Home team’s natural grass will move aside for artificial turf when NFL arrives, thanks to some nifty engineering Tottenham Hotspur opened its 62,062-seat stadium on High Road in the Tottenham district of North London in April, ending a construction delay of seven months that moved more than half a soccer season and three planned NFL games from the new venue.  The NFL was planning to start playing games in the venue last fall as part of a 10-year agreement that includes at least two regular-season games at Tottenham every season. That agreement will now kick off in October, when the Chicago Bears play the Oakland Raiders on Oct. 6 and Carolina Panthers-Tampa Bay Buccaneers follows a week later. When the NFL comes to town, the $1.3 billion stadium will reveal one of its niftiest technological tricks: It can retract its natural grass pitch to reveal an artificial surface to host […]
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