Charlotte 49ers
UNC Charlotte has announced its EverGreen Athletics Facilities Master Vision, which is part of the overall campus renovation plan.

University of Charlotte Announces $102 Million Renovation Plan

With a move to the American Athletic Conference imminent, the UNC Charlotte 49ers athletics department has big plans on the horizon. The school has announced its Evergreen Athletics Facilities Master Vision, which is part of UNC Charlotte’s overall campus renovation plan. Evergreen will provide upgrades to existing amenities, while also implementing construction of new venues. […]

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Louisville upgrades
Enhancements for the 2022 season include better Wi-Fi connectivity, club space upgrades, expedited point of entry and concessions improvements.

Louisville Football Adds Upgrades to Cardinal Stadium

The University of Louisville athletics department is giving the people what they want. Ahead of the upcoming 2022 football season, athletics staff did extensive in-season and postseason surveying of season ticket holders to find out what could be improved. When fans arrive this fall, they will find new enhancements to improve the fan experience at […]

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Memphis football
The University of Memphis and the City of Memphis have announced plans to pursue a $150-200 million renovation of Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium.

Memphis’ Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium Set for $150-200 Million Renovation

The home of Memphis Tigers football may be on track for an expensive facelift. The University of Memphis and the city of Memphis have announced plans to pursue a $150-200 million renovation of Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium to revitalize and modernize the 58,325-seat stadium, which was built in 1965. Priority elements of the wide-ranging project […]

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SportsTravel Podcast Matt Hogue

Matt Hogue: Growing a Division I Athletics Program at Coastal Carolina

In the increasing competitive collegiate landscape, it is becoming harder and harder to stand out. But Coastal Carolina University is a prime example of a university that has managed its growth well, fielding a football team that has become a powerhouse out of nowhere in recent years and a formidable basketball program. Its new football […]

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Big10

Big Ten Keeps Football Title Game in Indianapolis, Bringing Basketball Tournaments to Minneapolis

The Big Ten Conference will keep its football championshig pame at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis through 2024 while also announcing that its 2023 women’s basketball tournament, plus the 2024 men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, will be heading to the Target Center in Minneapolis, which recently hosted the Women’s Final Four. “We are thrilled to […]

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LSU Alabama Football
Alabama fans cheer before a game against LSU at Bryant-Denny Stadium, in Tuscaloosa. The SEC is set to get two new teams when Oklahoma and Texas join the mix. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Why College Conference Realignment
Reshapes the Sports Tourism Landscape

College sports is amid revolutionary change that may not be surpassed in its long and sometimes controversial history. The ability of athletes — sorry, student-athletes — to earn money off name, image and likeness has turned the traditional college sponsorship model upside down. The NCAA recently adopted a new constitution that may see further changes […]

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Mike Nealy

Mike Nealy Steps Down as Fiesta Bowl Executive Director

Mike Nealy is stepping down as executive director of the Fiesta Bowl after eight years in charge of the organization with Jim Hatfield stepping in as interim executive director. The Fiesta Bowl has remained one of the biggest in the bowl postseason. The organization credited Nealy in a statement for growing community involvement around the […]

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CFPLosAngeles

Los Angeles Begins Preparations to host 2023 College Football Playoff Championship Game

Los Angeles, which will host the Super Bowl in February, has begun preparations for the 2023 College Football Playoff national championship game, which will also be held at Inglewood’s SoFi Stadium. SoFi Stadium and Los Angeles are on the clock following the national 2022 championship game won by Georgia over Alabama at Lucas Oil Stadium […]

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SportsTravel Podcast Susan Baughman

Susan Baughman: Bringing the College Football Playoff Title Game to Indianapolis

Indianapolis has hosted eight NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Fours and is known as one of the best college sports cities in the country. On Monday, January 10, it will for the first time host the College Football Playoff National Championship Game, becoming the first cold-weather city to host the event and the first city that […]

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