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  • ODU Unveils Stadium Plan, Won't Raise Student Fees

    by Harry Minium June 2016

    Old Dominion's Board of Visitors approved plans Thursday to build a $55 million, 22,130-seat football stadium that likely will open in 2019, and, surprisingly, would be paid for without increasing student fees.

  • Buckeyes to Sell Beer Throughout Ohio Stadium

    by Mary Mogan Edwards June 2016

    Beer will be sold throughout Ohio Stadium at Buckeye games this football season, and for that, thirsty fans can thank the good behavior of last year's drinkers and the efficiency of concession workers.

  • Old Dominion to Reveal Stadium Plans

    by Harry Minium June 2016

    Foreman Field's 20,118 seats have been sold out for all 48 games, and fans responding to Twitter messages asking for their input Wednesday were nearly unanimous in hoping for a 30,000-seat stadium.

  • Proposed Soccer Stadium Needs Transit Support

    by Jessie Van Berkel June 2016

    Shuttles and transit will be critical to handle the increased traffic and parking needs that will come with the proposed Minnesota United FC soccer stadium and surrounding development in St. Paul's Snelling-Midway neighborhood, a report released Monday found. St. Paul is seeking community feedback on the analysis, which delved into environmental, traffic, parking and noise issues that would result from the redevelopment of a 34.4-acre site near Snelling Avenue and Interstate 94.

  • More Drama Unfolds Around $63M Hartford Ballpark

    by Stuart Goldman June 2016

    The stadium authority for Hartford, Conn., has fired the developers of a $63 million minor league baseball stadium that likely will not open this year.

  • School Slated for New Scoreboards in Gym, Stadium

    by Michael Canfield June 2016

    A new high school sign and several new scoreboards will be installed over the summer in the Amherst Central School District, making use of contingency funds from the district's last capital project.

  • Can Chicago Support a Second Soccer Team?

    by Chicago Daily Herald June 2016

    There is talk about a second professional soccer team coming to Chicago, and some wonder if the city can support another club. North American Soccer League commissioner Bill Peterson wonders if two teams would be enough for Chicago in the long run. In Chicago for league meetings and tonight's Copa America game between the United States and Costa Rica, Peterson said he wouldn't mind coming back sometime soon to see a new club launch in his league. Peter Wilt, the founding general manager of Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire, is working to get another soccer club off the ground, this time in the NASL.

  • Figure Skating Event Expected to Draw Tourists

    by John Martin June 2016

    A figure skating competition that’s coming to the Ford Center is being called the biggest sporting event the region has ever hosted, with more than 5,500 hotel room nights booked in Evansville and surrounding communities.

  • Goodell: Bills Should Focus on New Stadium

    by Tyler Dunne June 2016

    The Buffalo Bills aren't in a rush to build a new stadium. They made that clear at the owners meetings in March. But on Monday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell went public with his thoughts.

  • County Debates Use of Park Funds for Braves Stadium

    by Carolyn Cunningham June 2016

    Representatives of the Cobb Parks Coalition have appealed to the Cobb County Board of Commissioners at every meeting for many months to fully fund the $40 million 2008 parks bond approved by 65 percent of the voters.