Posts Tagged Sports facility construction

Bud Selig reiterates Athletics need a new ballpark

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig gestures during a news conference prior to a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him “frustrated.”

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Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

In this July 2, 2014, file photo, people stroll along the river walk across from the new McLane Stadium at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. The on-campus facility is set to open this fall amid great fanfare. (AP Photo/Waco Tribune Herald, Jerry Larson)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of renovation and construction.

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$3.25 million fix planned for Joe Louis Arena

DETROIT (AP) — Joe Louis Arena is getting $3.25 million in repairs to its parking garage despite the fact that the Detroit Red Wings venue is slated to close.

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Gunner Kiel is the new quarterback at Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — One of Gunner Kiel’s biggest challenges is keeping his excitement in check.

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