In another milepost toward next month’s opening of Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the cranes have been removed from the field and preparations have begun for installation of the artificial-turf playing surface.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium is set to open August 26 for an NFL preseason match-up between the Arizona Cardinals and Atlanta Falcons. The brand new facility will house the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United FC of the MLS, and a number of concerts and special events.
A celebratory Fourth of July firework display in downtown Nashville went astray Tuesday night when a stray firework landed and went off inside the Tennessee Titans’ Nissan Stadium.
It’s been seven months since the Denver Broncos hired a Hollywood talent agency to find a buyer for the naming rights to its football stadium, and the first pre-season game there is just over two months away. Yet the stadium still bears the name of bankrupt Sports Authority.
The 20-year naming rights deal for Qualcomm Stadium expired , but a city spokesman said there are no immediate plans to tear down signs or officially rename the stadium.
The decommissioning process of the Georgia Dome has restarted and the date for its implosion has been scheduled. The Georgia Dome will be demolished on Monday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 a.m.
Falcons president and CEO Rich McKay strongly reiterated the organization’s plan, announced last month, to open Mercedes-Benz Stadium in late August.
Last week, the Los Angeles Rams announced that the opening of their new shared stadium with the Chargers in Inglewood, Calif., would be pushed back one year to 2020 because of all the rain Southern California has received over the past few months.
Uncommon, heavy rainfall in Los Angeles has delayed the highly anticipated, $2.6 billion stadium in Inglewood, California, by a year. The new facility, to be shared by the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers, will now open in 2020 instead of 2019
The Seattle Seahawks’ home stadium will continue to be called CenturyLink Field at least through 2033. The stadium was renamed CenturyLink in 2011. The Seahawks announced Monday that the team, CenturyLink, Inc. and First & Goal Inc. reached a new deal on stadium-naming rights. It will run from the 2019 through 2033 NFL season.