Recent Posts tagged with Miami

Venue News: L.A. City Council Wants Report on Stadium Effects

A member of the Los Angeles City Council called this week for a report on how a new downtown NFL stadium would effect operations at the Los Angeles Convention Center, which would share the proposed site. Councilwoman Janice Hahn, who heads the council committee that deals with tourism and trade, wants updates on all of […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Leagues Urge Stadium Owners To Go Green

Stadium owners dragging their heels on finding greener ways to power up their high-definition scoreboards and retractable roofs just got a kick in the pants from league commissioners. Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, and Major League Soccer have dished out letters to their teams and […]  More

Venue News & Notes: New Marlins Stadium Takes Shape

The Roman Colosseum it’s not, but it is round. The publicly financed, $634 million Florida Marlins baseball stadium is rapidly taking shape in East Little Havana, where its tall roof-support columns already loom like alien monoliths over the modest apartment houses around it. After seven months of construction, work is about a quarter done and […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Boxing To Return to Yankee Stadium

Officials with Top Rank Boxing have reached a preliminary agreement with the Yankees to stage the WBC 154-lb. title match between champion Yuri Foreman and former welterweight champion Miguel Cotto at Yankee Stadium on June 5. Top Rank VP of Boxing Carl Moretti said last night that, after weeks of negotiations, a deal had been […]  More

CBS Sports Builds Super-Sized EVS Server System for the Big Game; Embraces DNX100 Codec

CBS Sports this weekend is rolling out a massive EVS server infrastructure for Super Bowl XLIV, with 37 EVS XT[2] servers broken up into two networks (24 used during the game and 13 during the pre-game), ensuring that viewers at home see all the important shots, pre-packages, stories and profiles, promos, and more. “The reason […]  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

Venue News & Notes: Dolphins’ Home To Get an Umbrella?

A massive 621,000-sq.-ft. “umbrella” that would shield fans from rain is the centerpiece of a proposal unveiled this week for upgrading the Miami Dolphins’ home for future Super Bowls. No price tag was put on the open-air covering or other improvements for Dolphin Stadium. Also left unaddressed was the question of who would pay for […]  More

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