Lawmakers, Small-Market Fans Target NFL Blackout Rule
by Jerry Zremski News Washington Bureau Chief December 2014
A key senator and the Sports Fans Coalition on Thursday cited Buffalo as proof that the National Football League should abandon its practice of blacking out local television broadcasts of games that are not sold out.
Falcons Stadium May Land 10-Year SEC Title Game Deal
by Tim Tucker; Staff December 2014
An outline of the proposed deal, which has not been completed, calls for the game to move into the $1.4 billion retractable-roof stadium in 2017 and to be played there annually through 2026, securing one of Atlanta's signature sports events.
Penn State Mistakenly Sends Invite to Sandusky Home
by TOM MAHON; Daily News Staff Writer email@example.com December 2014
Someone forgot to make sure convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky was taken off the list of fans who receive letters from head football coach James Franklin asking for support.
Target Field Could See Retail Space Replaced by Bar
by ROCHELLE OLSON; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) December 2014
The Twins want to pump $2.5 million into Target Field to create a new "destination bar" and an expanded event space before the April 13 Opening Day for the 2015 season.
Pizza Startup Serves UNM $5M for Pit Naming Rights
by GEOFF GRAMMER JOURNAL STAFF WRITER December 2014
There is no question the Pit is an iconic slice of history for thousands of sports fans in and around Albuquerque.
FGCU Looks for Major ROI in Men's Basketball Program
by Joseph Cranney firstname.lastname@example.org 239-435-3414 December 2014
For years, FGCU has been in the process of transforming its athletic department into one that can afford to avoid mishaps like the busted scoreboard. There are now plans to add a $500,000 video board to Alico Arena next season.
Small College Casts Wide Recruiting Net with Success
by KEVIN THOMAS Staff Writer December 2014
When Katherine Ferland began looking for a college, she had offers to stay near her home in Montreal, with fellow French- speaking students. But then came the lure of Fort Kent, Maine.
Fla. County Evaluating Options for $15M Tourney Complex
by MIKE SALINERO Tribune staff November 2014
Two years after pledging $15 million for an amateur sports complex, Hillsborough County commissioners are ready to start searching for land and seeking bids from companies interested in building and operating the fields.
City Council OKs $250K to Promote NHL Game
by Lucas Sullivan, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH November 2014
The Columbus City Council unanimously approved a plan to match Franklin County's pledge of $250,000 to promote this season's NHL All-Star Game.
Youth Club Sports Big Business, But Some Question Value
by Nancy Cambria, Dayton Daily News November 2014
When you signed up your kindergartner for a team sport, you had no clue that in as little as three years you could be caught up in a dizzying and expensive youth sports scene.