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  • Temple's Stadium Proposal Gets Mixed Reaction

    by Myles Gordon, Mike Gibson February 2016

    Would you want a football stadium in your Neighborhood? That's what Temple University's Board of Trustees wants to "bless" North Philadelphians with. A new 35,000-seat stadium will create traffic bedlam (just ask South Philadelphians), increase cancer rates because of noxious and toxic fumes and reduce parking availability for neighborhood residents.

  • School Board OKs Business Signs at Sports Venues

    by Kelley Bouchard February 2016

    SoPo School Board considers a controversial proposal to seek business sponsorships with signs displayed at Martin Field and inside Beal Gym. Also, authorizing the super to negotiate a contract with WBRC Architects and Engineers for a middle school study. SOUTH PORTLAND -- By next fall, players and spectators can expect to see commercial signs at Martin Field and Beal Gymnasium after a divided Board of Education endorsed a plan Monday night to expand advertising for corporate sponsorships. The board voted 4-3 after a somewhat heated debate over the ethical, aesthetic and budget implications of allowing the athletic department to sell business signs at the field and gym at South Portland High School. "This is a way of showing our support and I think a lot of people would want to do that," said board member Libby Reynolds, who voted for the plan with Karen Callaghan, Mary House and Chairman Richard Matthews.

  • Inside the Super Bowl 50 Mobile App

    by Jason Scott February 2016

    Super Bowl 50 will provide the biggest test of the season for the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, but it will also be a proving ground for the developers of VenueNext, a smartphone application that helps fans get the most out of their stadium experience.

  • Strategies for Safe Handling of Field Covers

    by Paul Steinbach February 2016

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

  • Precast Design Does More Than Support Stadium Seating Deck

    by Paul Steinbach January 2016

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

  • NFL to London? Team Could Relocate by 2022

    by Jason Scott January 2016

    Now that the Rams have packed their bags for Los Angeles, NFL owners may have a new city to use as leverage when trying to secure new stadium deals: London.

  • With St. Louis Paying Off Dome, Senator Taking Action

    by Stuart Goldman January 2016

    The Rams’ move from St. Louis to Los Angeles is now official, but there’s still $144 million worth of baggage for which their former home is still on the hook. One senator is trying to prevent that from happening again.

  • Six Fans Arrested at Bengals-Steelers Playoff Game

    by Stuart Goldman January 2016

    Saturday night’s AFC wild-card playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals was hotly contested, as two costly Bengals penalties helped the Steelers to an 18-16 win.

    The action off the field at Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium was just as intense, as six people — three Steelers fans and three Bengals fans — were arrested at the game, according to multiple media reports.

  • Construction Begins in LA for Possible Rams Stadium

    by Stuart Goldman December 2015

    Stadium plans and designs of future football stadiums in Los Angeles have come and gone in the last 21 years since the city last had an NFL team. Plans have intensified this past year as reports of teams relocating to Los Angeles have gained steam.

    We now have the first evidence of a possible future stadium under construction. After requests from the Los Angeles Times, the developers of a proposed stadium at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif.,  gave its reporters a tour of the construction’s initial stages. The Times published images and a video of the site on Wednesday.

  • Japan Gets Sneak Peek of Olympic Facility Proposals

    by Jason Scott December 2015

    Design proposals by two groups competing for a lucrative contract to build a stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were revealed today.

    The Japan Sports Council released the designs today. View them here.