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FEATURED STADIUM  Doc DeMilly Rodeo Arena

New Review: Homestead Championship Rodeo

4.7
N/A

Apr 18, 2015

Most people don't immediately associate rodeos with Florida. Chris Green shows us why that should change.

FEATURED STADIUM  Gray-Minor Stadium

New Review: VMI Baseball

2.4
N/A

Apr 17, 2015

VMI has joined a new conference for 2015. Regional Correspondent Aaron S. Terry takes us on a tour of their home stadium.

FEATURED STADIUM  Nordlyshallen Hamar OL-Amfi

New Review: Storhamar Dragons

3.6
N/A

Apr 17, 2015

We return to Norway and a review of the home of the Strohamar Dragons, also home of the 1994 Winter Olympics Figure Skating which featured Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding. review by Special Correspondent Gary Butterworth.

FEATURED STADIUM  The Show Place Arena

New Review: 2015 CAA Women's Tournament

3.4
3.4

Apr 16, 2015

JMU is celebrating a championship in the 2015 CAA Women's Tournament. Regional Correspondent Richard Smith takes us to the site where they claimed the trophy.

Pro Baseball Back In The Inner Banks?

By Brian Wilmer - Apr 16, 2015 12:21 PM EDT

It's been a tough few years for Kinston, North Carolina's Grainger Stadium. The stadium, built in 1949, lost its primary tenant when the Kinston Indians relocated to Zebulon in North Carolina's Triangle region and became the Carolina Mudcats after the 2011 season. That move came on the heels of the then-double A Mudcats' relocation to Pensacola, Florida, to become the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. The city-owned ballpark has gone largely vacant since the move.

That may be all about to change, however.

FEATURED STADIUM  Royal Farms Arena

New Review: 2015 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament

3.4
3.6

Apr 16, 2015

The Colonial Athletic Association had another successful conference tournament in 2015. Regional Correspondent Richard Smith has the details.

FEATURED STADIUM  McKethan Stadium

New Review: Florida Baseball

3.9
3.6

Apr 15, 2015

Could baseball become the most popular sport on Florida's campus? North Florida Regional Correspondent Jim Folsom explores that question.

Q&A with Joggler & Guinness World Record Holder Michal Kapral

By Jon Hart - Apr 15, 2015 9:29 AM EDT

Michal Kapral is the most amazing athlete that you've probably never heard of. He runs marathons fast - and he juggles at the same time. As the countdown to the Boston Marathon gets underway, Michal took a few minutes away from the track to discuss his unique sport and his accomplishments.

FEATURED STADIUM  Verizon Center

New Review: Washington Capitals

4.3
4.5

Apr 15, 2015

The best arena in the NHL -- according to some -- gets another trip from Stadium Journey. Review by Regional Correspondent Josh Oakes.

FEATURED STADIUM  Eddy D. Field Stadium

New Review: Pepperdine Baseball

3.4
3.9

Apr 14, 2015

An updated look at the scenic home of the Pepperdine Waves. Review by Special Correspondent Andy Mantsch.

FEATURED STADIUM  Tacoma Dome

New Review: Hardwood Classic

3.1
N/A

Apr 14, 2015

Regional Correspondent Josh Eastern takes a look at the Washington state high school basketball championships, known as the Hardwood Classic.

FEATURED STADIUM  Aggie Softball Complex

New Review: Texas A&M Softball

3.7
N/A

Apr 13, 2015

Our first ever softball review as we take a look at the home of the Texas A&M Aggies. Review by Texas Regional Correspondent Michael Davis.

Forsyth Barr Stadium Tries to Shake Rugby Stadium Reputation

By Jeff Cheshire - Apr 13, 2015 9:17 AM EDT

Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium's standing as a multi-purpose venue seems to have gained a boost with recent successes in the music industry. It is something that both the Dunedin City Council and the city's rugby population, will view with a sigh of relief.

FEATURED STADIUM  Moore-Kittles Field

New Review: Florida A&M Baseball

3.3
N/A

Apr 13, 2015

It's a great time of year to be in the Florida Panhandle as baseball season is well underway. Don't forget to make a trip to Florida A&M's Moore-Kittles Field as a part of your ballpark tours in the area. Review by Special Correspondent Lloyd Brown.

FEATURED STADIUM  Metallåtervinning Arena

New Review: Almtuna IS

2.7
N/A

Apr 12, 2015

Special Correspondent Gary Butterworth continues his trek through Scandinavia, and presents this review from Uppsala, Sweden.

Blaze Looking to Make a Statement in Indiana

By Marc Viquez - Apr 12, 2015 10:36 AM EDT

It is said that in Indiana, a person is born with a basketball in their hand, and one can see the popularity from the middle school gymnasiums all the way to the collegiate and professional arenas. The world of minor league basketball is also looking to make its statement in the Hoosier State.

The Indiana Blaze of the Basketball Developmental League kicked off its inaugural 14-game season with five straight victories this year. The league is composed of eight teams from Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. The league itself states that it provides entertaining, and an affordable experience for the entire family.

FEATURED STADIUM  Madison Square Garden

New Review: New York Rangers

4.4
3.2

Apr 12, 2015

Madison Square Garden is known as the "Most Famous Arena in the World". This home of an original six team has undergone recent renovations that have only served to improve the game day experience. Review by Special Correspondent Matt Fiedler.

Utah State Renames Football Stadium

By Jeremy Mauss - Apr 11, 2015 11:18 PM EDT

Utah State officially renamed Romney Stadium as Maverik Stadium during their spring game on April 11, and there is a 21-year agreement between the school and the convenience store chain that spans across the Intermountain West. The new name will officially be Merlin Olsen Field at Maverik Stadium.

Beer and Baseball in Philadelphia

By Marc Viquez - Apr 11, 2015 7:49 PM EDT

The Philadelphia Phillies open the baseball season this month at Citizens Bank Park; a facility that now features quite an array of local, craft beers from the Delaware County. This is not too uncommon of a theme in both major and minor league ballparks across the nation, since the tolerance by American beer consumers has been favoring the small craft breweries over the past decade At the home of the Phillies there are selections from local breweries: SlyFox, Victory, Flying Fish, and Dogfish. However, when not at the game, perhaps a quick visit to a few of these local breweries might just enhance your stadium journey in the City of Brotherly Love this baseball season.

FEATURED STADIUM  Gavlerinken Arena

New Review: Brynäs IF

3.0
N/A

Apr 11, 2015

On the Gulf of Bothnia sits the town of Gävle, a small city known for the giant straw goat that it builds every year at Christmastime, but also home to the Swedish Hockey League's Brynäs IF. Review by Special Correspondent Gary Butterworth.

FEATURED STADIUM  Philips Arena

New Review: Atlanta Hawks

4.6
3.8

Apr 11, 2015

An updated look at the Highlight Factory, where the Hawks are certainly giving their fans many highlights in 2015. Review by Georgia Regional Correspondent Brian Jones.

FEATURED STADIUM  Tony Gwynn Stadium

New Review: San Diego State Baseball

3.6
3.6

Apr 10, 2015

Updated review of the charming Tony Gwynn Stadium, home of the Aztecs and baseball history. Review by Special Correspondent Andy Mantsch.

FEATURED STADIUM  Helsinki Ice Hall

New Review: HIFK

3.4
N/A

Apr 10, 2015

More from Finland, with Special Correspondent Gary Butterworth's take on the classic home of HIFK.

FEATURED STADIUM  Island Federal Credit Union Arena

New Review: Stony Brook Basketball

3.1
N/A

Apr 09, 2015

The Stony Brook Seawolves opened their new basketball arena this season. Review by Special Correspondent Ed Pelle.

Holy Cross Announces Plans to Renovate Hart Recreation Center

By Paul Baker - Apr 09, 2015 10:03 PM EDT

The Reverend Francis J. Hart Center is a multi-purpose facility located on the campus of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts (pronounced "Woostah" by locals). Reverend Hart was the guiding force behind intramural athletics at the College for more than 40 years, and his legacy is honored in this athletic center. In addition to the basketball court and hockey rink, the center contains a six-lane swimming pool with separate diving area, rowing tanks, as well as racquetball and squash courts. Behind the Hart Center is a full size track, practice fields, soccer field and a lighted turf field which services numerous sports and intramural programs.

FEATURED STADIUM  Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park

New Review: James Madison Baseball

3.1
N/A

Apr 09, 2015

Our latest ballpark review from the CAA. Review by Special Correspondent Aaron S. Terry.

Humidor Coming to Smith's Ballpark

By Jeremy Mauss - Apr 09, 2015 10:44 AM EDT

The Salt Lake Bees are installing a humidor for Smith's Ballpark, and they will be the fifth Pacific Coast League team to have the device. The Bees join franchises in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, El Paso and Reno to have installed the climate-controlled chamber which limits the carry of the ball at higher altitudes.

Salt Lake City sits at 4,226 feet above sea level and the thin air allows for the balls to dry out, allow an extra pop off the bat and carry farther compared to low lying cities. The Colorado Rockies popularized the humidor in 2002 in an effort to limit the amount of offense at Coors Field and it has worked in bringing down the offensive numbers to a level more comparable to the rest of baseball.

FEATURED STADIUM  Estadio Coliseum Alfonso Perez

New Review: Getafe CF

2.9
N/A

Apr 09, 2015

Our latest from la Liga in Spain. Review by Special Correspondent Gary Foxall.

FEATURED STADIUM  Beasley Coliseum

New Review: Washington State Basketball

2.4
2.7

Apr 08, 2015

Cougars basketball is having a tough go in the Pac-12. Read about the current experience at Beasley Coliseum on the campus of Washington State University.

FEATURED STADIUM  Lantz Arena

New Review: Eastern Illinois Basketball

2.6
1.7

Apr 08, 2015

An updated look at Eastern Illinois basketball at Lantz Arena. Review by Illinois Regional Correspondent Chris Patton.

FEATURED STADIUM  Value City Arena at Jerome Schottenstein Center

New Review: Ohio State Basketball

3.4
3.7

Apr 07, 2015

An updated look at Ohio State basketball at Value City Arena. Review by Special Correspondent Miles Markiewicz.

Dear March Madness

By Jon Hart - Apr 07, 2015 12:44 PM EDT

Dear March Madness,

I write this with a certain degree of melancholy that cannot be rescued by the eternal optimism of Opening Day or the sweet grass of Augusta. I 'm gonna miss you March Madness. I've been already missing bracketologist Joe Lunardi for about a month now. Just a few blinks ago, Joey Brackets was everywhere. Now, he might as well be in witness protection.

FEATURED STADIUM  Goggin Ice Center

New Review: Miami (OH) Hockey

4.1
3.9

Apr 07, 2015

An updated review of Miami (OH) Redhawks hockey, which has grown into a perennial power. Goggin Ice Center is definitely worth the trip for any fan of college hockey. Review by Ohio Regional Correspondent Brandon Gee.

FEATURED STADIUM  Curb Event Center

New Review: Belmont Basketball

3.7
4.3

Apr 06, 2015

An updated look at the home of the Belmont Bruins basketball squad, one of the most successful mid-major programs over the past several years. Review by Regional Correspondent Eric Taylor.

FEATURED STADIUM  Value City Arena at Jerome Schottenstein Center

New Review: Ohio State Hockey

3.3
3.1

Apr 06, 2015

An updated look at Ohio State hockey in the too-big-for-pucks venue known as Value City Arena. Review by Special Correspondent Miles Markiewicz.

FEATURED STADIUM  Hawkins Arena

New Review: Mercer Basketball

3.4
2.7

Apr 06, 2015

Mercer scored a program-defining victory over Duke in the NCAA Tournament. Regional Correspondent Brian Jones takes us to their home arena.

FEATURED STADIUM  Gill Coliseum

New Review: Oregon State Basketball

3.4
3.3

Apr 05, 2015

An updated review of Oregon State basketball at Gill Coliseum. Review by Oregon Regional Correspondent Paul Hilchen.

FEATURED STADIUM  UCSB Events Center

New Review: UCSB Basketball

3.7
3.0

Apr 05, 2015

A fresh look at one of the under the radar good experiences in college basketball, the Thunderdome. Review by Special Correspondent Andy Manstch.

FEATURED STADIUM  Liacouras Center

New Review: Temple Basketball

3.3
3.5

Apr 05, 2015

Temple secured a top seed in the 2015 NIT. Regional Correspondent Richard Smith takes us to their home.

FEATURED STADIUM  Thomas M. Ryan Center

New Review: Rhode Island Basketball

3.4
3.1

Apr 04, 2015

The University of Rhode Island basketball program may take a back seat to other schools in their own state, but the improving Rams play in a first-rate facility. Review by New England Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

FEATURED STADIUM  Paul Porter Arena

New Review: Gardner-Webb Basketball

3.9
3.9

Apr 04, 2015

Gardner-Webb University just completed their third 20-win season in Division I history, and has three consecutive winning seasons for the first time in Division I. Carolinas Regional Correspondent Brian Wilmer takes us back to Paul Porter Arena.

FEATURED STADIUM  KFC Yum! Center

New Review: Louisville Basketball

4.1
4.4

Apr 03, 2015

An updated look at one of the most successful programs in college basketball. Review by Ohio Valley Regional Correspondent Marc Viquez.

Q&A with Minor League Baseball Maven Ben Hill

By Jon Hart - Apr 03, 2015 9:05 AM EDT

Ben Hill just might have the best job in minor league baseball. He's no ball player. He's a writer, and he reports on all things minor league, everything from the chow to the promotional shenanigans to the scenery. During the season, Ben hits the road and visits a menagerie of minor league ballparks, and he writes about all his experiences on his popular blog, Ben's Biz Blog. Before he hit the road this season, Ben took a few moments to discuss his unique job.

FEATURED STADIUM  Reed Arena

New Review: Texas A&M Basketball

4.0
4.4

Apr 03, 2015

We've all heard about the amazing experience of the 12th Man and AggieLand at Kyle Field. Regional Correspondent Michael Davis tells us how the Aggie basketball experience stacks-up at Reed Arena.

SJ Roadtrip: The Maryland Sports Legends Museum

By Richard Smith - Apr 02, 2015 6:54 PM EDT

College basketball season is winding down. And baseball is starting up soon. But there always seems to be a downtime somewhere for the average sports fan. During those times, a visit to a sports-based museum seems like a good idea.

I had just such a chance recently, as I visited the Sports Legends Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. Located at 301 W Camden Street, this 22,000-square-foot museum is adjacent to the main gate of Oriole Park at Camden Yards and is housed in the historic Camden Station.

FEATURED STADIUM  Bulldog Field

New Review: Alabama A&M Baseball

3.1
N/A

Apr 02, 2015

Our 5th baseball review from the SWAC. Review by Special Correspondent Lloyd Brown.

Journey to the Tourney

By Steven Bieniek - Apr 02, 2015 10:12 AM EDT

The NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament is widely regarded as the greatest yearly American sporting event with perhaps its only rival being the Super Bowl. The two days of what is now known as the second round of the tournament are days that people wait for all year. An enormous number of people take off of work, skip school or just watch the games at their desks because of how early the Thursday and Friday games start. This is precisely what makes these games as close to a holiday as the sporting world has. Every year a new batch of venues come, and those who love this event can only hope that a site is placed close to their hometown, or they pony up to travel to where their favorite team plays. This year was no different with the Consol Energy Center getting its second crack at hosting the second and third rounds of the Tournament on Thursday and Saturday.

FEATURED STADIUM  Gene Polisseni Center

New Review: RIT Hockey

3.9
4.6

Apr 02, 2015

We now have a review of every arena in Division I college hockey. Review by Stadium Journey Founder Paul Swaney.

FEATURED STADIUM  Hartwall Arena

New Review: Jokerit

3.1
N/A

Apr 01, 2015

Our first review from Finland, and we now have reviews in 44 countries around the world. This is Jokerit's first season in the KHL. Review by Special Correspondent Gary Butterworth.

The Return of the Multi-Purpose Stadium

By Marc Viquez - Apr 01, 2015 2:21 PM EDT

The Edison Light Sox of the newly proposed Garden State League will be throwing back the clock when they open their new ballpark in 2016. It will not be look like any other minor league ballpark that is currently constructed or under construction anywhere in the country; it will be a throwback to the multi-purpose stadiums of the 1960s and 1970s. Yes, what is old again is now new in professional baseball.

Inaugural Icons Cup Set to Take Place in Dubai

By Scott Bultman - Apr 01, 2015 12:55 PM EDT

A new form of United States vs the world competition will take place at Juemirah Golf Estates in Dubai from April 22nd-24th and this is a fun one. The inaugural Icons Cup is a golf competition that will feature some of the best and most legendary athletes in the world. The competition will have a Ryder Cup style format which will be fun for the players and spectators.

Team USA will be captained by World Golf Hall of Famer and 1992 Masters Champion Fred Couples. The World team will be captained by Darren Clarke. Clarke was recently named captain for Team Europe's 2016 Ryder Cup team.

FEATURED STADIUM  Cintas Center

New Review: Xavier Basketball

4.1
4.1

Apr 01, 2015

An updated review of Cintas Center, home of the Xavier Musketeers. Review by Ohio Regional Correspondent Brandon Gee.

What Will Happen to the Tampa Bay Rays?

By Tyler Stern - Mar 31, 2015 3:51 PM EDT

The Tampa Bay Rays are reportedly looking for a new home in Tampa. Mayor Rick Kriseman will reveal plans later this week to allow the Rays to look for a new home in the area.

FEATURED STADIUM  Firestone Fieldhouse

New Review: Pepperdine Basketball

3.6
3.7

Mar 31, 2015

A trip to Malibu will take you to one of the most scenic campuses in the country. Review by Southern California Regional Correspondent Andrei Ojeda.

The Changing Face of AHL Arenas

By Marc Viquez - Mar 31, 2015 11:25 AM EDT

The hockey rinks of the American Hockey League have always been fascinating to some degree. Not too long ago, many of the facilities were small, intimate hockey barns that dotted the northeast of the United States and the Canadian Maritimes. Now, the league is getting set to be a coast to coast enterprise, but even currently there is a wide discrepancy in the average size of the hockey rinks that currently stretch from St. John's, Newfoundland, to San Antonio, Texas. I thought it would be interesting to throw out some statistics on the dynamics of the venues of the AHL.

FEATURED STADIUM  Chiles Center

New Review: Portland Basketball

3.3
2.7

Mar 31, 2015

Our latest from the WCC. Review by Oregon Regional Correspondent Paul Hilchen.

FEATURED STADIUM  Varsity Arena

New Review: Toronto Varsity Blues Hockey

3.7
2.9

Mar 30, 2015

The Toronto Varsity Blues Hockey team is the most successful team in Canadian College Hockey. Still, they have a difficult time drawing fans to their games. Review by Special Correspondent Robbie Raskin.

FEATURED STADIUM  McLeod Center

New Review: Northern Iowa Basketball

4.1
4.3

Mar 30, 2015

Northern Iowa had a fantastic season in 2015, and a trip to see a Panthers game at McLeod Center is a worthwhile experience. Review by Great Plains Regional Correspondent James Hilchen.

FEATURED STADIUM  McLeod Center

New Review: Northern Iowa Basketball

4.1
4.3

Mar 30, 2015

Northern Iowa had a fantastic season in 2015, and a trip to see a Panthers game at McLeod Center is a worthwhile experience. Review by Great Plains Regional Correspondent James Hilchen.

Record Crowds Attend 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup

By Lloyd Rothwell - Mar 29, 2015 7:42 PM EDT

A record crowd at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the final of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup last night capped off the most attended cricket World Cup ever. Over 93,000 fans packed into the 'G to see Australia win their fifth World Cup, defeating their great rivals and tournament co-hosts, New Zealand. Australia has now won four of the past five World Cups.

The crowd figure was the highest ever for a game of cricket in Australia. It eclipsed both the previous single day record, set on the opening day of the 2013 Boxing Day Test, and the one-day international record, set during the final of the 1992 World Cup. The ICC has lauded the event as the best attended and most followed cricket tournament ever, with overall crowd figures totaling over one million.

FEATURED STADIUM  BankUnited Center

New Review: Miami (FL) Basketball

3.7
3.6

Mar 29, 2015

Could Miami ever become a basketball school? Review by South Florida Regional Correspondent Chris Green.

FEATURED STADIUM  WLU Athletic Complex

New Review: Wilfrid Laurier Basketball

3.4
N/A

Mar 29, 2015

Located in the Toronto suburb of Waterloo, the Golden Hawks of Wilfrid Laurier University put together a simple, entertaining product in a decent facility for a great price. In the end, is there anything else that a paying customer can ask for?

FEATURED STADIUM  John M. Belk Arena

New Review: Davidson Basketball

3.7
3.2

Mar 28, 2015

Davidson College's first year in the Atlantic 10 has been a smashing success, and their arena's court has a pretty famous name. Review by Carolinas Regional Correspondent Brian Wilmer.

FEATURED STADIUM  Municipal Auditorium

New Review: UMKC Basketball

2.6
N/A

Mar 28, 2015

UMKC plays at the historically significant and lovely Municipal Auditorium, but unfortunately the architecture is the highlight of the experience. Review by Regional Correspondent Cory Sims.

FEATURED STADIUM  CenturyLink Center

New Review: Creighton Basketball

4.4
4.1

Mar 28, 2015

You may not think of CenturyLink Center when listing the must-visit venues in college basketball, but a trip to Omaha is well worth the journey. Review by Great Plains Regional Correspondent James Hilchen.

FEATURED STADIUM  Robert A. Mott Gymnasium

New Review: Cal Poly Basketball

3.0
3.6

Mar 27, 2015

An updated look at the cozy gym known as the Asylum. Review by Special Correspondent Andy Mantsch.

FEATURED STADIUM  Robins Center

New Review: Richmond Basketball

4.1
3.6

Mar 27, 2015

The renovations at Robins Center have paid off, and Richmond basketball is one of the wonderful experiences in Division I college basketball. Review by Virginia Regional Correspondent Josh Oakes.

FEATURED STADIUM  Matthew Knight Arena

New Review: Oregon Basketball

4.1
4.0

Mar 27, 2015

An updated look at Matthew Knight Arena, and one of the most unique playing surfaces in sports. Review by Oregon Regional Correspondent Paul Hilchen.

Juventus Stadium to Host Italy vs England Friendly

By Stefano Romagnoli - Mar 26, 2015 10:40 PM EDT

The Italian national football team will play a friendly match against England on Tuesday, March 31st (kick-off 8:45 PM local time) at Juventus Stadium, the home of Juventus FC.

FEATURED STADIUM  William D. Mullins Center

New Review: UMass Basketball

3.4
3.6

Mar 26, 2015

Despite a program on the rise that has qualified for postseason tournaments three years in a row, fans are not turning out to see the UMass Minutemen in their fine on-campus facility. Review by Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

The Twin Cities Earn MLS Franchise

By Scott Bultman - Mar 26, 2015 1:21 PM EDT

MLS commissioner Don Garber was in Minneapolis Wednesday to announce the addition of Minnesota United FC to the MLS. Minnesota United FC will begin play at least by 2018, but could start a year early if a temporary stadium works out.

Bentley University Planning a New On-Campus Arena

By Paul Baker - Mar 26, 2015 8:34 AM EDT

The Bentley Falcons have played their home games off campus at the John A. Ryan Arena since 1977. The facility, which opened in 1972, is little more than a glorified municipal rink. The JAR, as it is sometimes known locally, has been widely criticized as being an inadequate home for a Division One program by today's standards. In fact, the JAR finished dead last in Stadium Journey's rankings of all NCAA Division One hockey venues in both 2014 and 2015.

FEATURED STADIUM  XL Center

New Review: Connecticut Hockey

3.9
N/A

Mar 26, 2015

The University of Connecticut hockey program has come a long way since they played on an outdoor rink less than two decades ago. For their first season in the Hockey East Conference, they have moved to the XL Center in Hartford. Review by Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

Stadium Journey to Tour Louisiana College Baseball Venues in 2015

By Paul Donaldson - Mar 25, 2015 6:11 PM EDT

With college baseball season underway, Stadium Journey - Louisiana has completed plans to review each NCAA Division I college baseball field in the Louisiana during 2015 season. Here's hoping Mother Nature shines bright on Louisiana when we're scheduled to be traveling across the boot.

While Louisiana is traditionally known as a football state, Cajun country is also home to several national college baseball powers including LSU, UL-Lafayette, and Tulane, as well mid-major noise makers like Southeastern Louisiana.

While some of the visits will be made to update previously completed reviews, many stadium experiences will be reviewed for the first time by Stadium Journey, including UL-Lafayette's M.L. 'Tigue' Moore Field.

FEATURED STADIUM  Nicholas Sheran Ice Centre

New Review: Lethbridge Pronghorns Women's Hockey

3.0
N/A

Mar 25, 2015

A look at terrific women's hockey being played at Lethbridge University, home of the Pronghorns. Review by Alberta Regional Correspondent Jim Flannery.

The Other March Madness

By Richard Smith - Mar 25, 2015 10:03 AM EDT

This really is the best time of the year for a sports fan, especially a college basketball fan. But while we are in the midst of March Madness we need to realize that there are other basketball games that one can enjoy. And no I am not talking about the NIT, CBI or CollegeInsider.com tournaments, although there is nothing wrong with any of those. Is there ever too much college basketball?

Instead, I am talking about the women's NCAA tournament. I spent the last two weekends watching a handful of amazing basketball games and wish to relay some of the fantastic action that I saw.

FEATURED STADIUM  State Farm Arena

New Review: RGV Killer Bees

3.3
N/A

Mar 25, 2015

Regional Correspondent Nathaniel Mata headed to the Texas/Mexico border to review the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Killer Bees experience at State Farm Arena.

FEATURED STADIUM  Pete Maravich Assembly Center

New Review: LSU Basketball

4.1
4.4

Mar 24, 2015

LSU basketball often dims in the bright lights of LSU football and baseball. Regional Correspondent Paul Donaldson tells us why the Tiger basketball experience shouldn't be underestimated.

College Hockey Arena Rankings

By Paul Swaney - Mar 24, 2015 11:48 AM EDT

We've now made trips to every arena in Division I college hockey. If we've learned anything on the journey, it's that seeing a college hockey game live is a lot of fun. There are plenty of intimate arenas with rabid fan bases and the pep band just adds something extra. If you've never been to a college hockey game live, put it on your list for next season.

We use our FANFARE rating scale for compiling our list using the reviews of our official correspondents as the primary factor. Categories included on our scale include Food & Beverage, Atmosphere, Neighborhood, Fans, Access (which includes traffic, parking, handicap accessibility, and restrooms), Return on Investment, and a category for any Extras.

Tiebreakers are made by our user and member "crowd reviews." If you've been to any of the arenas on this list, take a moment to give us your thoughts by clicking on the red "Rate It" button. We'll continue to update this list annually, and make return visits at least every three years.

FEATURED STADIUM  Daytona International Speedway

New Review: Daytona 500

4.9
4.8

Mar 24, 2015

Is it possible that one of the greatest events in sports is just getting better? Review by Stadium Journey Guest Correspondent Jim Folsom.

FEATURED STADIUM  Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

New Review: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

3.3
3.0

Mar 23, 2015

The cities of Wilkes Barre and Scranton, Pennsylvania, although located in the middle of Flyers territory, are a lone Penguins outpost due to the success of the local minor league WBS Penguins. Review by Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

FEATURED STADIUM  Alumni Hall

New Review: Navy Basketball

3.7
3.3

Mar 23, 2015

The United States Naval Academy is a very special place, and their basketball facility is no exception. Richard Smith has the review.

FEATURED STADIUM  Royal Farms Arena

New Review: Baltimore Blast

3.4
3.8

Mar 22, 2015

Indoor soccer is an interesting sport to market, and the Baltimore Blast do it right. Richard Smith takes us back to Royal Farms Arena.

FEATURED STADIUM  Peter W Stott Center

New Review: Portland State Basketball

2.6
2.6

Mar 22, 2015

An updated look at the Stott Center, home of Portland State Vikings basketball. Review by Oregon Regional Correspondent Paul Hilchen.

FEATURED STADIUM  Holloway Field

New Review: Brisbane Bandits

3.9
3.2

Mar 21, 2015

Holloway Field is very cozy with a strong family/summer vibe. The food trucks are excellent and the fans get loud when the Bandits are on a roll. Every seat in the house is close to the action and has a good view of the field. This is a recommended venue for getting the feel of the Australian Baseball League.

FEATURED STADIUM  Brick Breeden Fieldhouse

New Review: Montana State Basketball

3.4
3.1

Mar 21, 2015

There have been some upgrades to Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, making a trip to Bozeman and a Montana State basketball game even better. Review by Montana Regional Correspondent Jason Karp.

FEATURED STADIUM  Daytona International Speedway

New Review: Sprint Unlimited

4.0
N/A

Mar 20, 2015

Sandwiched in between the 24 hour race and the Daytona 500 is the Sprint Unlimited. Review by Guest Correspondent Jim Folsom.

Maple Leafs Now Doing Weddings

By Robbie Raskin - Mar 20, 2015 8:06 AM EDT

They've been throwing their jerseys on the ice all season long, but now Leafs Nation can throw confetti too. The Toronto Maple Leafs have entered the wedding business.

FEATURED STADIUM  The Fort at Narrabundah Ballpark

New Review: Canberra Cavalry

3.1
2.9

Mar 20, 2015

Our latest from the Australian Baseball League (ABL). Review by Regional Correspondent Kirsten Richards.

FEATURED STADIUM  TD Place Arena

New Review: Ottawa 67's

3.7
4.3

Mar 19, 2015

After two seasons' exile in suburban Kanata, the 67's have returned home to the renamed TD Place Arena, with mixed results. Review by Special Correspondent Dave Cottenie.

FEATURED STADIUM  Francis S. Levien Gymnasium

New Review: Columbia Basketball

3.6
2.6

Mar 19, 2015

An updated look at the home of the Ivy League Columbia Lions. Review by Special Correspondent Jon Hart.

Hartford Names Its New Baseball Team

By Paul Baker - Mar 18, 2015 5:55 PM EDT

Professional baseball is scheduled to return to Hartford, Connecticut in 2016 after a 64-year absence. The name of the team that will grace the new downtown stadium was announced today at Hartford's Wilson-Gray YMCA. The name of the franchise that was once known as the Bristol Red Sox and New Britain Rock Cats is-hold on to your hats-the Hartford Yard Goats.

FEATURED STADIUM  Sojka Pavilion

New Review: Bucknell Basketball

4.0
3.7

Mar 18, 2015

The home of the Bison is located in a small Pennsylvania town, but it is well worth the visit. Mark Vasold takes us to Sojka Pavilion.

FEATURED STADIUM  Wheeler-Watkins Baseball Complex

New Review: Alabama State Baseball

3.6
N/A

Mar 18, 2015

Alabama's capital city is the home of a tremendous baseball facility. Lloyd Brown takes us to Montgomery to visit the Wheeler-Watkins Baseball Complex.

FEATURED STADIUM  Charles E Smith Center

New Review: George Washington Basketball

3.6
3.5

Mar 17, 2015

The GW Colonials are the jewel of the Foggy Bottom region of Washington, DC. Richard Smith takes us to the Charles E. Smith Center.

Atlanta Braves & Comcast Announce Stadium Technology Deal

By Tyler Stern - Mar 17, 2015 2:51 PM EDT

The Atlanta Braves and Comcast announced a major deal coming for their new stadium in Cobb County. Comcast will provide high-tech infrastructure for the new stadium coming in 2017.

Atlanta Braves CEO Terry McGuirk stated to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the coming project was a "major milestone."

Fan Shoves Hockey Player, Nearly Pummelled By Team

By Brandon Gee - Mar 17, 2015 9:22 AM EDT

Hockey players are known for sticking up for teammates on the ice, but that agreement carried over into the stands at a Federal Hockey League playoff game last night.

Q&A with Joy of Ballpark Food Author Bennett Jacobstein

By Jon Hart - Mar 17, 2015 8:49 AM EDT

Retired librarian and current San Jose Giants minor league concessions stand worker, Bennett Jacobstein, traveled to every Major League ballpark, sampled each venue's cuisine and wrote a book about it, The Joy of Ballpark Food: From Hot Dogs to Haute Cuisine. All proceeds from sales of the book go to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Bennett took some time to answer a few questions about his delicious journey.

FEATURED STADIUM  Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center

New Review: Notre Dame Basketball

4.3
4.4

Mar 17, 2015

An updated look at a wonderful place to see ACC basketball. Review by Stadium Journey Founder Paul Swaney.

New Team Alert: Outgoing Plymouth Whalers Become the Flint Firebirds

By Brandon Gee - Mar 17, 2015 12:50 AM EDT

Ownership of the new Ontario Hockey League team coming to Flint, Michigan announced on Monday "Flint Firebirds" is the winning entry in the name-the-team contest, complete with a new identity and jersey mockups.

In early February, the OHL Board Of Governors approved the sale of the Plymouth Whalers to IMS Hockey. The Whalers are wrapping up their 19th season at Compuware Arena in a sour fashion, missing the playoffs for the first time since 1991, when the franchise was known as the Detroit Compuware Ambassadors.

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