Facilities: Stadium & Arena
- San Diego Voters May Hold Fate of Chargers, Raiders
by Brent Schrotenboer, @schrotenboer, USA TODAY Sports July 2016
The future of the San Diego Chargers hung in the balance in January when team owner Dean Spanos tried to make a crucial call. Should he move his team to Los Angeles to share a lucrative new stadium with the Rams?
- Olympic Movement More About Misery Than Majesty
by Nancy Armour July 2016
The squalor and sleaze that have engulfed the Rio Games cannot be what Pierre de Coubertin had in mind. Far from elevating the world through sport, the Games have instead illustrated everything that's gone wrong with the Olympic movement.
- U.S. Staffers to Test Traffic Around Rio Track Stadium
by Dayton Daily News July 2016
At about the same time members of the U.S. Olympic track team get their uniforms, they'll be led to a TV monitor featuring a map of Rio de Janeiro with three dots: the athletes' village, the track team's training center and the Olympic stadium.
- Traffic Issues Confront Braves, Stadium Communities
by David Ibata; For the AJC, Staff July 2016
Things did not go well the evening of June 21 when a delegate from Cobb County dropped a bombshell on the Sandy Springs City Council: The traffic plan for the new Braves stadium would have motorists using Sandy Springs streets to get to the ballpark.
- Opinion: City Can't Afford to Play Bills Stadium Game
by The Buffalo News (New York) July 2016
It's nice to see Terry Pegula and Bills president Russ Brandon resist recent chatter from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about the "need" for a new Bills stadium.
- Applying Public-Private Principles to Community Sports Venues
by Peter Knowles and Steve Kelly July 2016
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- Gas Leak at Ice Arena Forces Evacuation of USM Campus
by Peter McGuire Staff Writer July 2016
A malfunctioning ice-making machine at the University of Southern Maine ice arena forced an evacuation of the university's Gorham campus Friday night.
- Hockey Tenants Gone, Rink Converts to Multisport Use
by Steve Craig, Staff Writer July 2016
What was once a hockey rink at the OA Sports Center is now a dark, empty space. The sand-and-gravel foundation oval of the rink with its painted lines is still present.
- New High School Turf a Team Effort from Community
by Chris Thomas July 2016
Anderson County High School’s transition to a synthetic turf football field nearly is complete, thanks to a community that donated labor, equipment, money and sideline support. The field will service Anderson County’s boys and girls soccer teams — giving the programs a field with lights and a scoreboard for the first time — along with its band and middle school football program. The project is expected to be finished under budget and in time for a youth football camp on July 11 at the high school.
- Fan Survey Calls for Arena Upgrades at Dayton
by David Jablonski June 2016
UD Athletic Director Neil Sullivan said any improvements to the arena would have to ensure that the building maintains its "soul." DAYTON - The University of Dayton received more than expected feedback in January in its online survey regarding potential upgrades to UD Arena.