Law & Policy: Civil Actions
- Old Soccer Field Transformed into Outdoor Training Site
by Bangor Daily News June 2016
The green space advisory committee for the City of Edmundston came up with the idea of creating an outdoor training site when they learned the soccer field at Archibald Fraser Park was closing due to the state of its surface.
- New York on Track to Legalize Fantasy Sports
by Tom Precious June 2016
Assembly Democrats were told Monday that there is a deal to permit the legalization of daily fantasy sports contests in New York. The looming agreement with the State Senate is based largely on one lawmaker's thought that they had last week to permit the contests to be classified as legal "games of skill."
- Opinion: FIFA Needs to Institute Video Replay
by Martin Rogers June 2016
Corruption, not common sense, has been the main order of business at soccer's world governing body, FIFA, for the last couple of decades. The greedy eyes of the sport's bureaucrats have been so fixated on self-interest that glaring chasms sit open in the rulebook and no one blinks.
- Salem to Issue Bonds for Ballpark
by Carmen Forman June 2016
The bonds will be used to finance several renovations at the Salem Red Sox stadium, including replacing the 15-year-old outfield wall and fixing the stadium elevator. Other renovations, such as updates to stadium locker rooms and caulking to keep water out, started this spring.
- County to Hold Meetings on New Parks Master Plan
by Markus Schmidt June 2016
Responding to its vastly growing population and changing demographics, the time has come for Chesterfield County to reassess its plan for one of its most valuable assets: its park system.
- How Atlanta Earned a Super Bowl
by Tim Tucker June 2016
Atlanta's bid committee agreed to a lengthy and pricey list of NFL requirements — and tacked on a few other things the league didn't request — in securing the 2019 Super Bowl for the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained hundreds of pages of bid documents that provide a rare window into the complex and costly competition to host the nation's biggest sporting event. Atlanta was named the site of the February 2019 game in a vote by NFL owners late last month.
- Support Voiced for Proposed AED Law
by Managing Editor June 2016
Sterling Selectmen voted to support Senate bill 1191, which would require automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in all schools and sporting events, as well as someone trained to use the device.
- Community Plans to Refinance Sports Complex Debt
by Robert Sanchez June 2016
Lisle is moving ahead with plans to refinance $4.2 million of debt incurred 12 years ago during construction of the Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex — despite calls from some residents to reconsider.
- Wheelchair Athlete Gains Full Access in Marathon
by Mark Dodds June 2016
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- City Gives Final Approval to Bucks Arena Plans
by Tom Daykin May 2016
The detailed designs for the new Milwaukee Bucks arena, its parking structure and the team's training facility received final city approval Tuesday, setting the stage for a June construction start.