RECENT ARTICLES
  • Blackhawks Practice Facility Deal to Net City $16.3M

    by Fran Spielman August 2015

    Cash-strapped Chicago will net $16.3 million from the deal that will bring a Blackhawks practice facility and new academic buildings for Rush University Medical Center to the site of the soon-to-be-demolished Malcolm X College.

  • $30M Soccer Complex Coming to Atlanta?

    by Mark Niesse; Staff August 2015

    Supporters of a proposed $30 million soccer complex in DeKalb County say it could be a boon for the local economy, but some commissioners are warning that many of their constituents aren't on board with the plan.

  • Sports Complex Plans Stall as Tax Hike Talks Tabled

    by Lawrence Budd July 2015

    The construction of a $10 million sports complex on 88 acres outside Lebanon hinges on more than an increase in Warren County's lodging tax.

  • UT Chattanooga to Give Basketball Players $2K Stipend

    by Jay Greeson July 2015

    University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletic director David Blackburn said Wednesday that each of the school's 15 women's basketball players and 13 men's basketball players on scholarship will be given $2,000 to cover cost of attendance this school year.

  • Bonuses, Incentives Perk Up MWC Coaching Contracts

    by Geoff Grammer, Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico) July 2015

    The devil is in the details. And for many college coaching contracts - even those in the Mountain West Conference, just out of the glare of the national spotlight - the real perks can be found in those quirky little clauses that go beyond the base salary and compensation numbers often cited at news conferences and in media reports.

  • Colorado State Trims Stadium Plans to Stay in Budget

    by Associated Press July 2015

    Colorado State University has been cutting back on seats with chair backs, elevators and other amenities in order to keep plans for a new on-campus stadium within its $220 million budget.

  • In Stipend Era, Varying Attendance Costs Debated

    by David Jablonski July 2015

    A new era for NCAA Division I athletics starts Aug. 1, when universities across the country can begin to offer stipends covering the cost of attendance for student-athletes.

  • Kansas State Reports Sixth Straight Budget Surplus

    by Ken Corbitt. ken.corbitt@cjonline.com July 2015

    Kansas State athletics director John Currie released details of the department's budget for fiscal year 2016, projecting a budget of $70.1 million. Currie released the figures in his "Letter to Fans" on the K-State athletics website (www.kstatesports.com), reporting FY2015 ended with a balanced budget and a surplus for the sixth straight year.

  • School Board Adopts More Equitable Coaching Stipends

    by Eileen Adams, Sun Journal June 2015

    Regional School Unit 73 board members approved a trip for the Spruce Mountain High School softball team and adopted revised stipends for co-curricular and extra-curricular activities Thursday night.

  • City Board May Back Ongoing Turf Project with $125K

    by Jennifer Pignolet pignolet@commercialappeal.com 9015292372 June 2015

    Construction to install artificial turf on the Houston High School football field is underway, and the project may receive a significant funding boost of public dollars from the city of Germantown.