RECENT ARTICLES
  • Behind Georgia State's Bold Move on Turner Field

    by Janel Davis, J. Scott Trubey, Katie Leslie; Staff writers May 2014

    Georgia State University President Mark Becker's sparse Auburn Avenue office peers out over dorms and classrooms the school stitched together from overgrown lots and aging skyscrapers as law, accounting and other white-collar firms fled downtown.

  • Oklahoma City to Study Feasibility of Future MLS Stadium

    by Molly M. Fleming May 2014

    The Oklahoma City Energy FC soccer management group wants teamwork, but it’s not just talking about its players. Prodigal Sports LLC, the company behind the team, has hired the Convention Sports Leisure firm to conduct a feasibility study to see where it stands in regards to being the future home of a Major League Soccer team.

  • Angels Explore Stadium Potential at Former Marine Base

    by KELLY ZHOU and ART MARROQUIN, STAFF WRITER May 2014

    The Anaheim Angels are still talking with Tustin officials about a potential new ballpark near one of the hangars at the former Marine base, according to city officials.

  • Turf to Turn Football Stadium into Multisport Complex

    by Lisa Knodel Contributing Writer May 2014

    The Wayne Local School District launched an ambitious project to raise money for the installation of artificial turf and convert the football stadium into a multi-sport complex.

  • Target Center Makeover to Take 'Inside-Out Approach'

    by ERIC ROPER; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE May 2014

    The $97 million overhaul of downtown Minneapolis' Target Center will feature lots of glass, a metallic-looking facade and better connections to downtown and Target Field, based on renderings released Tuesday.

  • High School to Hold 'Run for the Lights' 10K Fundraiser

    by Madhu Krishnamurthy mkrishnamurthy@dailyherald.com May 2014

    Piece by piece, the South Elgin High School community hopes to equip the school's stadium to bring it up to the standard of modern athletic fields. Students have been using the stadium, which opened in 2011, only during daylight hours since it lacks the lighting needed for night games.

  • School Board Agrees to Reciprocate Stadium Use

    by Mark Ciemcioch; Northtowns correspondent May 2014

    The state of the Tonawanda City School District's athletic fields - and who's using them - was the main topic of discussion at Tuesday's meeting of the School Board.

  • Report: Braves Stadium to Flood Cobb with 20K Cars

    by Dan Klepal, J. Scott Trubey; Staff May 2014

    The Atlanta Braves' new stadium and mixed-use development will add more than 20,000 vehicles to the already congested Cumberland Mall area on game days, according to an author of a traffic study for the team.

  • Does Braves' Stadium Budget Cover Pedestrian Bridge?

    by Dan Klepal, Brad Schrade; Staff May 2014

    A critical element to keep traffic flowing around the Braves stadium in Cobb County is a bridge over I-285 that would allow fans to park at the Cobb Galleria Centre and either walk or ride a bus over the highway to the game. The bridge plan, rolled out soon after the November announcement that the team would relocate to Cobb County in 2017, is key in the Braves' effort to provide enough parking spaces and get pedestrians from that area to the ballpark without walking along congested roads.

  • Stadium Transformed from Eyesore to Multipurpose Venue

    by Chris Chapman; cattaraugus correspondent May 2014

    OLEAN - The grass is growing and the final touches around the fields are taking shape, proving that the end of the first phase of work in historic Bradner Stadium is nearing completion.