Wisconsin Gov.: Bucks Arena Deal Close, But Sans Tax?
by MARY SPICUZZA and CROCKER STEPHENSON, email@example.com Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Staff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel May 2015
Gov. Scott Walker says a deal on paying for a new downtown arena for the Milwaukee Bucks is close.
Colorado State Gets Guarantee on $220M Stadium Price
by The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado) May 2015
Cost overruns, which stadium critics say could top $100 million, will be covered by the contractors and not the university unless CSU changes the scope of the project.
Schools Turn to Other Sources to Fund Athletic Upgrades
by Patrick Leary, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel May 2015
It didn't take long for the video to go viral. Arrowhead High School in Hartland had just completed new $662,000 locker rooms for its basketball teams, and posted a time-lapse look at what it billed as "the best high school locker rooms in the country."
Carson Mulls $50M in Bonds to Clean Up Stadium Site
by Sandy Mazza May 2015
Eager to move forward with plans for an NFL stadium, Carson officials Tuesday will consider issuing more than $50 million in bonds to finance the final phase of environmental work on the site of a former toxic landfill.
VCU Estimates Average Cost of Attendance at $4,100
by MIKE SZVETITZ Richmond TimesDispatch April 2015
After the NCAA passed legislation in January to allow colleges to pay athletes for full cost of attendance - above previously covered tuition, room and board, books and fees - schools across the country have been busy figuring out what this will look like on their campuses.
Falcons Will Borrow $850M to Build New Stadium
by Tim Tucker, Leon Stafford; Staff April 2015
The Falcons reported on the status of their financing as the city's economic development agency, Invest Atlanta, prepares to issue bonds in May to cover the city's $200 million commitment.
Utah State AD: $1.5M Ask Prompted by NCAA Reforms
by Lya Wodraska, The Salt Lake Tribune April 2015
In the past few years, Utah State University has completed the $6.5 million ICON Sports Performance Center, the $9.7 million Wayne Estes basketball practice facility, landed a $2.4 million Nike apparel contract and announced a 21-year agreement with Maverik that will provide much of the funding for upcoming football stadium renovations.
Field of Dreams' $16.5M in Tax Rebates Up for Grabs?
by WILLIAM GARBE firstname.lastname@example.org April 2015
A bill that would allow other developers to apply for a portion of the $16.5 million in sales-tax rebates previously linked to a project at Dyersville's Field of Dreams passed out of an Iowa House of Representatives subcommittee Wednesday afternoon.
Swinney on Full Cost of Attendance: 'It's a Nightmare'
by A. Brenner, Post & Courier (Charleston, SC) April 2015
Dabo Swinney has long been a staunch defender of the NCAA's college football system, and he's not sure recent pledges to provide full cost of attendance are the right call.
Clemson Gets Initial OK to Buy Private Recruiting Jet
by SEANNA ADCOX; Associated Press April 2015
The Joint Bond Review Committee approved the university s plans to buy an eight-passenger aircraft to be used primarily for athletic recruiting and fundraising.