Recent Posts tagged with Baltimore

Venue News: Metrodome Roof Replacement To Cost $18M

The commission that operates the Minnesota Vikings’ home field is expected to be told this week that the Metrodome roof needs to be replaced entirely, a project that will cost $18 million, the Star-Tribune reported, citing a source close to the situation. The stadium’s roof collapsed during a blizzard in December, forcing the Vikings to […]  More

WMAR-Baltimore Outfits Studio with JVC GY-HM790 ProHD Cameras

WMAR, the ABC affiliate in Baltimore, MD (DMA #27), has purchased six JVC GY-HM790 ProHD cameras, which replaced Sony BVP-700 cameras in its studio for production of its local newscasts. Part of the Scripps TV Station Group, WMAR went live with its new cameras on Oct. 3. With a modular design, studio adapter sled, and […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Foul Food at Baseball Stadiums

A fly ball to the stands might not be the only foul at your local baseball stadium. ESPN’s Outside the Lines has compiled and reviewed health-department inspection reports for food and beverage vendors at 107 sports arenas in the U.S. and Canada, and the results are troublesome. Many places were caught with more than 50% […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Contemplating a New Arena Near Citi Field

Jeff Wilpon, the New York Mets’ COO, said he talked to the New York Islanders’ owner, Charles Wang, about building an arena near Citi Field and possibly buying the money-losing hockey team. “We’ve had discussions with the Islanders — in addition to those we’ve had with Major League Soccer — about building a sports/entertainment facility […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Land Shark Rolls Over for Sun Life

The Miami Dolphins treat stadium names like quarterbacks, changing them often. Beginning this week, the team’s home is Sun Life Stadium. A five-year naming-rights agreement with Toronto-based Sun Life Financial was confirmed at a news conference Wednesday at the stadium. The deal is for at least $4 million a year and perhaps more, depending on […]  More

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