• Texans Changing to Synthetic Turf for Rest of Season

    by Jason Scott September 2015

    The NFL’s Houston Texans announced Friday that they’re replacing their natural grass turf with synthetic turf for the remainder of the 2015 season.

    The Texans will resurface the field at NRG Stadium immediately.

  • Spotlight: Stadiums & Outdoor Sports Surfaces

    by AB Editors September 2015

    A roundup of the latest stadium and outdoor sports products from AB advertisers.

  • Five Concepts that Drive Community-Focused Stadium Design

    by Robert Fatovic September 2015

    Stadiums across North America may differ in seating capacity, video board size or the retractability of their roofs, but they have traditionally followed a typical model: large complexes surrounded by a sea of parking, often disconnected from their surrounding communities and cities.

  • Melting Fields to Be Replaced at Five L.A. Schools

    by Jason Scott September 2015

    Five high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) are being forced to replace all-weather sports fields due to defective materials.

  • How Metal Detectors Provide a Safer College Football Environment

    by Stuart Goldman September 2015

    It was the biggest football game of the year in Boise, Idaho. Brigham Young University was in town to play the Boise State Broncos before a capacity crowd on the famous blue turf at Albertsons Stadium. The nationally televised game on ESPN came on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, with a 7 p.m. kickoff, saddling BSU athletic and security teams with the unenviable task of getting all 36,752 fans — the second-largest crowd in school history — through new metal detectors in a timely fashion.

  • Photos: Phase One Renovations on Sun Life Stadium

    by Jason Scott August 2015

    Sun Life Stadium in Miami is in the midst of a $400 million facelift, and the first photos of the home of the Miami Dolphins are impressive.

  • Construction on Kings Stadium Monitored by Drones

    by Jason Scott August 2015

    Airborne eyes in the sky are becoming a reality in Sacramento. Aerial drones are tracking construction progress on the new stadium being built in Sacramento for the NBA’s Sacramento Kings.

  • Pennsylvania High School Installs Gold Turf Football Field

    by Jason Scott August 2015

    Schools like Boise State and Eastern Washington have gotten headlines for the bold color of their respective football fields.

  • Worker Dead, Another Injured in Vikings Stadium Construction Accident

    by Jason Scott August 2015

    One worker was killed and another was injured during construction Wednesday morning at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

  • Sponsored Video: How to Make a Daktronics Video Board a Reality for Your High School

    by AB Staff August 2015

    This sponsored content was paid for by Daktronics. What is sponsored content?

    Thanks to Daktronics, video technology once reserved for the biggest and best professional venues is now possible at high schools everywhere. In this exclusive video, AB brings viewers on an all-access look at Daktronics headquarters in Brookings, South Dakota and shows how the company is bringing the professional game day experience to the prep level.

    You'll learn how high schools are implementing video boards into their athletic events and academic curriculum, benefiting students beyond the playing field. Plus, see how Daktronics can help schools of all sizes (and budgets) afford a video board.