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  • New Projects: FIU Wellness Center | Maryland Event Center | Tiger Stadium

    by Emily Attwood April 2016

    This article appeared in the MONTH issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Fans Floored as Arena Escalator Malfunctions in Philly

    by Paul Steinbach April 2016

    Millions of sports fans safely ride escalators to and from their seating levels in stadiums and arenas each year, but Saturday brought a reminder of what can go wrong with this mode of conveyances. After a Flyers win in Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center, an escalator loaded with fans suddenly sped up, causing several individuals to be hurled to the floor. At least one fan was witnessed leaping over the railing to avoid the pileup.

  • Denver Broncos Plan to Build Mini Mile High Stadium

    by Stuart Goldman March 2016

    The Denver Broncos are planning to build a replica of their former home, Mile High Stadium, in the parking lot of Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

  • Suicide Bombing Kills 41 at Iraq Soccer Stadium

    by Stuart Goldman March 2016

    A suicide bombing at a soccer stadium in Iraq killed 41 and injured 105 last Friday, according to multiple reports.

  • 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.

  • Redskins Reveal Unique Feature in Stadium Design

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    When the Washington Redskins eventually leave FedEx Field for greener pastures (a new stadium), that stadium will reportedly have a feature more familiar to medieval castles than to modern football stadiums: a moat.

  • Texas School District Proposes $50 Million Stadium

    by Stuart Goldman March 2016

    The school board of the McKinney (Texas) Independent School District will vote next week to approve a proposed $220 million project that includes a new $50.3 million, 12,000-seat football stadium and events center.

  • Purdue Starts Crowdfunding Campaign for LED Lights

    by Stuart Goldman March 2016

    The Purdue University athletic department has started a crowdfunding campaign to raise a portion of the costs for new LED lights at Mackey Arena.

  • Portland Timbers Stadium Expansion Options Addressed

    by Stuart Goldman March 2016

    It was another packed house at Providence Park in Portland, Ore., as the defending Major League Soccer champion Portland Timbers kicked off the 2016 season with a 2-1 victory over Columbus Crew SC on Sunday in a rematch of last year’s MLS Cup final.

    A sold-out crowd of 21,144 fans watched the match, a figure that likely will be announced at every home game this season. With a season-ticket renewal rate at 99 percent and a waiting list for season tickets at 11,000 (according to Timbers President Mike Golub), the discussion of how to expand Providence Park is well underway. The Oregonian reported the Timbers are in the fifth year of a 25-year lease on the city-owned stadium, which had a $40 million-plus renovation earlier this decade.

  • Skyway Links Vikings, Other Major Sports Venues

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    Downtown Minneapolis already has 8 miles worth of indoor skyway, but the current system is set to expand directly to the new home of the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings.