Facilities: Stadium & Arena
Park Board Vows to Fight Refurbishment of Ice Arena
by Paula J. Owen, TELEGRAM GAZETTE STAFF February 2015
The Board of Park Commissioners said it will take matters into its own hands to try to legally stop Fitchburg State University from demolishing the inside of the Landry Arena and refurbishing it into a non-ice skating facility if city officials do not take immediate action.
Spring Training Fans Can Come Early, Pay to See BP
by Tom D'Angelo, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer February 2015
Want to see Giancarlo Stanton send a baseball over the Miami Marlins offices beyond the left field fence at Roger Dean Stadium? Or the Cardinals' Jason Heyward spank a batting practice pitch into University Boulevard? Now you can, thanks to the Batting Practice Experience available to fans this season before Grapefruit League games.
Some Fans Feeling Sold Out at New Sun Life Stadium
by Andrew Abramson Palm Beach Post Staff Writer February 2015
Unless they want to spend tens of thousands of dollars a season, season-ticket holders will be forced to move from the only seat they've ever known to make room for new luxury seating.
Two Fall Lawsuits Cite Civic Center's Unmarked Step
by Kate White, Staff writer February 2015
A former West Virginia University basketball player and a high school cheerleading coach have sued the city of Charleston and a flooring company, after they allegedly fell and injured themselves in the same place at the Charleston Civic Center.
USF's Sun Dome Reaping Rewards of $36M Renovation
by Jerome R. Stockfisch, Tribune staff February 2015
The accolades keep rolling in for the University of South Florida's Sun Dome.
Nike's LED Court Hosts High School Basketball Games
by Michael Gaio February 2015
Nike introduced what it calls "the future of basketball," over the weekend as part of the NBA's All-Star festivities in New York City. In a large tent in Soho, Nike set up a temporary state-of-the-art basketball facility featuring a regulation-size LED basketball court. The court incorporated a fully programmable LED screen to run content and interactive training programs throughout the weekend.
Couple Accesses Neyland Stadium Press Box, Has Sex
by The Tennessean February 2015
College students sneaking into football stadiums is not all that new. But an adventurous couple spiced things up apparently on Valentine’s Day at Neyland Stadium at the University of Tennessee.
Minor League Ballpark Making Three Major Upgrades
by JOHN O' CONNOR February 2015
Sitting in the first several rows of the upper deck at The Diamond will be more comfortable, the main concourse will offer more room to move, and there's a new entertainment area for groups down the left-field line.
Braves Opt for 'Premium' Ticket Prices, But No PSLs
by Tim Tucker, Staff February 2015
As the Falcons sell personal seat licenses for their new stadium, the Braves are preparing to begin next month the sales of season tickets for their new ballpark, also slated to open in 2017. The Braves said they won't have PSLs consistent with their position all along.
Inglewood, Calif., 'All In' on Luring NFL Franchise
by Josh Peter, USA TODAY Sports February 2015
Almost six weeks after St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke announced plans to build an NFL stadium here, buoying hopes that professional football will return to the Los Angeles area after a 20-year absence, Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts says he is more confident than ever.