New NFL NBA Stadium News Around The Nation
Several recent developments are worth noting in the world of professional sports. Several communities are moving forward with plans for new stadiums and/or arenas in an attempt to either upgrade current facilities or entice new teams to come to their area.
Minnesota recently approved a plan for a new football stadium in Minneapolis. The proposed new home for the Vikings will cost $975 million, half of which will be paid by the taxpayers with the remainder being paid for by the team and investors. One of the interesting portions of the bill that was just signed into law is that the Vikings will not have to divulge any financial records during the building process. Needless to say some lawmakers and citizens’ groups are not happy about that stipulation.
Plans continue for the proposed Farmer’s Field in downtown Los Angeles. AEG CEO Tim Leiweke has conducted several interviews lately detailing the new field, planned to be a retractable roof stadium that will seat 72,000 fans. It will be located on a 15-acre site adjacent to the Staples Center and it is of course hoped that the new stadium will bring the NFL back to downtown Los Angeles.
Meanwhile work is quietly being done behind the scenes in Seattle as wealthy investor Chris Hansen continues to do the groundwork to bring a new NBA arena to the Seattle area. There appears to be no doubt that a team would relocate to Seattle if a new arena is built and it appears that if anyone can get this job done it will be the quiet, unassuming Hansen, a former Seattle resident and the spearhead behind this project. Although no announcements have been made of late, word has it that Hansen is still going about his business taking care of the details and moving forward.
It seems that each new year brings news of a new stadium or arena so these stories and more like them will continue, most notably in Sacramento where major questions are still being asked about a new arena in that city.
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