• 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.

  • Taxes to Cover $8.5M Staging of 2020 Final Four Atlanta

    by Tim Tucker; Staff November 2014

    Atlanta's bid that secured college basketball's Final Four for the new Falcons stadium in 2020 calls for local organizers to spend up to $8.5 million in taxpayer money to stage the event, according to bid documents obtained by The Atlanta Journal- Constitution.

  • Universities Drop 'Lady,' Unify Athletes, Polarize Alums

    by Andrew Brandt November 2014

    Last Monday, the University of Tennessee decided to drop the term "Lady" from all of its women's athletic programs, besides basketball.

  • Climbing, Drinking Come Together Under One Roof

    by Stephen Hobbs, The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado) November 2014

    A pub in the same space as an indoor climbing gym may not seem like a symbiotic relationship. But the majority owners of CityROCK at 21 N. Nevada Ave. believe the two can co-exist, and are looking to create an atmosphere that combines indoor climbing with craft beers and wine. They're also working with an organization that believes in both.

  • Injured Georgia Football Star Gurley Insured for $10M

    by Chip Towers; Staff November 2014

    What happened to Todd Gurley on Saturday night at Sanford Stadium was certainly sad for the star running back and disappointing for the Bulldog Nation.

  • NCAA First Four Stays in Dayton; Impact Pegged at $4.6M

    by David Jablonski November 2014

    Dayton already had secured the opening games of the NCAA men's basketball tournament through 2015 at UD Arena but bid for three more years last summer.

  • Raiders Owner Davis: Los Angeles Is a Great Option

    by Vincent Bonsignore November 2014

    Los Angeles has been without the NFL since 1995. But there is growing indication the league is finally ready to return to the City of Angels.

  • Columnist: Philadelphia Marathon Should Be Sold Out

    by By Jen A. Miller; For The Inquirer November 2014

    Registration was closed on Nov. 1 so that race officials would "have an accurate count when ordering runner food, water, and other supplies," Lauren Cox, race spokesperson, wrote in an email.

  • Opinion: One 'Lady Vols' Team Is One Too Many

    by Christine Brennan,, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    Just as Tennessee was entering the 21st century, university officials did the unthinkable: They left the women's basketball team behind.

  • Branding Consultant Helped Steer New UT Image

    by Mike Strange Mike Strange covers UT athletics. Follow him at November 2014

    While reaction from former Lady Vol athletes and a large segment of the fan base of UT's women's teams has been negative, internal response has been accepting.