Recent Posts tagged with arena

Alpha Video Designs Broadcast, Production Systems at New UTA Arena

Alpha Video Sports & Entertainment Group, a video integrator for the sports and entertainment industry, is designing and installing the broadcast and production systems for The University of Texas at Arlington’s new 7,000-seat College Park Center. The $78 million, 218,000-square-foot events center will be home to UT Arlington’s men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball […]  More

Venue News: Cash-Strapped Kentucky To Install New Video Boards

The University of Kentucky plans to install a $6.25 million sound system and video scoreboards in Commonwealth Stadium before the first home football game in September. The proposal has raised questions among some faculty at the cash-strapped university, which hasn’t given raises to most employees for three years, according to a report this week in […]  More

Venue News: New College World Series Home Gets Positive Opening Reviews

Opening night at Omaha’s TD Ameritrade Park received generally positive reviews from Creighton University, the NCAA, and the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority, which manages the ballpark. The $131 million downtown stadium opened Tuesday night with Nebraska posting a 2-1 victory over Creighton. A total of 22,197 tickets were sold for the inaugural game, and […]  More

Venue News: London’s Olympic Stadium Is Complete

Construction work on London’s Olympic Stadium has finished. International inspectors laid the last piece of turf on the field of the stadium, just under three years after building work began. Inspectors will now begin a checkup of preparations for the London 2012 Games. But London 2012 Chairman Lord Coe said: “We wouldn’t want anyone to […]  More

Venue News: New UNLV Venue Could be Major League Magnet

If the proposed 40,000-seat stadium on UNLV’s campus is built, it could be the magnet that finally attracts a major league sports franchise to Las Vegas. However, the top executives of Majestic Realty, the project’s developers, were treading lightly on the notion of the NBA or NHL placing a team in the facility when the […]  More

Venue News: L.A. City Council Wants Report on Stadium Effects

A member of the Los Angeles City Council called this week for a report on how a new downtown NFL stadium would effect operations at the Los Angeles Convention Center, which would share the proposed site. Councilwoman Janice Hahn, who heads the council committee that deals with tourism and trade, wants updates on all of […]  More

Venue News: Citi Field Still on Winter Classic Site List

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman will not rule out Citi Field as a potential site for the 2012 Winter Classic, but that does not mean hockey fans should get ready to bundle up for an outdoor game by Flushing Bay. The SportsBusiness Journal reported this week that while the late-December Pinstripe Bowl has eliminated Yankee Stadium from […]  More

Venue News: Goodell Meets with Minn. Governor

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will be in Minnesota on Monday, and not just to see the big game between the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears played on an icy college football field. Goodell will meet privately with Gov.-elect Mark Dayton and legislative leaders over the Vikings’ stalled drive for a new, publicly subsidized stadium to […]  More

College Venue News & Notes: Nebraska Unveils $56 Million Stadium Expansion

Nebraska announced plans this week for a $56 million expansion to Memorial Stadium that will add 5,000 seats and luxury suites. The proposed expansion is for the east side of Memorial Stadium, which will increase Memorial Stadium’s attendance to more than 90,000, that according the school’s website. The stadium’s current capacity is 81,091 and the […]  More

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