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  • Athletic Complex Dome Collapses Under Snow

    by Jason Scott March 2017

    As snowstorms continue to cause all kinds of problems in the northeast, a New Hampshire athletic facility is dealing with a dramatic problem caused by the weather — a collapsed dome.

  • U.S. Bank Stadium Collaborates with Audubon Bird Study

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    According to a new study from the Audubon Society, the Vikings’ new stadium has emerged as the leading killer of birds in the Twin Cities area.

  • Wayne County Vets Detroit Jail Site Stadium Proposal

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    More than a week ago, Rock Ventures submitted a proposal to Wayne County, Mich., offering to buy a parcel of land currently home to the county’s half-finished jail project in downtown Detroit with the purpose of using the site for a future Major League Soccer stadium development, according to Curbed.

  • Goldman Sachs Follows Sands out of Raiders Deal

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    On Monday, billionaire owner of the Sands hotel and casino in Las Vegas Sheldon Adelson, rescinded his promise of a $650 million contribution to the Oakland Raiders new stadium deal.

  • UCF to Install End Zone Cabana Suites

    by Jason Scott January 2017

    The University of Central Florida is taking a recent trend in football stadiums, on-field cabanas or suites, to the next level by selling access to field-level suites just behind the end zones, offering an unobstructed view of the field.

  • NFL's Chargers Announce Relocation

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    Chargers owner Dean Spanos announced the long-awaited decision this morning: the team will relocate from San Diego to Los Angeles for the 2017 season. 

  • Ice Arena Closed After Carbon Monoxide Scare

    by Jason Scott January 2017

    Women’s hockey players from the University of Wisconsin and Lindenwood (Mo.) University suffered carbon monoxide poisoning during a game on Friday. The ice arena they were playing in has been closed until the issue can be resolved.

  • New Projects: New Braunfels Rec | Kentucky Baseball | Razorback Stadium

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    Breaking Ground

  • AB's Top 10 Stories of 2016

    by AB Staff December 2016

    It was another eventful year in the athletics, fitness and recreation industries in 2016. Take a look at some of the top highlights that we covered at AB this year.

  • Blog: Creating Buy-In for $70M McKinney ISD Stadium

    by Valerie Little, Associate AD - McKinney ISD December 2016

    Editor’s note: In May 2016, voters approved a bond package that allowed the McKinney (Texas) Independent School District to construct a multi-million-dollar high school football stadium. Construction on the project began in December 2016, and is expected to be complete in late 2017. Valerie Little, Associate AD for McKinney ISD, will be providing an exclusive inside look at coordinating the effort.

    There are several foundational philosophies we as a district have relied upon to overcome some of the early challenges in this project. Now, despite all the negative media attention the McKinney (Texas) ISD has gotten for our new stadium project, the excitement in our community is palpable.