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  • Japan Scraps $2B Olympic Stadium Design

    by Laura Godlewski July 2015

    The original design for the stadium to be used for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics gained criticism from many. Not only for its odd look, but also for its cost, which had reached $2 billion, double its original budget of $1 billion.

  • Senate Puts Milwaukee Bucks on Brink of Arena Deal

    by Laura Godlewski July 2015

    It looks like the Milwaukee Bucks will be staying put. After two days of negotiations, state senators in Wisconsin have finally struck a deal to finance a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks, putting to rest speculation that the team might move to a new city. 

  • Fan Files Lawsuit Demanding MLB Extend Safety Netting

    by Paul Steinbach July 2015

    An Oakland Athletics season-ticket holder has filed a federal lawsuit seeking class-action status and greater protection for fans everywhere from flying bats and balls. The suit, filed Monday in the Northern District of California, wants MLB commissioner Rob Manfred to extend safety netting from foul pole to foul pole.

  • How LED Lighting Is Reaching All Levels of Outdoor Sports

    by Paul Steinbach July 2015

    The future for high-intensity discharge bulbs as an instrument of sports illumination grows dimmer by the day.

  • The AB Extra: July 10

    by Laura Godlewski July 2015

    This week's AB Extra features the world's first sliding field at a new stadium in London, a high school that's getting creative in solving a rodent problem and a Texas-shaped pool that's fighting to become a historical landmark.

  • Pan Am & Parapan Am Games Kick Off This Weekend

    by Laura Godlewski July 2015

    The 2015 Pan Am Games are slated to take place July 10-26 in Toronto, followed by the Parapan Am Games, which run August 7-15. The Games will bring thousands of athletes, spectators and volunteers to Toronto and the surrounding area for a variety of summer sporting events. Between the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, 57 different sports will be played over the course of the three weeks that the Games take place. The city of Toronto hopes that the Games will have a positive impact on the area and leave a lasting legacy far after they end. Here are some of the highlights associated with the Games:

  • In the Winning Tradition

    by Pamela D. Scott July 2015

    This article originally appeared in the September 1990 issue of Athletic Business.

    Today’s stadiums need to provide the ultimate in comfort and a diverse variety of amenities to achieve the winning tradition.

  • D.C. Stadium for Redskins May Hinge on Name Change

    by Laura Godlewski July 2015

    Unless the Washington Redskins get a name change, the team will struggle to get approval from the Obama administration for the construction of a new stadium in Washington, D.C.

  • Four Boys to Face Charges in Oregon Stadium Fire

    by Stuart Goldman July 2015

    Four boys between the ages of 10 and 12 will face charges in connection to the fire that destroyed historic Civic Stadium in Eugene, Ore.

  • Historic Baseball Stadium in Oregon Burns Down

    by Stuart Goldman June 2015

    A renovation to turn historic Civic Stadium in Eugene, Ore., into a home for soccer and children’s sports was scheduled to begin in July. Sadly, that will not happen.