Facilities: Stadium & Arena
Comcast to Partner with Braves, Outfit New Stadium
by Greg Bluestein, Tim Tucker, J. Scott Trubey; Staff March 2015
Cable giant Comcast will provide high-tech infrastructure for the new Atlanta Braves stadium and become an anchor tenant in the mixed-use project planned for next door to the ballpark, a move expected to spur more development, the team is set to announce today.
Yankee Stadium Turf Passes First Soccer Test
by Brian Lewis March 2015
It wasn't lush and green the way the Bombers would expect center field to be by midseason; but considering it was frozen a week ago and sod was still being put down midweek, it was an amazing turnaround.
Opinion: Keep Pac-12 Tourney in Aging, Intimate Arena
by AB Staff March 2015
The new Las Vegas Arena will cost about $400 million. It will be a thing of beauty. I hope the Pac-12 isn't seduced by its size and the new car smell.
Ravens Fans Embrace Light Rail, Ease Stadium Traffic
by Mark Sommer / NEWS STAFF REPORTER March 2015
M&T Bank Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards are often looked to as success stories, and the football stadium could offer useful lessons for Buffalo if a new football stadium is built downtown.
Turf Concerns as Yankee Stadium Preps for Soccer
by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015
Yankee Stadium is preparing to host its first event of the season this Sunday. No, Opening Day hasn't come early -- instead, New York City FC will play its first home match at the historic park. Fans are excited for this event, which has already sold more than 30,000 tickets, prompting the club to open upper levels of the stadium to fit more people in for the game.
Opinion: Sports Stadiums Throw Taxpayers For a Loss
by Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune March 2015
Since 1995, Los Angeles has been an anomaly: a huge city with lots of sports fans that has exactly as much professional football as Billings, Montana. This week, Angelenos got a bit of good news: They still aren’t getting an NFL franchise.
Construction Can Begin on ETSU Football Stadium
by News Sentinel staff March 2015
The State Building Commission gave its approval Thursday for East Tennessee State University to proceed with the first phase of construction of a 10,000-seat football stadium, primarily funded with student fees.
Spring Training Ballpark Boasts $1.6M in Improvements
by Bill DiPaolo Palm Beach Post Staff Writer March 2015
New hunter green seats and more access to batting practice are some of the $1.6 million in improvements greeting Roger Dean Stadium fans at this year's spring training games.
Delta to Sponsor Premium Lounge at Braves' Stadium
by Dan Klepal; Staff March 2015
The Atlanta-based air carrier will sponsor an 18,000-square-foot lounge with walnut wood ceilings, memorabilia displays, two kitchens and a 30-foot-long bar with a marble-slab top --- along with a more casual sports bar with 20-foot-long televisions --- inside the new stadium when it opens in 2017.
St. Pete Mayor Optimistic on New Rays Stadium Search
by STEVEN GIRARDI Tribune staff March 2015
Mayor Rick Kriseman said Wednesday he still thinks an agreement allowing the Tampa Bay Rays to search for a new home could be reached by April 6 - Opening Day for baseball season.