Facilities: Stadium & Arena
Coming Monday: 2014 Facilities of Merit Winners
by AB Editors October 2014
For two weeks beginning Monday, the 10 winners of the 2014 Facilities of Merit awards will be announced on AthleticBusiness.com.
Prep Football Game Suspended After Lighting Failure
by NICK WILLIAMS; Tribune staff October 2014
The lights at Newman Stadium stopped working with just more than eight minutes left during halftime. Reinhart said the failure might have been caused by a circuit breaker issue.
Nationals, Astros Working with City to Close Financing Gap
by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post October 2014
Even if the county and teams can reduce a $24 million financing gap, the issue of the county obtaining land in West Palm Beach for the stadium remains in doubt.
Pro Hockey Arena First in U.S. to Use Recycled Water
by Richard K. De Atley, Staff Writer October 2014
Recycled water will be used for the ice rink at the Citizens Business Bank Arena for the 2014-15 season of the Ontario Reign hockey team, a first for a professional hockey arena in the United States, venue officials claim.
Several Upgrades Under Way at Broadmoor World Arena
by Rich Laden, firstname.lastname@example.org October 2014
New signs inside and out, roomier entrances to interior gathering places and upgrades to bars and other facilities are underway at the Broadmoor World Arena.
Cities, Schools Pledge $500K Each to Fix Aging Ice Arena
by Erin Adler, Star Tribune Staff Writer October 2014
For nearly five years, the home of West St. Paul and Henry Sibley High School hockey has been skating on thin ice. Hockey enthusiasts and city officials have long debated what do about aging the West St. Paul ice arena, with its structural problems and outdated ice-cooling system.
Georgia Tech Athletics Now Accepting Bitcoin
by Michael Gaio October 2014
Georgia Tech will be the first university in the world to integrate bitcoin payments into its stadium concession sales, the school announced Wednesday.
Officials Seek Right Location, Funding for Rays Stadium
by The Tampa Tribune (Florida) September 2014
The Tampa Bay Rays are working on a box office losing streak that makes it difficult for the team to prosper on and off the field and that brings embarrassment to a region with a rich baseball tradition.
Soccer Owner, Stadium Management Reach Settlement
by CHRISTOPHER O'DONNELL; Tribune staff September 2014
Attorneys for the Tampa Bay Rowdies and the St. Petersburg Baseball Commission, the nonprofit group that runs Al Lang Stadium, have agreed to a confidential settlement to resolve a lawsuit filed by the Rowdies that claimed conditions at the stadium are inadequate.
MiLB Park Opts for Same Lighting as Yankee Stadium
by Michelle Williams, The Orange County Register September 2014
The Diamond in Lake Elsinore is being outfitted with an advanced technology lighting system engineered by Musco Lighting, a smaller scale version of the arrays the company installed at the Yankees' new field in 2009.