RECENT ARTICLES
  • Anti-Tax Group Hopes to Bar Public Money for Stadiums

    by Jason Scott May 2017

    Many major sports stadiums are at least funded in part by taxpayer money. In addition to providing the public with a space to watch their local teams, many of these deals are made with the presumption that these sports venues stir economic activity.

  • U. of New Mexico Allegedly Paid for Golf Trip for Donors

    by Geoff Grammer May 2017

    Questions, and controversy, continue to mount about a 2015 golf junket to Scotland in which the University of New Mexico used public funds to pay for three employees and three private donors.

  • Microsoft Co-Founder to Fund Penn Concussion Study

    by Stacey Burling May 2017

    The foundation started by Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul A. Allen and his sister, Jody, has given a $9.25 million, five-year grant to University of Pennsylvania researchers to study what happens to the brain at a cellular and network level when someone gets a concussion.

  • Fundraiser Jumps on Goat Yoga Trend

    by Alicia Petska May 2017

    When Ella Stulce moved to shift into a warrior pose Sunday, she found herself sharing her yoga mat with two curious interlopers: a pair of fuzzy, brown-and-white speckled baby goats causally grazing at her feet.

  • U. of Dayton Breaks Ground on $72M Arena Renovation

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    On Thursday, the University of Dayton announced that approval has been given by the university board of trustees to begin work on a $72 million arena renovation.

  • Oklahoma Law Will Hold Boosters Accountable

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Last Thursday, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed into law Senate Bill 425, which allows a provision for universities to bring suit against boosters whose actions result in penalties for the school. The law goes into effect November 1.

  • St. Louis Voters Shoot Down MLS Stadium Financing

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    Voters in St. Louis shot down a ballot measure that would’ve provided public money to help finance a Major League Soccer stadium on Tuesday.

  • NCAA to Distribute $200M in Supplemental Funds

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    In a one-time supplemental distribution of $200 million, the NCAA will present Division I schools with sums between 165,000 and $1.3 million per school, dependent upon the number of athletic scholarships they awarded during the 2013-14 school year.

  • Group's $50K Turf Donation Contingent on Messaging

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    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.

  • BASH Raises Record $3.5M for ALS Research

    by AB Editors March 2017

    This year, the fitness industry rallied in unprecedented fashion to support Augie’s Quest to Cure ALS, the organization dedicated to curing Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gherig’s disease.