Recent Posts tagged with FirstEnergy Stadium

Venue News: Groundbreaking Date Set for Minnesota Vikings Stadium; Qatar Unveils Soccer Venue Design

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group The ceremonial groundbreaking for the nearly $1 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium is now scheduled for Dec. 3, more than a month later than originally planned. But the 65,000-seat stadium will still be ready for the 2016 NFL season, according to Michele Kelm-Helgen, chairwoman of the Minnesota […]  More

Venue News: Cobb County Releases Proposed Financing for Braves Stadium; Cleveland Browns Unveil Renovation Plans

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group Cobb County has released more details on proposed financing for a new stadium to host the Braves, after the team announced it will leave Atlanta after the 2016 season. It’s a 30-year deal that will have Cobb County paying around 45% of construction costs, or $300 […]  More

Venue News: Oregon Opens Stunning New Football Facility; Sacramento Kings Select 49ers’ Construction Firm for Proposed Arena

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group Oregon football moved into its new, state-of-the-art, Phil Knight-funded facility this week. It cost a reported $68 million to build, and the sheer extravagance of the 145,000 square-foot building sets a new standard for college football facilities across the country. Facilities are a big-time recruiting tool. […]  More

Venue News: New York Cosmos Propose Belmont Park Stadium; Sporting KC Drops Livestrong from Venue Name

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group The revived New York Cosmos, a once-prominent professional soccer franchise in the 1970s, have proposed construction of a $400 million, privately funded, 25,000-seat stadium at Belmont Park in Elmont, team officials said Tuesday. The plan includes a 175-room hotel, restaurants, retail stores and a public park […]  More

Venue News & Notes: MLS Cup Stays Neutral

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced this week that the league’s championship game will remain at a neutral site for the 2010 season. “Following a detailed review and careful analysis of both options, we have elected to continue with a neutral-site format for MLS Cup 2010,” he said. “We believe this format will provide […]  More

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