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  • Winnipeg's CFL Stadium's Poor Design Leads to Lawsuit

    by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015

    Owners of Investors Group Field, home of the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers, are suing the architect and builder of the stadium for faulty design and construction and are seeking money to pay for extensive repairs at the stadium. 

  • Here's How a $985M Rams Stadium Looks — in St. Louis

    by Michael Gaio March 2015

    Missouri isn't letting the St. Louis Rams move to Los Angeles without putting up a fight. The state's task force for keeping the NFL franchise unveiled a new set of renderings on Monday for a riverfront stadium with an estimated cost now at $985 million. HOK produced the renderings.

  • Architectural Showcase: A Video Tour

    by AB Staff February 2015

    See how Athletic Business's Architectural Showcase offers unmatched year-round exposure for new and recently renovated athletic, fitness and recreation facilities.

  • Chargers, Raiders Unveil L.A. Stadium Plan

    by Michael Gaio February 2015

    Los Angeles might go from having no NFL teams to two — or even three — if a plan by the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers comes to fruition.

  • Nike's LED Court Hosts High School Basketball Games

    by Michael Gaio February 2015

    Nike introduced what it calls "the future of basketball," over the weekend as part of the NBA's All-Star festivities in New York City. In a large tent in Soho, Nike set up a temporary state-of-the-art basketball facility featuring a regulation-size LED basketball court. The court incorporated a fully programmable LED screen to run content and interactive training programs throughout the weekend.

  • This is What Hockey at Levi's Stadium Will Look Like

    by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern February 2015

    Outdoor hockey in California may not seem like a natural fit, but that's exactly what will take place next Saturday. The San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings will head outdoors and take the ice at Levi’s Stadium for the 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series. The league released a rendering on Thursday of what the stadium and rink will look like come game time. Design elements are aimed at paying tribute to the extensive topography of northern California.

  • Inside the Modern Team Locker Room

    by Paul Steinbach February 2015

    Awesome.

    It's an overused word, particularly among Millennials and Dick Vitale. But it has its moments, like when visitors first enter the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex at the University of Oregon.

    "It's awe, really, when people walk in," senior associate athletic director for marketing and public relations Craig Pintens says of the typical reaction, having personally guided close to a hundred tours of the 140,000-square-foot football facility. "It exceeds expectations every time."

  • 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.

  • 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.