• Northern Illinois U. Puts Football Field Design to Fan Vote

    by Blair Sheade May 2015

    The Northern Illinois football program wants a new field design and the athletic program is allowing the fans to decide which field design will be used in the upcoming season.

  • Braves Hire New York Firm to Help Brand New Stadium

    by Tim Tucker; Staff May 2015

    The Braves have retained New York-based agency SME to help create a branding and marketing campaign for premium and general ticket sales in the team's new Cobb County stadium. Season tickets for 2017 ? SunTrust Park's inaugural season ? will go on sale soon to current Braves season-ticket holders.

  • Fort Wayne Revives Push for Downtown Arena

    by Frank Gray, The Journal Gazette May 2015

    A consultant hired to gauge the viability of a new arena downtown says it has potential, according to a study released by Fort Wayne city officials Wednesday.

  • Why Were Personalized Wrigley Field Pavers in Landfill?

    by Dan Cahill May 2015

    It all started when the Pontiac Daily Leader reported that some Wrigley Field personalized pavers were turning up in landfill near Pontiac, Ill.

  • Which Billion-Dollar Stadium Will Chargers Play In?

    by Scott M. Reid, The Orange County Register May 2015

    As momentum continues to build for the NFL's return to the nation's second-largest market after a more than 20-year absence, the Citizens' Stadium Advisory Group, on Monday revealed its plans to fund a $1.1 billion stadium in Mission Valley that calls for the Chargers to pay nearly $800 million over a 30-year-period.

  • St. Paul Saints Debut Kooky Touches of New Ballpark

    by James Walsh, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) May 2015

    Monday night, the Saints minor league baseball team christened its shiny new Lowertown ballpark, CHS Field, with an exhibition game featuring many of the same inviting and kooky touches that made Midway Stadium its cozy home for 22 years. But there was plenty of new and improved, too.

  • Tax Breaks Give Hope to Minneapolis MLS Stadium Plan

    by Mike Kaszuba, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) May 2015

    Negotiators in Minneapolis may be making progress on a menu of mostly local tax breaks for a Major League Soccer stadium, even though the proposal appeared dead Monday in the closing hours of the legislative session.

  • L.A. Stadium Plan Pushes MLS Debut Back to 2018

    by Phil Collin, May 2015

    It might take a little longer than expected, but Los Angeles Football Club took its first stride in establishing a downtown soccer stadium to serve as home to a team that will enter Major League Soccer in 2018.

  • Opinion: Football at Bristol Speedway Hard to Imagine

    by Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee) May 2015

    On Sept. 10, 2016, there will be a football game played here between Tennessee and Virginia Tech. It’s more than a game. It’s a college football event for the ages.

  • Dual-Surface Ice Rink Facing $191K Deficit Forecast

    by Scott Taylor May 2015

    Operations at Auburn's dual-surface ice arena are still costing more than they earn, city councilors were told Monday night.