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SBD/Issue 19/Facilities & Venues
NFL Warns Outdated Stadium May Keep Big Events Out Of Miami
Published October 8, 2009
|NFL Says Land Shark Stadium Needs Roof,
Modern Skyboxes, High-Definition Lighting
TO DO LIST: In Ft. Worth, Ray Buck notes the NFC representative in Super Bowl XLV at Cowboys Stadium in '11 "was supposed to use" the Cowboys' indoor practice facility, which collapsed May 2 during a storm. That facility has yet to be replaced, and North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee President & CEO Bill Lively said, "That's a concern that the league and we have." Meanwhile, with Super Bowl XLV 485 days away, Lively said, "In terms of sponsorships and contracted financial commitments, we have raised about $14[M]. And we need $30[M]" (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 10/8).