Lucas Oil Stadium
|Country||United States of America|
|Inauguration||24.08.2008 (Indianapolis Colts - Buffalo Bills)|
|Date of project||2005|
|Cost||720 mln $|
|Ownership||Indiana Stadium and Convention Building Authority|
|Address||500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46225|
|Within the project||retractable roof, retractable glass walls|
|Notice||The stadium may be enlarged to 70 000 if needed, works with that capacity in basketball mode.|
COVID-19 crisis: Growing uncertainty over NFL season
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In an attempt to bring more fans to NFL games, the league authorities are planning to plant microphones onto players and coaches, allowing everyone to hear what they say. According to Sports Business Journal, it’s a matter of a couple upcoming seasons.
USA: What’s better for matchday experience than a camera in the changing rooms?
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USA: Bar-type standing terraces growing in the NFL?
An executive of the NFL predicts that future stadiums may be less about watching the game and more about a bar-type atmosphere of special decks with standing room. LA Times and NBC report.