My Sports Illustrated Stadium Spotlight series continues this week with Mississippi State’s Davis Wade Stadium. Take a look at how a recent expansion gave the 100-year-old stadium new cowbell-ringing life. My SI article here.
Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium has plenty of history. But it doesn’t have as much as you might think. Take a look at how this storied football powerhouse created a relatively new stadium tradition in Tuscaloosa via my Sports Illustrated series.
I take a look at some of the fanciest suites and clubs in our stadiums. Take a gander via my Sports Illustrated article here.
Take a NBA arena and make it a church. While you’re at it, take another NBA arena and make it a fishing megastore. Of course, you can turn soccer and baseball stadiums into living quarters and historic bullfighting arenas into shopping malls. Learn about the seven best stadium repurposing efforts via my Sports Illustrated post here.
Taking a trip to Michigan State, where Spartan Stadium has grown from humble agricultural roots, shows how the success of a team helps build seats. Venture into Spartan Stadium as part of my Sports Illustrated Stadium Spotlight series. The link is here.
The latest installment of my Sports Illustrated Stadium Spotlight series went to Ole Miss where I learned about how architects aim to bring The Grove inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Read more via my SI article here.
Artificial turf. Such a polarizing statement, but one that isn’t void of plenty of art and science to make it happen. I looked into what makes artificial turf a growing choice for fields for Sports Illustrated, explaining how the turf gets made. Take a look via my SI article here.
We all seem quite enamored with Qatar hosting the 2022 World Cup. And the first stadium design released didn’t disappoint, with plenty of furor over what the stadium may resemble and all the technology talk of how the pitch will stay cooled. Check out the designs—with a video—and some thoughts on the look at my Sports Illustrated Extra Mustard post here.