• Opinion: Pro Teams in Vegas Just a Matter of Time

    by Nancy Armour May 2016

    After years of the major sports leagues swearing they would never have a franchise in a city where gambling is legal, it's no longer a question of if Las Vegas gets a team but when — and how many.

  • MIAA Hopes for Partnership with Gillette Stadium

    by Dan Ventura May 2016

    The MIAA would love to continue its relationship with the Krafts and Gillette Stadium. The high school sports organization is hoping the Patriots owners are equally as amenable. The sides have been talking about renewing the contract to play future Super Bowls in Foxboro. The deal between the sides expired after last season, and sites for this year's Super Bowls have not yet been finalized.

  • Opinion: Colleges Must Be Care with Alcohol Sales

    by Albuquerque Journal May 2016

    With UNM President Bob Frank and athletics director Paul Krebs already on board for allowing beer and wine sales at University Stadium, it seems a foregone conclusion that it's going to happen.

  • HS to Get Synthetic Turf Field by Football Season

    by Chris Thomas May 2016

    Central High School is expected to receive an athletic turf field renovation in time for football season, school athletic director J.D. Lambert told the News Sentinel on Wednesday.

  • AHL Moving Closer to Relocating Team to Tucson

    by Arizona Daily Star May 2016

    The American Hockey League's Board of Governors approved the transfer of ownership from the Springfield, Massachusetts, franchise to Tucson during the annual spring meeting in Chicago on Tuesday.

  • County Commission, School Board Talk Facility Needs

    by Kendi Anderson May 2016

    Talk of aging schools, condemned stadiums and overcrowding in the classrooms lasted for more than an hour, with factions of commissioners and school board members advocating for different concerns and agendas.

  • Vikings Stadium Closer to Completion of Turf Install

    by Rochelle Olson May 2016

    The turf on which the Minnesota Vikings will play is being laid down this week at U.S. Bank Stadium. The final prep work was occurring Monday with the actual greenery expected to start going down Tuesday. The 132,000 square feet of turf will lie on an asphalt bed already in place. The fake grass will be covered for concerts and other non-sports events.

  • Stadium Approved for New Los Angeles Pro Soccer Team

    by Stuart Goldman May 2016

    The Los Angeles City Council approved environmental impact reports Friday that pave the way for a new soccer-specific stadium for the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), which will open Major League Soccer play in 2018.

  • County Hopes Sports Complex Will Bring Tourism Dollars

    by Jason Scott May 2016

    Unlike its neighboring Florida counties, Seminole County does not have a theme park to draw tourists, but come Friday, when the ribbon is cut on a $27 million sports complex, the county can tap into another lucrative form of tourism – sports tourism.

  • Voters Approve 12,000-Seat HS Football Stadium

    by AB Staff May 2016

    Voters in a North Texas school district have approved a bond issue that includes $50 million to build a 12,000-seat high school football stadium. Saturday’s vote came on a $220 million bond issue for the McKinney Independent School District, which is about 20 miles north of Dallas. More than $11 million left from a 2000 bond election in the district will help fund site preparation, infrastructure upgrades and other work. McKinney had just one high school in 1962 when the district built its current 7,000-seat stadium. The districtnow has more than 24,500 students.