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Stadium Design Considerations for a Post 9/11 World - Part 1

ACEF, joined forces with the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) to conduct a needs assessment among various educational facility...
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Cobb County commissioners approve Braves stadium - CBSSports.com

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San Francisco Chronicle Cobb County commissioners approve Braves stadium CBSSports.com The Atlanta Braves announced earlier this offseason that the club plans to move out to the suburbs in time for the 2017 season, as they'll head northwest to Cobb...
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Video: 'Do Sports Teams Need Government Welfare?' - National Review Online

Video: 'Do Sports Teams Need Government Welfare?' - National Review Online | Sports Facility Management: Goff, J | Scoop.it
Video: 'Do Sports Teams Need Government Welfare?
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Excellent panel discussion about the costs and benefits of stadium subsidies.

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How Sports Greening Is Generating New Revenue - Knowledge@Wharton

How Sports Greening Is Generating New Revenue - Knowledge@Wharton | Sports Facility Management: Goff, J | Scoop.it
How Sports Greening Is Generating New Revenue
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Sustainability sponsorships in sports offer a unique value, Bradlee adds, and it's different from the boost generated by sponsorships at non-sport facilities.
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Solar first for Qatar sports venue | BGreen Magazine

Solar first for Qatar sports venue | BGreen Magazine | Sports Facility Management: Goff, J | Scoop.it
In June it announced that it had won Qatar build-up contracts for three projects in Doha covering sporting, hospitality and security facilities. The contract for the Al Sadd Sports Club, worth $142m, was awarded by the Qatar ...
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Environmentally conscious design and construction

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Neyland Stadium Recognized for Safety Upgrades | Tennessee Today

Neyland Stadium Recognized for Safety Upgrades | Tennessee Today | Sports Facility Management: Goff, J | Scoop.it
Neyland Stadium was recognized with the National Sport Safety and Security Facility of Merit Award earlier this month at the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security Conference in Orlando.
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Not a professional stadium, but great emergency and security improvements.

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LSU approves sports ticket price hikes - MiamiHerald.com

LSU approves sports ticket price hikes - MiamiHerald.com | Sports Facility Management: Goff, J | Scoop.it
LSU approves sports ticket price hikes MiamiHerald.com Nearly $62 million of the $101.5 million in annual revenue the athletic department expects to bring in for the 2013-14 budget year comes from ticket sales, "seat donations" that are required to...
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Football: A Waste of Taxpayers' Money - TIME

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Football: A Waste of Taxpayers' Money
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Overall, stadium subsidies total over $1 billion/year of taxpayer funds.
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NFL sacks taxpayers for billions in stadium subsidies and other ...

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CHEERING FOR SUBSIDIES: The NFL, a nonprofit, enjoys billions of dollars of state and local government financial breaks every year. By Eric Boehm |
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Should the NFL still be considered a non-profit organization?

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Subsidizing Stadiums - EconLog - Library of Economics and Liberty

Subsidizing Stadiums - EconLog - Library of Economics and Liberty | Sports Facility Management: Goff, J | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago The Atlantic ran a great story about "How the NFL Fleeces Taxpayers" (HT: Reddit). Stadium subsidies are a classic example of failure to appreciate "what it not seen." As Dennis Coates and Brad Humphreys ...
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Great example of the costs of subsidies and psychic value of sports.

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Crowd Management Specialists - Come On In...

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The new year is approaching and this will bring not only new challenges and opportunities for all of us, but also sees us moving into another phase of high profile super events, where crowd safety ...
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