- Friday, March, 24, 2017
‘One Turf Concept’ Offers Protocol for Multi-Sport Fields
World Rugby, FIFA and the International Hockey Federation (FIH) have joined forces in order to develop a new, universal protocol for multi-sport playing fields.
- Thursday, March, 23, 2017
Roof Fire Delays Construction of TTU Sports Center
On Wednesday evening, a fire broke out on the construction site of Texas Tech’s new Sports Performance Center, as crews were adding new roofing materials. According to Michael Molina, TTU’s vice chancellor of facility planning and construction, wind may have been a contributing factor, but an investigation into the cause is ongoing.
- Wednesday, March, 22, 2017
N.C. Bill Seeks Student-Athlete Advocacy Commission
In a bill filed Tuesday, North Carolina lawmakers proposed the creation of the Legislative Commission on the Fair Treatment of College Student-Athletes. The purpose of the commission would be to advocate on behalf of student-athletes by investigating their concerns within the University of North Carolina system.
- Tuesday, March, 21, 2017
Minnesota Provost Clears Three Players in Assault Case
In a final round of appeals, three Minnesota football players have been granted a reprieve from punishments stemming from sexual assault and harassment allegations made in September.
- Monday, March, 20, 2017
Group's $50K Turf Donation Contingent on Messaging
The Greenfield (Ind.) Central School District has received an offer of a $50,000 donation to help replace the turf on the high school football field – but, it’s an offer they are reluctant to accept.
- Friday, March, 17, 2017
Boutique Fitness Leads Industry in Participation Growth
The personalized experience members can find at a boutique fitness studio is appealing to customers – so appealing that boutique fitness is leading the industry in participant numbers and growth.
- Thursday, March, 16, 2017
Electrocution Prompts Safety Inspection Reform
State leaders in North Carolina are taking steps toward implementing stricter pool safety inspection regulations, after the accidental death of a teenage lifeguard last Labor Day weekend revealed a devastating hole in the required precautions.
- Wednesday, March, 15, 2017
Hiring Freeze Forces Military Fitness Center Closures
On Saturday, Fort Bragg temporarily closed the doors of the Blackjack, Funk and Hosking physical fitness centers (PFCs). The closings are a result of the federal hiring freeze that went into effect in January, shortly after the change in administration.
- Tuesday, March, 14, 2017
College Dumps the Scale to Promote Body Positivity
Carleton University in Ottawa has sparked a heated online debate through the fitness center’s decision to remove the scale from the campus gym. In place of a scale, students found a sign encouraging them to focus on wellness rather than weight.
- Monday, March, 13, 2017
U.S. Bank Stadium Collaborates with Audubon Bird Study
According to a new study from the Audubon Society, the Vikings’ new stadium has emerged as the leading killer of birds in the Twin Cities area.