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Attorney Richard Bernstein - Disabled Win Access to UM Stadium

Attorney Richard Bernstein talks about major improvements in disability access to Michigan stadium, which resulted from victory of his ADA lawsuit against th...
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Red Wings arena deal with Ilitch family wins approval from Detroit downtown authority

Red Wings arena deal with Ilitch family wins approval from Detroit downtown authority | Sports Facility Management 3103821 | Scoop.it
On Friday, Detroit's Downtown Development Authority voted to approve a deal with the Ilitch family's Olympia Development on a Concession Management Agreement that will lead to construction of a new arena to house the family-owned Detroit Red Wings...

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Joshua Evans's curator insight, January 21, 2014 6:37 PM

Interesting article.

Joshua Evans's curator insight, January 21, 2014 6:38 PM

interesting article.

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Miami Heat Want to Renew Sweetheart Arena Lease 18 Years Early; Haven't Paid Miami-Dade Anything In 12 Years

Miami Heat Want to Renew Sweetheart Arena Lease 18 Years Early; Haven't Paid Miami-Dade Anything In 12 Years | Sports Facility Management 3103821 | Scoop.it

The Miami Heat's lease on the American Airlines Arena doesn't expire for another 18 years, but the team has informed Miami-Dade County that they'd already like to tack an additional 10 years onto the agreement. Of course, under that current agreement the team hasn't paid a single dime to the country in the 12 years they've played there, so why wouldn't they want to renew?

 

After the team makes $14 million, the county is entitled to 40 percent of anything more than that. Not once in the team's 12-year history in the arena have they ever apparently made more than that threshold. Last year the arena did make $12.5 million during the last lockout shortened season. Though, the team does seem to have some creative ways in which it decides exactly how much the arena is making.

 

Through subsidies and tax breaks, the county has spent more than $84 million on the arena since it opened and hasn't collected a dime.

 

According to the Miami Herald, the team has sent a letter to Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez informing him that the team would like to start negotiations on two 5-year lease extensions that would keep the team in the AAA until 2040...

 

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Government Considering Plan to Subsidize Private Arena Developer - Nevada Business Magazine

Government Considering Plan to Subsidize Private Arena Developer - Nevada Business Magazine | Sports Facility Management 3103821 | Scoop.it
Government Considering Plan to Subsidize Private Arena Developer Nevada Business Magazine Absurd as this scenario might seem, it's analogous to what the City of Las Vegas would be doing if it moves forward on a proposal to publicly subsidize a...
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3 Crowd Control Techniques to Enhance Event Safety and Enjoyment

3 Crowd Control Techniques to Enhance Event Safety and Enjoyment | Sports Facility Management 3103821 | Scoop.it
3 Crowd Control Techniques to Enhance Event Safety and Enjoyment From retail events (think Black Friday) to stadium concerts or sporting events, crowds can create chaos. That's why, where there are crowds, there must be control.
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Alcohol ads in sports under fire for 'grooming child drinkers'

Alcohol ads in sports under fire for 'grooming child drinkers' | Sports Facility Management 3103821 | Scoop.it
Doctors in Ireland are demanding a ban on alcohol sponsorship of sporting events, warning the beverage alcohol industry is “grooming child drinkers.” Sports teams and leagues are “very much in the ...

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Alcohol and sports unfortunate partners

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Standing on the sideline of a college football game can be dangerous, but never did I expect to be dodging a whiskey bottle rather than a leaping wide receiver.
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Sports Facility Management: From Small College to the Super Bowl

Sports Facility Management: From Small College to the Super Bowl | Sports Facility Management 3103821 | Scoop.it
Sports Facility Management is a great sports career choice and can take you to big places, like the Super Bowl - learn more.
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University of Iowa LEED Certification

The University of Iowa is committed to energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. In an effort to become a more environmentally friendly campus, the...
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Hughes Stadium debuts new makeover

The newly renovated Hughes Stadium features a synthetic turf, a nine-lane track, state-of-the-art lighting system, full digital scoreboard, and is ADA compli...
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The business of sports - Financial Express

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The business of sports
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The league system has become an important way for companies to enter sports as it creates opportunities in franchising, advertising, broadcasting, licensing and merchandising.
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Sodo arena plan filled with subsidies, foes say

Sodo arena plan filled with subsidies, foes say | Sports Facility Management 3103821 | Scoop.it
Opponents of the proposed Sodo arena say an economic analysis shows that taxpayers would subsidize the new sports facilities to the tune of $731 million, violating Initiative 91 which requires the city to make a profit on an investment in a sports...

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Precautions for Sporting Events | Event Management Tips with guardNOW

guardNOW executive Dr. Saeeda Wali Mohammed talks about taking necessary precautions at sporting events, large or small. Precautions for Sporting Events: htt...
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LSU Earns Certification in Mitigating Safety Risks at Sports Events

LSU announced April 18, 2013 that it has earned a certification in assessing and mitigating risks to safety and security at sporting events. The LSU Police D...
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Calls for a ban on alcohol ads during live sports broadcasts

Calls for a ban on alcohol ads during live sports broadcasts | Sports Facility Management 3103821 | Scoop.it
Some politicians and medical groups are calling for a ban on alcohol advertising during live sports broadcasts Alcohol-fuelled violence marred recent New Years Eve celebrations and critics say advert

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Are You Taking a Risk at Sports Events?

When you buy a ticket to a sporting event and take your seat you might be asking for trouble. Knowing how the law looks at assuming the risk of injury at spo...
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Stadium Solar Led Flootlight Test Night

Hi Folks, here you see my real test from to of my lights on a Football Field! From Goal to Goal it is 100 Yard long, and it is 160 feet wide! Both lights can...
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