• Spring Training Ballpark Boasts $1.6M in Improvements

    by Bill DiPaolo Palm Beach Post Staff Writer March 2015

    New hunter green seats and more access to batting practice are some of the $1.6 million in improvements greeting Roger Dean Stadium fans at this year's spring training games.

  • Delta to Sponsor Premium Lounge at Braves' Stadium

    by Dan Klepal; Staff March 2015

    The Atlanta-based air carrier will sponsor an 18,000-square-foot lounge with walnut wood ceilings, memorabilia displays, two kitchens and a 30-foot-long bar with a marble-slab top --- along with a more casual sports bar with 20-foot-long televisions --- inside the new stadium when it opens in 2017.

  • St. Pete Mayor Optimistic on New Rays Stadium Search

    by STEVEN GIRARDI Tribune staff March 2015

    Mayor Rick Kriseman said Wednesday he still thinks an agreement allowing the Tampa Bay Rays to search for a new home could be reached by April 6 - Opening Day for baseball season.

  • New Amateur Park Planned for Baseball Complex

    by STEVEN GIRARDI; Tribune staff March 2015

    Mayor Rick Kriseman unveiled a proposal for an 1,800-seat championship ballpark at the Walter Fuller Baseball Complex in west St. Petersburg for local, international and collegiate tournaments.

  • Miller Park Stadium Tax Could End as Early as 2018

    by DON WALKER, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Staff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel March 2015

    There is some reason for optimism the sales tax can be retired sooner than later. Last year, the district experienced an increase in sales tax revenue of 8.78%, which is far higher than in recent years.

  • County OKs $5M So Astros, Nats Can Start Site Work

    by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post March 2015

    Faced with a tight schedule to open in 2017, the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros want to get a head start this month on their proposed $135 million spring training complex south of 45th Street -- even without a needed land-use approval from the state Legislature.

  • D-League Team to Put $350K into Chair-Back Bleachers

    by Glenn Jordan Staff Writer March 2015

    The Maine Red Claws might play basketball on Thompson's Point eventually, but with no definite plans for an arena on that 32-acre site along the Fore River, the team is investing in new seating at the Portland Expo.

  • AEG Abandons Plan to Build Downtown L.A. Stadium

    by Scott M. Reid STAFF writer, The Orange County Register March 2015

    The Anschutz Entertainment Group's unsuccessful bid to bring the NFL back to Los Angeles by building a $1.5 billion downtown stadium was doomed from the outset.

  • Milwaukee Mayor Says City's Arena Role Could Be TIF

    by DON WALKER, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel March 2015

    Mayor Tom Barrett said Monday the city needs a firm number from the Milwaukee Bucks on what a new arena downtown will cost.

  • Privately Funded $5M Prep Stadium Could Open in 2016

    by Nick Blizzard, Dayton Daily News (Ohio) March 2015

    Miamisburg school district officials have committed to building an athletic complex - estimated to cost about $5 million - that will include a football stadium at Miamisburg High School.