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  • Residents Debate Sports Complex in Hearing

    by Lori Kersey April 2017

    Supporters of a proposed multi-sport complex at Shawnee Park in Dunbar, W.V., say the project would add much-needed turf fields for the area's sports teams and would be a boost to the area's economy.

  • Organized Sports Snapshots from 1977

    by Paul Steinbach April 2017

    While pondering the 40-year history of Athletic Business magazine, it became increasingly clear just how much times have changed for organized sports. Consider the following:

  • St. Louis Voters Shoot Down MLS Stadium Financing

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    Voters in St. Louis shot down a ballot measure that would’ve provided public money to help finance a Major League Soccer stadium on Tuesday.

  • New Yankee Stadium Amenities Add to Fan Experience

    by Ryan Gerbosi April 2017

    From nameless jerseys to clean-shaven faces, the Yankees have long sought to be a model of tradition in baseball. But as franchises around MLB look for non-traditional ways to draw fans, the Yankees have made a few adjustments of their own.

  • Turning High School Video Boards into a Revenue Stream (Sponsored)

    by Jerry Sikkink, Daktronics Sports Marketing Manager April 2017

    This sponsored content was provided by Daktronics. What is sponsored content?

    Video scoring systems are taking the nation by storm, and more and more high schools want to be a part of it. While this technology can seem like a big investment, many schools have installed an integrated audio and video system without paying out of pocket.

  • Turner Field Development Plans Draw Protests

    by J. Scott Trubey April 2017

    A group of residents near Turner Field have set up camp next to the stadium, saying they won't leave until Georgia State University and their development team sign a legal agreement to address gentrification and other issues that could result from redevelopment in the area.

  • Is SunTrust Park a Roadmap for Future MLB Ballparks?

    by Mark Wiedmer April 2017

    Atlanta Braves' new $662 million SunTrust Park is seen by no less than Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred as "a roadmap for clubs to get new stadiums built."

  • St. Louis Voters to Decide Whether to Fund MLS Stadium

    by Jim Salter April 2017

    Voters will decide Tuesday whether to designate $60 million from an existing business use tax for the construction of a 22,000-seat soccer stadium in downtown St. Louis.

  • Residents Fear Losin Space to College Baseball Stadium

    by Kyle Goon April 2017

    In more than two decades of living in his neighborhood, former college swimmer Gleed Toombes has watched the University of Utah creep closer and closer to his doorstep.

  • Florida House Bill Bars Stadiums from Public Land

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    In an effort by Florida House leaders to limit public assistance to private companies, HB 77 was passed 82-33 in a vote Thursday. The proposed bill disallows sports franchises from building or renovating stadiums on publicly owned land.