Was the NFL’s Pro Bowl debut in Orlando worth the millions of dollars local officials paid to bring the game to Camping World Stadium? Orlando could not deliver an enthusiastic crowd for the NFL Pro Bowl – at least not a crowd that wanted to stay through the second half of the game. In fact, […]
The third Copa America Centenario match to be played at Camping World Stadium finally turned out a decent crowd, after lots of empty seats and disappointing crowds earlier in the week. One out of three ain’t bad, right? Just wait for the local politicians and officials to brag about the success and “economic impact” to […]
As if Orlando’s kickoff for the 2016 Copa America Centenario wasn’t disappointing enough, the second match showcased more empty seats, an even smaller crowd and rain. The rainy weather only emphasized the depressing feel of Camping World Stadium. Follow Up: Crowds Finally A Little Better for Third Copa America Match There were lots of empty […]
The 2016 Copa America Centenario was being billed as an “historic” event by Mayor Buddy Dyer, but Saturday’s kickoff resulted in lots of empty seats and extremely hot summer weather at Camping World Stadium. “June will be an historic month for world class soccer in Central Florida with the kickoff of Copa America,” Mayor Buddy Dyer said […]
Even though it sounds like a very late April Fool’s joke, sadly it’s not. Orlando’s famous Citrus Bowl is changing names. Camping World Stadium. Seriously.
The billionaire owners of the NFL want millions of local tourist development tax dollars to bring the dying Pro Bowl game to Orlando’s Citrus Bowl, and possibly as soon as next year.
The City of Orlando has agreed to pay the maximum they were liable for in a case brought by Graig Cooper who was severely injured during a Citrus Bowl game and was unable to declare his eligibility for the 2010 NFL draft.
Mexican soccer clubs Cruz Azul FC and Puebla FC will play in the Shares Cup International at the Orlando Citrus Bowl — an inaugural game that will benefit Florida Hospital’s Sharing Smiles program.
There were two very different sets of attendees in the City of Orlando and Orange County skybox suites when the Rolling Stones rocked the Citrus Bowl last month.