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The Constant Evolution of Managing Sports Venues
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Mitchell Schnurman: For Cowboys and AT&T, stadium naming rights aren’t a money grab

Mitchell Schnurman: For Cowboys and AT&T, stadium naming rights aren’t a money grab | Sports Facility Management 4461890 | Scoop.it
Tech breakthroughs and staying power trump price alone for AT&T Stadium.
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Husky Stadium to debut after $280M renovation

Husky Stadium to debut after $280M renovation | Sports Facility Management 4461890 | Scoop.it
The finest piece of real estate in college football now has a facility worthy of its waterfront location.
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The Problem with Subsidizing Huge Stadiums for Billionaire Team Owners | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

The Problem with Subsidizing Huge Stadiums for Billionaire Team Owners | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com | Sports Facility Management 4461890 | Scoop.it
The Nation's sports editor questions whether taxpayer money should be spent to build new arenas in cities where public infrastructure dollars are scarce.
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NFL Season Opener Under The Solar-Powered Lights | Earthtechling

NFL Season Opener Under The Solar-Powered Lights | Earthtechling | Sports Facility Management 4461890 | Scoop.it
National Geographic Society reports on how renewable energy is making its way into the power generation process at certain NFL stadiums.

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USA TODAY Sports investigation: Holes in stadium security

USA TODAY Sports investigation: Holes in stadium security | Sports Facility Management 4461890 | Scoop.it
To prevent another terrorist attack, stadiums and entertainment venues across the nation routinely rely on low-paid, part-time security guards with spotty training and even criminal convictions.
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The Ins & Outs of Stadium Crowd Control

The Ins & Outs of Stadium Crowd Control | Sports Facility Management 4461890 | Scoop.it
For events with an established “start” and “stop” time, there are unique stadium crowd control needs—on the way in and on the way out.
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Apple Feature to Turn MLB Stadiums Into Interactive Playgrounds

Apple Feature to Turn MLB Stadiums Into Interactive Playgrounds | Sports Facility Management 4461890 | Scoop.it
Major League Baseball is launching a major initiative to make attending games at stadiums a completely interactive experience for fans.

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Massive Green Building Projects Aim to Create a Sustainable 2014 World Cup

Massive Green Building Projects Aim to Create a Sustainable 2014 World Cup | Sports Facility Management 4461890 | Scoop.it

For the 2014 World Cup, Brazil will roll out impressive facilities that could score LEED certification and add to its rich modern architecture legacy.

Describing any massive construction project as “green” is a stretch, especially when it comes to sports facilities. But in football-mad Brazil, plans for a bevy of new and refurbished football stadia for the 2014 World Cup are well underway.

Brazil's projects could both score international green building certifications such as LEED while adding to the country’s rich modern architecture legacy. Much of the credit for Brazil’s greening of the World Cup goes to Vicente Mello and Ian McKee, two architects who drafted the CopaVerde plan, which advocates for the most responsible construction practices possible for the event’s venues...


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Alice Boyd's curator insight, June 3, 2013 11:07 AM

What a building!  Everyone is getting on board with Green Buildings and LEED certifications.  Turner is also on the Green and LEED Certified train. It's the new IN thing. 

Ray Howard's curator insight, June 5, 2013 8:57 AM

Can a Stadium be Sustainable?

Kenneth Hadden Miller's curator insight, April 26, 2015 3:56 AM

An earlier scoop showed the issues that Rio was going to have with disabled patrons who attend the 2016 Olympic Games.  This is a bit more positive as it shows the green facilities that were created or rebuilt for the 2014 World Cup.  One of these even had its own solar power plant, which is extremely impressive!