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At least 39 spectators have fallen at stadiums in last decade - Buffalo News

At least 39 spectators have fallen at stadiums in last decade - Buffalo News | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
At least 39 spectators have fallen at stadiums in last decade Buffalo News In the last decade, since July 2003, there have been 39 cases in America of people falling either from one seating level to another or down a stadium staircase, escalator or...
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What can be done to keep the experience alive, yet the fans safe?

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Atlanta sports scene losing signature stadiums - USA TODAY

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SB Nation
Atlanta sports scene losing signature stadiums
USA TODAY
ATLANTA -- The ink is just dry on plans for the Atlanta Falcons' $1 billion stadium, which is scheduled to open for the 2017 NFL season.
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Another new stadium, which team to choose is the question.

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University of Wisconsin Completes Multi-Site $1.4 Million AV Upgrade - Audio Visual News Network

University of Wisconsin Completes Multi-Site $1.4 Million AV Upgrade - Audio Visual News Network | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
Audio Visual News Network University of Wisconsin Completes Multi-Site $1.4 Million AV Upgrade Audio Visual News Network The new Q-Sys system handles every aspect of game day audio, from the main PA and all general access and VIP area sound...
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Awesome upgrades.

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Barge wants focus on education spending, not money for new sports stadiums - Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Barge wants focus on education spending, not money for new sports stadiums Atlanta Journal Constitution If elected governor, he said he would not sign legislation allowing state funds to be used to facilitate the construction of a new stadium for...
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This is a good read. It is the side many sports fans dont get to see. New stadiums cost hundreds of millions. That money is being taken away from other things, in this case education is one of them. Education is more important than a new stadium.

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Iron Bowl concessions could top 10000 hot dogs, 30000 drinks - Opelika Auburn News

Iron Bowl concessions could top 10000 hot dogs, 30000 drinks - Opelika Auburn News | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
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Iron Bowl concessions could top 10000 hot dogs, 30000 drinks
Opelika Auburn News
Crow said that in past Iron Bowls, sales in concessions topped 10,000 hotdogs, 6,000 hamburgers, 5,000 pizzas and 30,000 souvenir drinks.
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Its amazing the revenue that a big game can bring.

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From Stadiums to Schools: Education in the 2014 World Cup | A World At School

From Stadiums to Schools: Education in the 2014 World Cup | A World At School | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it

RT @aworldatschool: Brazil is building schools out of leftover material from #WorldCup stadium http://t.co/FtWhET2jvD


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Awesome read. Its nice when Sports Managment gives back to the community.

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MLB to use iOS 7's iBeacon for pointing out sights (and seats) in stadiums

MLB to use iOS 7's iBeacon for pointing out sights (and seats) in stadiums | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
Major League Baseball is becoming very iPhone-friendly: it gave iOS 6 users Passbook ticketing this season, and it's now planning a treat for iOS 7 (http://t.co/A7fEC9fcXd who needs nfc?

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A very neat idea! This can be a real help the fans to find seats and many other things in the stadium!

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Sports stadiums go green: from Croke Park to Minnesota Twins ...

Sports stadiums go green: from Croke Park to Minnesota Twins ... | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
Since the baseball stadium of the Minnesota Twins set a new standard in 2010 when it opened its new target field using a rainwater recycling system to meet 50pc of its water needs, what have other stadiums around the globe ...

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Its great to see so many stadiums going green!

 

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Ryan Leary's curator insight, January 27, 2013 6:31 PM

Strategies and ways in which different stadiums have found a way to "go green".

Jeremy Allen's curator insight, September 21, 2013 9:35 PM

More stadiums will continue to go green in the near future.

David Foster's curator insight, April 27, 2015 8:27 AM

Facility management can be one of the most difficult aspects of a managers job. Having an efficient and "green" stadium will definitely help, and is the wave of the future.

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Top 5 Vegetarian-Friendly NFL Stadiums 2013 - PETA (press release) (blog)

Top 5 Vegetarian-Friendly NFL Stadiums 2013 - PETA (press release) (blog) | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
PETA (press release) (blog) Top 5 Vegetarian-Friendly NFL Stadiums 2013 PETA (press release) (blog) It may be Philadelphia's first season with new coach Chip Kelly, but it's Lincoln Financial Field's fourth consecutive year atop PETA's list of...
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Different variety to keep more fans happy!

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Lawmaker offers bill to end hockey arena dispute - NECN

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Lawmaker offers bill to end hockey arena dispute
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A legislative leader is offering a possible solution to a dispute between the American Hockey League's Portland Pirates and the Cumberland County Civic Center.
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Meeting in the middle.

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Bad Time to be a fan in New York - New York Post

Bad Time to be a fan in New York - New York Post | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
Mike Vaccaro
New York Post
A Yankee Stadium bleacher seat cost $1.25. You could get ...
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Even though New York spends more than 1 BILLION dollars in slary for its 9 teams, it dosent guarentee success.

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FUJINON HD Lenses Selected To Improve Fan Experience At College Stadiums Throughout Western And Midw

FUJINON HD Lenses Selected To Improve Fan Experience At College Stadiums Throughout Western And Midw | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it

(Wayne, New Jersey--November 12, 2013) In an attempt to greatly improve their fans in-stadium experience, several colleges recently upgraded their acquisition equipment - each with multiple FUJINON lenses.


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Big dollar upgrade that can improve the fan experience.

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Maintenance issues cause rodent problems in concessions - The Daily Titan

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Maintenance issues cause rodent problems in concessions
The Daily Titan
The most recent inspection of the concession stands took place Oct. 27 this year.
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Another owner nightmare. The types of issues can have a major impact on business.

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The 5 Best "Green" Stadiums in the World

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The grass on the playing field is no longer the only green thing in newer pro-sports stadiums around the world. More frequently, fans are being treated to touchdowns, goals, and record-breaking ...

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Cool slideshow! Shows the most technologically advanced stadiums in the world.

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3 Terrible Stadiums You Won't Believe Were Actually Built | Cracked ...

3 Terrible Stadiums You Won't Believe Were Actually Built | Cracked ... | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
Designing a stadium is an art, though, and the simplest mistakes can lead to absolute chaos for teams on the field.

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An owners worst nightmare. When you have hundreds of millions of tax payer dollars going to fund a stadium, these are not the outcomes that an owner expects.

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