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."
Georgia State's NCAA Run Means Pay Hikes for Coaches
by Doug Roberson, Staff March 2015
Georgia State Athletic Director Charlie Cobb intends to meet this week with basketball coach Ron Hunter about not only a pay raise but also to discuss what the university can do to continue the team's progression as a destination mid-major program.
Braves, Falcons Granted Sales Tax Breaks
by Greg Bluestein, Dan Klepal; Staff March 2015
The two franchises will not have to pay sales taxes on construction materials for their respective facilities, saving each millions of dollars in addition to the hefty public subsidies they already are receiving.
Athletic Facilities 31% of District's $156M in Upgrades
by By LOU PONSI, STAFF WRITER March 2015
Athletic facility upgrades account for close to 31 percent of the $156 million in improvement projects the Fullerton Joint Union High School District is planning to start next school year.