Posts Tagged Sports facility construction

MLS expanding to Minnesota, but stadium yet to be built

Cassie Benson, left, and her boyfriend Manny Chavez, center,  cheer during a news conference, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Minneapolis, where it was announced that Minnesota will be awarded an MLS soccer franchise. (AP Photo/Star Tribune,Glen Stubbe)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After preserving a professional soccer team for Minnesota, Bill McGuire soon began to think bigger.

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Owners shoot down most replay proposals

In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, referee Tony Corrente (99) watches the instant replay during the second half of an NFL preseason football game in Denver. NFL owners shot down nearly every video replay proposal brought to their meetings Tuesday, March 24, 2015, while approving several safety rules enhancements. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — NFL owners shot down nearly every video replay proposal brought to their meetings Tuesday, while approving six safety rule changes.

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Nashville Sounds selling standing-room tickets for opener

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With a new stadium nearing completion, box seats for the Nashville Sounds opening night are already sold out. To help fans attend the game, the Triple-A minor league affiliate of the Oakland Athletics is selling berm and standing-room tickets for the April 17 opening in advance.

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