PRESS RELEASE – Big Top Soccer has announced a new team in Green Bay, that will join USL League Two ahead of the 2019 season. The club will play its home games at the newly built Capital Credit Union Park in Ashwaubenon. Continue reading
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A grand opening for the Las Vegas Ballpark sales center was held on Wednesday. The festivities included a ballpark-branded doughnut wall, baseball-themed snacks and refreshments, the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) mascot Cosmo (wearing Oakland Athletics gear), and more. Fans had the opportunity to view plans for the ballpark with staff assisting them in selecting and purchasing tickets for the 2019 season. Read more and watch news report here.
WWE: Royal Rumble 2019 will take place at a baseball stadium for the first time ever, with tickets going on sale this Friday. The event will take place at Chase Field in Phoenix (AZ) on January 27, 2019. Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, holds nearly 50,000 fans – three times the capacity of Talking Stick Resort Arena, where the 2013 event was held. Read more here.
The Lansing (MI) City Council unanimously approved a deal this week to bring professional soccer to Lansing’s downtown baseball stadium beginning this spring. The team will be called the Lansing Ignite and owned by the owner of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League). The team will play in the United Soccer League Division 3, an offshoot of the longstanding USL and a league loosely affiliated with Major League Soccer. Read more here.
From noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, historic War Memorial Stadium in Hampton (VA), home of the Peninsula Pilots (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League), will host the third annual Craft Beer Bash, featuring more than a dozen local breweries. Popular food trucks Stuft, Flame and Pie, and Sinful Treats will provide edibles, and there will be games, activities and live music. Read more here. Learn more and buy tickets here.