Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara

6 February 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, San Francisco Bay Area, Sport Reading Time:  5 minutes

Broncos vs 49ers preseason game © flickr.com - Jim Bahn/cc-by-sa-3.0

Broncos vs 49ers preseason game © flickr.com – Jim Bahn/cc-by-sa-3.0

Levi’s Stadium is an American football stadium located in Santa Clara, California, just west of the much larger city of San Jose, in the San Francisco Bay Area. It has served as the home venue for the National Football League (NFL)’s San Francisco 49ers since 2014. The stadium is located approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of San Francisco. It is named after Levi Strauss & Co., which purchased naming rights in 2013.   read more…

Ada in Ohio

29 January 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Sport, Universities, Colleges, Academies Reading Time:  4 minutes

Wilson American football 'The Duke' © Torsten Bolten/cc-by-sa-4.0

Wilson American football ‘The Duke’ © Torsten Bolten/cc-by-sa-4.0

Ada is a village in Hardin County, Ohio, United States, located about 69 miles (111 km) southwest of Toledo. The population was 5,334 at the 2020 census. It is the home of Ohio Northern University. The National Arbor Day Foundation has qualified Ada as a Tree City USA since 1981.   read more…

MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

9 October 2022 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Sport Reading Time:  8 minutes

© flickr.com - Anthony Quintano/cc-by-2.0

© flickr.com – Anthony Quintano/cc-by-2.0

MetLife Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, 5 mi (8 km) west of New York City. Opened in 2010 to replace Giants Stadium, it serves as the home for the New York Giants and New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). At an approximate cost of $1.6 billion, it was the most expensive stadium built in the United States at the time of its completion. In 2009, MetLife Stadium was named the “Greenest Stadium” in the NFL by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In July 2017, MetLife Stadium was named “Venue of the Year” by the Stadium Business Summit. The award is awarded to the world’s best stadium, arena or sports venue, that deserves recognition for an outstanding performance over a 12-month period.   read more…

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