• Minor League Baseball Hopes to Beat Eviction from Ballpark

    by Tom Sheridan March 2016

    Less than three weeks before the High Desert Mavericks home opener, Adelanto officials said they are continuing with efforts to evict the minor league base ball team from the city-owned ballpark.

  • Texas School District Board Puts $50M Stadium to Vote

    by Stuart Goldman March 2016

    A new $50 million high school football stadium in the Dallas area is closer to becoming a reality.

  • Bucks Unveil New Stadium Renderings

    by Mary Louise Schumacher March 2016

    The first detailed glimpse of the new downtown Milwaukee arena reveals a giant building with a dramatically arcing roof, curving body, tall sheets of glass, social spaces - and a few challenges yet to overcome. The Milwaukee Bucks will share the development plans with the City of Milwaukee on Thursday; several renderings were released in advance to the Journal Sentinel. They are considerably more detailed than the conceptual renderings released in April 2015 and represent the first step in a public design approval process that's required for construction to begin. More importantly, they underscore the broader vision for the signature project, which has been both controversial and more anticipated than any downtown project since the Milwaukee Art Museum addition designed by Santiago Calatrava.

  • Stadium to Get $6.3M in Upgrades for Minor League Hockey

    by Tom Daykin March 2016

    The UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena will be the new home for the Milwaukee Admirals for the next 10 to 15 years starting this fall, a move that comes with $6.3 million in arena upgrades. A new lease, approved Wednesday, will make the minor-league hockey team the largest tenant at the arena, which also hosts the UWM men's basketball team, the Milwaukee Wave indoor soccer team and the Brewcity Bruisers roller derby team. The Admirals now play at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, but plans for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks haven't included the hockey team.

  • Philips Arena Development Could Get Tax Break

    by James Salzer March 2016

    Developers planning to turn the area surrounding Philips Arena into a mixed-use entertainment district would get a tax break to help pay for their project under legislation that won initial approval from a Senate panel late Tuesday.

  • High School Stadium Named for Iraq War Hero

    by Chris Haire March 2016

    On Tuesday evening, a ceremony was held at Garden Grove High School, where Monsoor once played for the Argonauts football team as a tight end, to name the stadium after the alumnus, who posthumously received the Medal of Honor.

  • Sears Centre Replacing Court for NBA D-League Team

    by Eric Peterson March 2016

    A slightly-used basketball court will be adorned with the Windy City Bulls logo, and installed at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates by the time the NBA Development League team begins play in November.

  • Road Sign Misspells Arena Name, Will Be Replaced

    by Rodney Thrash March 2016

    For a little more than a year, a spelling error on a sign on one of Atlanta's most high profile interstates has gone undetected.

  • Original First Four Floor Has "A Lot of Life Left"

    by Laurel Pfahler March 2016

    The 60-foot-by-116 -foot First Four floor is broken down into 236 panels, then the 45,000-pound, $100,000 floor is stored away after the tournament. It takes 14 people about five hours to install the custom-fit floor every March at UD Arena. The shiny new floor that Connor Sports moved into UD Arena last week for the First Four has spent most of its short life in storage.

  • Pac-12 Tournament to Move to Larger Venue in 2017

    by Mike Sorensen March 2016

    After four years at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the Pac-12 Tournament is moving to a new venue for next year's tournament. Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott made the official announcement Friday that the tournament will be played at the new T-Mobile Arena, which is set to open next month, not far from the MGM Arena, across the Las Vegas Boulevard between the New York-New York and Monte Carlo hotels,. Scott said the league has created one of the "very best post-season tournaments in all of college basketball" since the tournament was moved from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 2012 and that "fans have responded and "atmosphere has been electric" over the past four years.