• Air Force Marathon Has Runners, Needs Volunteers

    by Barrie Barber June 2015

    The Air Force Marathon is looking for a few good volunteers for the one of the largest events in the Miami Valley that attracts runners from around the globe.

  • Arena's Commitment to NHL, NBC Trumps Garth Tour

    by Christopher O'Donnell, Tribune staff June 2015

    More than 50,000 Garth Brooks fans were eagerly anticipating a weekend rendezvous with the country music star who last played Tampa in 1998. Instead, Brook's three planned concerts at Amalie Arena were canceled to make way for Game 2 of the Tampa Bay Lightning's Stanley Cup clash with the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday. There are no announced plans to reschedule the shows, leaving ticket holders to claim refunds and feeling about as glum as New York Rangers fans at the end of the Eastern Conference Championship Game 7.

  • The AB Extra: May 29

    by Laura Godlewski May 2015

    This week's AB Extra features a successful marketing trend in the NBA, a new app that will take pictures of fans at the STAPLES Center during the game so they don't miss a play, and a new girls' tackle football league in Utah. 

  • Best Seats at New Braves Ballpark: $475 Per Game

    by J. Scott Trubey, Dan Klepal; Staff May 2015

    The Atlanta Braves unveiled a snazzy sales center overlooking the team's future ballpark Wednesday, along with price ranges for season tickets once play begins at SunTrust Park.

  • Clarifying Brand Will Cost High School $25K

    by Earl Rinehart May 2015

    There are at least 17 variations of Grandview Heights' "GH" logo -- with the two letters connected, not connected or intertwined, solid letters or outlined, in a circle or no circle.

  • Ex-Lady Vol Swimmer Outspoken About Brand Change

    by Ben Frederickson, May 2015

    Erin Gaeckle figured she should keep her opinion to herself since she was on scholarship. So, the Tennessee swimmer bit her lip when UT announced in November its plan to eliminate the Lady Vols name and logo for all sports but women’s basketball.

  • Bottom Line: WVU's Move to Big 12 Paying Dividends

    by Dave Hickman May 2015

    Forget for a moment that all of West Virginia's traditional rivals have escaped to greener pastures. There's no going back even if the powers that be were wont to do so. Pitt and Penn State fled long ago. Ditto Syracuse and Rutgers and everyone else. They took the money and ran.

  • U. of North Dakota Narrows Nickname Options to 64

    by Anna Burleson Forum News Service May 2015

    An 11-person committee went through all of the 1,172 individual nickname ideas on a list of viable suggestions compiled by consulting firm PadillaCRT and moved 26 forward on Monday.

  • No Evidence Nike Influenced Tennessee Logo Change

    by Ben Frederickson, May 2015

    A 15-page document from Nike that was distributed among University of Tennessee officials last March details how the company and athletic department worked together as UT prepares to switch apparel providers.

  • Durham's ACC Baseball Tourney Impact Could Top $16M

    by Alex Dixon May 2015

    The city will host the tournament at Durham Bulls Athletic Park through 2018, on a weekend that is typically stagnant.