Pro Football Hall of Fame game moves to Thursday night for 2017 event

January 3, 2017By

After the mix-up during last year’s event, the Pro Football Hall of Fame decided to make a scheduling change to its annual event. This year, the Pro Football Hall of Fame game will be held on Thursday, making the official start of the NFL season the first event in induction weekend, instead of the last, CBS Sports reported. The move... read more

NFL supports safer artificial turf to address concussion crisis

April 15, 2016By

The NFL is funding the development of new equipment including helmets and turf to reduce head injury. Teams such as the New England Patriots, Houston Texans and Arizona Cardinals are implementing safer turf into their practice facilities, using shock pads manufactured by Brock International to improve the safety of their fields, a press release from Brock reported. One of the... read more

West Coast Turf provides its eighth Super Bowl field

January 12, 2016By

West Coast Turf, a natural turfgrass sod grower and installer, is providing the turf for Super Bowl 50, marking its eighth field used for the NFL’s biggest event. West Coast Turf’s blend of hybrid bermudagrass and ryegrass turfgrass sod was grown at its Livingston, Calif., facility. The 75,000-square-foot sod will be shipped just 117 miles to Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium, the venue for Super Bowl 50,... read more

BLOG: What it’s like attending STMA Field Day as an intern

June 25, 2015By

As a newcomer to the wonderful world of athletic turf — or any turf, really — it was quite an adventure attending my first turf event this week, the Ohio Sports Turf Managers Association’s (STMA’s) annual Summer Field Day. Let me start off by explaining that I am a college student majoring in journalism and working as Athletic Turf’s digital... read more

NFL selects Eco TempLine paint for Super Bowl 50 celebration

June 12, 2015By

The NFL has approved Eco TempLine Celebration colors by Eco Chemical for field markings to honor Super Bowl 50. Every NFL team will exhibit the specified celebration markings on their field for each game leading up to Super Bowl 50, scheduled for February 7, 2016, at Levi’s Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif. The TempLine Celebration... read more