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STADIUMS USA RADIO October 18, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted October 20, 2014

Imagine playing center field in one of baseball's most iconic ballparks! We talk with former MVP and Rookie-of-the-Year Fred Lynn who shares his secrets on playing the carom in Boston's Fenway Park. There is a new light shining on a few select stadiums in 2014- LED lighting is changing the way fans view live sporting events. Host Bill Hazen talks with Ephesus Lighting President Mike Lorenz who details how the new technology is saving millions for stadiums across the U.S. Plus- who is flying a drone over Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin? And, a $400 million dollar reimagining of Daytona International Speedway will add more than 100,00 seats to the famous speedway. All this week on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO October 11, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted October 13, 2014

He hit the last home run in historic Forbes Field, and was part of the 1971 World Champion Pittsburgh Pirates- Al Oliver talks about hitting in the cookie cutter ballparks of the 1970's and compares Major League Stadiums today with ballparks of an earlier era. In our Talking Shop segment, Stadiums USA President Mark Madorin details the tug-of-war in Orange County over a possible move by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Later, Stadiums USA's Jeff Schmidt looks at a new survey that details stadium renovation plans by a number of college athletic directors.

STADIUMS USA RADIO October 4, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted October 6, 2014

Are the days numbered for Major League Baseball in Anaheim, California? Tune in for the very latest on Angels officials seeking alternatives in Orange County for a new ballpark. What is the stadium experience like from field level for a football referee? Host Bill Hazen talks with NCAA Coordinator of Officials Rogers Redding about stadium sight lines and what officials look for on the day of the big game. Fenway Park historian Glenn Stout checks in to discuss how the historic Boston ballpark was constructed and changes made throughout the years to ensure the park's viability. Plus, why some college football stadiums are allowing alcohol sales for the 2014 season. All this week on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO September 27, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted September 29, 2014

Two-time National League MVP and seven-time All-Star Dale Murphy says the Major League Baseball ballparks he played in were nothing like today's retro stadiums. Murphy joins host Bill Hazen to talk about hitting home runs in Atlanta's Fulton County Stadium and what it means for the Braves to move out of the downtown area to a new ballpark in Cobb County. Later, Olympia Entertainment President and CEO Tom Wilson has the details on a new downtown arena for the Red Wings and the significance for the city of Detroit. And our talking shop segment outlines what University of Southern California officials are doing to enhance the game day experience at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

STADIUMS USA RADIO September 20, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted September 22, 2014

The blue print has been unveiled for the Atlanta Braves new stadium. The ballpark will anchor a large development in the surrounding area of Cobb County. Stadiums USA President Mark Madorin talks with host Bill Hazen about the field dimensions and how the fences will accommodate bother pitchers and hitters. The number of fantasy sports participants continues to grow. The emerging industry is beginning to influence stadium design. Paul Charchian of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association looks at the development of fantasy football lounges at Levi's Stadium and other NFL venues. And we take a tour of one of the classic stadiums in all of college football- Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, home of the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

STADIUMS USA RADIO September 13, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted September 15, 2014

Levi's Stadium was under the bright lights in the 49ers' regular season home opener against the Chicago Bears. Stadiums USA's Mark Madorin has details on new design features and technology that sets the Santa Clara venue apart from all other stadiums. Bill Hazen talks with Villanova University professor Rick Eckstein whose research suggests economic development and new stadiums don't necessarily go hand-in-hand. News and notes looks at plans for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks, and our Vintage Stadium segment examines a major renovation project for League Park in Cleveland.

STADIUMS USA RADIO September 6, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted September 8, 2014

This week.......McLane Stadium at Baylor University opened to rave reviews as the Bears defeated SMU. Bo Carter joins host Bill Hazen with a detailed review of the new venue. What are the Kansas City Chiefs doing to enhance the fan experience at Arrowhead Stadium? Mark Madorin has the details on the revolutionary "team membership" concept. Plus, the latest news on a new stadium deal for the NFL's Raiders and what it means for Alameda County taxpayers in Oakland. On the college beat, University of Texas-San Antonio head football coach Larry Coker talks about the Alamodome and the unique recruiting tool it represents. And Jeff Schmidt talks with a member of Club 122- one of only a handful of individuals who has visited every NFL, MLB, NHL and NBA stadium in North America.

STADIUMS USA RADIO August 30, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted September 3, 2014

In our debut program on the Yahoo! Sports Radio Network, host Bill Hazen goes one-on-one with Chris Lamberth of 360 Architects who examines the changes taking place in stadium design and what's on the horizon for the Falcons new stadium in downtown Atlanta. Stadium USA's Mark Madorin reveals how Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara stood up to its first earthquake test. And, in anticipation of the Georgia Bulldogs home opener against Clemson, Bill talks with Georgia Athletic Director Greg McGarity. All of this and much more news and information on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO August 22, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted August 22, 2014

The long wait at Baylor is over as fans will soon be able to experience brand new McLane Stadium first-hand. Among the many amenities- a phone app that transforms the stadium experience. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is implementing a massive solar energy project which promises to bring new electricity to the world of auto racing. We'll get the very latest from Indy 500 President Doug Boles. Our featured stadium is Jones AT&T Stadium, home to the Texas Tech Red Raiders. And our Vintage Stadium report takes us back to the Eighth Wonder of the World, The Houston Astrodome. All this week on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO August 15, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted August 15, 2014

Can a new downtown hockey arena in Detroit for the Red Wings have the same impact that The Palace of Auburn Hills had for the Pistons? Host Bill Hazen gets the latest information from Olympia Entertainment's Tom Wilson. Changes are in store for Mississippi State's football stadium- Bulldogs broadcaster Jim Ellis takes us inside the facility. Stadium USA's Mark Madorin has the latest on a major renovation project at Progressive Field in Cleveland. Plus news and notes on facilities plans for Colorado State, the Golden State Warriors and Oakland Raiders. All this week on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA August 8, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted August 8, 2014

Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara is open for business! We'll have the latest reviews on the 49ers new home following its debut hosting Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes. Later, a look at how new design standards are driving stadium construction projects with Chris Lamberth of 360 Architects. We'll take you inside Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska with broadcaster Howard Borden. And, as Baylor University prepares to unveil new McLain Stadium, we look back at the Bears' former home, Floyd Casey Stadium. All this week on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO August 1, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted August 1, 2014

Tune in for the very latest on the grand opening of Levi's Stadium in San Francisco, flood clean-up at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion and how northern stadiums are struggling with preparing their Bermuda grass fields for the upcoming football season. Also, the University of Houston's new football stadium is nearing completion and Stadium USA President Mark Madorin has the details on how unique design standards are helping to reduce costs. And our Vintage Stadium report looks back on St. Louis Arena, also known as the Checkerdome. All this week on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO July 25, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted July 25, 2014

Can a city be transformed by the presence of a new downtown stadium? We'll look at the new facility proposed for the Red Wings in Detroit and new concepts on the drawing board for arena design. Stadiums USA President Mark Madorin has the very latest on unique site lines planned for the new arena in Sacramento for the NBA's Kings. Later, a look at changes in store for stadium security in light of the a court ruling finding the Los Angeles Dodger negligent in the beating of a fan. Our Vintage Stadiums section looks back at LaGrave Field in Fort Worth, Texas and all of the Major Leaguers who performed there. All this week on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO July 18, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted July 18, 2014

This week, the view of college football stadiums across America from field level. We'll talk with Roggers Redding, the coordinator of officiating with the NCAA. Does a new stadium ensure team success on the field? We'll use Target Field in Minneapolis, the site of this year's MLB All-Star Game, as a model. Levi's Stadium in San Francisco is moving into the final stages of construction. The 49ers new facility is charting new ground in sustainability by becoming the first in the NFL that is fully LEED certified. Plus, tours of Indiana's Memorial Stadium and a look back at Civic Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. All this week on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO July 11, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted July 11, 2014

Are you heading to the ballpark this summer? We have a number of tips on ways to cut costs as you travel to your favorite Major League or Minor League stadium. There is a unique renovation project taking place at Baylor University that is sure to catch the eye of potential recruits. Our vintage stadiums report takes us back in time to McNichols Arena in Denver where the Nuggets took advantage of higher altitudes to outrun and outgun opponents. Plus, the very latest on renovation and construction projects for the Atlanta Falcons, Southern Mississippi and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. All this week on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO July 4, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted July 7, 2014

Deadlines loom large for a number of stadium renovation projects as the fall football season draws near. We'll get the latest on projects in Waco, Cincinnati, Tulane and Houston. Will we see alcoholic beverages sold in more college stadiums? Mark Madorin has the details on efforts to increase college athletic department revenues in our talk shop segment. And author Jeff Davis remembers Chicago's old Comiskey Park in our Vintage Stadiums section. All this week on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO June 30, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted June 30, 2014

Major changes are in store for Memorial Stadium, home to the Oklahoma Sooners football team. Among the upgrades- a new video display board on the rooftop of the south stands. We'll look at the transformation of stadiums through the years with Ron Selter, author of "Ballparks of the Deadball Era". Our vintage stadium report examines Sportsman's Park in St. Louis. Plus, we take a tour of Auburn's Jordan-Hare Stadium and look at the historic college football contests that have taken place there over the years. All this week on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO June 16, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted June 20, 2014

We'll update the push for a new football stadium at Colorado St. with Associated Press writer Dale Bublitz. Why are the Miami Heat big winners, despite their loss in the NBA Championship Finals? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Learn about T.D. Ameritrade Park, home of the College World Series. That's our featured venue this week, and Bo Carter will take you inside! Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat, with the reason why baseball fans in Central Florida are feeling good! This week's Vintage Venue is Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia (previous known as Shibe Park). This stadium was the first of its kind, and sportscaster Gene DeLisio (who has seen this park firsthand) will tell you why it is so significant! That's all on StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO June 9, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted June 13, 2014

The $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Seattle native Steve Ballmer has many speculating on the future of the L.A. franchise. Some are connecting the dots to a possible Clippers' relocation to the Emerald City. Will this put pressure on the state of Washington to try and and support a new arena? Mark Madorin has all the details in our Talk Shop segment. There's interesting news out of Buffalo, where a Los Angeles-based consultant has been hired to advise the state on planning for a successor to Ralph Wilson Stadium. In our Vintage Stadiums Report, we learn about what was behind the tremendous home court advantage for the Trail Blazers at Portland Memorial Coliseum. It's all this week on Stadiums USA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO June 2, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted June 13, 2014

J.D. Hamilton of the NCAA talks about today's college baseball stadiums, and why they are good places for NCAA Regionals. Who's behind the Rupp Arena tug of war? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Learn about Al Lang Stadium, our featured Venue of the Week. Dean Jackson goes U-La-La on the Small Stadiums Beat! Our vintage venue brought winter sports to North Texas. You'll learn the story on StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO May 26, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted June 13, 2014

Learn about the latest in food truck technology on the go. Why are LA and Seattle struggling with new stadiums vital to their athletic future? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop. Learn about Polk-Dement Stadium and its future with Mississippi State broadcaster Jim Ellis. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat. Enjoy two vintage stadiums this week...Pitt Stadium and Forbes Field. Coach John Jenkins ties them together. It's all on StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO May 19, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted June 13, 2014

The eye popping video from Churchill Downs has the stadium industry talking, including our guest Greg Flakus, a Portland (OR) sportscaster and businessman who has attended the event each of the last five years. Will the 49ers pass on Joe Montana? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Learn about the new softball stadium at Purdue University. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat! Coach John Jenkins takes us inside the Eighth Wonder of the World! That's all this week on StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO May 12, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted June 13, 2014

Learn about efforts to solve stadium mysteries, as Gene DeLisio visits with a representative of SABRE. Will the Oklahoma FB expansion be large enough? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Bill Foster introduces us to Cameron Indoor Stadium. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat! We remember The Spectrum in Philadelphia with former Sixer Jaren Jackson. All that and more on StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO May 5, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted June 13, 2014

Learn about Purdue's plans for Ross-Ade Stadium, as well as the school's other athletic facilities, with Athletic Director Morgan Burke. How did Kentucky Derby fans get the really big picture? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! West Virginia's new college baseball stadium is under construction. Mike Fragale tells us about the new plant. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat! Our Vintage Stadium brought baseball to DFW. Learn about Arlington Stadium from StadiumsUSA Coordinating Producer Bo Carter. That's all on StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO April 29, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted May 6, 2014

A new projection technology is revolutionizing pregame presentation. Meet Scott Williams of Quince Imaging, who will tell you about the fan experience and technology. As Wrigley Field begins its next 100 years, what is the actual condition of the ballpark? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Learn about our featured stadium, Pete Taylor Park at Southern Miss. Baseball coach Scott Berry will share the experience. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat! And finally, learn about this week's vintage stadium, known as the "Grey Lady." That's all on StadiumsUSA Radio #0024. Enjoy!

STADIUMS USA RADIO April 14, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted May 6, 2014

How did AT&T Stadium perform as a venue for the MBB NCAA Final 4? C-USA's Russ Anderson will share the experience. Where did AT&T Stadium fall short as host of the Final 4? Mark Madorin will tell you the answer, when we Talk Shop! Find out why the construction cranes are out at Ole Miss with Athletic Director Russ Bjork. Dean Jackson finds a silver lining to a stadium fire on the Small Stadiums Beat! StadiumsUSA Radio will update construction on McLane Stadium in Waco with Cody Kellner. That's all on StadumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO April 3, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted May 6, 2014

The most expensive high school football stadium in America is cracking up. Matt Wixon of the Dallas Morning News tells the story. Is drone video influencing stadium design? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Learn about the CenturyLink Center in Omaha with broadcaster Howard Borden. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums beat! Our vintage arena is the Izod Arena at the Meadowlands with former New Jersey Nets standout Doug Overton. Enjoy StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO March 26, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted April 1, 2014

What happens when you convert a Superstore to a basketball arena? Find out coach Rod Baker, who will introduce you to the Deltaplex Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Could another college football stadium leapfrog the capacity of the Big House? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Learn about famed Holt Arena, our featured venue this week. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat! Our vintage venue is MacArthur Court, a very tough place to play. Former University of Oregon standout Jeff Potter tells us why. That's all this week on StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO March 18, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted March 19, 2014

Meet the man who helped build the arena he played in! Does WiFi bandwidth matter at college basketball arenas? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Former University of Miami basketball great Will Frisbie introduces the BankUnited Center, our featured Venue of the Week. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat! Our Vintage Venue this week is City Stadium in Green Bay, early home for the Green Bay Packers. Cliff Cristl shares his childhood memories of the stadium. It's all this week on StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO March 13, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted March 19, 2014

Learn how northern baseball teams are struggling to get their fields ready for play. What does it take to host the NCAA Final Four. Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Victory Field in Indianapolis is our featured venue with broadcaster Howard Kellman, as interviewed by Executive Producer Keith Hoehne. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat! When it comes to vintage venues, Texas Hall proves truth is stranger than fiction! Broadcaster John Nelson tells us about his call, "there's a jumpshot from the piano...good!" It's all this week on StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO March 4, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted March 6, 2014

StadiumsUSA Radio explores the success of AT&T Stadium with Cody Kellner. Did a piece of metal jeopardize the Assembly Hall Renovation? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! University of Wisconsin men's basketball standout Brian Butch tells you about the Kohl Center in Madison, our featured venue of the week. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat. And finally, an inside look at vintage venue County Stadium with a man who worked there from the beginning. Dan McKinney will share his memories on StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO February 26, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 28, 2014

University of Georgia AD Greg McGarity talks about the school's athletic facilities, including the famed Sanford Stadium. Did a piece of metal nearly sink the Assembly Hall renovation? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Go inside Loyola of Chicago's Gentile Center, our featured Venue of the Week. Politics looms large on the Small Stadiums Beat with Dean Jackson. And finally, learn about the Madhouse on Madison Street...Chicago Stadium. Russ Anderson remembers this week's Vintage Venue.

STADIUMS USA RADIO February 18, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 28, 2014

Learn about new efforts to reduce heat absorption in artificial turf in this week's Lead Story. What are the new baselines for arena construction? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Central Michigan's McGuirk Arena is the Venue of the Week. Former CMU standout Kyle Randall will tell you all about it. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat. And finally, more Tales from Texas Stadium as Bo Carter talks about the stadium with a hole in the roof.

STADIUMS USA RADIO February 11, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 28, 2014

Get a first look at the new Chicago Cubs' Cactus League stadium, Cubs Park on StadiumsUSA Radio #0013. Also, will Notre Dame's stadium expansion influence future designs? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Learn about the Constant Center from ODU coach Jeff Jones. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat, where an effort is underway to bring hockey back to Louisville. Do you remember the stadium with a hole in the roof? Bo Carter shares Part 1 of the amazing story of Texas Stadium in Irving, Texas...our Vintage Venue of the Week.

STADIUMS USA RADIO February 5, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 28, 2014

Why did the Pyramid in Memphis become instantly obsolete? Bob Wynn of the University of Memphis will tell the story. Could college athletic spending create a culture war? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! The College Park Center is this week's featured venue. Broadcaster John Nelson takes us inside. Finally, Dean Jackson covers a new baseball stadium for Biloxi, MS in the Small Stadiums Bea. That's all this week on StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO January 28, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 28, 2014

Hear the amazing story of the Pyramid Arena in Memphis in a multi-part interview with University of Memphis Associate Athletic Director Bob Wynn. Should the Kemper Arena be spared the wrecking ball? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! LSU great Darnell Lazarre introduces us to the Maravich Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Dean Jackson reports a new arena in the winds for South Dakota's badlands on the Small Stadiums Beat!

STADIUMS USA RADIO January 21, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 28, 2014

Wausau's historic Athletic Park is being renovated. StadiumsUSA Radio covers the story. Will the NFL's Super Bowl weather gamble in New York pay off? Mark Madorin will Talk Shop! Former Texas A&M basketball standout Bryan Davis talks about the Aggies' Reed Arena in College Station. Dean Jackson reports on red-hot Frisco, TX and their great stadiums facilities. And our vintage stadium this week is recently-retired Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco on StadiumsUSA Radio. Steve Fallon, whose father did broadcasts from the stadium for 43 years, will share some great stories on StadiumsUSA Radio.

STADIUMS USA RADIO January 13, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 28, 2014

Has the All State arena impacted the quality of life in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas? Former NBA player Paul Mokeski shares his thoughts. What is driving the new, exotic stadium designs? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Pro basketball's Chris Porter introduces us to the Auburn Arena. Dean Jackson covers a stadium funding issue in Florida in the Small Stadiums Beat. Reporter Dustin Blitchok takes us for a second look at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan...it's still there, but there's nothing happening.

STADIUMS USA RADIO January 9, 2014

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 28, 2014

Can an arena be built in 78 days? Learn about the city that did it, Santa Cruz, California. What's driving the new generation of stadium designs? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Go inside the KFC Yum! Center with guard Peyton Siva of the NCAA champion Louisville Cardinals. A fire dims Grand Rapids baseball hopes. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat. Our Vintage Stadium is the Eighth Wonder of the World, the Houston Astrodome. Coach John Jenkins shares the secrets that made his University of Houston team hard to beat under the Dome!

STADIUMS USA RADIO December 24, 2013

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 28, 2014

University of Colorado Athletic Director Rick George reviews the school's $143 million renovation plan. Is the famed Wigwam in Anderson, Indiana headed for the wrecking ball? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Learn about the Liberty Bowl with Executive Director Steve Ehrhart. Renovation of the Fairgrounds Coliseum in Indianapolis is moving into the final stage. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat! Reminisce about Rosenblatt Stadium with Bo Carter. That's all on StadiumsUSA Radio

STADIUMS USA Radio December 19, 2013

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 27, 2014

The campaign for the renovation of Hinkle Fieldhouse is in its final month, and two-time NCAA finalist and guard Ronald Nored will tell you what it's like to play there. Is Indiana's iconic Wigwam headed for the wrecking ball? Mark Madorin will tell you when we Talk Shop! Former Big Ten Player of the Year Kalin Lucas takes us inside Michigan State's Breslin Center. Barron Stadium hosts the NAIA championship again. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums Beat. And our Vintage Stadium Report covers the effort to save Civic Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. That's all on StadiumsUSA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO December 9, 2013

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 25, 2014

December 9, 2013 - : St Louis is at a crossroad with the 70,000-seat Edward Jones Dome. Can it be renovated? StadiumsUSA Radio gets the latest twists and turns from KTRS Sports Director John Hadley. Can stadiums achieve addition by subtraction? Mark Madorin of StadiumsUSA Talks Shop! Get a look inside Lucas Oil Stadium with Stadium Director Mike Fox. Dean Jackson reports on minor league awards for those who toil in the soil, all part of the Small Stadiums Beat. And, vintage stadium known as "The Old Grey Lady" still stands. But for how long? Enjoy StadiumsUSA Radio!

STADIUMS USA RADIO December 2, 2013

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 25, 2014

The College Baseball Hall of Fame is a unique design, bearing the name of a distinguished alumni of the sport. StadiumsUSA Radio gets an update from President and CEO Mike Gustafson. The number of tragic incidents involving people falling from the upper deck of stadiums is increasing. Mark Madorin analyzes the problem when we Talk Shop! Take a timely visit to Joan Edwards Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia with Marshall broadcaster Steve Cotton. Dean Jackson covers the Small Stadiums beat. And this week's vintage stadium is Green Bay's legendary City Stadium, where six Packer championship teams played. - MP3 | PLS

STADIUMS USA RADIO November 26, 2013

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 25, 2014

Is Hughes Stadium out of the picture for Colorado State University? Associated Press writer Dale Bublitz tells us the story on an effort to move football onto the campus. The decision by the Atlanta Braves to abandon Turner Field has the industry buzzing. Mark Madorin will share the team�s reasoning when we Talk Shop! The renovation of the Gentile Arena on the Loyola of Chicago campus is a splendid example of a solid facility upgrade. We�ll take you inside for a look. On the Small Stadiums Beat, Appleton, Wisconsin is fighting to keep the NCAA Division 3 World Series at Fox Cities Stadium. Dean Jackson reports. And, our Vintage Stadium this week is a stadium that�s been in the news...when the roof fell down. The story of the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan.

STADIUMS USA Radio Debut November 18, 2013

Stadiums USA Radio is a weekly program that features in-depth conversation focusing on the popular venues of all of sports from the pros to minor leagues to colleges. The program examines the latest news in stadium design, renovations, and stadium connections to their communities. Host Bill Hazen talks with athletes, coaches, authors and newsmakers who share their experiences and connections to the most storied structures and stadiums in all of sports. Join us for the conversation!

Posted February 25, 2014

November 18, 2013 - : In its debut edition, StadiumsUSA Radio reports on the development of glass athletic playing surfaces, where markings for different sports, advertising and even video can be projected onto the playing surface with the flick of a switch. StadiumsUSA Radio goes to Germany to learn about the company pioneering this concept. Please contact us with your questions and comments.