Facilities: Stadium & Arena
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.
Inglewood Stadium Petition Signatures Approved
by Scott M. Reidr, The Orange County Register February 2015
Los Angeles County officials have verified enough petition signatures to put plans to build a $2 billion, 80,000-seat stadium at Hollywood Park up for a vote, Inglewood City Clerk Yvonne Horton confirmed Wednesday.
BYU Commits to Basketball with Facilities Upgrades
by Jay Drew The Salt Lake Tribune February 2015
If potential recruits around the country were unsure if BYU is committed to improving its standing in the country's college basketball landscape, they should not be now.
Future of Soldier Field Hockey Event on Thin Ice
by BRIAN SANDALOW February 2015
Once the games started, Drew Russell wasn't disappointed by the Hockey City Classic on Saturday at Soldier Field.
Clemson Set to Debut Baseball Stadium Renovations
by Brad Senkiw, Anderson Independent-Mail (South Carolina) February 2015
Doug Kingsmore Stadium, which last had a major face-lift before the 2003 season, has been renovated with new seats, and there’s a premium-seat section behind home plate that puts 150 fans closer to the action.
Who Owns Aaron Statue, and Should It Move to Cobb?
by Katie Leslie; Staff February 2015
Eight years after Braves right-fielder Hank Aaron shattered Babe Ruth's home-run record in 1974, Bob Hope decided to form a nonprofit group dedicated to erecting a monument to the baseball legend.
Spring Forward: Nats, Astros Sign 30-Year Training Deal
by Tom Schad, THE WASHINGTON TIMES February 2015
Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced Wednesday that the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros have agreed to keep their spring training operations in Florida for the next 30 years, a positive step toward their possible moves to West Palm Beach in 2017.
NFL Owners Panel to Study Los Angeles Options
by Scott M. Reid, The Orange County Register February 2015
As multiple NFL teams weigh relocating to Los Angeles, league commissioner Roger Goodell has formed a committee of owners to examine the league's stadium options in Southern California and oversee relocation guidelines, league sources said Monday.