Facilities: Stadium & Arena
L.A. Stadium Plans Could Sink 'Field' Near Staples Center
by Vincent Bonsignore January 2015
There is no doubt the St. Louis Rams' announcement that they are joining forces with Hollywood Park developers to build an 80,000- seat football stadium could be a punishing blow to AEG's grand plan to build Farmers Field adjacent to Staples Center.
Reports of L.A. Stadium on Spec Leave Some Skeptical
by Brent Schrotenboer, USA TODAY Sports January 2015
NFL owners and sports business experts don't quite believe what they're hearing. According to public announcements this week in Los Angeles, St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke is planning to build an 80,000-seat stadium in Inglewood, Calif., without making assurances the Rams or any other NFL team would move into that stadium.
Braves Stadium Bond Dispute to Georgia Supreme Court
by Dan Klepal; Staff January 2015
Lawyers for Cobb County government say their plan to borrow nearly $400 million for the new Atlanta Braves stadium without a public vote is legal.
St. Louis Rams Owner Plans to Build Stadium Near L.A.
by Michael Gaio January 2015
The St. Louis Rams — formerly the Los Angeles Rams — might be headed back to their former home.
Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium Turns 75
by Lewis Bowling Special to The Herald-Sun January 2015
The architectural plans for what was first called Duke Indoor Stadium were drawn by the Philadelphia firm of Horace Trumbauer. The chief designer of Trumbauer's firm was Julian Abele, the first black man to graduate from the prestigious Ecole des Beaux Arts School in Paris. Abele designed Cameron Indoor Stadium and much of the Duke West Campus. On Oct. 16, 1937, Trumbauer wrote to Duke President William Few, "I am sending you under separate cover rough studies of the proposed indoor stadium designed in accordance with the recommendations I made to you while in Durham this week. The purpose of this indoor stadium would be to provide facilities for:
Stalled Baseball Stadium Project May Get New Push
by GRAHAM MOOMAW Richmond TimesDispatch January 2015
More than a year after the unveiling of the Shockoe Bottom ballpark plan, the red hearts on some of the 'Loving RVA' pro-ballpark stickers still visible around Richmond have faded to a dull pink. But there are several signs that passions over Richmond's distinctly political pastime may stir again in 2015.
Opinion: Don't Shut Public Out of Stadium Dealings
by Steve Banko January 2015
The Buffalo Common Council recently took up the issue of stadium siting at one of its meetings and voted to favor a city site if a new facility is built. While that's all well and good, there is a significantly more pressing item that should be on everyone's agenda if and when talks move into a serious phase.
Opinion: Stadium Squeezed for Value of Name
by Chris Anderson December 2014
Tropicana Field -- or "The World's Largest Pinball Machine" as Hall of Famer Wade Boggs once called it -- has been branded as an antiquated eyesore most baseball purists revile and national media members despise.
2014 College Facility Playoff: The Winner Is...
by AB Staff December 2014
Congratulations to Neyland Stadium, winner of the 2014 College Facility Playoff. The iconic home of the Tennessee Volunteers takes home the crown after amassing more than 80,000 votes over the course of the playoff.
Video: West Side of Texas A&M's Kyle Field Imploded
by Michael Gaio December 2014
As part of an ongoing renovation to Texas A&M's Kyle Field, the entire west side of the stadium was imploded on Saturday. A small crowd gathered to watch the implosion and cheered as the structure fell.