• Texas Fitness Community Working for Harvey Relief

    by Courtney Cameron September 2017

    The fitness community in Texas is working together to provide relief for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

  • Alumni Effort to Save University Swim Team Axed

    by Mark Gaughan September 2017

    A group of swimming alumni from the University at Buffalo thought it brought a viable option to the table to give the men's swimming team a stay of execution. The UB swim alumni says it was willing to provide a little over $100,000 this summer to cover the coming season's operating expenses for the men's team, one of four sport programs eliminated in UB's athletic spending cutback announced in April.

  • J.J. Watt Leads Sports Stars in Harvey Relief

    by Thom Loverro September 2017

    Heeding the call for assistance to the city facing catastrophe from Hurricane Harvey — the city where Watt has become one of the NFL's biggest stars — the Houston Texans defensive lineman posted a video online looking to raise $200,000 to help his community.

  • Old Dominion to Raise Funds for Stadium Renovation

    by Harry Minium August 2017

    Old Dominion plans to raise $40 million for its athletic program over the next four years, including $20 million for the renovation of Foreman Field, and will begin playing women's volleyball in 2020, President John Broderick announced Wednesday morning.

  • Booster Club: Fire AD, President or Lose Donations

    by Michael Lycklama August 2017

    The Idaho State University booster club has seen enough. In an op-ed published in the Idaho State Journal on Sunday, the Idaho State Football Alumni Team threatened to withhold nearly $80,000 in donations if Idaho State doesn't fire the school's president and athletic director.

  • High School Blows Whistle on Phony Sponsorships

    by Andy Berg August 2017

    A high school in North Carolina is receiving some unexpected and unwanted attention from a company in Texas.

  • Temple U. Donors to Sponsor Jersey Numbers

    by A.J. Perez August 2017

    Temple University has a new spin on fundraising that is something right out of NAS-CAR: A $50,000 donation will allow...

  • Group Raises Money for Youth Sports Complex

    by Blair Emerson August 2017

    Located near the banks of the Missouri River in Cannon Ball is a small, deteriorating basketball court. Though rugged and cracked...

  • Illinois HS Athletic Facility Gets $500K Boost from Donor

    by Madhu Krishnamurthy July 2017

    A $500,000 donation this week from a Bartlett business owner will help jump-start construction of the long-stalled Bartlett High School Activities Complex project. Food products distributor Greco and Sons, Inc., and Cheese Merchants of America — both owned by Eddie Greco — donated $250,000 each toward the project.

  • Court: Religious School Eligible for Public Playground Funding

    by Sam Hananel and Mark Sherman June 2017

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other nonreligious needs. But the justices stopped short of saying whether the ruling applies to school voucher programs that use public funds to pay for private, religious schooling. By a 7-2 vote, the justices sided with Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, which had sought a state grant to put a soft surface on its preschool playground.