• 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.

  • Resurfacing Tips, Considerations for Your Outdoor Track

    by June 2015

    It has been more than 20 years since Hempfield High School in Landisville, Pa., installed its original outdoor track. Since its debut in 1992, the track has been resurfaced twice due to the heavy traffic it sees from high school athletes, physical education classes, youth sports participants and community events. Dan Forry, chief operating officer for the Hempfield School District, took note of the wear at the starting line and jump areas, and after talking with a few track surfacing professionals, made the decision to replace the existing surface.

  • Trained Sculptor Takes Artistry to Super Bowl End Zone

    by Dave Eminian, Peoria Journal Star June 2015

    Mike Reno is an artist, from painting an end zone every year at the Super Bowl, to carefully manicuring Dozer Park nightly for Peoria Chiefs games.

  • Falcons' Non-Club PSLs Carry Much Lower Price Range

    by Tim Tucker; Staff June 2015

    The stadium's 60,000-plus non-club seats will carry one-time fees for the right to buy season tickets ranging from $500 to $5,500.

  • Estimates Vary on Number of Jobs Arena Would Create

    by Don Walker and Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI) June 2015

    When it comes to a new arena for the Bucks and jobs for Milwaukee, one thing is certain: Build a grand sports stage and at least a dozen well-paid NBA players will be working in the city.

  • City Resurrects Plan to Build Ice Rink — Its Fifth

    by Jay Rey News Staff Reporter June 2015

    When HarborCenter opened downtown last year - followed by the debut of Cornerstone Ice Arena in the City of Lockport - speculation was that the new ice rinks would hurt business in Amherst, which operates four rinks of its own.

  • Worst Case: Oakland Could Lose Raiders, A's, Warriors

    by Jorge L. Ortiz, USA TODAY Sports June 2015

    Oakland fans have a well-earned reputation as rabid followers of their pro teams, filling Oracle Arena for 131 consecutive Golden State Warriors games, earning kudos from opponents for their boisterous support of the Athletics in playoff games and making the Raiders' Black Hole perhaps the most intimidating cheering section in sports.