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LIVECAM: Monitor the progress of Las Vegas Stadium in this view looking south toward the construction site.
New $375 million arena on Strip beginning to take shape — PHOTOS

Only four months ago, construction workers were boring holes 70 feet deep and preparing to pour concrete for a foundation. But on Thursday morning, the ovular skeleton of the $375 million, 20,000-seat arena was taking shape, with the steel work even showing the first signs of the suite level.

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Las Vegas details infrastructure spending for soccer stadium

Las Vegas city officials have released the latest terms in their proposed stadium subsidy deal with Findlay Sports & Entertainment and The Cordish Cos. for a $200 millon Major League Soccer stadium in downtown Symphony Park.

MLS board includes Las Vegas’ proposal in report

Las Vegas’ bid for a Major League Soccer team drew the attention of the league’s Board of Governors Saturday when the board received a report on expansion proposals by groups in Las Vegas, Minneapolis and Sacramento.

MGM-AEG arena to offer booking flexibility, open in April 2016

The new MGM Resorts International-AEG arena being built on the Strip, which will open in April 2016, will offer venue booking flexibility to MGM Resorts, which also owns the Mandalay Bay Events Center and the MGM Grand Garden Arena within a few blocks of the arena site, an MGM Resorts executive said Wednesday.

Does Las Vegas have what it takes for a pro sports franchise?

Sin City’s unique status as a world entertainment destination makes it possible to lure professional sports teams without a public arena or stadium subsidies most cities must pay.

Findlay goes all in for soccer facility

Justin Findlay’s the managing partner and public face of Findlay Sports & Entertainment, which is working to bring an MLS franchise to a downtown soccer stadium the city would help create.

AEG could wield clout in Vegas’ ability to land sports teams

The powerful sports and entertainment company working with MGM Resorts International on building a $375 million arena on the Strip could influence Las Vegas’ ability to land expansion teams in MLS and the NHL.

Planned Strip arena would have unique feature — a retractable roof

Only a few major league football stadiums and baseball parks in the U.S. have retractable roofs that open and close depending on the weather. But Jackie Robinson is trying to make sports facility design history by building his arena with a retractable roof.

UFC, country music officials vie for ‘first’ at new arena

UFC President Dana White would love the hometown Ultimate Fighting Championship to christen the new 20,000-seat arena under construction behind New York-New York on the Strip with a fight event in spring 2016. But White and UFC face competition.

Goodman, other stadium backers make pitch to MLS

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and other proposed downtown stadium backers on Thursday pitched Major League Soccer officials on awarding a franchise to Las Vegas.