RECENT ARTICLES
  • NCAA Grants to Aid Student-Athletes at Four Schools

    by From staff reports October 2014

    N.C. Central University is one of four Division I schools receiving NCAA grants to support academic programs that help student-athletes earn their degrees. NCCU will receive $694,338 as part of the Accelerating Academic Success Program grants.

  • Nationals, Astros Working with City to Close Financing Gap

    by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post October 2014

    Even if the county and teams can reduce a $24 million financing gap, the issue of the county obtaining land in West Palm Beach for the stadium remains in doubt.

  • NCCU Athletics Aims to Reduce 'Institutional Support'

    by LAURA OLENIACZ loleniacz@heraldsun.com; 919-419-6636 October 2014

    N.C. Central University athletics officials are looking to grow department revenues and cut costs under a request from university leadership to keep the amount the school contributes to athletics in check.

  • Tennessee Athletics Turns $4 Million Deficit into Profit

    by Dustin Dopirak, Knoxville News-Sentinel October 2014

    Two years after operating on a deficit of nearly $4 million, and one year after needing $14.2 million of university reinvestment to stay in the black, Tennessee athletics claimed a budget surplus of $60,880 — with much less institutional support — for fiscal year 2013-14.

  • Cities, Schools Pledge $500K Each to Fix Aging Ice Arena

    by Erin Adler, Star Tribune Staff Writer October 2014

    For nearly five years, the home of West St. Paul and Henry Sibley High School hockey has been skating on thin ice. Hockey enthusiasts and city officials have long debated what do about aging the West St. Paul ice arena, with its structural problems and outdated ice-cooling system.

  • Bankruptcy Judge Okays Sale of Milwaukee Y Properties

    by GEORGIA PABST, gpabst@journalsentinel.com Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Staff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel October 2014

    U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Susan V. Kelley on Tuesday approved the sale of four suburban YMCA properties for a total of $9 million, marking an important step in the efforts to downsize and restructure the organization that has been mired in debt.

  • Consultants: Park Pool's Six Leaks to Cost $131K to Fix

    by Ray Gronberg gronberg@heraldsun.com; 919-419-6648 October 2014

    There's "no guarantee" the repairs will solve the key problem at the facility, which is that some of the leaks are channeling water into the pool's underground pump room, the consultants' report to the City Council says

  • Improved Rec Centers Costly, But It's Money Well-Spent

    by John Holland September 2014

    There was no talk of money, although taxpayers are going to be on the hook for a lot of cash. And there was no complaining about wasteful spending or political favoritism or public-private partnerships, the buzzwords for development all around the state.

  • HS Fieldhouse, Track Up for Third Bond Vote in Two Years

    by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling Valley News Staff Writer September 2014

    After two previous bond initiatives left the project unfunded, the School Board voted last week to put the issue on the November ballot in the form of a $3.5 million bond.

  • A Look at Athletic Operations in Three Texas Districts

    by Zach Duncan duncanz@timesrecordnews.com 940-720-3470 September 2014

    The Times Record News checked with three different-sized school districts to see how their athletic departments operated and what financial impacts their high school football and athletic programs had on their respective districts.