City Mulling $15M Price Tag for More Athletic Fields
by Jordan Graham staff writer, The Orange County Register April 2015
As Costa Mesa attempts to address its perceived shortage of public athletic facilities, residents learned Wednesday that the city would have to pay a sizable chunk of change to build even a few sports fields at Fairview Park.
County Taxes Not Needed for St. Louis Stadium
by Press Services April 2015
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that last week, a senior aide to Gov. Jay Nixon told County Executive Steve Stenger’s office that “St. Louis County’s participation would not be necessary in the stadium deal.”
Lambeau-Like Loan Could Help Fund Bucks Arena
by JASON STEIN, DON WALKER and PATRICK MARLEY, firstname.lastname@example.org Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Staff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel April 2015
A state public lands board would front around $150 million to help build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks, under a plan being pushed by Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald.
Why One College Is Cutting Its Most Successful Sports
by Kyle Rowland, The Journal Gazette April 2015
IPFW on Saturday announced it is cutting two of its most successful sports, raising questions about its continued commitment to Division I athletics.
Y Part of Nonprofit Coalition Against Property-Tax Plan
by Bonnie Washuk, Staff Writer April 2015
A coalition of Lewiston-Auburn nonprofit agencies came together Tuesday to say they're givers, not takers. They provide critical services and 8,000 jobs, one of every six jobs in Androscoggin County.
Gym Location Gives Short Notice Regarding Closure
by David Benda April 2015
A Redding athletic club says it decided to close over the weekend to protect its business interests.
Mountain West Conference Gets $8M Piece of NCAA Pie
by Geoff Grammer, Journal Staff Writer March 2015
The Big Dance means big money for Division I men's college basketball teams around the country.
Ohio State's 'Fuel Zones' Reflect NCAA Rules Relaxation
by Collin Binkley, The Columbus Dispatch March 2015
In a new snack room for athletes at Ohio State University, players on the men's lacrosse team buzzed in after a recent practice and left with armloads of sandwiches, juice, yogurt. The snack room -- Ohio State calls it a "fuel zone" -- is one of two the university built this year to offer athletes a quick bite between practice and class.
Most Schools Don't Itemize Spending of Athletic Fees
by Laura A. Bischoff March 2015
College students at 10 of Ohio's biggest public universities are paying more than $135 million for intercollegiate athletics through either mandatory fees or university subsidies - and most of the students don't even know it.
Georgia State Hoops Sounder Investment than Football
by Jeff Schultz; Staff March 2015
Basketball, not football, is far more manageable in terms of expense and personnel required. If done correctly, it can quickly make a significant impact on campus, in the community and sometimes even on "SportsCenter."