Facilities: Stadium & Arena
- Broncos Take Over Mile High Stadium Naming Rights
by Colorado Springs Gazette August 2016
The naming rights contract for Mile High Stadium likely will land in the hands of the Denver Broncos. Sports Authority plans to sell the naming-rights contract for the Denver football stadium to the reigning National Football League champions, according to filings made in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. The bankrupt sporting goods retailer -- which has shuttered its stores nationwide and liquidated its assets -- had enlisted Hilco Streambank to market the naming rights contract Sports Authority assumed in 2011 for Mile High Stadium in Denver. Read more on Colorado Springs Gazette
- Arthur Ashe Stadium Debuts Retractable Roof
by Melissa Kramer August 2016
The USTA on Tuesday officially raised the roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows in a ceremony.
- Influencing a Recruit: 5 Keys to a Competitive Brand (Sponsored)
by John Hamari, Facility Source August 2016
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- HS Football Team Looks Forward to New Stadium Debut
by Marc Pendleton August 2016
The early enthusiasm is especially evident at Chaminade Julienne, where the Eagles football and soccer teams will play in the new Roger Glass Stadium on campus.
- Research Center Examines Cities and Their Stadiums
by Stuart Goldman August 2016
In the wake of new stadium and arena projects in Atlanta, Milwaukee and Arlington, Texas, Georgia State University recently launched a research center that examines the interaction between sports teams and their cities.
- Vikings Stadium an Architectural Icon with a Dark Side
by Matt M. Johnson August 2016
Described as architecturally groundbreaking by its designers and by some local architects not attached to the project, the new $1.13 billion home of the Minnesota Vikings football team has been a conversation starter since construction started in late 2013. Now complete, the downtown Minneapolis stadium might soon be one of Minnesota's most recognizable buildings.
- Concrete Repairs Trump Wi-Fi Install at Ohio Stadium
by Michael Huson August 2016
Ohio State is considering whether full-blanket or partial Wi-Fi coverage would be best for the 105,000-seat stadium. That makes costs difficult to pin down, with estimates as high as $4 million.
- Falcons Add $9.1M to Stadium Price Tag
by Tim Tucker August 2016
The Falcons made another $9.1 million worth of changes to the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium last month, according to a report prepared by a state agency. According to the latest project status report by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority, the Falcons organization had "issued change orders" to general contractor Holder Hunt Russell Moody "in the cumulative amount of $208.6 million for various scope changes" through June.
- Clippers Exploring Options for New L.A. Home
by Dan Woike July 2016
The Clippers' lease at Staples Center ends in 2024, and owner Steve Ballmer has vowed to explore alternatives. The organization has taken preliminary steps toward the splashiest alternative - owning and operating its own arena in the Los Angeles area.
- MiLB Stadium Swarmed by Pokemon Fans
by Geoff Grammer July 2016
So big is the craze that has millions worldwide playing that the Isotopes on Wednesday night hosted a "Pokémon Go Night" promotion during their game against the Salt Lake Bees, who beat the 'Topes 11-6 in front of an announced crowd of 6,213.