Stadium Reno, Engagement Top Priorities for Air Force AD
by Brent Briggeman, By BRENT BRIGGEMAN email@example.com - April 2015
Jim Knowlton's fact-finding mission as the new Air Force athletic director has taken him to Texas, to the offices of Colorado Springs leaders and even to the bathrooms at Falcon Stadium.
Fewer Seats Could Cost Stadium Future Track Meet Bids
by Abilene Reporter-News (Texas) April 2015
Abilene Christian has a two-year commitment with the University Interscholastic league to host a Region I track meet, and then it’s up to the school whether or not it will get future meets.
Ohio State Spring Game Draws National Record 99K
by Maria DeVito, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH April 2015
Gigi Gibbons made her first trip to Ohio State University yesterday. But while most people were excited to see the Buckeyes take to the football field for the first time since becoming national champions, Gibbons was looking forward to something else.
MiLB Team to Offer Broccoli Bites -- Filled with Bacon
by Dan Meyers; For The Inquirer April 2015
Days after a national physicians group renewed its push to get the Lehigh Valley IronPigs to include vegetables on its pork-laden stadium menu, the team has agreed to add the green stalk.
Dodgers Looking to Give Tech Startups a Boost
by Emily Attwood April 2015
The Los Angeles Dodgers have launched a program to integrate innovative technologies into the stadium and fan experience. The Dodgers Accelerator program, announced earlier this week, will provide 10 startup companies an opportunity to grow and build awareness for their products.
Nonprofit Works to Boost Sports Tourism in Maine
by J CRAIG ANDERSON April 2015
The Maine Sports Commission has been working to bring more major sporting events to Maine as a means of boosting the state's economy.
Columnist: College Hoops Coaches Need Replay Flag
by Mark Wiedmer April 2015
For select programs around the country, winning is basically all that matters. But for everyone else, the word "enjoy" is paramount to financial success.
CFP Debut: Bowl Payout Up $200M to Record $500M
by Press Services April 2015
According to an NCAA report released Tuesday, the 39 postseason FBS games distributed $505.9 million to the participating conferences and schools. The schools spent $100.2 million to take part in bowl games.
Mets Fans Buy Billboards to Protest Front Office
by Press Services April 2015
A group of New York Mets fans has its own slogan this season, a message directed at the club’s owners. When the team arrived at Citi Field for Monday’s home opener, it was greeted by two new billboards just outside the ballpark.
Duke to Buy National Championship Court, Resell to Fans
by Eben Novy-Williams Bloomberg News April 2015
It's undetermined whether the university will buy it outright or with the help of a third party, and the price - more than the roughly $100,000 paid by previous winners - is still being negotiated.