Facilities: Stadium & Arena
Grassroots Group Gathers in Attempt to Save Arena
by Jared Boyd, The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tennessee) August 2015
When I did get a chance to go, oh boy, I was in heaven. ” Coliseum Coalition, a grassroots organization whose goal is to preserve and revitalize the Mid-South Coliseum, met Monday night to find ways to make their memories of the Coliseum matter to politicians in the upcoming city elections.
With No Policy, County Unsure How to Handle Naming Request
by Lauren Horsch, email@example.com; 919-419-6646 August 2015
A request to rename Durham County Memorial Stadium had the Durham County Board of Commissioners analyzing its naming policy - or lack thereof.
New Entrance to Ease Parking Congestion at Allstate Arena
by Chicago Daily Herald August 2015
It soon should be easier to get in and out of the Allstate Arena parking lot for sporting events and concerts, with the planned construction of a new Mannheim Road entrance.
Utah Coach Clarifies Stadium Expansion Comments
by Dirk Facer Deseret News August 2015
When Pac-12 Media Days opened with appearances by the coaches at ESPN headquarters back East, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham talked about Rice-Eccles Stadium expansion.
The AB Extra: July 31
by Laura Godlewski July 2015
In this week's AB Extra, you'll find news about PED testing at e-sport competitions, a cooling mask for athletes designed by Nike and a mouth guard made by a former NFL player that gives real time data on players' hydration and heat levels.
Blackhawks to Build, Practice at Community Ice Center
by Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times July 2015
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday basked in the glow of an agreement to bring a $50 million Blackhawks practice facility and new academic buildings for Rush University Medical Center to the site of the old Malcolm X College without saying what the deal would cost Chicago taxpayers.
Obama Admin. Wants to End Tax Break for Stadiums
by Daniel Malloy, Katie Leslie, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution July 2015
As the Atlanta Hawks could become the third local professional sports franchise to build a new stadium with the help of government bonds, the Obama administration is proposing to eliminate a key tax exemption for pro sports facilities.
Notre Dame's Construction Will Work Around Games
by Margaret Fosmoe, South Bend Tribune July 2015
Huge construction cranes mark the University of Notre Dame skyline and tall fences keep the public far away from Notre Dame Stadium. That's been the scene for months as the $400 million Campus Crossroads construction project proceeds, adding three major academic and student life buildings on the exterior of the famous football stadium.
Plan Floated to Lure Soccer Stadium to Minneapolis
by Eric Roper, Star Tribune (Mpls.-St. Paul) July 2015
Hoping to break an impasse over a pro soccer stadium in Minneapolis, a Hennepin County commissioner is suggesting that a final deal could hinge on the taxes and agencies associated with Target Field.
Bucks Owner: Arena Vote 'Just the Beginning'
by Charles F. Gardner, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel July 2015
Building a new downtown arena for the Milwaukee Bucks is no longer simply an idea to be tossed around. The State Assembly voted to approve $250 million in public financing for the arena on Tuesday, following an earlier favorable vote by the Senate.