After hosting tens of thousands of people for the NCAA Men’s Final Four last weekend, what’s next for the 25-year-old Alamodome?
Per NCAA rules, compensation for athletes competing on the hardwood is typically limited to their tuition and cost of attendance.
UTSA’s Steve Henson and a handful of past and present Spurs know how the roar of the Final Four crowd, and the magic of the moment, will electrify.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg said the four-day event will attract 70,000 visitors, fill more than 40,000 hotel room nights, and generate “priceless media exposure.”
Michael Sawaya, who oversees the convention center and the Alamodome and is one of the longest-tenured department heads with the City of San Antonio, has resigned to accept a position at the convention center in New Orleans.
Tried-and-true fans who travel to San Antonio to watch the Alamo Bow stay for an average of 3.2 days, often lodging in hotels in and around downtown.
A new gas station, convenience store, and fast food joint outside the San Antonio International Airport is slated for completion just in time for the city’s Tricentennial celebrations and the NCAA Final Four games in 2018.
Your athletic achievements might not be anything found in the local record books, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have your name inscribed alongside the sports stars elected to the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame whose feats are memorialized on the walls of the Alamodome.
Uber and Lyft might leave San Antonio on March 1 because, they claim, the City of San Antonio regulations will make it too financially burdensome to operate.