Facilities: Stadium & Arena
- Demolition Begins to Make Way for Bucks Arena
by Tom Daykin June 2016
With a groundbreaking ceremony set for June 18, the site for the new Milwaukee Bucks arena will soon see its three remaining buildings razed.
- How Atlanta Earned a Super Bowl
by Tim Tucker June 2016
Atlanta's bid committee agreed to a lengthy and pricey list of NFL requirements — and tacked on a few other things the league didn't request — in securing the 2019 Super Bowl for the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained hundreds of pages of bid documents that provide a rare window into the complex and costly competition to host the nation's biggest sporting event. Atlanta was named the site of the February 2019 game in a vote by NFL owners late last month.
- Dolphins Show Off Stadium Renovations
by Hal Habib June 2016
The Dolphins swung open the doors to their stadium Thursday, giving the media a hard-hat tour that made it easier to envision what the finished product will look like with a canopy in place this fall. Much of the framework for the canopy is in place, thanks to a dozen large cranes standing where the Dolphins hope Ryan Tannehill soon will be throwing touchdown passes to Jarvis Landry. Although it required imagination to picture football in 91 days on a field that currently doesn't exist, Bill Senn, senior vice president of stadium renovations, sought to outline why the Dolphins are confident the facility will be ready for the Sept. 1 preseason home game against Tennessee.
- Alumni Group Hopes for new HS Stadium
by Jennifer Bardoner June 2016
Howard School alumni are upset that the Hamilton County Board of Education included their alma mater on a list of schools to get new bleachers when the group has been asking for a new stadium.
- NHL Expansion Likely, League Considering Markets
by Kevin Allen June 2016
Given the steady rise of the NHL's visibility and popularity in recent years, expansion is inevitable. The NHL is tracking toward growing as early as 2017-18, though Commissioner Gary Bettman said a decision hadn't been reached.
- French Open Director: Venue Needs a Roof
by The Buffalo News May 2016
A miserable, rain-soaked day provided the perfect platform for Guy Forget, the director of the French Open, to renew his campaign for a roof over Court Philippe Chatrier.
- Opinion: Super Bowl Host Cities Keep Falling For 'Scam'
by Paul Newberry May 2016
The NFL has its own version of three-card monte. We'll call it the Super Bowl Scam.
- Opinion: Stadium Names Once Stood for Sacrifices
by Thom Loverro May 2016
Memorial Day used to be more than a once-a-year barbecue holiday. There was a time when sports fans would be reminded of the sacrifices brave men and women made for this country every time they passed through the turnstiles of their home team stadium. Memorial Stadium, or variations of it, was once a common name for stadiums built around the country for sporting events. The term is still active in use among colleges and small town facilities, but it is a disappearing concept — stadiums named to represent what the holiday is supposed to remind us of.
- AT&T Stadium to Host UIL Football Championships
by Corpus Christi Caller-Times May 2016
All University Interscholastic League football state championship games will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington for the next two years, the UIL announced Thursday.
- Raiders Owner Serious About Moving Team to Vegas
by Jarrett Bell May 2016
Officially, there's no timeline for the Oakland Raiders to pack up the moving vans and head to Las Vegas. In reality, it is a potential deal seemingly on such a fast track that it might set some sort of NFL record. At the NFL meetings in Charlotte this week, Raiders owner Mark Davis reiterated what he declared in Vegas a few weeks ago. And he didn't stutter.