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Chargers stadium vote: What it means for San Diego

When the polls open in San Diego on Tuesday, the only way funding is going to be approved for the Chargers proposed new stadium is if the team gets the Election Day equivalent of a Hail Mary. If the Chargers stadium initiative (Ballot Measure C) is going to pass, two-thirds — or 66.6 percent —

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An NFL Stadium In Las Vegas Could Be A Bad Bet For Taxpayers

The 2016 NFL season has been nothing but unconventional from its anthem protests to a drop in NFL ratings amid a heated Presidential election competing for attention. One of the more overlooked public stories has been the proposal to move the Oakland Raiders (who are having a surprisingly incredible season) to Las Vegas as the

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Bucs unveil stadium upgrades in home opener

On Thursday night, just days before the Bucs’ home opener, two pee-wee youth football teams ran out of the tunnel at Raymond James Stadium and played a scrimmage on an NFL field under the lights.Their pint-sized game was used as a dress rehearsal for the huge new video boards in both end zones of the

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Rams hope to reshape rowdy reputation of Coliseum in NFL circles

The stories of NFL games at the Coliseum are legendary, but not the nostalgic kind that fans remember fondly. Fights in the stands broke out like brush fires, so frequent and so spirited in those old Los Angeles Raiders days that players would turn around on the sidelines to watch the action in the seats. “Raider fans

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Goodell: U.S. Bank Stadium ‘Exceeded My Expectations’

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell visited U.S. Bank Stadium during its construction in November 2015 and expected grand things. After strolling through multiple areas — from clubs and suites spaces to upper bowl seats — of the 1.75-million-square-foot sparkling facility before the Vikings hosted the Packers in the first regular-season game on NBC’s Sunday Night Football, Goodell

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Committee votes unanimously to fund Las Vegas NFL stadium

An oversight committee has voted in favor of spending $750 million in public money to help pay for a Las Vegas NFL stadium. The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee met today to make a decision on whether the plan should move forward on the $1.9 billion stadium. The cost of the stadium will be split between Sheldon

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13 Game-Changing NFL Stadiums

Not every NFL stadium revolves around a Colin Kaepernick controversy. Most attract attention on their own merit. With 20 glistening, über sleek pro football venues modernizing cityscapes in the last 20 years, it’s time to take inventory—a stadium tour. These massive, fan-friendly structures boast monster LED video screens, retractable observatory-style roofs, transparent façades, hybrid turfs,

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Metro to study condition, future costs of Nissan Stadium

Amid rising city costs to cover upgrades, repairs and upkeep of Nashville’s two main professional sports facilities, Metro government is hiring a firm that will explore the condition of both Nissan Stadium and Bridgestone Arena. The Metro Nashville Sports Authority will consider a proposal Thursday from Mayor Megan Barry’s administration to pay $355,000 to hire Venue

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