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Northwestern set to renovate stadium after $480 million gift

Sep. 22, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern is set to renovate its football stadium thanks to a $480 million donation from the family of Patrick and Shirley Ryan. The school said Wednesday that the gift will also help fund other university projects. But it's the lead donation to...

Coyotes put in $1.7 billion proposal to build arena in Tempe

Sep. 20, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have proposed a $1.7 billion development in Tempe that will include a hockey arena. Renderings released Monday by the Coyotes include proposed restaurants, shops and apartments on a 46-acre tract of land near downtown. ...

Chargers finally get fans at SoFi, but many cheer for Dallas

Sep. 19, 2021 22:31 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Four years and eight months after the Los Angeles Chargers relocated, they finally got what they sought when they moved up from San Diego to the nation's second-largest metropolis. For the first time Sunday, the Chargers took the field in their...

At long last, Ballmer, Clippers break ground on new home

Sep. 17, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The design meetings have been going on for years. Technology has evolved throughout the process. Painstaking decisions were made time and time again, right down to what an inch or two difference in leg room between rows would mean or where cupholders should be...

Royals evaluate stadium options, downtown ballpark possible

Sep. 14, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With a decade left on their lease at Kauffman Stadium, the Kansas City Royals are evaluating their options and owner John Sherman said Tuesday one of those could be a new downtown ballpark. The Royals are tied to the 53-year-old stadium, named...

No. 19 Hokies welcome Middle Tennessee to loud Lane Stadium

Sep. 09, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

Middle Tennessee (1-0) at No. 19 Virginia Tech (1-0), Saturday at 2 p.m. EDT (ACCN). Line: Virginia Tech by 19 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Hokies...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Sep. 08, 2021 12:55 PM EDT

New York Post. September 8, 2021. Editorial: Hochul stands up for NY’s economy Gov. Kathy Hochul did the right thing in refusing to extend enhanced unemployment benefits — even if she made the decision on procedure, not principle. ...

Bills won't renew lease in July '23 without new stadium deal

Sep. 02, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills won't renew their lease with the state and county without a partially publicly funded agreement in place for a proposed new $1.4 billion stadium, leaving the team’s future uncertain beyond July 2023. “No, we absolutely...

AP Exclusive: Bills propose 60,000-seat stadium by 2027

Aug. 31, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills’ proposed new $1.4 billion stadium would include about 60,000 seats and 60 suites, The Associated Press has learned. The Bills’ proposal includes a timeline for construction with a completion date...

Tagliabue memoir a strong look into the NFL's inner workings

Aug. 30, 2021 03:41 AM EDT

Paul Tagliabue left his job as commissioner of the NFL in 2006 and didn't get selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame until last year. If that seems odd for a man who guided the NFL for 17 years and oversaw labor peace, expansion, new stadiums, huge increases in...