AT&T Stadium [Photo: AT&T]
Earlier this week, we told you the Dallas Cowboys were planning $295 million in upgrades for AT&T Stadium. During NFL league meetings in Irving in the last few days, the team got a green light on their plan to pay for the job, Sports Illustrated’s Mike Fisher reports.
The refresh won’t “radically alter” the look and feel of the 100,000-seat stadium, according to Sports Business Journal. Instead, most of those millions will go toward refreshing premium spaces that are set for lease renewals, as well as upgrading back-end systems and technology in the run-up to the 2026 World Cup.
The ’Pokes had asked for a waiver to the NFL’s team debt limit of $600 million, and asked the other 31 NFL teams to let the Cowboys withhold their standard contributions to shared gate revenue, SBJ added.
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