• LSU Looks to Open Beer Garden at Tiger Stadium

    by Jason Scott March 2017

    LSU is working on plans to bring beer sales to football games for the 2017 season, though nothing is official just yet.

  • Will Mercedes-Benz Stadium Roof Be Ready in Time?

    by Tim Tucker March 2017

    Issues with the complex roof already have delayed the opening twice and appear to threaten another delay.

  • Braves Show Off SunTrust Park Ahead of Opener

    by Tim Tucker March 2017

    The Braves opened SunTrust Park for a behind-the-scenes media tour Tuesday, three days before the ballpark will be opened to season-ticket holders for an exhibition game Friday against the New York Yankees.

  • Abandoned NFL Cities Woo Other Pro Sports

    by Brent Schrotenboer March 2017

    The proposed MLS plans in St. Louis and San Diego could recast their identities without the NFL. If successful, they might even help buck a trend in which the six previous metro areas deserted by the NFL later provided enough enticements to get the mighty league to return.

  • Utah Plans Stadium Expansion Feasibility Study

    by Dirk Facer March 2017

    When it comes to expanding Rice-Eccles Stadium, Utah athletics director Chris Hill acknowledged there's a popular number being thrown around for the 45,807-seat venue.

  • With Raiders' Move, Pressure for New Bills Stadium Eases

    by Vic Carucci March 2017

    A year ago, the NFL was making a strong push for the Buffalo Bills to build a new stadium. The league's position appears to have softened greatly since then.

  • Raiders Will Face Awkward Interim Years Before Move

    by Jarrett Bell March 2017

    Mark Davis pretty much had to make this move in one sense, given the landscape for the business of the NFL and the frustrating but fruitless years of trying to strike a deal to remain in Oakland. Davis expects that in the coming days he will publicly detail his reasons for the move to the die-hards in Oakland.

  • Police Called to Soccer Skirmish Outside Avaya Stadium

    by Jason Scott March 2017

    Tensions between fans turned ugly prior to the start of a 'friendly' soccer match between two Mexican soccer clubs on Sunday, as San Jose police were dispatched to break up an altercation between supporters of the rival teams.

  • Gloomy Outlook for Oakland Keeping Raiders

    by Tom Pelissero, @TomPelissero, USA TODAY Sports March 2017

    Last-ditch efforts by Oakland leaders to keep the Raiders from moving to Las Vegas haven't moved the ball with the NFL. In a letter to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, who publicly released additional details Friday of a plan the NFL deemed unworkable months ago, Commissioner Roger Goodell reiterated that key issues with the Oakland proposal remained unresolved. NFL owners will consider the Raiders' relocation application at the league meeting that began Sunday in Phoenix. "Despite all of these efforts, ours and yours, we have not yet identified a viable solution," Goodell wrote. "It is disappointing to me and our clubs to have come to that conclusion."

  • Stadium Teardown Plan Sparks Nostalgic Resistance

    by Diane Knich March 2017

    The Charleston County (S.C) School District plans to tear down the 1940s-era stadium for its $43.7 million North Charleston Center for Advanced Studies.