Facilities: Stadium & Arena
Baylor University Debuts New $266M Stadium with Style
by Times Record News (Wichita Falls, Texas) September 2014
WACO — They came in droves to finally witness McLane Stadium’s debut, strolling over the bridge above the Brazos River with both glee and astonishment. Fans tailgated, sailed boats to the nearby marina and even combined the two pregame hobbies.
U. of Washington to Sell Beer in 'Off-Leash' Deck
by Michael Gaio August 2014
Washington Husky fans are being given a longer leash at home football games this year.
21-Hour Days: HarborCenter Pushes to Hit Oct. Opening
by Matt Glynn; News Business Reporter August 2014
When the project was launched, the goal was to open most of the complex in September. But the fierce winter disrupted that timeline, and the target was eventually changed first to early October and then late October.
City Council Plans $500K in Upgrades to Tropicana Field
by CHRISTOPHER O'DONNELL; Tribune staff August 2014
Almost half of the money would go to replace four obsolete and worn air-conditioning units that cool separate back-of-the-house areas not connected to the stadium's main cooling system.
San Francisco 49ers Seek Replacement for $1.4 Million Turf
by Andrew Brandt August 2014
The Bandara Bermuda turf cost a mere $1.4 million of the San Francisco 49ers new $1.2 billion Levi's Stadium, but its absence leaves an astonishingly visible mark.
Consultants Eye Four Sites for 65,000-Seat Bills Stadium
by Tom Precious; NEWS ALBANY BUREAU CHIEF August 2014
The consultants' report for the Cuomo administration is still being finalized, and it also will lay out the possibility for renovation of Ralph Wilson Stadium along the lines of the re-construction at Lambeau Field in Green Bay and Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, according to a source with direct knowledge of the report.
Councilman: Building a Stadium Not Role of Government
by Monica Mendoza, By monica mendoza Monica.Mendoza@gazette.com - August 2014
Colorado Springs City Council member Joel Miller says voters should decide if local tax money is spent on a sports and event center. He will ask his colleagues to put a question on the April 2015 ballot asking voters if they will amend the city's charter to require voter approval for any city stadium and events center. He announced his intention Tuesday at the City Council meeting.
City's New Ballpark Lands New York-Penn League Club
by MIKE CASAZZA, DAILY MAIL SPORTSWRITER August 2014
The team will be the Pittsburgh Pirates' Class A-short season squad from the New York-Penn League, and it'll play home games from June to beginning September next summer.
Timelapse Video: Baylor's McLane Stadium Construction
by Michael Gaio August 2014
It's a great time to be a Baylor Bear. The Bears open the football season ranked in the nation's top 10, but perhaps more important, the university opens brand new McLane Stadium. In the video below, watch more than two years of work go by in just two minutes.
Astros, Nationals to Make Pitch for West Palm Stadium
by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post Staff Writer August 2014
The teams will meet with the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Board on Sept. 11 to discuss financing options for their proposed $140 million facility, Glenn Jergensen, the TDC's executive director, said Monday.