Will UM/UCF Game Be All Wet? 

University of Central Florida will host the University of Memphis in their brand-new stadium on Saturday. Will our city officials be paying attention? You can bet theirs will be, as a situation with opening-day concessions has caused an uproar.

From the Orlando Sentinel: "UCF President John Hitt today blasted the concession contractor at Bright House Networks Stadium for failing to stock enough bottled water for sale at last Saturday's inaugural game, saying the firm must do better 'or their successor will.'

Fans were angered when bottled water ran out during the third quarter of last week's game. There were no public water fountains installed at the stadium. Officials plan to ramp up the number of bottles — from 30,000 to 135,000 — to be sold for this week's game and to have at least 10 water fountains working.

To read more, go here.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Blogs

News Blog

Supreme Court Steps In on Fayette Church Matter

Intermission Impossible

Muhammad Ali Meets Stepin Fetchit at The Hattiloo Theatre

News Blog

Task Force Considers Medical Cannabis

News Blog

Trolleys Return to the Tracks for Testing

Music Blog

Jessi Zazu: In Memoriam

Beyond the Arc

Deflections: The Roster, TV Angst, and The Buy/Sell Clause

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

The Vietnam War

We Saw You

Cooper-Young Fest, Big Bugs, Art of Caring

Music Blog

Linda Heck: Bound to ExCITM tonight

Intermission Impossible

A Memory of Charles Billings

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation