Facilities: Stadium & Arena
Stadium to Get New Grass Following 'Stones' Damage
by Ken Sugiura, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution June 2015
Georgia Tech's grounds crew is expecting a shipment of fresh turf this week to install in Bobby Dodd Stadium compliments of The Rolling Stones.
NHL Players Warm to Idea of Las Vegas Expansion
by Kristen J. Shilton, USA TODAY Sports June 2015
On the surface, nothing about Las Vegas screams hockey town. Nevertheless, talk has swirled for months about an NHL expansion franchise finding a home in the hard-partying desert oasis.
San Diego Scrambling to Reach NFL Stadium Deal
by Scott M. Reid, The Orange County Register June 2015
The San Diego city and county governments' chief negotiator with the Chargers on a proposed new stadium for Mission Valley will meet senior NFL officials in New York today as city officials scramble to reach a deal that would lead to a special election on the project in January 2016.
2015 Showcase by the Numbers
by AB Staff June 2015
Wondering what the spread of this year's submissions looks like? Projects in the college market dominated, offering a healthy array of athletic, fitness and recreation endeavors. As far as design, an overarching theme across all markets was creating a sense of place through the use of grand and welcoming entrances and atriums, often featuring abundant glass and skylights.
City Fixes Parking Typo That May Have Stalled Stadium
by Tony Doris Palm Beach Post Staff Writer June 2015
A zoning provision from the early 1990s would have required developers to provide one parking space per seat for a sports facility, far more than the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros planned for the $135 million stadium and complex they hope to open in January 2017.
City Fixes Parking Typo That Could Have Stalled Stadium
by Tony Doris, Palm Beach Post June 2015
The City Commission voted Monday to undo a two-decade-old typo that could have hampered plans to build a Major League Baseball spring training campus on a site near 45th Street.
Biggest Expense for Braves New Stadium? Concrete
by Dan Klepal; Staff June 2015
Forget the fancy suites and luxurious clubs. It's the bones, muscle and veins of the Atlanta Braves' new SunTrust Park that cost the most.
Milwaukee Arena Plan Leaves Hockey Team Out in Cold
by Tom Daykin, firstname.lastname@example.org Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Staff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel June 2015
If it's built, the Milwaukee Bucks' future home might lack one of the defining features of the BMO Harris Bradley Center: ice. And that means the Milwaukee Admirals are beginning to search for a new place to play.
The AB Extra: June 19
by Laura Godlewski June 2015
This week's AB Extra features news about a startup that aims to improve athletic equipment, a study that suggests that active video games are a good substitute for physical activity for kids and a university that is looking out for those who are texting and walking.
Beer and Wine to Be Sold at Texas Football Games
by San Angelo Edition June 2015
Beer and wine were already sold at other sporting events, but Royal-Memorial Stadium had remained alcohol-free. The school announced the change Wednesday.