Facilities: Stadium & Arena
- Site Rock Removal to Add $270K to HS Stadium Cost
by Joseph Popiolkowski; News Staff Reporter February 2017
Crews working to build the new stadium at Williamsville South High School will have to remove nearly twice as much rock from the site as originally thought because it sits atop an escarpment, district officials said.
- New City in Georgia to Get 200-Acre Sports Complex
by Mark Niesse; Staff February 2017
Construction on Atlanta Sports City is set to begin this fall and will eventually include a 15,000-seat stadium, 22 soccer and football fields, seven baseball diamonds and five basketball courts.
- Wayne County Vets Detroit Jail Site Stadium Proposal
by Courtney Cameron February 2017
More than a week ago, Rock Ventures submitted a proposal to Wayne County, Mich., offering to buy a parcel of land currently home to the county’s half-finished jail project in downtown Detroit with the purpose of using the site for a future Major League Soccer stadium development, according to Curbed.
- Rio's Olympic Legacy One of Debt, Decay
by Nancy Armour February 2017
The closing ceremony was six months ago Tuesday, and several of the venues are abandoned and falling apart. The Olympic Park is a ghost town, the lights have been turned off at the Maracana and the athletes village sits empty.
- Angels Owner: Team Staying Put in Current Ballpark
by Jeff Fletcher February 2017
Before he spoke to his team on the first day of spring training they were all in the same room, Angels owner Arte Moreno told reporters on Saturday that he's committed to improvements on two fronts. To the team, and to the ballpark they will call home through at least 2029.
- Opinion: Split Sports, Entertainment Between Arenas
by Larry Stone February 2017
The process of fashioning an arena for the purpose of bringing an NBA and possibly NHL team to Seattle drones on, complicated by an amalgam of conflicts.
- Yankees to Offer Cheaper Ticket Plans for 2017
by Newsday February 2017
The Yankees are offering two new, cheaper ticket plans for the 2017 season, giving fans the opportunity to attend a game for $15 or less, the team announced Friday.
- Sports Complex Could Provide $100M Economic Impact
by Laura McCrystal February 2017
A multi-use sports complex in Montgomery County could generate $100 million in local economic impact in its first five years, according to a study commissioned by a board that promotes tourism in the county.
- Zoning Commission Approves D.C. United Stadium
by Julia Brouillette February 2017
D.C. United cleared the final hurdle in a decade-long push to build a Major League Soccer stadium in the District, receiving unanimous approval from the city's zoning commission.
- D.C. United Inks Stadium Naming Rights Deal
by Thomas Floyd February 2017
Now, with the Major League Soccer team poised to secure final approval from the D.C. Zoning Commission on Thursday, the United faithful have an official name for their soccer-specific stadium: Audi Field.