Sports & Entertainment

Read about your favorite teams as stadiums are constructed and arenas are demolished, reimagined and rebuilt in time for game day. Follow the history of famous fields like Wrigley Field and Fenway Park. Read about innovations in grass and turf installations, field renovations, sports construction companies, and NFL stadium costs. Watch as communities come together to support their hometown minor league teams, and as colleges work with their alumni networks to raise the funds needed to cover the stadiums under construction.



New $300M Storybook Theme Park Planned for Middle Tennessee

Tennessee could soon have a new theme park, with attractions based on books written by authors from around the world. According to NASH Today, Storyville Gardens will be built in Middle Tennessee, with construction slated to start in mid-2022....


GA State to Build New Baseball Stadium to Honor Hank Aaron

Atlanta's Georgia State University has decided to build new baseball and softball facilities — both of which will carry heavy significance. The athletic fields are set to be constructed near the site of the old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, the site where Braves' slugger "Hammerin Hank" Aaron launched his record-breaking 715th career home run in 1974....


Victory Lane — ROMCO Powers Nemechek to Win

John Hunter Nemechek raced the Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota to victory in the NASCAR Camping World series race at Texas Motor Speedway on June 11. The truck carried the colors and logo of ROMCO, the Texas equipment dealer and long-time sponsor of Nemechek....


Old Negro Leagues Ballpark in Paterson, N.J., Gets Financing for New Life

Financing has been finalized to redevelop Hinchliffe Stadium, a former Negro Leagues baseball park in Paterson, N.J., clearing the way for work to continue the $94 million project. One of only four remaining Negro Leagues ballparks still standing, Hinchliffe Stadium opened in 1932 and was home to, at various times, the New York Black Yankees and New York Cubans during the ‘30s and ‘40s....


Mattracks Partners With Kick'n Up Kountry for Biggest Year Yet

Mattracks has joined forces once again with Kick'n Up Kountry (KUK) in preparation for its largest anticipated music festival turnout to date. Kick'n Up Kountry, which takes place annually at its permanent home at Wagon Wheel Ridge in Karlstad, Minn., was forced to cancel last year due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic....


Alabama A&M Transforms Huntsville With New Event Center

In Huntsville, Ala., crews are working on a $60 million, 132,000-sq.-ft. event center at Alabama A&M University (AAMU). The building will include an arena with a 6,000-person capacity that will host basketball and volleyball games, as well as various university gatherings....


Bobcat Company Announces BMX Freestyle Athletes as Newest Brand Partners

Bobcat Company, a global leader in the compact equipment industry, announced new brand partnerships with BMX legend Ryan Nyquist, along with stand-out BMX freestyle athletes Hannah Roberts and Perris Benegas....


New Hagerstown Baseball Park Approved by Maryland's General Assembly

A new sports and entertainment facility, specifically designed to accommodate a minor-league baseball team, will soon begin construction in Hagerstown, Md., after the state's General Assembly approved a bill April 12 to fund the project....


Funds to Upgrade Georgia Tech Athletics Facility Exceeds Goal

Launched in January 2018 with a vision to raise competitiveness across the athletic department, Georgia Tech's $125 million capital campaign was completed with more than $175 million raised. In total, Tech donors exceeded the goal by a hair more than 40 percent according to an announcement made by the university on March 4....


VIDEO: Tsurumi Pump Helps Bring Arts Building to Life in Massachusetts

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, it has been no surprise that performing arts have taken a backseat in global priorities. But with help of Tsurumi Pump, a new arts center in New England has managed to take shape and overcome the many challenges the pandemic has inflicted on new construction and arts proliferation....







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