If there’s one thing that’s been a constant since John Henry and his ownership group purchased the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park in 2002, it’s change. Recently, the club announced that another round of improvements could soon be coming to the ballpark.
Overshadowed by the history and nostalgia of its predecessor, the original Boston Garden, and by the flash and size of new venues across the league, the TD Garden is largely viewed as a middle of the pack venue. However, with its devoted fanbase, excellent location, and improved amenities, the Garden has become a first-rate venue in its own right. Having hosted an NBA championship, multiple NBA finals, and NCAA tournament games, the “Gahden” is building its own legacy as a top basketball venue.
The holiday season is here and the team is back together for one more time this year. It is the Year in Review where the Team gets together to reminisce about all of the best experiences of 2018. Join Dan Colacicco, Paul Baker, Marc Viquez and Dave Cottenie as they take the short trip down memory lane and put a bow on another great year! Happy Holidays.
Case Gymnasium is typical of many of the small courts that dot the college basketball landscape throughout the northeast. Looking much as it must have when it opened almost 50 years ago, Case Gym has a wonderful, old-school feel to it. Case Gymnasium’s location on the roof of an old hockey rink on the spot where major league baseball was once played makes it a destination for many basketball junkies.
In tiny Rhode Island, where so much of the local sports scene is ruled by the nearby Boston professional teams, the Providence College Friars give Ocean State residents something to call their own. Make no mistake, the Friars are the kings of the Rhode Island sports scene. Unless you come to a Friars game expecting to grab a dozen donuts, you won’t be disappointed.
College football possesses a pride and nostalgia unrivaled by many other sports featuring venues that have stood the test of time and serve as cathedrals to the game. Stadium Journey’s team of writers have visited all 130 Football Bowl Subdivision Stadiums in the nation, and we rank them here according to our exclusive FANFARE scale.