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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.

FEATURED STADIUM  Ferrell Center

New Review: Baylor Basketball

4.0
4.3

Mar 16, 2015

Regional Correspondent Michael Davis takes us deep in the heart of Texas for a review of Baylor basketball at the Ferrell Center, served up with a side of BBQ and Texas tradition.

Spring Break Baseball, Day 8

By Harrison Huntley - Mar 16, 2015 12:04 PM EDT

My dad and I are on a spring training road trip: Here's the story

All good things must come to an end. Looking back on our trip, a lot of things worked out well for us. The perfect weather, minimal traffic, and several exciting games made this one amazing trip. I'll mention more of this later, but first let's recap yesterday.

FEATURED STADIUM  Fifth Third Arena

New Review: Cincinnati Basketball

3.4
3.5

Mar 16, 2015

An updated look at the home of the Bearcats. Review by Ohio Regional Correspondent Brandon Gee.

The Hearts of Lions: The Story of Cinderella, Looking Back at the 1989-90 LMU Lions

By Andrei Ojeda - Mar 15, 2015 7:28 AM EDT

It's that time of year again. The time of year where brackets are busted, hearts are broken, and every now and then, 12 men miraculously fit the glass slipper of Cinderella.

Cinderella has taken on different names over the years. Names like Florida Gulf Coast, Kent State, Santa Clara, George Mason, Virginia Commonwealth, Butler, and Davidson to name a few. Players such as Steve Nash and Stephen Curry have made their mark on their program's Cinderella tale. There is also Gonzaga, who has long grown out of that glass slipper and into a perennial power. Cinderella has also contributed to increased recognition for these schools, with an increase in student application numbers following previous tournament runs.

FEATURED STADIUM  Littlejohn Coliseum

New Review: Clemson Basketball

3.4
4.2

Mar 15, 2015

The Clemson Tigers are playing this season in Littlejohn Coliseum before heading to Greenville for the 2016 season. Special Correspondent Harrison Huntley has the review of their current/former/future home.

FEATURED STADIUM  Devlin Fieldhouse

New Review: Tulane Basketball

3.9
2.4

Mar 14, 2015

Regional Correspondent Justin Sutton takes us inside his updated review of the ninth oldest college basketball venue in the country, Devlin Fieldhouse - home to the Tulane Green Wave

Spring Break Baseball, Day 7

By Harrison Huntley - Mar 14, 2015 11:21 AM EDT

My dad and I are on a spring training road trip: Here's the story

We decided to take it easy for our final day in Florida. After yesterday's doubleheader, I think my dad and I both needed a little rest. We slept in and then went to a local breakfast place. After that, we made the short trip up to Bradenton, Florida to see the Pittsburgh Pirates play the Minnesota Twins. We avoided I-75 since we both needed a change of scenery. We drove up US 41 instead and caught the scenic view of the Gulf Coast.

FEATURED STADIUM  Knapp Center

New Review: Drake Bulldog Basketball

3.3
3.2

Mar 14, 2015

Regional Correspondent James Hilchen takes us inside an underrated Drake basketball experience in his latest review of the Knapp Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

FEATURED STADIUM  Albert Gersten Pavilion

New Review: Loyola Marymount Basketball

3.6
3.3

Mar 13, 2015

Hank Gathers' memory is certainly felt everywhere in Gersten Pavilion. Review by Southern Correspondent Andrei Ojeda.

The Turnstiles: All's Fair in Love and Stadium Financing

By Brandon Gee - Mar 13, 2015 2:10 PM EDT

We start off Stadium Journey's week-in-review with the latest news from the decades-long turmoil that is the NFL and the city of Los Angeles...

Spring Break Baseball, Day 6

By Harrison Huntley - Mar 13, 2015 1:11 PM EDT

My dad and I are on a spring training road trip: Here's the story

These kind of days prove that sometimes the best plans aren't the original ones. We originally planned to see the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, FL, but after looking at some ticket prices, decided it was too expensive. Instead, we traveled to Port Charlotte for the Tampa Bay Rays against the Toronto Blue Jays and we are so glad we did.

FEATURED STADIUM  World Arena

New Review: Colorado College Hockey

4.1
4.4

Mar 13, 2015

Colorado College is one of the most well-known NCAA hockey programs. Read about Scott Bultman's experience at the World Arena in Colorado Springs, CO.

FEATURED STADIUM  Campo Engenheiro Carlos Salema

New Review: Clube Oriental de Lisboa

2.9
N/A

Mar 12, 2015

Our latest from Portugal. Review by Special Correspondent Gary Foxall.

Spring Break Baseball, Day 5

By Harrison Huntley - Mar 12, 2015 2:28 PM EDT

My dad and I are on a spring training road trip: Here's the story

Walt Disney World is the self-proclaimed "Happiest Place on Earth" and there's a lot to be happy about at their stadium. We went on the road to Orlando where the Braves play at Disney's Wide World of Sports and Champion Stadium.

Goodbye Meadowlands Arena

By Marc Viquez - Mar 12, 2015 8:14 AM EDT

The IZOD Center will host its last event this month when the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus come to town. The arena, which went by the names of the Brendan Byrne Arena and Continental Airlines Arena since its inception, will close it doors after 34-years of service to the state of New Jersey. It will also be one the last sporting venues that I grew up attending that will no longer be home to professional sports.

FEATURED STADIUM  U.S. Bank Arena

New Review: Cincinnati Cyclones

3.9
4.0

Mar 12, 2015

There is no denying that Cincinnati is a baseball town, but the Queen City has deep hockey roots as well. Review by Ohio Regional Correspondent Brandon Gee.

Future of Wollongong Hawks NBL Team in Doubt

By Lloyd Rothwell - Mar 11, 2015 9:20 PM EDT

While the New Zealand Breakers continued their recent dominance of the National Basketball League (NBL) with a grand final win over the Cairns Taipans last weekend, the future of the league's last remaining foundation club is now in jeopardy after the Wollongong Hawks were placed into voluntary administration.

FEATURED STADIUM  McKeon Pavilion

New Review: Saint Mary's Basketball

3.0
3.4

Mar 11, 2015

The Saint Mary's Gaels are the only show in the town of Moraga. Read about the experience at McKeon Pavilion.

Spring Break Baseball, Day 4

By Harrison Huntley - Mar 11, 2015 10:39 AM EDT

My dad and I are on a spring training road trip: Here's the story

Today was by far the busiest day of the trip (even busier than the day we drove all the way down here). The day started early with the drive down to Ft. Myers and a visit to the Edison/Ford museum. We then ate lunch on the way to Fenway South for the Red Sox game.

FEATURED STADIUM  Melbourne Ballpark

New Review: Melbourne Aces

2.4
2.6

Mar 11, 2015

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

Rugby Sevens World Series Comes to Sydney

By Lloyd Rothwell - Mar 10, 2015 9:11 PM EDT

This week local rugby officials announced that the Australian leg of the Rugby World Sevens series would move to Allianz Stadium in Sydney for the next four years.

The Australian Sevens tournament has been held at C-Bus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast since 2011-12, having previously been based in Adelaide before that. It was hoped that the move to the Gold Coast, a well-known "party strip", would create an improved atmosphere, however the ARU publically voiced their disappointment at the crowd figures for the most recent tournament held in October last year.

FEATURED STADIUM  Time Warner Cable Arena

New Review: Charlotte Hornets

3.1
4.1

Mar 10, 2015

2014-15 is the first year of the second version of the Charlotte Hornets. Regional Correspondent Aaron S. Terry has the details on the "new" experience.

Spring Break Baseball, Day 3

By Harrison Huntley - Mar 10, 2015 1:35 PM EDT

My dad and I are on a spring training road trip: Here's the story

Well we have yet to see all the parks, but I feel confident this will be one of the best we see on this trip. Simply put, Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota is one of the true destination stadiums in the Grapefruit League. From the Gulf Coast architecture to the subtle Baltimore similarities, we absolutely loved this park. But this isn't a review so I'll stop raving about the stadium.

New Stadium or Renovation in Rotterdam?

By Sander Kolsloot - Mar 10, 2015 7:43 AM EDT

Years of debating, proposals and research have now turned out empty for one of the biggest clubs in the Netherlands, Feyenoord, as the club announced it has ended talks with Dutch builder BAM.

The proposal, which included a € 200 million plus renovation of the current De Kuip Stadium, has been turned down after both parties could not come to an agreement about the definitive outlook, capacity, and other details of the proposal.

FEATURED STADIUM  Allianz Stadium

New Review: NSW Waratahs

3.7
3.7

Mar 10, 2015

An updated look at Allianz Stadium, home of the 2014 champion Waratahs. Review by Australia Regional Correspondent Lloyd Rothwell.

FEATURED STADIUM  Thomas Stadium

New Review: East Tennessee State Baseball

3.0
N/A

Mar 09, 2015

Now in their third season of baseball at Thomas Stadium, East Tennessee State has a intimate and comfortable venue for college baseball. Review by Special Correspondent Tracey Mitchell.

Spring Break Baseball, Day 2

By Harrison Huntley - Mar 09, 2015 11:12 AM EDT

My dad and I are on a spring training road trip: Here's the story

After driving all the way down the east coast (and across Florida) yesterday, today was a rest day. We only drove an hour north to see USF face Seton Hall at USF Baseball Stadium. A wonderful stadium paired with 80 degree weather made for an almost perfect day.

The game was interesting as USF jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the 2nd inning. Seton Hall rallied to get back into the game, but USF held them off in a wild 12-6 win. They say you see something different every game in baseball, and today all nine of the USF starters scored. That's a new one for me. It was also quite obvious that Seton Hall hadn't seen grass in a while. They played well considering the circumstances, but it became clear which team had been playing on grass for the past few months.

FEATURED STADIUM  Roy L Patrick Gymnasium

New Review: Vermont Basketball

3.1
3.9

Mar 09, 2015

An updated look at the cozy (cramped) home of Vermont Catamounts basketball. Review by Vermont Regional Correspondent Afi Ahmadi.

Ken King Confirms Calgary Could Construct Contemporary Coliseum

By Jim Flannery - Mar 08, 2015 9:29 PM EDT

Calgary Flames President and CEO Ken King has announced that a new stadium to replace the aging Scotiabank Saddledome could be in the offing.

FEATURED STADIUM  Norwood Oval

New Review: Adelaide Bite

3.3
3.1

Mar 08, 2015

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

Spring Break Baseball, Day 1

By Harrison Huntley - Mar 08, 2015 1:57 PM EDT

I will preface this by saying that my dad was just as excited, if not more excited for this trip than I was. How excited was he? My dad woke up at 4am to drive from Raleigh, NC, to Charleston just so we would be able to catch some of a game in Viera.

Spring Break Baseball

By Harrison Huntley - Mar 08, 2015 1:27 PM EDT

For as long as I can remember, my dad and I had a dream. He would say "one day, when you're rich and famous, we'll go to Florida and watch a whole bunch of spring training baseball games." Being huge baseball fans, the idea fascinated us. The ability to see multiple teams play in multiple stadiums all within such a short drive. It seemed too good to be true.

FEATURED STADIUM  Ronnie G. Childress Field at Hennon Stadium

New Review: Western Carolina Baseball

3.3
N/A

Mar 08, 2015

Not many people probably put the baseball and the mountains together, but Western Carolina University prominently features both. Lloyd Brown offers a review of the WCU baseball experience.

FEATURED STADIUM  Verizon Wireless Arena

New Review: Manchester Monarchs

3.0
3.3

Mar 07, 2015

The Manchester Monarchs are one of the five teams that will be moving west next season to make up the American Hockey League's new California Division. The Verizon Wireless Arena used to be one of the most difficult tickets in the league, but that is no longer the case for this lame duck team. Review by Special Correspondent Matt Fiedler.

FEATURED STADIUM  First Niagara Center

New Review: Buffalo Sabres

4.6
3.9

Mar 07, 2015

The Buffalo Sabres may be going through a rebuilding right now, but they continue to have great fan support while the team reloads. Review by Special Correspondent Andrew Kulyk.

FEATURED STADIUM  Magness Arena

New Review: Denver Hockey

3.3
3.3

Mar 06, 2015

Check out the home of the Denver Pioneers, one of the best college hockey programs of all-time. Review by Special Correspondent Scott Bultman.

FEATURED STADIUM  Pegula Ice Arena

New Review: Penn State Hockey

4.0
3.6

Mar 06, 2015

In only their second season in Division One, Penn State already boasts one of the top venues in college hockey. Review by Special Correspondent Andrew Kulyk.

Arizona Diamondbacks Unveil the Churro Dog

By Jason Bartel - Mar 05, 2015 9:13 PM EST

The culinary masterminds at the Arizona Diamondbacks are at it again in 2015. Last year, it was the D-Bat Dog, an 18-inch corn dog stuffed with cheese, jalapenos and bacon, all served on a bed of fries. This year, it's the Churro Dog.

Comparing the US and New Zealand Sporting Event Experience

By Jeff Cheshire - Mar 05, 2015 4:40 PM EST

There are more than just 7,800 miles of ocean between the American and New Zealand sporting landscapes. Swap baseball, football, basketball and ice hockey for rugby union, cricket, netball and rugby league. Each sport brings with it its own traditions, and mixing these with the local cultures of the two countries, there is a different feel to attending a sporting event in each nation. Yet much remains the same as well.

After spending six weeks in the USA and attending 15 different sporting events, it seemed comparing these experiences with those of New Zealand sporting events would be an interesting exercise. Of course every stadium is different, so the comparison relies on a lot of generalizations. Nevertheless, using the Stadium Journey's familiar FANFARE system, we will endeavour to contrast the sporting experience in both countries, although will not suggest that one is better than the other.

FEATURED STADIUM  Family Arena

New Review: St Louis Ambush

2.9
3.1

Mar 05, 2015

The results in the arena haven't been very good so far for the Ambush, but the fans are supporting the team in great numbers in the growing MASL. Review by Special Correspondent Dennis Morrell.

The Harlem Globetrotters Experience

By Aaron S. Terry - Mar 05, 2015 10:04 AM EST

The only time the Washington Generals have ever beaten the Harlem Globetrotters was on January 5, 1971 in Martin, Tennessee. Down by 12 points with two minutes left to go, due to a few too many on-court antics, the Globetrotters rallied but fell 100-99 when the Generals (who actually played in New Jersey Reds uniforms that night) scored with only seconds left. During the 1971-72 season the Generals rotated uniforms between the New Jersey Reds, Boston Shamrocks, Baltimore Rockets, and Atlantic City Seagulls, which was a ploy to make it look like the Globetrotters played more than just one team. The win helped the Generals avoid a 2,500-game losing streak, capping their number of consecutive losses at 2,495 - but the Generals have not beaten the Globetrotters since.

FEATURED STADIUM  United Center

New Review: Chicago Bulls

4.0
3.5

Mar 05, 2015

An updated look at the home of the Chicago Bulls. Review by Special Correspondent Marc Heiden.

FEATURED STADIUM  John Smith's Stadium

New Review: Huddersfield Town AFC

3.1
N/A

Mar 04, 2015

Our latest review from the grounds of England. Review by Special Correspondent Gary Foxall.

Cricket World Cup Stadium Food Controversy

By Jeff Cheshire - Mar 04, 2015 9:59 AM EST

Cricket World Cup food and beverage prices are sparking controversy amongst fans. With 14 venues in use across New Zealand and Australia, there are a range of prices between different stadiums, leaving those forced to pay more for a similar product feeling hard done by.

FEATURED STADIUM  Hulman Center

New Review: Indiana State Basketball

3.1
3.4

Mar 04, 2015

An updated review of the experience at the Hulman Center, once home to the legend himself, Larry Bird. Review by Ohio Valley Regional Correspondent Marc Viquez.

Will Harrisburg City Islanders Move to Nashville?

By Richard Smith - Mar 03, 2015 4:22 PM EST

Nearly a year ago I wrote about how the Harrisburg City Islanders were looking to build a more permanent soccer stadium on City Island, right next to Metro Bank Park. Well, the last year has brought little progress and the United Soccer League (USL) club looks like they are primed for a possible relocation.

FEATURED STADIUM  Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport

New Review: Toronto Varsity Blues Basketball

4.3
4.3

Mar 03, 2015

For the most part, university basketball in Canada is played in glorified high school gymnasiums. This is definitely not the case at the University of Toronto. Review by Special Correspondent Robbie Raskin.

FEATURED STADIUM  rewirpowerSTADION

New Review: VfL Bochum 1848

3.0
3.4

Mar 03, 2015

An updated look at one of the yo-yo clubs of Germany's first and second Bundesliga. Review by Regional Correspondent Sander Kolsloot.

A Bird's Eye View

By Brian Baublitz - Mar 02, 2015 3:12 PM EST

My seat is tucked away in the right field wall. Only a stone's throw away from me, former right fielder Nick Markakis is chewing on sunflower seeds, anxiously awaiting the next pitch. A "Let's Go O's" chant echoes through our cage as the fans cheers the team onto victory. This was just another normal day at the office for me and my coworkers as we all got to enjoy our nation's pastime from the best seats in the house as members of the Orioles Tarp Crew.

FEATURED STADIUM  APG Federal Credit Union Arena

New Review: Harford Basketball

2.9
2.7

Mar 02, 2015

You may recall Harford being Stadium Journey's first junior college review. Correspondent Richard Smith takes us back to Harford's home court.

FEATURED STADIUM  Rogers Arena

New Review: Vancouver Canucks

3.4
4.0

Mar 02, 2015

Vancouver and Rogers Arena played host to the 2010 Winter Olympics and continue to host the Canucks. Review by Northwest Regional Correspondent Josh Eastern.

Rio Grande Valley Vipers Eager to Slide into New Location

By Nathaniel Mata - Mar 01, 2015 9:50 PM EST

Ground broke in Edinburg, Texas on February 27th on a new arena for the future home of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. The arena will cost $68 million to complete and will open under the name "Bert Ogden Arena." It will be constructed near the intersection of Highway 281 and Alberta Road in an area that is seeing development and growth in the form of shopping malls, stores and restaurants.

FEATURED STADIUM  Walter Pyramid

New Review: Long Beach State Basketball

3.6
3.3

Mar 01, 2015

Read about one of the most unique venues in the country; the Walter Pyramid, home of the Long Beach State 49ers.

FEATURED STADIUM  Love Competition Hall

New Review: McGill Redmen Basketball

3.0
N/A

Mar 01, 2015

When in the fine city of Montreal, catching a basketball game may not be the first thing to come to mind, but McGill University boasts a fine squad. Review by Special Correspondent Aaron Rose.

FEATURED STADIUM  Stratis Arena

New Review: Fairleigh Dickinson Basketball

2.9
2.6

Feb 28, 2015

Updated look at Stratis Arena, a cozy gym for any lover of college hoops. Review by Special Correspondent Sean MacDonald.

FEATURED STADIUM  Convocation Center

New Review: Northern Illinois Basketball

2.9
2.7

Feb 28, 2015

An updated look at the home of NIU basketball. They have a unique and sharp looking court in their arena, but unfortunately the overall experience falls flat. Review by Northern Illinois Regional Correspondent Steven Burke.

FEATURED STADIUM  Cox Convention Center

New Review: Oklahoma City Blue

2.6
N/A

Feb 27, 2015

Regional Correspondent Bradlee Ross takes us inside the new NBDL experience in Oklahoma City: The OKC Blue at the Cox Convention Center.

Xcel Energy Center, Greenest of All Arenas

By Blake Benzel - Feb 27, 2015 1:55 PM EST

The Xcel Energy Center has long been considered the gold standard of NHL Arenas, consistently topping Stadium Journey's list of Best NHL Arenas each year. The staff at "The X" was not satisfied with having one of the best arenas in the league, however, and that manifested itself this season in the Xcel Energy Center becoming the first arena in the world to be certified to three major international sustainability standards - LEED, Green Globes and APEX/ASTM.

Rev Theodore Hesburgh Dies at Age 97

By Paul Swaney - Feb 27, 2015 11:11 AM EST

Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, former President of the University of Notre Dame from 1952-1987, died Thursday at age 97. Why is this significant for sports fans and those of us who enjoy stadium travel? Rev. Hesburgh is the namesake of the Hesburgh Library, best known to sports fans because of the 14-story mural known as "Touchdown Jesus," which can be seen from Notre Dame Stadium.

FEATURED STADIUM  Bon Secours Wellness Arena

New Review: Greenville Road Warriors

3.7
4.0

Feb 27, 2015

We just featured the other ECHL team in South Carolina, and now it's time to take a spin up Interstate 26 and focus on the other, the Greenville Road Warriors. Review by Regional Correspondent Aaron S. Terry.

FEATURED STADIUM  North Charleston Coliseum

New Review: South Carolina Stingrays

3.6
3.1

Feb 26, 2015

The ECHL calls just two Palmetto State outposts home, and one of them is on the South Carolina coast. Harrison Huntley takes us to the North Charleston Coliseum.

Selfie Stick Ban at WIN Stadium?

By Lloyd Rothwell - Feb 26, 2015 8:02 AM EST

A football stadium in Wollongong, Australia is set to ban the selfie stick from National Rugby League games.

The Illawarra Mercury newspaper reports that WIN Stadium, home of the St George Illawarra Dragons, is considering the move with concerns about safety and comfort of other patrons raised as the major potential issues.

FEATURED STADIUM  Walsh Gymnasium

New Review: Seton Hall Pirates Women's Basketball

3.3
N/A

Feb 26, 2015

The Seton Hall Women's basketball team plays the majority of their games at the historic, on-campus Walsh Gymnasium. Review by Special Correspondent Matt Fiedler.

FEATURED STADIUM  Silvio O. Conte Forum

New Review: Boston College Eagles basketball

3.1
3.1

Feb 25, 2015

The Boston College Eagles basketball team has played for over a century. The Conte Forum has served as their on-campus home since 1988. Review by New England Regional Correspondent Paul Baker.

FEATURED STADIUM  Pan American Center

New Review: New Mexico State Basketball

2.9
2.3

Feb 25, 2015

The Panamaniacs and the Aggies call the Pan American Center home. Read about the experience courtesy of Southwest Regional Correspondent Jason Bartel.

TV Deals Replace Seats at NASCAR Venues

By Harrison Huntley - Feb 25, 2015 12:07 AM EST

WRALSportsFan reported on Monday that Charlotte Motor Speedway would be undergoing a renovation, but many feel this "renovation" has more to do with declining ticket sales. It calls for the removal of 41,000 seats; a change many other tracks have seen themselves. The fact is, many fans would rather watch a race from their living rooms than from nosebleed seats. Especially with large tracks (like Charlotte), watching a race live means you can only see a small portion of the track. In almost every regard, watching a race on TV is the better option. NASCAR seems to be aware of this as their new TV deals state that over half the revenue goes to the tracks.

Time to Put an End to Court Storming

By Paul Swaney - Feb 24, 2015 7:28 PM EST

Last night in Manhattan, Kansas the Kansas State Wildcats upset the 8th-ranked Kansas Jayhawks at Fred Bramlage Coliseum. The students, alumni, and fans in attendance ran on to the floor as the buzzer sounded, overjoyed that K-State could take down their in-state rival. It was an exciting moment. And it needs to stop.

FEATURED STADIUM  Frank Erwin Special Events Center

New Review: Texas Basketball

4.0
4.2

Feb 24, 2015

Regional Correspondent Cory Sims takes us inside the arena known as the Superdrum in his updated review of the Frank Erwin Center, home of Texas Longhorns basketball.

FEATURED STADIUM  Matadome Stadium

New Review: Cal State Northridge Basketball

3.1
2.1

Feb 24, 2015

Read about the brand new experience on The Blacktop at The Matadome courtesy of Southern California Regional Correspondent Andrei Ojeda.

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