Sports

Construction crews in Ohio are working to complete a $250 million project created to bring an unprecedented fan experience to Cincinnati. Designed by the renowned architecture firm Populous, West End Stadium will serve as the home field of FC Cincinnati of Major League Soccer (MLS).

Historic and famed Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles — the third oldest Major League Baseball ballpark in the country and home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, — is undergoing a major upgrade for the 2020 season, and is slated to host the league's All-Star Game presented by Mastercard.

The Pawtucket Red Sox — the Boston Red Sox's TripleA team — from Pawtucket, R.I., is moving into a new 10,000-capacity baseball stadium in Worcester, Mass., which is expected to be ready by April 2021, in time for the season. In addition to construction of the ballpark, Madison Properties is developing a five-story office building with a rooftop overlooking the ballpark, two hotels (a 150-room hotel, with 65,000-sq.

Kubota Tractor Corporation is making its Major League Baseball debut this season as the official on-field equipment partner of the Texas Rangers. As the Rangers move into their new ballpark this season, Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Kubota equipment will be used exclusively to maintain the grounds of the modern-day professional sports facility through the 2024 season.

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen has opened Circuit Zandvoort near Amsterdam, the venue for this year's Formula 1 Heineken Dutch Grand Prix. Earlier this year, Mammoet was selected as an official event supplier for the race.

Classic Turf Company completed a major reconstruction project on the courts of Carter Field at Northeastern University. Using post tension concrete foundations, Classic Turf Company replaced asphalt courts that were more than 20 years old. Upon completion of the project, the University was presented with one of the Distinguished Tennis Facilities of the Year awards from the American Sports Builders Association.

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103, and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) of Greater Boston have officially entered into a new sports marketing partnership with the Boston Bruins. Now, while cheering on the Bruins at a TD Garden home game, fans will notice something new: IBEW Local 103 and NECA contractors' names written on the ice.

After years of planning, the University of Idaho has finally broken ground on a dedicated basketball arena. Scheduled for completion in 2021, the 62,000-sq.-ft. Idaho Central Credit Union Arena will be the new home for Vandals' basketball, regional tournaments, lectures, as well as "small and mid-size" events, other cultural and special events, concerts and conventions, said Guy Esser, project architect of the University.

Bobcat Company officially announced a three-year partnership agreement with Philadelphia Eagles' pro quarterback Carson Wentz. "We are excited to have such an accomplished and principled athlete, who shares a deep connection to North Dakota representing our brand," said Mike Ballweber, president of Doosan Bobcat North America.

The University of Texas, Austin has kicked off a $175M renovation and expansion project for the south end-zone portion of the Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium where the Longhorns play. The project to upgrade the south end will take until the 2021 season to complete.

Dunedin, Fla., has been the Spring Training home of the Toronto Blue Jays since 1977, and the bond between the city and team was renewed on April 23 when construction began on the $102 million ($96.6 million in construction costs) renovation of the stadium where the Jays play their Grapefruit League games.