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HKS putting its Final Four experience to work in Minneapolis

04 / 14 / 14

T he same architect that the NCAA uses as a Final Four consultant is designing the Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium, something that could give local officials an edge competing for the event over the next six years. Dallas-based HKS devel...

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02/13/12
Mitchell & Ness to open in Xfinity Live!

Mitchell & Ness , the vintage sports apparel maker, is opening a store at Xfinity Live! Philadelphia , the new entertainment complex down the street from Wells Fargo Center . The 700-square-foot store, now under construction, is part of t ...

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02/13/12
Soccer venues shop for shows

The effort by a group of pro soccer teams to book more concerts at their stadiums has paid off with several summer tours targeting those nontraditional music venues. Crew Stadium is part of the Soccer Stadium Alliance, formed to l ...

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02/06/12
Change on menu for Kauffman Stadium bar, dining options

The Kansas City Royals and Aramark are tweaking some of Kauffman Stadium ’s premium dining and general concessions spaces, two years after completion of the ballpark’s $250 million renovation. One change is the development of a ne ...

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02/06/12
Stored-value upgrade in Philly

Paciolan has signed a three-year deal with Givex that puts stored-value technology in the hands of a team’s season-ticket holders to manage their accounts. Value on Flyers and Sixers tickets will be good at Xfinity Live! est ...

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01/30/12
PNC taps into unused seats, creates Bud bar

The Pittsburgh Pirates are developing a new branded destination in the right-field corner at PNC Park. The Budweiser Bowtie Bar, named after the beer’s signature logo, debuts April 5, the Pirates’ first home game. The covered lounge will be open to all ticket holders, and a portion wi ...

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01/30/12
Solar panel project adds further greening to Safeco Field

The Seattle Mariners are installing 168 solar panels on two structures tied to Safeco Field , one of the greenest facilities in sports. The MLB club invested $300,000 for the solar system made by Sanyo , a longtime Mariners sponsor. The solar ...

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01/23/12
Legends selling premium at Austin F1 track

Legends Sales and Marketing has agreed to a two-year deal to sell premium seats and PSLs for the new Formula One racetrack in Austin, Texas, as the $350 million project pushes to open in November for a Grand Prix event. Legends and track principals for Circuit of the Americas were negotiating fin ...

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01/23/12
Table lets fans pay attention to game and their seatmates

A company marketing premium seats for minor league ballparks has signed deals with two big league teams for the coming season. 4Topps , a North Carolina firm, produces a semi-circular table with four swivel chairs that can be installed in new s ...

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01/16/12
Quick-change Superdome cashes in

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome completed the busiest stretch in the stadium’s 37-year history, setting food service records for the Allstate BCS National Championship Game to close a remarkable run of four high-profile football games over nine days. From Jan. 1 to Jan. 9, the dome played host ...

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01/16/12
UT Arlington hoops exits auditorium

A new arena opening Feb. 1 at the University of Texas at Arlington will finally usher the school’s basketball programs offstage. When the men’s and women’s teams begin play at the $78 million College Park Center , a 6,700-seat ...

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