Soccer Nickname a Nod to the Past

Bugeaters FC give a nod to Nebraska’s past as it prepares for its inaugural season. The club hopes to bring excitement back o the newly renamed Lincoln Sports Complex during the summer months.

Pegula Ice Arena – Penn State Nittany Lions

Only in its fifth season of use, Pegula Ice Arena is already mentioned as one of the marquee collegiate hockey venues in the nation. Penn State hockey has likewise enjoyed a meteoric rise to be considered one of the premier programs in the nation. When you step into Pegula Ice Arena for a Nittany Lion game, be ready for one of the best gameday experiences in the nation.

Bentley Arena – Bentley Falcons

The Bentley Arena, which cost $45 million to build, is part of the university’s comprehensive 10-year capital plan to modernize and expand the campus. Designed to be a “living lab”, the arena provides hands on experience for students across many majors, with the gameday presentation run almost entirely by Bentley students.

Norfolk Admirals Sign Three Year Agreement with Scope Arena

On Monday, the Norfolk Admirals signed a lease agreement with the City of Norfolk for three years that will keep the Admirals playing at Scope Arena through the 2020-2021 season. The Admirals also signed a new agreement with the ECHL Monday, that will keep them as members of the ECHL through 2021.

American Airlines Center – Dallas Mavericks

In 1980 the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks were born to become the association’s third pro franchise in the state of Texas. While they were mired in many years of mediocrity, the team’s fortunes began to turn when they drafted Dirk Nowitzki in 1998, and owner Mark Cuban took over the team in 2000. In 2001, the Mavericks moved into their state-of-the-art new home – the American Airlines Center, and the team rewarded their loyal fans with an NBA title in 2011.

Ingalls Rink – Yale Bulldogs

Ingalls Rink – Yale Bulldogs

Yale University boasts the oldest collegiate hockey team in the United States. The program traces its roots all the way back to 1893. Yale played the first intercollegiate hockey game in 1896, against Johns Hopkins, which ended in a 2-2 tie. Competing today in the Ivy League and ECAC, the Bulldogs have qualified for eight NCCA tournaments, a pair of Frozen Fours, and has won a national title in 2013.

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William H. Detrick Gymnasium – Central Connecticut State Blue Devils

William H. Detrick Gymnasium – Central Connecticut State Blue Devils

The Blue Devils’ home gym, Detrick Gymnamsium, is named for William H. Detrick, who coached at Central Connecticut for 29 years, compiling a school-record 468 wins. The Blue Devils have qualified for the NCAA tournament on three occasions (2000, 2002, 2007), losing in the first round each time. One Central Connecticut alumnus, Corsley Edwards, has played in the NBA.

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Australian Turnstiles – February 13, 2018

Australian Turnstiles – February 13, 2018

In a big win for fans, the four NRL clubs based at ANZ Stadium have reached a deal with the venue that will see ticket prices slashed to make games more affordable for families. Canterbury, South Sydney, Parramatta, and Wests Tigers have also reached agreement for club members to receive free entry for all away games their club plays at ANZ. Ticket prices as low as $20 will also include free public transport to and from Olympic Park, with food and beverage prices also being cut. This is a clear move to attract more fans to ANZ which is consistently decried for having a poor atmosphere with average crowds of around 13,000, in a stadium that has capacity for 80,000.

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William Nicks Building – Prairie View A&M Panthers

William Nicks Building – Prairie View A&M Panthers

Located just over an hour northwest of Houston is the city of Prairie View, and the campus of Prairie View A&M University – the school was opened in 1876, and has been putting athletics teams on the field and on the court for nearly 100 years. The Panthers basketball program has called William Nicks Building (named for the school’s legendary head football coach) home since the early 1960s.

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Little Caesars Arena – Detroit Red Wings

Little Caesars Arena – Detroit Red Wings

It’s hard to imagine that an $863 million construction project is only the beginning of an urban development goal, but the Little Caesars Arena is just that. The District Detroit, a 50 block neighborhood filled with entertainment venues, restaurants, bars, shopping and housing developments, hopes to revitalize a part of Detroit that has long been filled with vacant and decaying buildings, and was a symbol of the city’s decline.

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