• Cowboys' Jones Gives $10.65M to Support Razorbacks

    by Press Services January 2015

    The University of Arkansas says Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has given $10.65 million to help fund an athletic support center and establish a permanent tribute for the school's 1964 national championship in football.

  • Colleges Object to Fundraising Approach

    by Matt Slovin The Tennessean January 2015

    College sports fans now have a new method to donate to their favorite schools, but perhaps not surprisingly, some schools already are turning their backs on the money.

  • UT Sells Ticket Price Hike as 'Cost of Living Adjustment'

    by Dustin Dopirak January 2015

    Tennessee football season-ticket prices will increase approximately 6.5 percent for the upcoming season after the sales for the 2014 season snapped a downward trend that went back to 2005.

  • Grant Funds Obesity Initiative in South Carolina Schools

    by Lauren Sausser; January 2015

    It's no wonder a third of all adolescents in South Carolina are overweight or obese. Consider the data: More than 33 percent drink at least one sugar-sweetened soda every day.

  • Maine Winter Sports Center Seeks $20M Endowment

    by Aislinn Sarnacki BDN Staff January 2015

    The Maine Winter Sports Center, in response to losing its chief source of funding last winter, has announced it is redefining its mission and launching a $20 million endowment campaign to support its programs well into the future.

  • Editorial: Families Should Not Get More Money for Trips

    by The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) January 2015

    As much as I respect Ohio State University football coach Urban Meyer, I think he is wrong that the Student Emergency Fund, OSU, the NCAA or another governing body should pay for the expenses incurred by the players' families who choose to see the game in person.

  • Booster Donation Helps Fund Scoreboard Replacement

    by JONATHAN SCHOLLES January 2015

    The Dalton School District received a sizable donation from its athletic booster club to replace the scoreboard at McFarren Field, its high school football stadium.

  • Study: Support for Rec Center Exists, But Not the $32M

    by Nick Blizzard January 2015

    Officials in Miamisburg and Miami Twp. partnered with the Miamisburg City School District and Sycamore Medical Center to study whether a community wellness center was needed or wanted by local residents.

  • Parents Will Get Help with College Football Playoff Travel

    by David Jablonski January 2015

    Moments after speaking about his hope that players' families will receive heftier stipends in the future to attend College Football Playoff games, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer heard good news about that topic - and surprising news in that it affects the present.

  • Meyer Calls to Help Fund Families' Title Game Travel

    by David Jablonski January 2015

    Urban Meyer, feeling the squeeze from Ezekiel Elliott, said families shouldn't feel the financial squeeze of another trip. If it's up to Urban Meyer, Buckeyes players such as Nik Sarac and Doran Grant will have their families to celebrate with after the title game in Texas.