Facilities: Stadium & Arena
Report: Pro Stadiums Failing at Food Safety
by Andy Berg December 2018
Next time you head to your favorite professional stadium, you might want to skip the hot dogs and draft beer.
Historic San Diego Sports Arena to Get Casino Name
by Alex Groves December 2018
A San Diego sports arena previously known as Valley View Casino Center has a new name: Pechanga Arena San Diego.
Philly's Lincoln Financial Field Achieves LEED Gold
by Frank Kummer December 2018
The Eagles announced this week that Lincoln Financial Field has earned a LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for, among other things, operating 100 percent on clean energy, diverting 99 percent of waste from landfills, and phasing out plastics at concession stands.
Phoenix Suns Owner Mulls Move Amid Arena Fight
by The Buffalo News December 2018
The contentious battle to get Talking Stick Resort Arena renovated has led to Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver dipping into the leverage file and issuing a few threats.
U.S. Bank Stadium Fund Flush with Cash
by Eric Roper December 2018
Pulltabs and other charitable gambling have generated so much revenue to pay off U.S. Bank Stadium's debt that corporate taxes are no longer needed for that purpose, state officials say. The state projected last week that the reserve account for the stadium will climb to $193 million by 2023, even without an annual infusion from corporate taxes. The rising revenue could even pay off the stadium debt earlier than anticipated, saving hundreds of millions in interest costs. It's possible because charitable gambling taxes - the original stadium funding source - have soared after a sluggish start.
Board to Hear Indoor Stadium Proposal
by Jim Allen December 2018
The Spokane Public Schools board has agreed to hear a new proposal tonight from the Spokane Sports Commission and the Spokane Public Facilities District for an enhanced Sportsplex and indoor stadium.
Southern Arkansas University Remains Undefeated Under New Lights (Sponsored)
by Eaton's Ephesus Sports Lighting December 2018
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In advance of the 2016 football season, Southern Arkansas University of the Great American Conference installed Eaton’s state-of-the-art Ephesus LED Sports Lighting system at Wilkins Stadium. Following their 48-9 victory over East Central University on October 20, this season, they ran their home record to 13-0 and completed their third consecutive undefeated season at home.
School Board Mulls $6.5M Stadium Spending
by Mike Connors December 2018
The Chesapeake, Va., School Board votes today on its Capital Improvement Plan, which lists major projects the division wants to accomplish. Some upcoming goals are expanding full-day kindergarten and spending $6.5 million to repair two aging football stadiums.
How ScoreVision Basketball Video Scoreboards Elevate Basketball Season (Sponsored)
by AB Editors December 2018
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Basketball season is underway! The competition is getting fierce, and fans across the country are experiencing a professional-level game-time experience at their local high school and college basketball games thanks to ScoreVision.
Atlanta's MLS Success Shows Path for Others
by Dan Wolken December 2018
In the span of eight days, two championship games were held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the $1.6 billion palace that will host a large number of major American sports events over the next decade.