Commonwealth Stadium

University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky’s Commonwealth Stadium is set to become Kroger Field. The name change marks the first corporate sponsorship for an SEC football stadium.

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University of Kentucky and Lexington officials are mapping out traffic patterns for a day that’s bound to test the city’s thoroughfares. The combination of a rare Thursday night football game, Keeneland, and the usual weekday rush hour backups could produce long waits for commuters.

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Football fans and University of Kentucky officials are reporting a successful debut for the newly renovated Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, but the event did highlight a handful of traffic and parking concerns still yet to be ironed out.

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While University of Kentucky head football coach Mark Stoops squares away strategy for Saturday's inaugural game in the new Commonwealth Stadium, UK police and officials are crafting plans of their own to deal with the massive crowd expected this weekend.

Renovations To Commonwealth Stadium On Schedule

Jul 22, 2015
UK Athletics

Kentucky senior associate athletic director Russ Pear remains confident that Commonwealth Stadium will be ready for the Wildcats' Sept. 5 season opener despite being "stressed about things" because of this month's heavy rains.

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Kentucky Labor Dept. representatives joined construction company officials at Commonwealth Stadium Monday afternoon to sign a special agreement.

UK, Deaf Fan Settle Lawsuit

Feb 15, 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -  A deaf University of Kentucky football season ticket holder and the school have settled a lawsuit over closed-captioning at Commonwealth Stadium.

Charles Mitchell of Lancaster in central Kentucky sued in May, seeking to force the university to put captions for all game announcements on the scoreboards of the stadium under the Americans With Disabilities Act.