Eight months before construction crews are expected to begin renovations work on the now-shuttered Astrodome, some groups already are hatching plans to make use of the famed stadium’s nine acres.
The world just watched Super Bowl 52 from inside of Minnesota’s state-of-the art U.S. Bank Stadium. With uncertainty in the Panthers organization, many Carolina fans and taxpayers wonder how much longer the Panthers will play inside Bank of America Stadium. Will a new owner ask for a new stadium?
Whatever you see in U.S. Bank Stadium—a Viking warship, a shard of ice—the home of Super Bowl LII says something not just about Minnesota, but also about the future of NFL abodes.
U.S. Bank Stadium’s end zones have gone blue, red, white and green for the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles.
In 2013, the Vikings went 5-10-1, started three different quarterbacks and had the worst-scoring defense in football. Five months after that season ended, the NFL announced that Super Bowl LII would be played in Minnesota’s new $1.1 billion stadium in February 2018.
As the Rams prepared to land at LAX after beating the Tennessee Titans in Nashville on Christmas Eve, Kevin Demoff looked out the right side of the plane above Inglewood.
The Super Bowl is officially 33 days away, and the NFL has taken over at US Bank Stadium. But, the Vikings playoff run is putting a wrinkle in the preparations.
The NFL wants the Carolina Panthers to stay in Charlotte. As to whether the NFL thinks it will take a new stadium for the next owners to keep the team here, a league official said that’s a matter for a later day.
The second time’s a charm. Crews tried once again to demolish the upper ring of the Pontiac Silverdome on Monday afternoon after Sunday’s failure, and this time they succeeded, or at least made progress.
The demolition of the Pontiac Silverdome is set for 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3. Large crowds of spectators are expected to come out that morning to watch the implosion of the 20-foot steel-band that once held the 80,311-seat stadium’s inflatable roof in place.