Facilities: Stadium & Arena
Vikings Stadium Workforce Diversity Falls Short of Goal
by MIKE KASZUBA; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) March 2015
The goal was lofty: Summit Academy, a Minneapolis-based job training center, would lead a coalition that would recruit and train as many as 600 minorities to help build the $1 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium.
Paying Fans Can Watch Favre Induction on Video Boards
by Tyler Dunne, Staff, Packer Plus March 2015
Fans will have the opportunity to be a part of Brett Favre's induction into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, after all, as the hall announced they can purchase tickets to view the July 18 event from inside the Lambeau Field bowl.
MLS in Minnesota Closer, But Stadium Plans Unclear
by DENNIS BRACKIN; ROCHELLE OLSON; STAFF WRITERS, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) March 2015
Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber confirmed that the league was in "advanced discussions" with former UnitedHealth Group executive Bill McGuire and his ownership partners to bring an MLS expansion team to Minnesota.
Astros, Nats Set to Begin West Palm Stadium Work
by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post Staff Writer March 2015
The first players on the 160-acre site south of 45th Street will be engineers, land planners and appraisers who will start conducting initial measurements and environmental tests on the land, a former landfill.
Comcast to Partner with Braves, Outfit New Stadium
by Greg Bluestein, Tim Tucker, J. Scott Trubey; Staff March 2015
Cable giant Comcast will provide high-tech infrastructure for the new Atlanta Braves stadium and become an anchor tenant in the mixed-use project planned for next door to the ballpark, a move expected to spur more development, the team is set to announce today.
Yankee Stadium Turf Passes First Soccer Test
by Brian Lewis March 2015
It wasn't lush and green the way the Bombers would expect center field to be by midseason; but considering it was frozen a week ago and sod was still being put down midweek, it was an amazing turnaround.
Opinion: Keep Pac-12 Tourney in Aging, Intimate Arena
by AB Staff March 2015
The new Las Vegas Arena will cost about $400 million. It will be a thing of beauty. I hope the Pac-12 isn't seduced by its size and the new car smell.
Ravens Fans Embrace Light Rail, Ease Stadium Traffic
by Mark Sommer / NEWS STAFF REPORTER March 2015
M&T Bank Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards are often looked to as success stories, and the football stadium could offer useful lessons for Buffalo if a new football stadium is built downtown.
Turf Concerns as Yankee Stadium Preps for Soccer
by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015
Yankee Stadium is preparing to host its first event of the season this Sunday. No, Opening Day hasn't come early -- instead, New York City FC will play its first home match at the historic park. Fans are excited for this event, which has already sold more than 30,000 tickets, prompting the club to open upper levels of the stadium to fit more people in for the game.
Opinion: Sports Stadiums Throw Taxpayers For a Loss
by Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune March 2015
Since 1995, Los Angeles has been an anomaly: a huge city with lots of sports fans that has exactly as much professional football as Billings, Montana. This week, Angelenos got a bit of good news: They still aren’t getting an NFL franchise.