• Tensions Rise with Vikings Stadium Change Orders

    by Rochelle Olson, Star Tribune (Mpls.-St. Paul) July 2015

    The panel in charge of overseeing construction of the $1.1 billion U.S. Bank Stadium has been in tense closed-door negotiations about what could be a $50 million dispute over change orders and cost adjustments, the outgoing treasurer of the board said Wednesday.

  • St. Paul Now Making Case for MLS Stadium

    by Sid Hartman, Star Tribune (Mpls.-St. Paul) July 2015

    Major League Soccer initially put a July 1 deadline on Minneapolis to have a financial and stadium construction plan in place, but that deadline has passed. St. Paul now is trying to make a bid to build the stadium there.

  • Beckham: Miami MLS Stadium Can Be 'World Class'

    by Douglas Hanks and David Smiley, Miami Herald July 2015

    David Beckham wants a “world-class stadium” next to Marlins Park, formally abandoning past reservations about the area and launching the latest chapter in Major League Soccer’s quest to bring a franchise to the city.

  • 'Meet Your Seat' at Neyland Stadium, But Bring Wallet

    by Mike Strange, Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee) July 2015

    At a little past noon on a muggy July Wednesday, the sun broiled an empty Neyland Stadium. Well, not quite empty. Carl and Joyce Dunn of Lenoir City sat near the top of section Y6 in the north end of the lower bowl. In the spirit of the day, they were “meeting their seats.’’

  • Chicago to Shut Down Parking Lot Near United Center

    by Tim Novak, Chicago Sun-Times July 2015

    City Hall is preparing to revoke the business license for Peoples Stadium Parking, the latest salvo to stop the company from parking cars on city-owned property across the street from United Center.

  • Vandalism in 2013 Prompted Clemson Security Upgrades

    by Mike Ellis, Anderson Independent-Mail (South Carolina) July 2015

    The vandal or vandals who took away a piece of Howard’s Rock from Clemson University in 2013 may have been trying to remove the whole rock, the football facilities director testified Tuesday. Gary Wade, an assistant athletic director at Clemson, gave his testimony during the trial of Micah Rogers in the Pickens County Courthouse, part of the 13th Judicial Circuit.

  • Nats, Astros Seek Waivers for Higher Nets, Light Poles

    by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post Staff Writer July 2015

    A fence made of net rising 100 feet high on the east side of the city's new Major League Baseball spring training complex should be a welcome sight for motorists driving along Military Trail.

  • Rio Sprints to Spend, Build for 2016 Summer Olympics

    by Taylor Barnes, USA TODAY Sports July 2015

    When the municipal velodrome was inaugurated here for the 2007 Pan American Games, it was the first training space for competitive indoor cyclists in the city.

  • Vikings Stadium Construction Shifts to Innovative Roof

    by Rochelle Olson, Star Tribune (Mpls.-St. Paul) July 2015

    As roof, glass doors are added, Vikings stadium points to 2016 Construction of the $1.1 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium is shifting in the next couple of months toward an innovative roof, installation of five pivoting glass doors and the placement of 66,000 seats that will ring the field.

  • Packers' Net Income Down Due to Stadium Depreciation

    by Bob McGinn, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel July 2015

    The Green Bay Packers' bottom line for fiscal years 2014 and 2015 represented sharp reductions from their high-water marks for 2012 and 2013. However, those decreases were due mainly to depreciation on the $312 million the corporation has poured into improvements at Lambeau Field.