Sports


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....


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....


Pennsylvania Contractor's Son Goes From College Walk-On to NFL Draftee

It was only five years ago that Jimmy Morrissey was a walk-on at the University of Pittsburgh, just hoping to earn a scholarship. Now, due to his tenacity and work ethic, he's in the National Football League....


JE Dunn Resumes Work On K-State's $52M Shamrock Zone

Kansas State University athletics noted a new milestone in its $52 million south end zone football stadium project (SEZ). Located in the Bill Snyder Family Stadium, the SEZ is officially dubbed the Shamrock Zone....


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....


Pro Iowa, Krause+ Announce $535M Stadium, Global Plaza

Pro Iowa, the campaign working to bring professional soccer to Iowa, is working in partnership with Krause+, the real estate development arm of Krause Group, and the city of Des Moines, to drive revitalization of areas in downtown Des Moines, including transformation of the Dico Superfund site, into a community space with connectivity to recreation, housing, commerce and entertainment....


BigShots Golf Begins Its Construction of Bryan Facility

BigShots Golf, ClubCorp's tech-driven entertainment and culinary experience offering fun for all ages and skill levels, puts its brand growth into overdrive in 2021 beginning with the start of construction at its Bryan, Texas, location....


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....


Construction Crews Reach Milestone at Climate Pledge Arena

Construction crews from Mortenson and OVG Construction and Concrete reached a major milestone at Seattle's Climate Pledge Arena. Workers from the construction crews were taking a mid-day break to join in the traditional "topping out" ceremony that marks the final steel beam being secured into place....


UMaine Unveils 'Transformative' $110M Athletic Facilities Plan

The University of Maine unveiled its transformative $110 million athletic facilities master plan in February, due to the generosity of the late businessman Harold Alfond. The initiative honors Alfond's legacy of support for Maine education and athletics by providing modern facilities for all 17 varsity programs at the state's only Division 1 athletic program and improving the overall UMaine student experience....






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