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Oregon State implodes west side of Reser Stadium

Jan. 07, 2022 19:07 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State has imploded part of Reser Stadium, beginning the next phase of a project to renovate the facility. Athletic director Scott Barnes set off the explosives that brought down the west side of the building Friday morning, with a crowd of watching...

Badgers, Sun Devils carry Las Vegas Bowl into new stadium

Dec. 28, 2021 23:25 PM EST

Las Vegas Bowl: Arizona State (8-4) vs. Wisconsin (8-4), Dec. 30, 10:30 p.m. EST (ESPN) Line: Wisconsin by 6, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Arizona State leads 3-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE After failing to live up to preseason...

Hochul confident Bills' stadium deal can be done by March

Dec. 20, 2021 13:59 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — New York governor Kathy Hochul on Monday expressed confidence she can reach a deal involving hundreds of millions of dollars in public funding to build a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills in time to be included on the state’s budget due in April. Hochul...

Analysis: Edwards, lawmakers both claim wins in Saints deal

Dec. 19, 2021 16:03 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's new deal with the New Orleans Saints gives state legislative leaders a victory, with lower-than-expected payments to help cover Superdome renovations, the ending of a stadium manager debt that irked lawmakers and cuts to office lease costs for state agencies. ...

Proposal to turn vacant stadium into high school advances

Dec. 18, 2021 17:22 PM EST

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Plans to build a new public high school on the site of a former minor league baseball stadium in Rhode Island are moving forward. A subcommittee of the Pawtucket School Committee voted Thursday to recommend the full panel pursue developing the idea for the...

Superdome upgrade plan wins passage after years of haggling

Dec. 16, 2021 16:36 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — More than two years after Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Louisiana would help pay for renovations to the New Orleans Superdome, officials Thursday finally agreed to a financing deal that will have the state contributing up to $54 million toward the improvements. ...

Parise, Greene lead Islanders to first win at new arena

Dec. 11, 2021 23:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders finally won a game at their new arena on Saturday evening, beating division rival New Jersey 4-2 with the help of two former Devils captains. Andy Greene scored the game-tying goal and Zach Parise had the go-ahead goal in the second period to...

New lighthouse, video board slated for Patriots stadium reno

Dec. 10, 2021 14:39 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots will be enclosing the north end of Gillette Stadium as part of a $225 million renovation that will also include a larger video board and a bigger lighthouse overlooking the end zone. The construction scheduled to be completed for...

Preds' last-minute goal keeps Isles winless at home

Dec. 09, 2021 23:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Eeli Tolvanen scored with 11.5 seconds left to cap the Nashville Predators' third-period rally for a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. The Islanders led 3-2 after Noah Dobson's goal early in the third, but Nashville came back to keep New...

Blackhawks win 3-2 in SO; Islanders lose 11th straight game

Dec. 05, 2021 23:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Kane scored the only goal in the shootout and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Islanders 3-2 Sunday night, sending New York to its 11th straight loss overall and its sixth straight setback its new arena. Kane beat Semyon Varlamov with Chicago’s...