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The implementation of IFS Applications and subsequent upgrades are part of Stadium’s plans to meet what is perhaps its greatest challenge—always having the right product in the right place at the right time.
Stadium’s goal is to centralise as much as possible the coordination of financials and supply chain management.
IFS consultants worked closely with Stadium to create a supply chain management solution that is specially designed for Stadium but which can easily be implemented in other companies in the retail business.
www.ifsworld.com /za/customers/stadium2.asp   (856 words)

  The Official Site of The Los Angeles Dodgers: Ballpark: Dodger Stadium History
Dodger Stadium is one of Southern California's most treasured landmarks and the 2007 baseball season will mark the Dodgers 46th year at Chavez Ravine.
The stadium opened its doors on April 10, 1962 and the Dodgers won their first game at their new home the next day on April 11 when they defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 6-2.
The reincorporation of the original muted pastels color-scheme is emblematic of the stadium's original Mid-Century architecture.
losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/la/ballpark/la_ballpark_history.jsp   (997 words)

  DenverBroncos.com — Official Web Site of the Denver Broncos
Construction began on the 76,125-seat stadium in mid-1999 and official groundbreaking was held on August 17, 1999.
The cost of the new stadium is being covered by Broncos Owner and Chief Executive Officer Pat Bowlen and the taxpayers of the six-county area through a penny-per-$10 sales tax on retail goods.
The stadium was designed and built by Turner/Empire/Alvarado Construction and HNTB Architects, in association with Fentress Bradburn Architects and Bertram A. Bruton Architects.
www.denverbroncos.com /page.php?id=93   (399 words)

  Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A modern stadium (plural stadiums or stadia in English) is a place, or venue, for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts or other events, consisting of a field or stage partly or completely surrounded by a structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event.
The term "stadium" has also often been used for baseball parks, especially since the construction of Yankee Stadium in 1923, which had a running track initially, as a "true" stadium would, and was also used for football.
Yankee Stadium, for example, was built on a triangular city block in The Bronx, New York City.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stadium   (1354 words)

 Yankee Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was the first baseball park to be labeled a "Stadium" rather than a "Field," a "Park," or a "Grounds," and it conformed to the usage of the term in ancient Greece, where a stadium was a foot-race arena.
Yankee Stadium favors left-handed batters because of a shorter right-field fence, which was once called "Ruthville" and is now known as "the short porch", although the field has become much more symmetric over the years.
Knowing the Stadium would close in the middle (for football) of the 1973 season, and that the stadium they had arranged to build in New Jersey (to be named Giants Stadium) would not open until 1976,the team secured temporary home fields for the remainder of 1973 and all of 1974 and 1975.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yankee_Stadium   (3870 words)

 Would a Publicly Financed Baseball Stadium Pay Off for DC?, 6/9/03
Because the stadium is likely to be placed in a “principal growth area” of the city, it would displace other economic activity that could result in new tax revenues for the city.
Because much of the revenue generated by the stadium would not be "new" but simply a change in the place where revenue is collected, the stadium is unlikely to add to the District's economy, it also is unlikely to increase the city's tax collections significantly.
By contrast, if a stadium were built with private funds, and the District did not have the obligation of paying off the construction costs, all of the taxes generated at the baseball stadium would flow into the District’s general fund and would be available to support basic services.
www.dcfpi.org /6-9-03tax.htm   (3840 words)

 Cleveland Browns - Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
While the location of the Stadium honored the glorious history of athletic achievements in Cleveland, the Cleveland Browns Stadium is first and foremost a lakefront landmark.
The Stadium is also as distinctive as its glistening neighbors at North Coast Harbor ’Äì Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Great Lakes Science Center and the glass-enclosed stations of the RTA Waterfront Line.
Stadium lighting system features 592 light fixtures, 528 1,500 watt conventional metal halide fixtures with an additional 64 1,500 watt double-ended hot-restart fixtures.
www.clevelandbrowns.com /stadium   (923 words)

 Facilities -- University of Maryland Terrapins Official Athletic Site
Byrd Stadium, which celebrated its 50th birthday during the 2000 season, has been home to national championship football and men's and women's lacrosse teams, and to more than 50 ACC track and field champions.
Situated at the foot of the campus' North Hill, the stadium is named for Dr. H.C. Byrd, a multi-sport athlete as an undergraduate who later became head football coach and eventually served as university president.
The Byrd Stadium refurbishment was the first of its kind to be done without the supervision of Curley Byrd.
umterps.cstv.com /facilities/md-byrd-stadium-football.html   (1221 words)

 Rice-Eccles Stadium, Tower Information and Reservations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Rice-Eccles Stadium is the premier stadium of the Intermountain region serving the six state area of Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado and Nevada.
The Stadium staff takes pride in operating a state of the art facility by implementing the most modern techniques used in the industry today.
It is now one of the most beautiful and modern stadiums in the U.S. Population of Salt Lake City is 171,000 with 1,500,000 along the Wasatch Front, which runs from Brigham City to the North, and Payson to the South.
www.stadium.utah.edu /stadium.html   (405 words)

 UCF Stadium - FAQs
The possibility of a stadium at UCF is generating a lot of interest among students, faculty, neighbors, area residents, sports fans and others.
The proposed stadium site would be on land that is already cleared, much of which is currently being used for athletic practice fields.
With an alcohol-free stadium, UCF football games will be family-friendly and a great bargain for our neighbors to enjoy an afternoon of fun and become more closely connected to their hometown university.
stadium.ucf.edu /faq.html   (2445 words)

 Ballparks of Baseball-Angel Stadium of Anaheim-Los Angeles Angels
Anaheim Stadium instantly became known as the "Big A", because of the A-frame scoreboard that was behind the outfield wall.
The stadium was enclosed, increasing the capacity to 65,158.
The exterior of the stadium was renovated as the concrete structure and ramps were painted green and a plaza was constructed outside the stadium with two giant Angel hats.
www.ballparksofbaseball.com /al/AngelStadium.htm   (673 words)

 Leicester City | Stadium | Walkers Stadium Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The stadium itself, designed by architects The Miller Partnership and constructed by Birse Stadia, was started in June 2001 and ready for the first friendly match against Atletic Bilbao in August 2002.
The Walkers Stadium is one of the best state-of-the-art stadia in the country and a flagship development, not just for the club but for the community and city of Leicester as a whole.
This aspect of the new stadium is being marketed separately as the Midlands Conference Centre - a state of the art conference, banqueting and catering facility unparalleled in the East Midlands.
www.lcfc.premiumtv.co.uk /page/StadiumOverview/0,,10274,00.html   (1606 words)

 Stadiums of the NFL-M&T Bank Stadium-Baltimore Ravens
While the stadium was constructed, the Baltimore Ravens played at Memorial Stadium for two years, which was the home of the Baltimore Colts prior to moving to Indianapolis.
The exterior of the stadium is built in correspondence with its neighbor Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Stadiums of the NFL is not associated with the National Football League or any team mentioned.
www.stadiumsofnfl.com /afc/M&TBankStadium.htm   (470 words)

 Stadiums of the NFL-University of Phoenix Stadium-Arizona Cardinals
The stadium is built on 28 acres that is owned by the sports authority, while the district owns the remaining 152 acres that parking, parks and amenities were built through privately issued bonds.
The retractable roof at the University of Phoenix Stadium is comprised of two 180-feet long by 240-feet wide retractable panels that will remain closed to allow for air conditioning during the hot summer months and then open during the cooler months to take advantage of the Valley's abundant sunshine.
The first completely retractable field in North America, it will be positioned inside the stadium on game days to offer the preferred natural-grass playing surface for football and outside the stadium the remaining 350+ days of the year to receive the needed sunlight and water to grow.
www.stadiumsofnfl.com /nfc/UniversityofPhoenixStadium.htm   (626 words)

 Olympic Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Olympic Stadium is the name usually given to the big centrepiece sports arena of the Summer Olympic Games.
The Winter Olympic Games do not have a central Olympic Stadium, however some edifices are designated as the Olympic Stadium, which usually hosts the opening and closing ceremonies.
The only stadium to have been used twice, but only host one Olympics, is the Melbourne Cricket Ground which was host venue in 1956 and hosted the first game of the Sydney 2000 soccer tournament.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Olympic_Stadium   (730 words)

 M&T Bank Stadium
HOK Sport The opening of the Baltimore Ravens' new NFL football stadium at Camden Yards celebrates the completion of a vision that dates to the mid-1980s, a time when the leaders of Baltimore saw an opportunity to revitalize a declining urban neighborhood with the addition of a separate football stadium and ballpark.
In many NFL stadiums these pedestrian ramps are located on the outside of the building and create a sense of separateness from the activity.
As a subconsultant to the Maryland Stadium Authority and HOK Sport Facilities Group, is RKandK which is providing geotechnical engineering, civil/site design, structural engineering and utility design for this fast-track project.
users.california.com /~csuppes/NFL/BaltimoreRavens   (1457 words)

 Traditions Illinois Fighting Illini :: The Official Athletic Site
Memorial Stadium was built in 1923 as a memorial to Illinois men and women who gave their lives for their country during World War I. Their names appear on 200 columns that support the east and west sides of the stadium.
The stadium was dedicated officially Oct. 18, 1924, a day that Illinois not only defeated Michigan, 39-14, for a Homecoming victory, but Harold "Red" Grange accounted for six touchdowns in what remains as the single greatest performance in Memorial Stadium history.
The stadium's electrical and drainage systems were also brought up to code and new restroom facilities, for both men and women, were installed in the corner towers and great halls.
fightingillini.cstv.com /trads/ill-trads-memorial.htm   (796 words)

 Washington Nationals : Ballpark : Olympic Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Though Olympic Stadium was still unfinished, it was unveiled to the world on July 17, 1976, for the opening ceremonies of the 21st Olympiad.
On February 3, 1987, the Stadium's signature inclined tower was finally completed and two months later, on April 16th, its Kevlar roof was at last put in place.
As a result of the 34 slanting consoles that make up its skeleton, the Stadium has an immense surface area available behind its stands, much of which is now added to the main floor to transform the Stadium into the largest exhibition hall under one roof anywhere in Canada.
montreal.expos.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mon/ballpark/mon_ballpark_history.jsp   (729 words)

On June 2nd, 2004, the Seahawks announced a new stadium sponsorship agreement with Qwest Communications International Inc., with the stadium to be named "Qwest Field." In addition to the naming rights, the agreement includes Qwest's increased support for local Seahawks charities.
The agreement also calls for Qwest to be the telecommunications supplier to Qwest Field, the stadium and exhibition center operator, First and Goal, and all other Seahawks facilities.
Lights on the 4th-The roof trusses are red, white and blue for the 4th of July (7/4/2004).
www.seahawks.com /stadium.aspx?SecID=31   (304 words)

 The Official Site of the Houston Texans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Reliant Stadium, the first NFL stadium with a retractable roof, opened for business on Aug. 24, 2002, as the Texans hosted the Miami Dolphins in their first home preseason game.
Reliant Stadium features an open view of the playing field from the main concourse and on the club level.  The main concourse is 40 feet wide, which makes it the largest in the NFL.
Reliant Stadium can also boast a larger than life scoreboard.  Following the trend that was started with the Astrodome scoreboard, Reliant Stadium houses two of the largest in the league.
www.houstontexans.com /reliant_stadium/history.php   (834 words)

 Giants Stadium - Giants.com
To avoid long lines at the gates, stadium management encourages you to enter the stadium at least one hour prior to kickoff.
The idea of playing at a stadium built in the Meadowlands first attracted the Giants' attention when they realized that they could provide 15,000 more seats and help meet the increasing demands of the fans without a major switch in location.
Simultaneous construction of the racetrack and stadium began in 1972.
www.giants.com /gameday/GiantsStadium.html   (455 words)

 Roger Dean Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Roger Dean Stadium is the only stadium in the country to host two minor league teams as well as the only stadium in Florida to host two spring training teams.
The stadium is one of only four facilities in the country that has two Major League teams during Spring Training.
The stadium is the only one in the country that hosts two Minor League Baseball teams on a permanent basis.
rogerdeanstadium.com /stadium   (301 words)

Tailgating has become a ritual at the Stadium and is permitted provided guests tailgate in the same space occupied by their vehicle.
STADIUM CLUB: Located between Gates C and D on the Plaza Level and open to members only.
FIRST AID: Stations are located at the East End of the Stadium on the Service Level (between Gates B and C) and on the Mezzanine Level adjacent to Sections 201 and 221.
www.newyorkjets.com /game/stadium   (1728 words)

 New DC Baseball Stadium Site/Washington Nationals
In Feb. 2006 the DC City Council passed the required stadium lease agreement, amended to cap the city's expenditures on the project at $611 million.
The stadium is scheduled to be for Opening Day in Spring 2008; the team currently plays at RFK Stadium.
Peeking into the stadium from the northeast, showing the original design with two parking garages to the north of the stadium.
www.jdland.com /dc/stadium.cfm   (1204 words)

 Definition of ALLTEL Stadium
The stadium, originally known as Jacksonville Municipal Stadium, was built on the foundation of the former Gator Bowl stadium.
In 1997, the stadium changed its name to the current ALLTEL Stadium after naming rights were acquired by a wireless communications company.
In 2003 and 2004, $47 million in improvements to the stadium were implemented to prepare for the Super Bowl.
www.wordiq.com /definition/ALLTEL_Stadium   (314 words)

 ohiostatebuckeyes.com - Ohio State University Official Athletic Site
Nestled snugly on the banks of the Olentangy River, stately Ohio Stadium is one of the most recognizable landmarks in all of college athletics.
With its present seating capacity of 101,568, Ohio Stadium is the fourth largest on-campus facility in the nation.
In 1999, the stadium underwent a three-year face-lift that was completed in time for the season opener against Akron in 2001.
ohiostatebuckeyes.cstv.com /facilities/ohiostadium.html   (745 words)

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