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  • Design Details: T-Mobile Arena’s Club Spaces Cantilever Over Seating Bowl

    by Paul Steinbach June 2017

    The triangular tower lofts that bookend Hyde Lounge inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas are unlike anything seen before in an arena space.

  • Opinion: High Point Minor League Stadium Misguided

    by Julie Tisdale June 2017

    On Monday, April 3, as teams across the country opened their seasons in front of excited fans, High Point voted, 8-1, to spend $15 million on a downtown ballpark project. The whole thing will actually cost the city more like $30 million, but this was the first $15 million for land acquisition. And despite my love for the game, I was saddened by the news.

  • City Seeks Minor League Team for Vacant Ballpark

    by Josh Cornfield June 2017

    A baseball stadium once hailed as a sign of the bright future of the waterfront in the poverty-stricken city of Camden now sits mostly empty, but redevelopment projects worth hundreds of millions are rising up around it. Camden County has been trying to draw a minor league team affiliated with Major League Baseball to use the stadium since the former independent league's Camden Riversharks folded in 2015 after it couldn't reach a deal to stay. But 2017 will be the second season without professional baseball being played there.

  • Anti-Tax Group Hopes to Bar Public Money for Stadiums

    by Jason Scott May 2017

    Many major sports stadiums are at least funded in part by taxpayer money. In addition to providing the public with a space to watch their local teams, many of these deals are made with the presumption that these sports venues stir economic activity.

  • L.A. Stadium Delay May Impact Vegas Super Bowl Hopes

    by Jarrett Bell May 2017

    With a lease now signed, sealed and approved by NFL cohorts for his team to ultimately take up residency at a new stadium in Las Vegas, Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis wasted no time pondering another potential layer of the equation: a Sin City Super Bowl.

  • Chicago Venues Up Security After Manchester Attack

    by Jamie Sotonoff May 2017

    On Tuesday night, Allstate Arena tightened its security by adding more police to patrol the property and gates, both on foot and in squad cars. Additional undercover police officers mixed into the crowd, both inside and outside, to watch for suspicious behavior, said Pat Nagle, Nagle, executive director of the Allstate Arena and the Rosemont Theatre.

  • Emergency Message at Braves Game a False Alarm

    by Jason Scott May 2017

    Just a day after a suicide bomber attacked an arena in Manchester, England, fans at an Atlanta Braves game were left shaken by what is being called a false alarm.

  • Braves Close In on Spring Training Complex Deal

    by Tim Tucker May 2017

    The Braves' planned move of their spring-training home from Disney World to southwest Florida cleared another governmental hurdle Tuesday. The Sarasota County Commission voted unanimously to approve an operating agreement that spells out the terms and conditions of a new facility for the Braves and a non-relocation agreement that requires the team to hold spring training in the complex for 30 years.

  • Rio Olympic Plan Under Fire Over Boarded-Up Venues

    by Stephen Wade And Filipe De Almeida May 2017

    A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that were built with "no planning."

  • Tax Levy to Fund 102-Year-Old Ballpark Upgrades

    by John T Martin May 2017

    Now that legislation has passed enabling the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. to create a tax levy for Bosse Field, the school district will spend a year evaluating what the 102-year-old baseball park needs the most.