• Bucks Could Tap NBA Loan Pool for Arena Financing

    by DON WALKER, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel February 2015

    With the legislative debate about to begin on Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to invest $220 million in state bonds toward a new Milwaukee sports arena, the Milwaukee Bucks have another financing option at their disposal.

  • Region Split on Who Should Pay for Bills Stadium

    by Jerry Zremski, News Washington Bureau Chief February 2015

    Erie County voters find themselves split over whether they should bear part of the cost burden for a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills.

  • Property Tax Bill May Doom Local Little League

    by February 2015

    Crowfield Little League owes a two-year property tax bill of about $7,200. The first payment is due Feb. 9, and the league can cover that payment after collecting its registration fees over the next two weekends. But the balance of the tax bill will be due by June, and that will be much tougher to make, he said.

  • Major Gifts to Fund School's $4M Field Upgrade

    by The Buffalo News (New York) January 2015

    St. Francis High School in Athol Springs has gained a reputation over the years for fielding competitive football teams. Unfortunately, the school's football field - on Camp Road, across the street from the main campus - hasn't measured up.

  • Y's Namesake Antes Up Again for $3M Expansion

    by Laura Pavin. Special to the Tribune | @LauraPavinNews January 2015

    For North Barrington resident Vince Foglia, it's all about the kids. Kids are the reason he and wife Pat put up most of the funds needed to build the namesake Foglia YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago about 15 years ago - and why he did it again for its most recent $3 million expansion.

  • 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.