• Details Emerge About Viking Stadium Work Site Death

    by Rochelle Olson; Libor Jany August 2015

    The death of one roofer and a serious injury to another shut down construction of the Minnesota Vikings stadium on Wednesday, leaving the massive project eerily empty as an investigation was launched.

  • Braves Stadium Financing Delay Saved Cobb Money

    by Dan Klepal; Staff August 2015

    Cobb County will borrow $376 million for construction of SunTrust Park and make annual payments of $22.4 million on that debt --- about $1.6 million less than originally anticipated by county leadership.

  • Construction on Kings Stadium Monitored by Drones

    by Jason Scott August 2015

    Airborne eyes in the sky are becoming a reality in Sacramento. Aerial drones are tracking construction progress on the new stadium being built in Sacramento for the NBA’s Sacramento Kings.

  • Pennsylvania High School Installs Gold Turf Football Field

    by Jason Scott August 2015

    Schools like Boise State and Eastern Washington have gotten headlines for the bold color of their respective football fields.

  • Worker Dead, Another Injured in Vikings Stadium Construction Accident

    by Jason Scott August 2015

    One worker was killed and another was injured during construction Wednesday morning at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

  • Sponsored Video: How to Make a Daktronics Video Board a Reality for Your High School

    by AB Staff August 2015

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  • Opinion: Put Up Netting Before an MLB Fan Gets Killed

    by Rick Morrissey August 2015

    Baseballs traveling into the stands at 100 m.p.h. don't care if you're paying attention to the action on the field. They don't care if you have the concentration powers of a stalking lion.

  • Done Deal: Falcons to Play in Mercedes-Benz Stadium

    by Tim Tucker; Staff August 2015

    Shortly after Mercedes-Benz announced in January the move of its U.S. headquarters from New Jersey to metro Atlanta, a team of executives was dispatched to find ways to quickly make the company's presence known in its new home. "I sent them out fishing and they came back with a whale," Mercedes-Benz USA president and CEO Steve Cannon said Monday.

  • New Ballpark Must Shelter Homeless if Necessary

    by Joe Capozzi August 2015

    The state of Florida's $50 million contribution to the new complex triggered a state law allowing Palm Beach County to use the stadium as an emergency homeless shelter over the next 30 years.

  • Atlanta Soccer Site's Impact on Development Debated

    by Mark Niesse; Staff August 2015

    Boosters tout the planned 3,500-seat soccer stadium and practice fields as green beacons for development for the area near Interstate 285 and Memorial Drive in DeKalb County.