• June Ballot Likely to Include Vote on $2B Stadium

    by Scott M. Reid, staff writer, The Orange County Register January 2015

    Inglewood city officials said Tuesday that they expect an initiative asking voters to approve plans for a $2 billion, 80,000-seat NFL-ready stadium at Hollywood Park to be on the ballot in time for a June 16 election.

  • Video: Fly-Through of the New Atlanta Stadium

    by Michael Gaio January 2015

    If you've read AB, or even just a casual NFL fan, you may have heard that Atlanta is building a $1.4 billion replacement for the Georgia Dome.

  • Recycling Title: Clemson Infrastructure Credited

    by January 2015

    When Clemson beat South Carolina, 35-17, on the football field last Nov. 29, that wasn't the only decisive triumph the Tigers earned that day.

  • Council Vows to Put Sports Center to Public Vote

    by Monica Mendoza, - January 2015

    Voters in Colorado Springs will not be asked to change the city's charter to require a public vote on a City for Champions sports and events center.

  • Milwaukee Arena Plan Likely to Include Jock Tax

    by DON WALKER, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Staff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel January 2015

    Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday morning that he plans to put into the state budget a financing plan that includes bonding to help build a multipurpose arena in downtown Milwaukee.

  • Columnist: Braves Have a Bridge to Sell

    by Lance Lamberton; for the AJC January 2015

    The Cobb County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to allocate $750,000 for engineering and design work for a pedestrian bridge over I-285 to connect the new Braves stadium with parking facilities at the Galleria and Cumberland Mall.

  • Opinion: Don't Repeat Pontiac Story in Buffalo

    by The Buffalo News January 2015

    If you thought dead malls were bad, try a dead stadium. Just ask Mona Hofmeister. She has been fighting for years to tear down vacant houses in her hometown of Pontiac, Mich.

  • UCF’s Stadium Beach Club as Goofy as It Is Unique

    by Michael Gaio January 2015

    Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include comments from UCF's assistant athletic director of communications, Andy Seeley.

    The University of Central Florida made news Monday with the announcement of its new “East Side Club,” a beach lounge that will be built in the middle of the school’s football stadium seating.

  • First Look: Coastal Carolina Installing Teal Turf

    by Michael Gaio January 2015

    Coastal Carolina University's athletic department's official hashtag is #GoTeal. It appears they've followed their own advice when it came time to select a new playing surface for Brooks Stadium, home to the school's football and women's lacrosse programs.

  • Inside the Costly Task of Landing a Super Bowl

    by Josh Peter, USA TODAY Sports January 2015

    It's a business -- competitive, costly and, it turns out, increasingly advantageous for the NFL. "You have to comply," Kennedy told USA TODAY Sports, "or make best efforts at complying with the specifications set forth."