Tottenham Hotspur FC recently began construction on their new 56,000-seat replacement for the venerable White Hart Lane. Originally designed by Archibald Leitch, WHL has seen numerous updates over the years, so much so that its original structure is barely visible today.

The 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament First Round other half continues with an eclectic group of arenas designed by four architects, none of which are industry giant Populous. However, it’s Seattle’s KeyArena, designed for the 1962 World’s Fair, which really gets us excited.

The 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament First Round officially begins today in four arenas: Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena (Jacksonville, FL), Consol Engery Center (Pittsburgh, PA), KFC Yum! Center (Louisville, KY) and the Moda Center (Portland, OR).

Major League Soccer (MLS) kicks off its 20th season this weekend with a new group of international stars set to grace its stadiums. As David Villa, Kaka, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard take to the field, a growing international audience will be tuning in to matches played in North American stadia. What can they expect from our soccer stadium experience?

Back in November 2009 I had the pleasure of watching local Rio club Fluminense play at the historic Maracanã Stadium. The experience was electric to say the least, like no other venue I’ve visited. See the slideshow here