium Proposal
by Jasen Lee Deseret News February 2015
RLS owner Dell Loy Hansen notified Utah State Fairpark administrators that the club has rescinded its January proposal for the stadium development at the fairgrounds.
Vanderbilt to Extend Unique Coaching Boxes Up Sideline
by Adam Sparks The Tennessean February 2015
The unique baseline coaching boxes at Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gym will be extended up the sideline of the court in the 2015-16 season, the university confirmed on Tuesday.
PNC Park to Open Season with New Bars, Event Spaces
by Tom Fontaine, Pittsburgh Tribune Review February 2015
The Pittsburgh Pirates are making the most significant improvements to PNC Park since the North Shore stadium opened in 2001.
L.A. Stadium Could Be Most Expensive Ever Built
by Scott M. Reid, staff writer, The Orange County Register February 2015
A Hollywood Park stadium proposed by a group that includes Rams owner Stan Kroenke would cost $1.86 billion to build, making it the most expensive stadium ever constructed, according to a study commissioned by the Inglewood City Council.
Rays Owner: Clock Ticking on Ballpark Building Process
by ROGER MOONEY Tribune staff February 2015
Rays owner Stuart Sternberg says he remains hopeful he can reach an agreement with the St. Petersburg city council that would allow the Rays to search for a site around the Bay area before the lease expires at a cost of up to $24 million to the team if they found a site by 2018.
Tampa's Amalie Arena Preps for NCAA Women's Final
by JOEY JOHNSTON Tribune staff February 2015
Anucha Browne, the NCAA's vice president of women's basketball championships, said she's confident that Tampa will match or exceed the outstanding job that was done as host of the 2008 event, when capacity crowds of 21,655 attended the semifinals and final.
Arlington's Overture to Dallas Cowboys Has Paid Off
by Dan Klepal, Tim Tucker; Staff February 2015
In its first six years, AT&T Stadium has delivered a Super Bowl, a Final Four, a college football championship game and everything else from monster trucks to major concerts.
Architectural Showcase: A Video Tour
by AB Staff February 2015
See how Athletic Business's Architectural Showcase offers unmatched year-round exposure for new and recently renovated athletic, fitness and recreation facilities.