Facilities: Stadium & Arena
- Two-Sided Display Cases Lend Transparency to Lobby Spaces
by Paul Steinbach October 2015
By definition, display cases should be highly visible, but few capture that concept better than the type seen at the University of Alaska Anchorage's Alaska Airlines Center.
- Twins Announce Target Field Mezzanine Renovations
by Paul Walsh October 2015
The Twins are enhancing roughly 3,700 square feet of underused space for seating and viewing behind center field in what will be the most extensive renovations to Target Field since it opened in 2010.
- New Name for Jazz Stadium: Vivint Smart Home Arena
by Jasen Lee October 2015
For the third time in 25 years, Utah's foremost sports and entertainment venue is getting a new moniker. Provo-based Vivint has purchased the naming rights for what will now be called Vivint Smart Home Arena in downtown Salt Lake City. The Utah County technology company signed a 10-year naming agreement with Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment. Vivint is a smart home and security products and services provider.
- Questions Remain for Temple's Stadium Proposal
by Mike Jensen October 2015
Earlier this month, I walked around the Lincoln Financial Field parking lot before Temple's game against Tulane, asking the Owls faithful whether they wanted an on-campus stadium or to stay at the Linc. I was surprised by how many - almost all - liked the idea of a campus stadium. Talking to season-ticket holders, parents of players, and former players, I found plenty of uniformity in their opinions. However . . .
- Opinion: Vote on New Rays Stadium Shortsighted
by The Tampa Tribune October 2015
Maybe the best thing that can be said about the unrealistic Tampa Bay Rays stadium proposal the St. Petersburg City Council passed on Thursday is that the council now understands that time is running out. Beyond that, the vote is more of a setback than a step forward.
- Temple's Goal: 34,000-Seat, $100 Million Stadium
by Marc Narducci and Dylan Purcell October 2015
Temple's goal to build a football stadium on campus has received "some seven-figure commitments" for funding, the chairman of the university's board of trustees said Thursday. Chairman Patrick O'Connor confirmed that a proposed 35,000-seat stadium with an estimated cost of $100 million is being pursued for the northwest corner of campus. He said the issue is expected to be discussed at the December trustees meeting. "We are moving forward and exploring every option," he said. The stadium would rise about a block or two behind the Liacouras Center.
- St. Pete to Pitch Higher-Priced Stadium Plan to Rays
by Steven Girardi October 2015
Hoping to restart stadium negotiations with the Tampa Bay Rays, city council members have agreed on a new proposal to let the team look for other locations, but at a higher cost than a previous deal. The council voted 5-3 Thursday for a plan by Councilman Jim Kennedy that would charge the Rays up to $4 million for each year remaining on the Tropicana Field lease and an additional $5 million in development fees if the team decides to move to Hillsborough County. The team would pay less if it stays in Pinellas County and nothing if it stays in St. Petersburg.
- Park a Plus for Poor Falcons Stadium Neighborhood
by Katie Leslie; Staff October 2015
City leaders are hailing a park in English Avenue --- the community's first --- as a sign of what's to come in broader efforts to revitalize Atlanta's Westside.
- Upgrades Keep Minor League Ballpark Viable — For Now
by David Paschall October 2015
Next spring, the Chattanooga Lookouts will embark on their 17th season at AT&T Field.
- Power Outage Pulls Plug on Kings Hockey Practice
by Rich Hammond, Staff Writer October 2015
The latest in a series of power outages hit the area around the Kings' practice facility sometime overnight, left the ice unplayable and forced the Kings to cancel practice for a second time in seven days.