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Braves Assure Fans Of Safety At New Ballpark After Death At Turner Field

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 01 / 15

The death of a fan last weekend at Turner Field "raises questions about the height of guard rails" at the Braves' new ballpark when it opens in '17, according to Charles Odum of the AP. The Braves said that they had "safety in mind when planning SunTrust Park even before Gregory Murrey's death Satur...

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Indy Approves Pacers' Practice Facility

Indianapolis city officials yesterday said that taxpayers "won’t foot the bill" for any of a new $50M practice facility being planned by the Pacers, according to a front-page piece by John Tuohy of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR. The city's Capital Improvement Board "unanimously approved a resolution t ...

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NBA Kings' Arena To Be Fully Solar Powered

NBA Kings President Chris Granger said that the team's new arena "is 100 percent solar-powered," and uses "a cooling system that relies on recycled water," according to Ailene Voisin of the SACRAMENTO BEE. Details of Golden 1 Center and the surrounding development were revealed recently when Granger ...

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Packers Forego Revenue With Titletown Public Plaza

By making nearly one-third of the planned 34-acre Titletown District a public space , the Packers are "forgoing income potential for longer-term goals, both cultural and financial," according to a front-page piece by Richard Ryman of the GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE. Packers VP & General Counsel Ed ...

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USL Austin Aztex Seek New Stadium

The USL Austin Aztex, "with urging from" the league, are "looking for a new home stadium" for '16, according to Kevin Lyttle of the AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN. USL officials said that the club "remains the only franchise in the 24-team league playing in a high school facility." A club official said t ...

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Steelers Debut Heinz Field Upgrades

The Steelers yesterday debuted their $35M Heinz Field expansion, which added "new restaurants, suites, more than 2,600 seats and a new club level to the stadium's South Plaza," according to Robert Zullo of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. Steelers Communications Coordinator Burt Lauten said that the new ...

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Jones Apologizes For Remarks On 49ers' Turf

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones "was adamant" last night that he "was wrong" about his concerns Friday with the grass field at Levi’s Stadium, according to Brandon George of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. The field condition for yesterday's Cowboys-49ers preseason game "was never an issue," as the new g ...

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Wilfs Acquire Land For Vikings Practice Facility

The Wilf family, which owns the Vikings, has "signed a surprise purchase agreement for 185 acres in Eagan that once served as Northwest Airlines’ headquarters," according to Rochelle Olson of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. If all "goes well with purchase negotiations, the team will build new pr ...

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Developer Submits New Plan For Coliseum City

San Diego developer Floyd Kephart “submitted a refined plan for the Coliseum City mega development Friday amid growing doubt” that he can keep the Raiders from leaving Oakland, according to Matthew Artz of the OAKLAND TRIBUNE. Kephart's confidential filing “must include a proposal ...

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Mercedes Gets Naming Rights To Falcons Stadium

Learn more about Mercedes-Benz USA Mercedes-Benz has agreed to acquire naming rights to the new Falcons stadium, according to sources familiar with the negotiations. The German automaker is expected to sign the contract Friday and the Falcons will officially announce the agreement Mo ...

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Packers Unveil Plans For Titletown District

The Packers on Thursday unveiled plans for their 34-acre Titletown District, and a 10-acre public plaza with "an ice skating pond in winter, an event area and a football field-sized green space" will be "the heart" of the mixed-use development, according to a front-page piece by Richard Ryman of the ...

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