• 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.

  • High School Fast-Tracks Campaign to Fund, Install Turf

    by Jennifer Pignolet 9015292372 May 2015

    A campaign is underway to raise about $700,000 in private dollars for the installation of the turf at Houston High School in Germantown, on an accelerated timeline due to a city drainage project that ’s about to eat away at the team’s practice field.

  • Braves Stadium Fan Bridge Could Cost Extra $3M

    by Dan Klepal; Staff May 2015

    The bridge that will carry walkers, bicyclists and people-moving trams over 15 lanes of interstate highway to SunTrust Park could cost taxpayers about $3 million more than Cobb County officials have previously acknowledged.

  • Would-Be Notre Dame Grad Falls Off Arena Roof, Dies

    by The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado) May 2015

    A 21-year-old student from Colorado who was one day away from graduating from the University of Notre Dame died Saturday after falling from the roof of the school's sports arena, school officials said.

  • Reds Avoid Bigger Disaster During Smokestack Blaze

    by Jay Morrison May 2015

    One of the smokestacks in center field began malfunctioning in the top of the sixth inning and ended up catching on fire and burning for nearly 20 minutes before the Cincinnati Fire Department got a ladder truck high enough to extinguish the blaze.

  • The AB Extra: May 15

    by Laura Godlewski May 2015

    This week's AB Extra features new plans for an abandoned outdoor stadium in Miami, the reopening of the 'world's most dangerous theme park', and a classy move by the Baltimore Orioles regarding the cancelled and rescheduled games due to protests in the city. Happy Friday!