Featured Story

Mixing it up at venues

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 18 / 17

Club Purple’s couches at U.S. Bank Stadium invite fans to interact. Photo by: NANCY KUEHN / MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL Premium seating’s shift to mobile and social may sound ...

Read More

Tags: In-Depth

More Stories

10/06/08
5 issues to watch this NHL season

CBA: To open or not to open, is that the only question? At the end of this season, the NHL Players’ Association has the option to reopen the collective-bargaining agreement it negotiated with the league in 2005. General consensus holds that the CBA has benefited players. The aver ...

Tags: In-Depth

10/06/08
Caps skate to higher sponsorship, ticket sales

Editor's note: This story is revised from the print edition. Jennifer Saccone compares her enthusiasm for the Washington Capitals to an addiction, one so strong that she’s picked up a fourth job to support it. Born and raised in Massachusetts and living in Boston, ...

Tags: In-Depth

10/06/08
The puck stops here

Sports Media Challenge used Buzz Manager to identify popular NHL-specific blogs based on the quality of content, size/quality of the community, and consistent activity. In addition, SportsBusiness Journal highlights three others worth a look: ...

Tags: In-Depth

10/06/08
Turnaround Teams

Rocky Wirtz had his welcome-to-the-NHL moment before he even took over as owner of the Chicago Blackhawks. With his father, Bill Wirtz, in the hospital and the 2007-08 hockey season about to begin, a memo from the Blackhawks finance department landed on his desk. The tea ...

Tags: In-Depth

10/06/08
St. Louis finds reason to buy into the Blues

When SCP Worldwide bought the St. Louis Blues in July 2006, its partners knew a difficult task lay ahead, but even they were surprised by how tough the job turned out to be. The New York group, headed by Dave Checketts, took over a franchise with just 5,60 ...

Tags: In-Depth

09/29/08
A century of change

“Here a tower shining bright once stood gleaming in the night ...” — Opening lyrics from “White City,” by The Pogues It took less than 20 years for London’s White City Stadium to go to the dogs. Built to host the Olympic Games in 1908, it earned its n ...

Tags: In-Depth

09/29/08
Timeline: 100 years of sports facilities

About our commemorative, pullout timeline Chronicling the past 100 years of any thriving industry can be a daunting task. While looking back at a century of sports facility development, every time we dug deeper, we had to, well, dig deeper. A look at luxury seating ...

Tags: In-Depth

09/29/08
Facility odds and ends

Blowing up the rulebook Because the air-inflated dome at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome is unusually low to the playing field, 172 feet, batted balls occasionally touch the ceiling. MLB rules state that any ball that strikes the dome ceiling ...

Tags: In-Depth

09/29/08
Supersize it: Recent scoreboard milestones

Diamond Vision makes its debut. 1980 Mitsubishi unveils Diamond Vision at the 1980 All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium, calling it “a mammoth 875 square feet” and “the first full-color matr ...

Tags: In-Depth

09/29/08
What’s next? Highlights of new facilities in the pipeline

2009 Venue Market Team(s) Projected cost (millions) Stadiums New Yankee Stadium ...

Tags: In-Depth

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug