Minor Leaguers' Lawsuit Seeks Major Pay Increase
If the lawsuit gains class-action status, its outcome could have a significant impact on the thousands of players who began the season this month with the ultimate goal -- in most cases, just a distant dream -- of reaching the majors. read more
One of the best (and worst) parts of working in the athletics, fitness and recreation industry is personally witnessing how many of my readers have gotten better with age. At the 2014 Athletic Business Conference & Expo, the exhibit hall was packed with veteran single-digit-body-fat attendees testing the latest and greatest in fitness equipment. Even Fast Company cofounder and keynote speaker William Taylor tweeted that it was the fittest audience he'd ever addressed.
Remembering Lauren Hill: 'A Once-in-a-Lifetime Gift'
Community members paid their respects Monday evening to Lauren Hill, the 19-year-old basketball player and cancer fighter who died Friday after inspiring the Tri-State and the country with her caring unselfish determination and zest for life. read more
Event Helps Student-Athletes Learn to Network
Female student-athletes are more likely to graduate college with fewer professional connections than their male counterparts, disadvantaging them before they even start their careers, says Bren Stevens, athletic director for the University of Charleston. read more