• Tennessee Nets $5.5M for Track Facility Renovation

    by Mike Strange October 2016

    Randy and Jenny Boyd of Knoxville have provided a $5.5 million gift to spearhead Phase Two of renovations at the University of Tennessee's Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium.

  • Wake Forest Gets $15M Athletics Gift

    by John Newsom October 2016

    WINSTON-SALEM — Wake Forest University said it has received an additional $15 million for its athletics program from one of its biggest benefactors. The gift, announced today, is from 1961 graduate Bob McCreary, who played football at Wake Forest and later founded a furniture company.

  • Carolina Panthers Fund HS Hurricane Recovery

    by Courtney Cameron October 2016

    Not for the first time, the Carolina Panthers have stepped up to help high school athletics programs in North and South Carolina recover from losses due to hurricane damage.

  • Nevada State Senate Approves $1.4B for Raiders Stadium

    by Courtney Cameron October 2016

    With the Nevada state legislature making quick decisions concerning funding for a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders, owner Mark Davis may have to follow through on his promise to move the team to Las Vegas. Following a designated public forum at the state capitol on Tuesday, the Nevada Senate voted 16-5 in approval of a $1.4 billion public funding package to build the Raiders a new home stadium and convention center in Las Vegas.

  • Universal Playground to Break Ground

    by James Chilton October 2016

    After years of planning, designs and fundraising, a universally accessible playground at Cahill Park is set to break ground this month.

  • Idaho AD Pushed to Delay FCS Move

    by Josh Wright September 2016

    A week before the University of Idaho announced that it would become the first school to drop from the highest level of college football, athletic director Rob Spear wanted to delay the move.

  • Miami Practice Facility Nets $14M Donation

    by Hal Habib September 2016

    The university confirmed its largest athletic donation, $14 million from the family of Jeffrey Soffer toward the construction of the Carol Soffer Football Indoor Practice Facility, an 81,800-square-foot structure that will include coaches' offices and team meeting rooms.

  • YMCA Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign for New Facility

    by Laurence Hammack September 2016

    Having secured nearly three-fourths of the $10 million they need, organizers of a new YMCA in Botetourt County launched a public fundraising campaign Wednesday to push the project across the finish line.

  • HS Lowers Gym Fees for Feeder Sports Leagues

    by Susan Sarkauskas August 2016

    Youth sports leagues that want to use gymnasiums at Kaneland High School this fall and winter got a break Monday night on costs.

  • Falcons Ink $850M Financing Package for New Stadium

    by Tim Tucker August 2016

    The Falcons organization has closed on $850 million in permanent financing for the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, team officials said Monday. The financing from Bank of America, SunTrust Banks and 18 institutional investors converts construction loans to long-term financing about a year earlier than the team had projected, according to Falcons executive vice president and chief financial officer Greg Beadles.