• Timberwolves, Lynx to Enjoy Major Facilities Upgrades

    by Michael Rand, Star Tribune January 2015

    For years, the Timberwolves and Lynx have practiced in the bowels of Life Time Fitness below Target Center. But they are both just months away from going from what Wolves Chief Marketing Officer Ted Johnson calls "pretty outdated facilities to the gold standard."

  • College Gets Arena Naming Rights, Eyes Groundbreaking

    by Dana Caldwell January 2015

    Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) and Suncoast Credit Union officials announced the latter’s $5 million purchase of naming rights Tuesday morning at the school.

  • Seattle Mariners to Use LED Technology to Light Safeco

    by AB Staff January 2015

    Source: Seattle Mariners

    The Seattle Mariners Tuesday announced that Safeco Field will be the first Major League Baseball facility to illuminate the playing field with LED lights.

  • Cubs Sued Over Wrigley Rooftop Revenue Sharing

    by Jared Hopkins, Tribune reporter January 2015

    Businesses owning and operating two Wrigley rooftops sued the Chicago Cubs and team chairman Tom Ricketts in federal court Tuesday, accusing the team of breaching the terms of its revenue-sharing contract, engaging in deceptive business practices and acting in violation of anti-trust laws.

  • State's Role in New Atlanta Falcons Stadium Expanding

    by Greg Bluestein; Staff January 2015

    A $23 million proposal tucked into Gov. Nathan Deal's budget plan to extend a downtown Atlanta parking deck will force lawmakers to again confront a debate over the state's growing role in the new Atlanta Falcons stadium.

  • The Bill: Who's Going to Pay for Buffalo's $1B Stadium?

    by The Buffalo News (New York) January 2015

    Now that a consultant has recommended four locations for a possible new stadium for the Buffalo Bills, a big question leaps out: Who would pay?

  • Buffalo Stadium May Be Latest to Use Eminent Domain

    by The Buffalo News (New York) January 2015

    Eminent domain has factored into some recent, high-profile stadium and arena projects around the country. The Buffalo Bills new stadium might be next.

  • Lamp System Helped Maintain Neyland Stadium Grass

    by Dustin Dopirak, Knoxville News-Sentinel January 2015

    The field lamp system Tennessee rented from a company in The Netherlands to maintain the grass on Shields-Watkins Field at Neyland Stadium for the 2014 football season cost the athletic department approximately $19,500, according to documents obtained through a public records request.

  • Would Downtown Stadium End Tailgating at Bills Games?

    by Jay Tokasz, News Staff Reporter January 2015

    Moving the Bills stadium downtown, where space is limited, surely would undermine what has become a big part of the game-day experience.

  • Dolphins Hope $400M Stadium Reno Brings Super Bowls

    by Hal Habib Palm Beach Post Staff Writer January 2015

    On a day overrun by cranes, dust and rubble, in a stadium that barely looked like a stadium, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross on Friday laid out an ambitious vision for Sun Life Stadium.