Construction and engineering

The playing field at SoFi Stadium, the future home for the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers NFL football teams, is shown Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. Stan Kroenke got permission to bring pro football back to Los Angeles because the Rams owner vowed to build an NFL palace and a West Coast hub for the league. Lavish, ultramodern SoFi Stadium certainly appears to live up to those promises as it opens its doors this week, even if fans can't enjoy it right away. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 08, 2020 - 4:43 pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — When Stan Kroenke asked his fellow NFL owners for permission to return pro football to Los Angeles nearly a half-decade ago, he won them over by promising something nobody else could realistically deliver. The Rams owner vowed to build a football palace. The billionaire...
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The Confederate statue located in the Circle at the University of Mississippi is lowered to the ground as part of the process to move it to the Confederate Soldiers Cemetery on campus in Oxford, Miss. Tuesday, July 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Bruce Newman)
August 20, 2020 - 2:40 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi has put up a barrier to partially obstruct a Confederate monument after football players said they didn't want to see the rebel soldier statue while they practice. The university moved the statue in mid-July from a central spot on the Oxford...
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June 27, 2020 - 6:02 pm
PINE HALL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina racetrack has lost some partnerships after its owner advertised “Bubba Rope” for sale online days after NASCAR said a noose had been found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace, the top series’ only Black driver. A concrete company and a driver series ended...
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In this March 26, 2020, photo, KeyArena is shown as viewed from the Space Needle in Seattle with renovation construction temporarily halted due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. The pandemic has created questions of scheduling and worker health as eight stadiums or arenas are under construction or about to break ground in the five major professional sports leagues in North America. Construction on the home of the WNBA Seattle Storm and Seattle's expansion NHL team — which is scheduled to begin play in the 2021-22 season — was allowed to resume a few days later with an urgency associated with the roof, which weighs more than 40 million pounds and is currently resting mostly on temporary supports. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
April 14, 2020 - 6:13 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Workers are still showing up in Inglewood, California, Las Vegas and Seattle and making progress on stadium and arena projects. At Belmont Park on Long Island the work has mostly come to a halt. New stadiums and arenas mean revenue for pro teams and construction often falls under...
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April 07, 2020 - 4:49 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Qatari government said Tuesday it has implemented widespread measures to protect immigrant workers from the coronavirus, after a German documentary highlighted that ongoing construction of World Cup infrastructure raised the risk of infections. The government said in a statement...
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Kevin Harvick (4) celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race with a burnout at Texas Motor Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
November 03, 2019 - 9:10 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Harvick and the Stewart-Haas Racing team had already been preparing for NASCAR's finale. With another win at Texas, they now know they will be racing for a Cup title in two weeks. Harvick won the fall race at Texas for the third year in a row Sunday, again securing...
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June 22, 2019 - 4:34 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — If someone built Road America today, it might look a lot different. The 4-mile, high-speed road course in central Wisconsin is a favorite among IndyCar drivers, earning favorable comparisons with historic tracks such as Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. But it can bite you,...
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