Recent Posts tagged with Gillette Stadium

Venue News: Minnesota Vikings Stadium Gets Name; College Football’s Largest Videoboard Takes Shape

The Minnesota Vikings will play in U.S. Bank Stadium starting next season, per a 20-year exclusive naming rights agreement with the banking behemoth, writes the Associated Press. The agreement was announced Monday. The two sides declined to disclose the cost of the contract. The Vikings will play one more season at the University of Minnesota’s […]  More

Venue News: Olympics Strive to Balance Creativity and Sustainability; Earls Court’s Days May Be Numbered

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group As the Summer Olympics progress, we learn a lot more about London than we ever anticipated. Cameras pan the city, helicopters film sweeping aerial shots of buildings and landmarks large and small. Hosting the Olympics creates a unique opportunity for a city to show off its […]  More

Fox, CBS Ready for the NFL’s Penultimate Showdowns

This weekend, Fox Sports and CBS Sports wind down their NFL coverage with the NFC and AFC Championship games on Sunday. And, with both networks stepping up with their A-level production teams, A-level production units, and A-level game, it’s just a question of whether the four NFL teams — the NFC’s New York Giants and […]  More

Venue News: Pats Intro Exclusive In-stadium Mobile Video; ECHL Moves to Orlando in ’12

Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots, has outfitted its premium seating areas with a Xirrus high-performance wireless network. Club members in Gillette Stadium’s Putnam Club will now be able to access exclusive video content on their smart phones instantaneously on game days. The 6,000 fans in the Putnam Club will be able to […]  More

Venue News: Kentucky Speedway Aims To Prevent Future Gridlock; Patriots Plug in Fans

Kentucky Speedway and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plan to spend more than $11 million on parking and road improvements in response to the traffic problems that tarnished last month’s inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. By the next Quaker State 400, there will be more lanes off Interstate 71, a new parking area serviced by […]  More

Venue News: Leafs Fight for ‘Gardens’ Legacy; Lightning Arena Gets Facelift

Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE), fighting to preserve the legacy of the iconic Maple Leaf Gardens, has sought an injunction against the current co-owners of the building, Ryerson University and Loblaws Properties. Ryerson plans to expand its compact downtown campus by turning the arena into a home for its own hockey team, and use […]  More

Venue News & Notes: USTA ‘Strongly Considers’ Roof on Ashe

Following the controversial, rain-delayed end of this year’s US Open tennis tournament, the event’s owner, the U.S. Tennis Association, says it will strongly consider building a roof to avoid in the future the ratings downfall that has hit the tournament. The move marks a shift for the USTA in its position on adding a covering […]  More

Gillete Stadium To Plug in New Daktronics LED Display System for 2010 Patriots Season

Gillette Stadium will be updated with a new integrated LED video display system, designed and manufactured by Daktronics. The new system will be installed this summer, prior to the start of the 2010 NFL season. It will feature updated technology behind each end zone with improved wide-angle visibility and image clarity for fans of the […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Farewell, Giants Stadium

Demolition work is set to begin this week on Giants Stadium. A crane will start dismantling the top sections of the 34-year-old venue that has played host to the Giants, the Jets, the Cosmos, and the MetroStars (now the Red Bulls). It also was the scene of numerous Bruce Springsteen concerts. Springsteen and the E […]  More

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