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The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be home to the newest Major League Rugby club. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Major League Rugby Expansion Franchise Playing at LA Coliseum

The newest franchise in Major League Rugby will play its home games at one of the most historic sports venues in the United States. The LA Giltinis will be playing home matches at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as part of what the expansion franchise terms a “long-term deal” that the league itself said would […]

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University of Florida Unveils New Baseball Stadium

The University of Florida has debuted its new baseball stadium, which replaces McKethan Stadium that the Gators had called home since 1949. The Populous-designed Florida Ballpark at Alfred A. McKethan Field is a $65 million project that will serve as home to the team that started the season ranked No. 1 in most national polls. […]

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Populous and OAM reveal plans for iconic performance venue in Toronto

OverActive Media Reveals Toronto Esports Venue Plans

OverActive Media has released the first rendering of its planned performance venue in Toronto that will be used for both esports and entertainment events throughout the region. The project, at a cost of nearly $500 million, is projected to be completed in 2025. Designed by Populous, it would include a theatre-style entertainment venue and hotel […]

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Detroit Convention Center Reopens with Volleyball Tournament

The first event at the TCF Center in Detroit since the pandemic began was a volleyball tournament, and a large one at that. Detroit’s downtown convention center hosted 1,000 athletes on 16 courts the weekend of February 13–14 in an event organized by Michigan Elite Volleyball Academy. Athletes at the President’s Day Challenge had to […]

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A rendering of what the renovated Reser Stadium will look like once finished. Rendering via Oregon State University athletics.

Oregon State Plans $153 Million Reser Stadium Renovation

Oregon State University’s Reser Stadium will undergo a renovation as part of a $153 million project approved by the school’s Board of Trustees as part of an overhaul of the Beavers’ football facility. An anonymous donor has made a $50 million lead gift toward the renovations of the venue in Corvallis, which will include a […]

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Midway Central Station in Illinois Hires General Manager

Midway Central Station at Bedford Park has hired Wade Welsh, an Illinois native, as general manager to lead the team at the 116,000-square-foot indoor venue that will be opening this summer in the village of Bedford Park, which oversees the project in partnership with Sports Facilities Companies. Welsh has an extensive background in sports management […]

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New Louisville Indoor Track Announces First Events

The new Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center indoor track-and-field venue in Louisville, Kentucky, has announced its first events, beginning February 17, 2021. Louisville Urban League, which built the center, and ASM Global, which will manage the space, announced that the University of Louisville Cardinal Invitational will be the launch event, followed by the KTCCCA […]

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Shanghai Esports Project Expected to Cost $770 Million

SuperGen Group, a Chinese property company that also is the parent company of esports organization Edward Gaming, has started construction on a Shanghai International Culture and Creative Esports Center. The project will include an esports venue that can host up to 6,000 spectators as well as a five-star esports-themed hotel, indoor skydiving venue and other […]

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Williamsport Ballpark Project Receives State Grant

The city of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, will be receiving a $2 million state grant toward creating a youth baseball and softball complex as part of the Williamsport Ballpark project, a seven-field athletic complex that would have construction starting in 2021. Plans for the complex have been in the works for most of 2020 after a different […]

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