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Venue News: Santa Clara Mayor Wants Big Dollars for Stadium Name

What’s in a name? Millions of dollars if it’s tattooed on a new football stadium in Santa Clara, CA. Mayor Jamie Matthews isn’t being shy about the price tag and opportunity he’s peddling to corporations, offering them what he sees as a chance of a lifetime to have their name emblazoned on a future $937 […]  More

Venue News: Tampa Business Community Jumps Into Stadium Debate

The Tampa Bay Rays have been fairly quiet in pushing their case for a new ballpark. Principal owner Stuart Sternberg hasn’t given any ultimatums, and MLB Commissioner Bud Selig hasn’t threatened to move the team. But there’s a collective voice willing to speak up for a Rays ballpark: the Tampa Bay area’s business community. This […]  More

Venue News: FanVision Devices Enhance Stadium Experience

Fans at NFL games in a dozen cities are using a new handheld device that allows them to see replays from angles not available on television, follow their fantasy lineups in real time, check out other games via NFL Red Zone, and see updated stats from the game they’re attending. FanVision is a wireless device […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Selig Says Rays Need New Stadium

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig weighed in this week on the politically charged debate in St. Petersburg, FL, over the future of the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. In a press conference before baseball’s All-Star Game, he said that the Rays need a new stadium, giving weight to similar claims made by team […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Quebec City Studies New NHL Arena

Before making any commitment, the Quebec government wants to know if a new arena in Quebec City would be profitable with or without an NHL team. Professional-services firm Ernst & Young has been hired to put together a business plan for a projected $400 million, 18,000-seat complex, which would be used as a concert venue […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Sell the Metrodome for $1?

A Republican state legislator has proposed selling the Metrodome to the Minnesota Vikings for $1, saying it might be one way to keep the team from leaving the state. Rep. Paul Kohls (R-Victoria), who for a time was a candidate for governor, introduced legislation this week to sell the Metrodome — the team’s home since […]  More

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