• FSU Athletic Events Will Go On Despite Campus Shooting

    by News Wire Services November 2014

    Florida State University coaches and athletics department leaders expressed sadnesss and offered prayers after a shooting on campus. Seminoles athletics events will go on as scheduled, the lineup includes the football team's home contest against Boston College.

  • Niagara Basketball Team Stranded on Bus for 26 Hours

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    A rough night on the court turned into an even rougher 26 hours for the Niagara University women's basketball team.

  • Medical Examiner: Hockey Player Had Heart Condition

    by PAUL WALSH; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) November 2014

    Initial findings from the medical examiner released Monday confirmed what the family of Twin Cities youth hockey player Patrick Schoonover learned earlier: that a heart condition caused the Eagan 14-year-old's death on the ice last week during a scrimmage in Brainerd.

  • YMCA Praised for Reaction to Nearby Murder-Suicide

    by Robert Moran; Inquirer Staff Writer November 2014

    A man fatally shot his estranged girlfriend and then committed suicide Monday evening near a busy YMCA in Chester County, the district attorney said.

  • Prep Football Player's Knee Injury Requires Amputation

    by LYNDEN OSTRANDER Tribune correspondent October 2014

    The play seemed normal. The results were every high school athlete's nightmare.

  • Rec Center's Carbon Monoxide Leak Sickens 11

    by Michael Gaio October 2014

    11 people were treated and at least one child remains hospitalized after an archery club was exposed to carbon monoxide at a Greeley, Colo. recreation center.

  • Designing Student Rec Centers for Emergency Shelter

    by Dave Larson, Guest Contributor October 2014

    It wasn't long ago that college recreation facilities conjured a drab, one-dimensional image. They housed physical education programs — in many cases, mandatory classes that students grudgingly took in order to graduate. The buildings were often bare bones, not air-conditioned and had little or no lobby or lounge space.

  • Chicago Marathon Officials Preparing for Ebola Threat

    by Michael Gaio October 2014

    Organizing an open-access event comes with plenty of challenges. There’s coordinating the logistics, finding sponsors, and of course, organizing security to keep participants and fans safe.

  • Four Killed In Texas College Softball Bus Crash

    by Michael Gaio September 2014

    Four collegiate softball players died Friday when an 18-wheel semi truck collided head-on with their team bus. The bus was carrying the softball team from North Central Texas College and was being driven by the team's head coach when the semi crossed the median and hit the bus near Davis, Oklahoma.

  • Four Honored for Saving Man's Life at Health Club

    by Beatriz Alvarado September 2014

    With two 90-pound dumbbells in hand, Michael H. Smith’s heart stopped seconds before his workout was complete. “I was dead for about two minutes, but I had two paramedics here, one over here and a nurse,” said Smith as he told the story signaling where they stood around him that day.