The Arizona Diamondbacks have chosen an international architecture firm to design a possible replacement for Chase Field as the team decides whether to leave the 21-year-old downtown Phoenix stadium or renovate it, unnamed sources told industry magazine VenuesNow.
Toronto’s SkyDome, now known as Rogers Centre, marked its 30th anniversary. Since its launch in 1989, the SkyDome has always been “revolutionary,” as artistic director Roland Kirouac told the Star’s Frances Kelly at its launch.
For the third time in a half-century and the first time in two decades, Major League Baseball will bring its All-Star game to metro Atlanta in 2021.
An announcement is expected next week that SunTrust Park will host the MLB All-Star game in 2021. “We continue to feel really good about it, and we expect there will be an announcement at some point in time soon,” Braves president and CEO Derek Schiller said in an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Thursday.
The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in their rivalry, covering more than 2,200 games.
It’s interesting what you stumble across on the Internet. A few days ago, Turambar pointed me in the direction of the website belonging to MEIS Architects, including what appeared to be a prototype for a Chase Field replacement.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the Oakland Coliseum’s name is about to be changed for the fifth time in 21 years. RingCentral, a Belmont communications firm, has purchased the naming rights to the maligned stadium for three years at a cost of $3 million.
The Texas Rangers unveiled new renderings of Globe Life Field, the new ballpark currently under construction and expected to open in March 2020, along with details about the park’s video board system and Chuck Morgan’s new public address booth.
College football will have 43 bowl games by the time the 2020 postseason rolls around with one of the three new games being played in New England … in the dead of winter.
Baseball’s 2026 All-Star Game will be played in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement at Independence Hall with a cast of All-Stars past and present on stage behind him.