• Vandalism in 2013 Prompted Clemson Security Upgrades

    by Mike Ellis, Anderson Independent-Mail (South Carolina) July 2015

    The vandal or vandals who took away a piece of Howard’s Rock from Clemson University in 2013 may have been trying to remove the whole rock, the football facilities director testified Tuesday. Gary Wade, an assistant athletic director at Clemson, gave his testimony during the trial of Micah Rogers in the Pickens County Courthouse, part of the 13th Judicial Circuit.

  • Nats, Astros Seek Waivers for Higher Nets, Light Poles

    by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post Staff Writer July 2015

    A fence made of net rising 100 feet high on the east side of the city's new Major League Baseball spring training complex should be a welcome sight for motorists driving along Military Trail.

  • Rio Sprints to Spend, Build for 2016 Summer Olympics

    by Taylor Barnes, USA TODAY Sports July 2015

    When the municipal velodrome was inaugurated here for the 2007 Pan American Games, it was the first training space for competitive indoor cyclists in the city.

  • Vikings Stadium Construction Shifts to Innovative Roof

    by Rochelle Olson, Star Tribune (Mpls.-St. Paul) July 2015

    As roof, glass doors are added, Vikings stadium points to 2016 Construction of the $1.1 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium is shifting in the next couple of months toward an innovative roof, installation of five pivoting glass doors and the placement of 66,000 seats that will ring the field.

  • Packers' Net Income Down Due to Stadium Depreciation

    by Bob McGinn, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel July 2015

    The Green Bay Packers' bottom line for fiscal years 2014 and 2015 represented sharp reductions from their high-water marks for 2012 and 2013. However, those decreases were due mainly to depreciation on the $312 million the corporation has poured into improvements at Lambeau Field.

  • Columnist: Subsidized Stadiums Have to Go

    by Norman Chad July 2015

    Couch Slouch presents the first of a two-part series on stadium development in America, part of an ongoing "No More Stadiums, With or Without Tax Subsidies" effort that recently was named the fourth-least successful grass-roots movement by Grass Roots Quarterly magazine.

  • Joint Effort Hopes to Ease Clemson's Stadium Traffic

    by Michael Eads 864-260-1256 July 2015

    The traffic snarls after Clemson home football games might get better this fall, thanks to a joint project between the university’s faculty, athletic department and local and state police.

  • UNM Athletic Director Not Standing Pat on Facilities

    by Ken Sivkenger, Journal Staff Writer July 2015

    University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs believes his school stands near the Mountain West summit in terms of sports facilities. That doesn't mean he's comfortable standing pat.

  • Practice Fields to Mimic Dimensions of Nats, Astros Homes

    by Joe Capozzi, Palm Beach Post (Florida) July 2015

    The $135 million spring training complex south of 45th Street will include an authentic touch of the major leagues. Three of the 12 practice fields will be built with outfield dimensions matching Minute Maid Park in Houston and Nationals Park in Washington to help Astros and Nationals players get reacquainted with their regular-season ballparks.

  • Beckham's MLS Stadium Would Leave U. of Miami Out

    by Matt Porter, Palm Beach Post (Florida) July 2015

    It appears a soccer stadium is coming to the area surrounding Marlins Park, but it will not involve the University of Miami. The City of Miami received a verbal proposal Friday morning from the group headlined by soccer superstar David Beckham to build a stadium in Little Havana, on the site where the Orange Bowl once stood.