Recent Posts tagged with Columbus Blue Jackets

Venue News: Milwaukee Bucks Arena Opening Postponed; Temporary Injunction Halts OU Stadium Expansion

The Milwaukee Bucks say the planned opening of their new downtown arena will be delayed by a year, writes the Associated Press. The team hoped to have the arena ready by the start of the 2017-2018 NBA season. But the Bucks said Tuesday their construction schedule now targets an opening for the 2018-2019 season. The […]  More

Venue News: Nationwide Arena Improves Sound System; UNLV Paves Way for New On-Campus Stadium

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group As part of a project that included a massive video upgrade, acoustical consultant Anthony James Partners joined A/V integration firm Daktronics to bring sound reinforcement in line with the Nationwide Arena amenities using efficient, point-source Danley Sound Labs loudspeakers and subwoofers. The design called for eight […]  More

Venue News: Blue Jackets Upgrade with Daktronics, Burst; Buccaneers Invest in Mobile Ticketing Technology

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group Fans will soon be closer to the action at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, home of the Blue Jackets hockey team. The 12-year-old arena is currently being updated with four center-hung Daktronics video scoreboards and a HD control room. Denver-based Burst was awarded the contract for […]  More

Venue News: Mercedes-Benz, Superdome Reach Naming-Rights Deal; Belmont Park Considered for Islanders

The home of the New Orleans Saints will be renamed the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The deal will allow Mercedes-Benz to have its name associated with the home of Super Bowl XLVII in 2013 as well as championships in college football and men’s college basketball. The team holds authority to sell naming rights to the 73,000-seat, state-owned […]  More

Venue News: Target Extends Sports’ Longest-running Naming-rights Relationship

Target is expected to announce this week that it has agreed to keep its name on the Minnesota Timberwolves’ and WNBA Lynx’s home arena for three more seasons, extending professional sports’ longest-running venue naming-rights relationship to 2014. According to Target, the terms were comparable to the company’s previous agreement, which expired Aug. 31. The Minneapolis-based retailer […]  More

Venue News: At Columbus Casino, Blue Jackets May Win Big

More than two years after going public with their financial problems, the Columbus Blue Jackets appear to be in substantive talks toward an agreement that would help offset losses caused by the club’s lease agreement with Nationwide Arena. According to sources, a portion of the revenues generated by the Hollywood Casino Columbus could be used […]  More

Venue News: New Marlins Ballpark Nears Completion, Brazil Promises World Cup Readiness

With the debut of their 37,000-seat stadium in 2012, the Marlins plan to make day games a major part of the new ballpark experience.  The new building will have a retractable roof and air conditioning, ensuring that games will not be susceptible to delays caused by the frequent rain and high temperatures of Florida. In […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Nashville Sports Arenas Flooded

The massive amount of recent rain and bulging rivers in Nashville, TN, are playing havoc with area sports arenas and athletic fields. At about 3 p.m. Monday, water began to rush onto LP Field’s playing surface, reaching approximately 6 ft. high and nearly reaching the first row of seats. “I am certain there will be […]  More

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