Facilities: Stadium & Arena
Schools Using Sod from Neyland Stadium on Fields
by Chris Thomas, Knoxville News-Sentinel June 2015
It’s not exactly a makeover. But a handful of Rockwood High School’s athletic facilities are receiving face lifts after the school acquired truckloads of Tennessee football’s recently removed playing surface from inside Neyland Stadium.
Budweiser Lounge at Allstate Arena Gets Approval
by Chicago Daily Herald June 2015
Rosemont trustees approved contracts for the construction of a Budweiser Lounge expected to open at the Allstate Arena before the end of the summer.
Casino Tax Money Fails to Fund Arena Upkeep
by Rick Rouan, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH June 2015
A fund meant to buy new seats or replace the roof at Nationwide Arena already is running dry three years after the city and county agreed to use casino tax money to buy and operate the arena.
Dodgers Prospect Blames MiLB Stadium for Slump
by JP Hoornstra June 2015
Observers at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark have pointed to a pair of hotels that were recently constructed in downtown Oklahoma City, just beyond the left- field wall, for suppressing hitting totals.
Season-Ticket Prices Soar at New Falcons Stadium
by Tim Tucker, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution June 2015
Falcons season tickets for non-club seats will cost from $55 to $175 per game, not including the required personal seat licenses, when the team moves into the new downtown stadium in 2017.
The AB Extra: June 5
by Laura Godlewski June 2015
This week's AB Extra features a mishap at the French Open, information on how to get a one-of-a-kind urinal autographed by Barry Sanders, and a unique park that opens in Chicago this weekend.
Wrigley's New Bleachers Bring Concessions Makeover
by Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times June 2015
Bleacher bums at Wrigley Field will soon have an easier time getting food and beer and a wider array of concession choices.
Event Bringing Yoga to Ralph Wilson Stadium
by Scott Scanlon; REFRESH EDITOR June 2015
Things are going to move a lot more slowly on the field at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Saturday than they do on many fall weekends - deliberately, in fact. Six top regional yoga instructors and the lululemon athletic apparel store at Walden Galleria will throw an event they hope will bring hundreds of people onto the turf for a Vinyasa flow workout.
MiLB President Vents Over Stadium, Team's Future
by Joh O'Connor, Michael Martz, Richmond TimesDispatch June 2015
With local debate silenced on the future of The Diamond, the president and managing general partner of the Richmond Flying Squirrels has issued a public appeal for support for the Double-A baseball franchise.
Race Track Demolished on Proposed NFL Stadium Site
by Josh Peter, USA Today June 2015
It stood for almost 75 years. It fell in less than 20 seconds. The city of Inglewood, Calif., took another step in clearing the way for the NFL's possible return to Southern California when it demolished the grandstand of the now-closed Hollywood Park racetrack Sunday morning.