Facilities: Stadium & Arena
Two Fall Lawsuits Cite Civic Center's Unmarked Step
by Kate White, Staff writer February 2015
A former West Virginia University basketball player and a high school cheerleading coach have sued the city of Charleston and a flooring company, after they allegedly fell and injured themselves in the same place at the Charleston Civic Center.
USF's Sun Dome Reaping Rewards of $36M Renovation
by Jerome R. Stockfisch, Tribune staff February 2015
The accolades keep rolling in for the University of South Florida's Sun Dome.
Nike's LED Court Hosts High School Basketball Games
by Michael Gaio February 2015
Nike introduced what it calls "the future of basketball," over the weekend as part of the NBA's All-Star festivities in New York City. In a large tent in Soho, Nike set up a temporary state-of-the-art basketball facility featuring a regulation-size LED basketball court. The court incorporated a fully programmable LED screen to run content and interactive training programs throughout the weekend.
Couple Accesses Neyland Stadium Press Box, Has Sex
by The Tennessean February 2015
College students sneaking into football stadiums is not all that new. But an adventurous couple spiced things up apparently on Valentine’s Day at Neyland Stadium at the University of Tennessee.
Minor League Ballpark Making Three Major Upgrades
by JOHN O' CONNOR February 2015
Sitting in the first several rows of the upper deck at The Diamond will be more comfortable, the main concourse will offer more room to move, and there's a new entertainment area for groups down the left-field line.
Braves Opt for 'Premium' Ticket Prices, But No PSLs
by Tim Tucker, Staff February 2015
As the Falcons sell personal seat licenses for their new stadium, the Braves are preparing to begin next month the sales of season tickets for their new ballpark, also slated to open in 2017. The Braves said they won't have PSLs consistent with their position all along.
Inglewood, Calif., 'All In' on Luring NFL Franchise
by Josh Peter, USA TODAY Sports February 2015
Almost six weeks after St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke announced plans to build an NFL stadium here, buoying hopes that professional football will return to the Los Angeles area after a 20-year absence, Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts says he is more confident than ever.
This is What Hockey at Levi's Stadium Will Look Like
by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern February 2015
Outdoor hockey in California may not seem like a natural fit, but that's exactly what will take place next Saturday. The San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings will head outdoors and take the ice at Levi’s Stadium for the 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series. The league released a rendering on Thursday of what the stadium and rink will look like come game time. Design elements are aimed at paying tribute to the extensive topography of northern California.
In Florida, a Three-Way Fight Over Stadium Funding
by Matt Dixon Scripps, Tribune Capital Bureau February 2015
A three-way fight that has Gov. Rick Scott’s administration going “round and round” with legislative leaders is brewing as a budget panel prepares to vote on a pot of money for improvements to professional sports stadiums.
Public Wants Track, Hoops as Part of Stadium Site
by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post Staff Writer February 2015
The circular stickers told the story Thursday about what residents want to see at the new 12-acre public park that will be built next to the proposed spring-training baseball complex.