Recent Posts tagged with Oakland A’s

Venue News: Proposed Los Angeles NFL Stadiums Could Host Multiple Teams; Comcast, Atlanta Braves Plan High-Tech Infrastructure

Stan Kroenke won’t be empty-handed this week when he arrives at the NFL owners meetings in Arizona, writes the St. Louis Dispatch. The St. Louis Rams owner will be packing finished schematic plans for the world’s most interactive and integrated football stadium, a futuristic $1.86 billion, privately financed venue proposed for the Hollywood Park site […]  More

Venue News: Baylor’s McLane Stadium Nears Completion; Kings’ Proposed Arena Prioritizes Premium Seating

McLane Stadium is beginning to look the way Baylor University officials want its teenage football prospects to see it, writes the Waco Tribune-Herald. With the project an estimated 97% complete, crews are working on the finishing touches, including some calculated to awe recruits even before the first game day Aug. 31. A 7,500-square-foot oval locker […]  More

Venue News: NFL’s Falcons Break Ground on New Stadium; University of Phoenix Stadium Plans Upgrades Ahead of Super Bowl XLIX

The Atlanta Falcons have officially broke ground on their new Atlanta stadium, which is set to open in 2017, writes Stadia magazine. The new $1.2 billion multi-purpose stadium aims to be a state-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex designed to attract world-class sports, civic, cultural, and commercial events and serve as a landmark for the city […]  More

Venue News: USTA Opposes MLS Stadium in Queens; Upper-Deck Tarps Staying Put in Oakland

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group Major League Soccer has commissioned an architect to draw up crowd-pleasing drawings for the proposed Flushing Meadows-Corona Park stadium. Already these plans have drawn cheers from some local politicians. The proposed stadium, however, has drawn vigorous opposition from residents in the immigrant-rich neighborhoods of Corona, Elmhurst, […]  More

Venue News: Islanders To Play Preseason Game at Barclays Center; Safeco Field Installs Solar Panels

With the New York Islanders’ future in Uniondale looking as tenuous as ever, the speculation about a potential move to Brooklyn intensified with the announcement this week that the team will play a preseason game Oct. 2 against the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center. The exhibition game will be the first NHL game played […]  More

Venue News: Qatar May Scrap AC Plans for World Cup; MLB Giants Help Rebuild Former Home

Despite lengthy discussions on using state-of-the-art air conditioning to cool stadiums at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the architect in charge of designing Sports City stadium in Doha reversed course and claimed that a more old-fashioned solution would be cheaper and better. The concept of air-conditioned stadiums to beat the 122-degree desert heat in […]  More

Venue News: A’s Inch Closer to San Jose Relocation; Housing Planned for Yankee Stadium Lots

Despite the inability of San Jose’s struggling redevelopment agency to purchase the last two parcels of land needed for a downtown ballpark, Major League Baseball in the California city remains a possibility. Oakland A’s co-owner Lew Wolff said he would help purchase some or all of that land, and may purchase several more that the […]  More

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