RECENT ARTICLES
  • 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.

  • EMU Students Rally Against Proposed Football Facility

    by Jason Scott March 2017

    Plans to build a $35 million training facility for the Eastern Michigan University football team face opposition from the university’s student government.

  • WSU Reluctant to Raise Student Fees for Fitness Center

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    Wednesday night, the Student Government Association at Wichita State University voted down a proposed fee increase that would facilitate the construction of a new on-campus YMCA.

  • Augie's Quest Continues with 12th Annual BASH

    by Jason Scott February 2017

    Augie’s Quest, the effort focused on treating and curing ALS, is once again partnering with IHRSA on the 12th Annual BASH for Augie’s Quest.

  • Goldman Sachs Follows Sands out of Raiders Deal

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    On Monday, billionaire owner of the Sands hotel and casino in Las Vegas Sheldon Adelson, rescinded his promise of a $650 million contribution to the Oakland Raiders new stadium deal.

  • Planet Fitness Anti-Bullying Initiative $1M Success

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    In 2016, Planet Fitness raised more than $1 million for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and STOMP Out Bullying through the success of their November membership sale. Proceeds went toward tolerance training and encouraging body-positivity imaging inside fitness venues.

  • Baltimore Unveils New UA House Rec Center

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    On Tuesday, Under Armor CEO Kevin Plank unveiled the new UA House at Fayette, a recreation and community center in East Baltimore. The UA House project started with a revitalization of the former Carmelo Anthony Center, and has grown into a center for creative learning and innovation offering a recording studio, design lab, yoga and dance studio and other classrooms, workforce development and entrepreneurship center, and gymnasium. The entire project took 336 days to complete.

  • National Program Promotes Use of Athletic Trainers

    by Jason Scott November 2016

    A new initiative is encouraging high schools across the country to expand the use of athletic trainers.

  • 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.