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Memphis football had reduced capacity for football in the 2020 season. Photo from Memphis Athletics

Memphis’ Liberty Bowl on Verge of Renaming

The Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis will soon be called the Simmons Bank Memorial Stadium, city leaders announced Friday. The 58,325-seat venue is in the final stages of having its naming rights sold to the financial institution that is based in Arkansas. The Liberty Bowl is in the heart of Midtown and includes 40 […]

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Chicago Bears Sign Purchase Agreement for Potential Stadium Site

The Chicago Bears, who have played at Soldier Field since 1971 other than a one-year break while the venue underwent an extensive renovation, may be leaving the venerable site on the banks of Lake Michigan for good. The team has reportedly signed a purchase agreement for Arlington International Racecourse, which could potentially become the site […]

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The San Gabriel Mountains reflect in the sunset as UCLA prepares to host its season opener in September against Hawaii at the Rose Bowl. Photo via Rose Bowl Stadium on Twitter

Rose Bowl Stadium Receives $500,000 Grant from ‘Save America’s Treasures’

The Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, will receive a $500,000 preservation grant award as part of the Save America’s Treasures grant program funded by the Historic Preservation Fund and administered by the National Park Service. It is the first such award given to the Rose Bowl Stadium, which will celebrate its centennial in 2022. […]

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Legacy Sports USA, Oak View Group Announce 10-Year Naming Rights Deal for Bell Bank Park

Legacy Sports USA and Oak View Group Facilities have announced a 10-year naming rights partnership with Bell Bank for a 320-acre complex in Mesa, Arizona that will be the largest of its kind in North America. Bell Bank Park, at a cost of over $280 million, is designed to host youth and amateur sports teams […]

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Clippers Unveil Plans for Intuit Dome

The Los Angeles Clippers and Intuit Inc. have entered a 23-year strategic partnership giving Intuit exclusive naming rights partner of the Intuit Dome, the future home of the Clippers that broke ground on Friday morning and is scheduled to open in Inglewood, California, for the 2024–2025 NBA season. Intuit Dome will feature “The Wall,” 51 […]

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New Sports Complex Proposed in Syracuse

A multi-sport athletic complex that would cost approximately $25 million is being planned for the Syracuse, New York region with most of the costs being covered by money given to Onondaga County as part of the American Rescue Plan. Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon this week announced plans for the venue in the town of […]

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Steve Fraser Named Coachella Valley Arena President

Oak View Group has named Steve Fraser as president of Coachella Valley Arena and its to-be-named American Hockey League expansion team that will be based in Palm Desert, California, as the top affiliate of the newest National Hockey League team, the Seattle Kraken. Prior to joining OVG, Fraser served as vice president of business operations […]

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San Francisco 49ers Unveil New Cache Creek Club

The San Francisco 49ers have unveiled a new Levi’s Stadium club space driven by the team’s partnership with Cache Creek Casino Resort and the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, with a 1,400 square-foot club located inside the northwest field tunnel between the visiting team locker room and the field entrance, providing exclusive views of the players […]

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Thunder, Paycom Announce 15-Year Arena Naming Rights Agreement

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s downtown arena has a new name after a 15-year naming rights partnership was agreed to with Paycom, one of the largest companies in the state of Oklahoma. The name change takes effect immediately, with exterior signage to be completed in time for the start of the 2021-22 season. For the new […]

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