Facilities: Stadium & Arena
- Barclays Center, Islanders Take First Opt-Out Steps
by Jim Baumbach, Robert Brodsky May 2017
Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, which runs the Barclays Center and the renovated Nassau Coliseum, recently notified the Islanders in writing that the window to renegotiate the terms of the license agreement is open
- Opinion: Opposition to Public Stadium Funding Benefits Taxpayers
by J.C. Hernandez May 2017
In a positive move for Virginia taxpayers, candidates in the commonwealth's gubernatorial race have expressed skepticism toward using public subsidies to construct a professional football stadium.
- Dayton Plans $12.5M Basketball Arena Renovation
by Will Garbe and David Jablonski May 2017
Specifics of the renovation were not disclosed by school officials, but a building permit filed with the city of Dayton describes the project by Hastings + Chivetta Architects as an interior and exterior remodel.
- Construction Company: Bucks, Vikings Venues Differ
by James B. Nelson May 2017
Troubles at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis — including zinc metal panels that are coming loose — should not cause concern about the new Milwaukee Bucks arena, an executive for the construction company for both projects says.
- Las Vegas Stadium Clouds NFL's Stance on Gambling
by Brent Schrotenboer May 2017
The new NFL stadium in Las Vegas doesn't yet have a name and isn't expected to open until 2020. But when it does, at least one nickname certainly will apply: The House That Gambling Built.
- Friend Flushes Fan's Ashes Down Ballpark Toilets
by Chicago Daily Herald May 2017
A New York City man is on a mission to flush the cremated remains of his lifelong friend — a plumber — down ballpark toilets around the country. So far, he's done the deed at 16 stadiums.
- Kentucky Inks Stadium Naming Rights Deal with Kroger
by Jon Hale May 2017
Commonwealth Stadium is no more. The home of the Kentucky football program since 1973 will be known as Kroger Field moving forward.
- Milwaukee Bucks Arena Nears Construction Milestone
by James B. Nelson May 2017
Crews plan to lift and gently lower into place the first of nine enormous roof trusses high above the steel cocoon that forms the shell of the new stadium.
- Leaks, Loose Panels Prompt U.S. Bank Stadium Testing
by Courtney Cameron May 2017
After nine months in operation, the Minnesota Vikings’ U.S. Bank Stadium is experiencing unforeseen problems in the form of loose exterior paneling and leaky walls. On Friday, stadium officials told the StarTribune that it is yet unclear how serious the problem is, or how easy it will be to fix.
- Minnesota State Senate Approves Stadium Oversight
by Rochelle Olson May 2017
The Minnesota Senate unanimously voted Thursday to overhaul U.S. Bank Stadium's public watchdog panel, agreeing with previous House actions in the need for change at the new $1.1 billion building. The House already has voted twice to restructure the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) and take tighter control of the agency's finances as well as its use of two publicly owned luxury suites. But the bills passed by each chamber differ on key points that need to be resolved before a version can go to Gov. Mark Dayton's desk.