About The Author

Don Muret

Staff writer Don Muret covers facilities.

Featured Story

Jets & Giants field illustration

What does $1.7B buy in NYC market? Two stadiums in one

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 20 / 10

Early in the New York Giants’ regular-season opener at New Meadowlands Stadium, the boo birds re-emerged after a winter of discontent to voice their displeasure with poor special teams performance by the Men in Blue. The next night, the same chorus could be heard over the Jets’ struggling offense. ...

Read More

Tags: Facilities

More Stories by this Author

03/02/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Daytona: Concessionaire space expands

The new service level at Daytona International Speedway has been a game changer for Americrown, International Speedway Corp.’s food provider at Daytona and 10 of its 11 other tracks. Previously, Americrown had one small warehouse in an old barn near Turn 2, said Rishi Nigam, the company&rsq ...

Tags: Facilities

03/02/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Upgrades launching Daytona into new era

Joie Chitwood was roaming the spacious new concourses at Daytona International Speedway’s open house a few days before the Daytona 500 when a woman holding race tickets approached him. “When are you going to re-do my section?” the woman asked him. “I’m sitting in the ...

Tags: Facilities

03/02/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Plugged In: Kevin Kay, Spike TV

When top-flight boxing returns to the major network airwaves Saturday night on NBC, it marks the beginning of an audacious play by fight manager Al Haymon, who through a series of time buys and complex rights agreements has gained carriage for his Premier Boxing Champions series on NBC, NBC Sports ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/27/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Live Nation, Legends Ink Amphitheater Deal

Live Nation has signed Legends Hospitality to operate the food service at 34 amphitheaters in North America, according to Legends President & COO Shervin Mirhashemi, who added that the deal covers more than five years. All of the outdoor music venues are in the U.S., with the exception ...

Tags: Facilities, Legends Hospitality

02/23/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Plugged In: Kenneth Shropshire

In the maelstrom of sports controversies of the past few years — the Ray Rice story, the Donald Sterling saga, and the use of the name “Redskins,” among them — Kenneth Shropshire sees a common thread: the lack of a culture of respect and civility in sports. Shropshire, a law ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/23/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Concessionaires go deep with analytics

On the fifth floor of Levy Restaurants’ office in downtown Chicago, a roomful of high-tech devices showcases the newest trends in food service technology: point-of-sale tablets, self-serve kiosks and video cameras that can track wait times for concession stands. For Levy, the tech lab is li ...

Tags: In-Depth, Facilities

02/23/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: PNC Park hangouts

T he Pittsburgh Pirates are upgrading 15-year-old PNC Park by developing more public hangouts for general ticket holders. The multimillion-dollar project, designed by Populous and paid for by the Pirates, includes two new outdoor bars and a r ...

Tags: Facilities

02/23/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Samsung names Sun Life preview center

The Miami Dolphins have signed Samsung Business as a technology partner, putting Samsung’s name on the team’s preview center showcasing Sun Life Stadium renovations. Team officials would not release financial terms for the multiyear agreement. The preview center is a 4,000-square-foot ...

Tags: Facilities

02/23/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Levi’s Stadium numbers don’t lie

Centerplate beat its sales projections tied to the robust technology in place at Levi’s Stadium, generating more than 31,000 mobile transactions of orders of food, beverage and merchandise for all events from August through December. It’s a solid number to build on for next season, gi ...

Tags: In-Depth, Facilities

02/20/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Daytona Lands New Technology Sponsors

Daytona Int'l Speedway officials on Friday announced six new technology sponsors tied to the track's $400M renovation, including CDW, presenting partner of the platform. The five other firms are Belden, CommScope, The Integration Factory, Peerless-AV and Schneider Electric. The deals cover tech serv ...

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug