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  • CSU Lands $37.7M for Stadium Naming Rights

    by Andy Berg April 2018

    Colorado State University came out big on its deal for the naming rights to Sonny Lubick Field. Public Service Credit Union has agreed to a $37.7 million deal, making it one of the largest collegiate athletic venue naming agreements in history.

  • Delivering Sound in Large Spectator Sports Venues

    by Paul Steinbach April 2018

    When Ken Voss has Chicago Blackhawks tickets, he makes sure to arrive in his United Center seat 20 minutes before the puck is dropped. There are spectacular scoreboard visuals and on-ice projections, but the pregame hat trick isn't complete until Jim Cornelison belts out "The Star Spangled Banner" and "O Canada" into a live microphone. As Voss puts it, "To listen to the Irish baritone do the national anthem in that stadium just brings goose bumps."

  • Georgia to Debut New Video Board for Spring Game

    by Tim Tucker April 2018

    Fans attending Georgia's G-Day football game Saturday will get a first look at Sanford Stadium's new and upsized video board.

  • MLS Team Looking for Arena Site in New York City

    by Mike Rose April 2018

    New York City FC continues to look at multiple New York City sites to build "the most expensive stadium ever done in MLS."

  • New Virginia Tech Ballpark a Home Run with Fans

    by Mark Berman April 2018

    English Field has been given a facelift this season, thanks to an $18 million renovation. The entrance, grandstand and press box tower are all new, and premium seats have been added.

  • Developers Eye Bronx for Soccer Stadium

    by Max Jaeger April 2018

    New York may get its first soccer stadium if a consortium of developers is selected by the state to redevelop the Harlem River Yards in The Bronx, according to a report.

  • Purchasing Guide: Gymnasium Flooring

    by AB Staff April 2018

    Selecting a gymnasium floor is a big decision. The initial costs are significant, as is the expense of maintaining the surface. Here are a few things to consider when shopping for flooring.

  • Puerto Rico Workers Save Ballpark for MLB Series

    by Joe Mock April 2018

    When Murray Cook visited San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dec. 1, he encountered an island still reeling from two hurricanes, with 45 percent of its residents without power and more than 300,000 lacking tap water.

  • NDSU Cuts Student Football Seats

    by Dave Selvig April 2018

    North Dakota State students will have fewer available seats for football games next fall, a move that NDSU student body president Mason Wenzel said was unfortunate but in the best interest of both parties involved.

  • Can Spectator Seating Be Both Steep and Safe?

    by Matt Rossetti April 2018

    The Bell Centre in Montreal is known as one of the NHL's most intimidating venues for visiting players, mainly due to a large lower bowl and steep upper-bowl seating. In fact, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland stated that from a player's perspective, this type of design makes it seem like "everybody is on top of you."