Facilities: Stadium & Arena
School District Closing Deal on Stadium Naming Rights
by JON SWEDIEN JOURNAL STAFF WRITER April 2015
Albuquerque Public Schools and its foundation are close to finishing a deal with Nusenda Credit Union to rename the sports site Nusenda Credit Union Community Stadium.
Milwaukee Bucks Unveil First Renderings of New Arena
by Michael Gaio April 2015
The Milwaukee Bucks and their design team released new renderings detailing what the layout will look like for the new multi-purpose arena and entertainment district they plan to build in downtown Milwaukee. The proposed site sits between Fourth Street and Sixth Street from State Street to McKinley Avenue.
Stadium Solar Array to Be Among Country's Largest
by Jasen Lee Deseret News April 2015
Real Salt Lake announced plans Tuesday to construct a 2,020-kilowatt solar panel array system that will generate about 73 percent of the electricity needed annually to operate the facility.
Opinion: Wrigley Has No Business Hosting Baseball
by Rick Morrissey April 2015
It's not just the Wrigley Field bathrooms that are a problem for Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts. It's the entire look and functionality of a bombed-out ballpark that has no business hosting baseball games this season. Where does one go to get a Wrigley-ectomy?
Parks Backers Galled by Braves' Stadium Tax Diversion
by Dan Klepal; Staff April 2015
Cobb County will cover about half of the county's promised financing of the new Braves stadium by diverting millions of dollars in property taxes that voters approved in 2008 to buy park land.
Horrid a Month Ago, Yankee Stadium Turf Passes Tests
by Brian Lewis April 2015
All that griping about the grass at Yankee Stadium? Much ado about less than nothing. The field was a bright spot during Monday's 6-1, Opening Day loss to Toronto.
Marlins Misjudge Weather, Park Sees First Rain Delay
by Matt Porter Palm Beach Post Staff Writer April 2015
The Marlins' run of "zero rain delays since 2012" was broken during the second inning of Monday's season opener between the Marlins and Braves.
Morgue Lease Would Expand Vikings Tailgate Space
by ERIC ROPER; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) April 2015
The arrangement would provide prime space to erect tents and other temporary structures for games and events, an activity that had threatened to block some public access to the park.
HD Video Board Biggest of Ongoing Wrigley Upgrades
by The Associated Press April 2015
The Chicago Cubs paid a heartfelt tribute to the late Ernie Banks before the major league opener against the St. Louis Cardinals, and they did it in a way that would have been impossible until now. They showed him circling the bases following his 500th home run and unveiling his statue outside Wrigley Field.
The AB Extra: April 3
by Michael Gaio April 2015
We dive into the second edition of The AB Extra with some Final Four coverage, an April Fools Day tweet gone wrong and heroics from two YMCA lifeguards. Today we begin with this heartwarming display of sportsmanship in women’s college basketball.