Recent Posts tagged with Memorial Stadium

Venue News: Atlanta Braves Eye New Stadium, Move to Cobb County; Jaguars Inch Closer to EverBank Field Upgrades

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group The Atlanta Braves organization is moving to Cobb County where it will build a $672 million Major League Baseball stadium and integrated mixed-used development. 

The Braves organization will not extend its lease at Turner Field upon its expiration at the end of 2016. The estimated cost […]  More

UC Berkeley’s Memorial Stadium’s New Sound Is Loud, Clear, Inside, Invisible

The University of California’s Memorial Stadium was built in 1923, when there wasn’t much else around the 63,000-seat venue, the largest football stadium in Northern California. The field’s landmarked exterior walls are literally at the edge of the campus, and, over the decades, the city eventually came up hard on Memorial’s perimeters, drawing noise complaints, […]  More

Venue News: Pacers’ $16M Investment Includes Massive Scoreboard; Cal Memorial Stadium Nears Completion

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group The Indiana Pacers’ $16 million investment in a sound system and gargantuan new scoreboards at Bankers Life Fieldhouse could signal the team’s commitment to Indianapolis for the long haul. For fans, the upgrades will modernize the audio and visual experience inside the 13-year-old fieldhouse. The scoreboards […]  More

Venue News: Barclays Center Installs Video Board; MSU Stadium Renovation Includes New TV Compound

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group The Barclays Center installed its picture-perfect scoreboard Monday. The high-def, 70,000-pound Daktronics scoreboard — one of the largest in the nation — was recently hoisted to the rafters of the 18,200-seat arena, which is fast nearing completion. The $7.5-million super scoreboard is loaded with high-tech gadgets, […]  More

Venue News: Yanks Follow Through on Heritage Field; Is $1B The New Norm for Stadiums?

When the new Yankee Stadium opened in 2009, not even the loudest of Yankee fanatics could drown out the outraged howls over its costly tickets, its tax-exempt financing and, of course, its construction atop two city parks. But now, in a bid for redemption, New York City officials have delivered on a long-promised, $50.8 million […]  More

Venue News: Washington State To Fund Premium Seating Project with TV Revenue; Missouri Considers Stadium Expansion

The Washington State University Board of Regents gave final approval for an $80 million project to add premium seats and a new press box on the south side of Martin Stadium. The athletics department plans to have the press box completed before the first home game of next season; the luxury seating should be completed […]  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: Sporting KC Gives Away Stadium-Naming Rights

One way to make it nearly impossible for people to not support your sports team is to give your new stadium’s naming rights and a cut of your earnings to a cancer charity. And that’s exactly what the rebranded Sporting KC (formerly the Kansas City Wizards) did this week. In a historic deal with the […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Texas Stadium Bites the Dust

Texas Stadium is nothing but a memory — and a huge mess. The longtime home of the Dallas Cowboys — known for the giant hole in its roof, “so God can watch his team,” according to local lore — came tumbling down early Sunday in a planned demolition. Fireworks shot off above the building for […]  More

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