Featured Story

Ingenuity Sun Media Buys Naming Rights To Phoenix Raceway Starting In '18

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 25 / 17

Phoenix Raceway will become ISM Raceway starting next year under a deal with N.J.-based digital ad agency Ingenuity Sun Media, which will make an "investment that could approach" $100M over 10 years, according to Michael Knight of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. The deal also includes the installation of...

Read More

Tags: Facilities, International Speedway Corp.

More Stories

Kansas Planning $350M Renovation Of Memorial Stadium

Univ. of Kansas athletics on Friday "unveiled renderings for the renovation of 97-year-old Memorial Stadium," part of a five-year, $350M fundraising effort, according to Jesse Newell of the K.C. STAR. The project, called "Raise The Chant," will earmark roughly $315M for football while also "pro ...

Tags: Facilities

Vegas Esports Arena Selling Naming Rights

Premier Partnerships has been retained to sell naming rights to Esports Arena Las Vegas, now under construction inside Luxor on the Strip. The 30,000-square-foot facility, slated to open in early '18, marks Premier's first public foray into esports after a year of confidential consulting for several ...

Tags: Facilities

Rangers Put Emphasis On Natural Light For New Park

The MLB Rangers are set to break ground Sept. 28 to build Globe Life Field, their new $1.1B ballpark in Arlington. HKS is the main architect and Manhattan Construction is the general contractor. Walter P Moore fills the role of structural engineer. The 41,000-seat venue will encompass 1.7 million sq ...

Tags: Facilities, Texas Rangers

Manfred Encouraged By MLB's Efforts To Expand Netting

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said that he was "encouraged by the league's 'redoubled' efforts to expand netting at ballparks" across baseball, according to AJ Cassavell of MLB.com. In the wake of an incident at Yankee Stadium this week involving a young fan , Manfred said that MLB had "'extensive' ...

Tags: Facilities, MLB

Audi Field Opening Impact DC United Schedule

DC United plans to open Audi Field next season, but "might have to play" an MLS home match in an "alternative location" at the beginning of the season, according to Steven Goff of the WASHINGTON POST. With the venue scheduled to open more than three months into the '18 season, DC United is ...

Tags: Facilities, DC United

Flames Take Issue With Calgary's Arena Proposal

The Flames on Thursday "disclosed what they think they should pay for a new arena" via a press release and newspaper ads in a "rebuttal" to the city of Calgary revealing its financials last week , according to Donna Spencer of the CP. Calgary Sports & Entertainment said that it was "willing to ...

Tags: Facilities, Calgary Flames

Texas Plans Frank Erwin Center Upgrades

In Dallas, Ezra Siegel notes Texas on Thursday "announced a variety of upgrades to both the Frank Erwin Center," the school's basketball arena, and the team's practice facilities. The renovations "will cost" $4.25M. An upgraded display system "highlights the changes, with a new center-hung video boa ...

Tags: Facilities

Facility Notes

In Oakland, David DeBolt noted the Warriors and the agency operating Oracle Arena are at "odds over how much debt the team owes." Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority Exec Dir Scott McKibben this week said that the two sides "disagree over the remaining" $55M debt and will "resume talks" o ...

Tags: Facilities

MLB Netting At Forefront After Incident In N.Y.

A young girl who was "seated directly behind the third-base dugout" at Yankee Stadium was hit in the face yesterday by a foul ball, adding to the debate about what MLB "should do to better protect its fans," according to Wallace Matthews of the N.Y. TIMES. Teams in '15 "agreed to extend th ...

Tags: MLB, Facilities

Rockies Adding New Video Board This Winter

The Coors Field video board in left field "will be replaced by a high-definition video component" this offseason after an agreement between the Rockies and the Metropolitan Baseball Stadium District, according to Nick Groke of the DENVER POST. The Rockies also will "install a new speaker sound ...

Tags: Facilities, Colorado Rockies

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug