Sources: Ballmer Wants New Arena For Clips Vikings Select Firms To Build New HQ LAFC Mulls HQ, Complex In Tustin Beaver Stadium Capacity Likely To Get Smaller Seahawks/Sounders Looking For Naming Rights Turner Field Area Could Become College Stadium Kentucky Scores Big With Luxury Football Seating Redskins Sell Naming Rights For Team HQ Sources: Isles In Talks For Arena At Belmont Park Facility Notes
SBD/July 8, 2014/Facilities
Univ. Of Houston Secures Naming-Rights Deal For On-Campus Stadium With Credit Union
Published July 8, 2014
ROBERT RULES: FOXSPORTSSOUTHWEST.com's David Ubben reported a 9.5-foot bronze sculpture of Redskins QB and former Baylor QB Robert Griffin III "will be installed in the south end zone plaza of McLane Stadium the week of Baylor's season opener against SMU on Sunday, Aug. 31." The statue will "rest in front of panels and photos celebrating his accomplishments" at BU. The "official pose is being kept under wraps until the final unveiling" (FOXSPORTSSOUTHWEST.com, 7/7).
TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE: Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp on Thursday said that construction on the east and south sides of Kyle Field is "coming along nicely." Sharp: "Everything is on budget and on time, and is rolling right along. We're very pleased with the progress." In Houston, Brent Zwerneman noted Kyle Field is undergoing a $450M renovation, with the "new south side and refurbished east (student) side scheduled to hold fans in time for the home opener" against Lamar on Sept. 6 (CHRON.com, 7/3).