Featured Story

Local Officials Confident Raiders' Vegas Stadium Will Be Ready By '20 NFL Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 21 / 17

Clark County (Nev.) Commission Chair Steve Sisolak after a closed-door meeting Thursday said he is “confident” the Raiders will play in a new Las Vegas stadium by the start of the '20 NFL season, according to a front-page piece by Art Marroquin of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. ...

Read More

Tags: Oakland Raiders, Facilities

More Stories

03/22/17
Chargers Move Training Camp To Costa Mesa, Calif.

The Chargers will conduct their training camp at the Jack R. Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa, Calif., for the next 10 seasons "under an agreement approved by the City Council" yesterday, according to Louis Casiano of the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER. Council members "publicly supported the ...

Tags: Facilities, San Diego Chargers

03/22/17
San Diego State Unveils Football Stadium Plan

San Diego State yesterday "tried a new play" to keep its football program in Mission Valley, telling San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer that the school wants to "buy or lease 47 acres of Qualcomm Stadium property for both stadium and academic purposes," according to a front-page piece by Show ...

Tags: Facilities

03/22/17
Bills Purchase Property To Construct Practice Field

The Bills bought three acres of property in Orchard Park where they want to "construct an outdoor practice field," but the team "doesn't want to pay taxes on the land," according to a front-page piece by Sandra Tan of the BUFFALO NEWS. Instead, the Bills want the property "rolled into the ...

Tags: Facilities, Buffalo Bills, NFL

03/22/17
Pawtucket Mayor Wants PawSox Ballpark Decision Made

Pawtucket (R.I.) Mayor Don Grebien "hopes there will be an answer soon" on whether the Triple-A Int'l League Pawtucket Red Sox will stay at McCoy Stadium or "move somewhere else in the city," according to Adam Vaccaro of the BOSTON GLOBE. Grebien said in a "perfect world," the long-term home of ...

Tags: Facilities

03/21/17
Jazz Upgrading Plastic Seats At Arena

Seats at the Jazz' Vivint Smart Home Arena are getting an upgrade, as the green plastic chairs that have been part of the arena since it opened in '91 will be "replaced with cushioned blue seats thoughout," according to Brandon Judd of the DESERET NEWS. The change is "part of the building's renovati ...

Tags: Facilities, Utah Jazz, NBA

03/21/17
CSU AD Gives First Look At Football Stadium

Colorado State AD Joe Parker yesterday during a media tour of the school's new on-campus stadium reiterated that the project is "on time and on budget," according to Kelly Lyell of the Ft. Collins COLORADOAN. The $220M stadium is "scheduled to open for private events in July ahead of the Rams' Aug. ...

Tags: Facilities

03/21/17
Donors Concerned About Georgia's Facility Planning

Despite several recent facility projects for Univ. of Georgia athletics, there is a concern among some donors if UGA is "spending enough to keep up in the SEC and national facilities arms race," according to Seth Emerson of the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION. The "overarching concern is whether there ...

Tags: Facilities

03/21/17
Cubs Say Latest Wrigley Renovations On Schedule

In Chicago, Chris De Luca reports the Cubs are "keeping a tight lid on what’s happening during the latest rounds of renovation" at Wrigley Field. Cubs VP/Communications & Community Affairs Julian Green said, "Construction is on schedule and current work in the ballpark inclu ...

Tags: Facilities, MLB

03/21/17
Facility Notes

In Detroit, JC Reindl reports Huntington Bank has "signed up to be the latest corporate sponsor" for the new Little Caesars Arena. The bank is "now the fourth 'Landmark'-level sponsor for the new basketball and hockey arena" under a multi-year agreement announced yesterday. Huntington also "becomes ...

Tags: Facilities

03/20/17
Levy Retail To Be Rebranded As Rank + Rally

Levy Restaurants has rebranded its sports retail group as Rank + Rally and has signed the Nets and Golden Knights as its two newest clients. The company, formerly Levy Retail, now has 12 accounts at major league arenas, stadiums and Arlington Park ...

Tags: Facilities, Levy Restaurants

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug