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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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07/18/11
Capacity increase could make Qatar stadium costliest ever

The Sports City stadium proposed for Qatar could be the most expensive sports facility ever built now that FIFA plans to play a 2022 World Cup semifinal there, according to Dan Meis , the project’s designer. The stadium’s original ...

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07/11/11
Powdr buys share of Camp Woodward

The action sports camp that’s become a summer haven for trendsetting youth has been acquired by one of the largest ski resort operators in the country. Three of Camp Woodward’s founding partners have sold their stake in the sports camp to Powdr Corp., making the ski resort owner the m ...

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07/11/11
Gameday hits the road for WFC retail

The 2011 Herbalife World Football Challenge is expected to generate between $3 million and $4 million in gross merchandise sales, according to officials with Soccer United Marketing, the marketing arm of Major League Soccer. Co-promoters SUM and ...

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06/27/11
Movable mounds allow flexibility

The portability of pitcher’s mounds at two ballparks have put them in better position to play host to non-baseball events. TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., the new home of the College World Series, and AT&T Park in San Francisco ...

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06/27/11
Daytona app will get test

Daytona International Speedway executives know navigating their massive 480-acre motorsports park can be a challenge, so they’re launching a new smartphone application to help fans find everything from the rest room to the concession stand. The iPhone and Android app will be beta-tested du ...

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06/27/11
More teams ink airport branding deals

Sports teams are seeing enhanced branding opportunities through themed restaurants at local airports as terminals across the country go through extreme makeovers. Concessionaires bidding for lucrative food contracts at these terminals are being told to incorporate local brands in their proposals ...

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06/20/11
Strong debut

Two hours before Livestrong Sporting Park opened for its first Major League Soccer game June 9, fans approaching the front door stopped to engage in a simple, emotional piece of sponsor activation.

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06/20/11
Populous launches division

Sports architect Populous has launched Activate , a division focusing on sponsor integration inside sports facilities. Populous Activate will work with teams, leagues, brands and their marketing agencies to come up with ideas for developing spo ...

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06/13/11
Camden Yards per caps up

Editor's note: This story is revised from the print edition. The horrible weather that hammered Major League Baseball over the first two months of the season made it tougher for teams, not to mention their concessionaires, to make money. Bu ...

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06/06/11
Innovation required at Barclays

Barclays Center has been downsized from Bruce Ratner ’s ill-fated Atlantic Yards mixed-use project, but the massive infrastructure upgrades tied to the arena development do not make the job any easier to build an NBA arena in Brooklyn. ...

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