• School Plans Ahead as Rain Delays Facility Construction

    by Nadia Tamez-Robledo, Corpus Christi Caller-Times June 2015

    Corpus Christi ISD officials have a backup plan for athletes at the new high school and middle school where recent heavy rain had delayed completion of sports fields.

  • City to Replace Outdated Skate Park, But at What Cost?

    by Nicholas Deshais,(509) 459-5440 June 2015

    The city of Spokane is seeking a new skate park location and plans to close the outdated Under the Freeway park.

  • The AB Extra: June 5

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    This week's AB Extra features a mishap at the French Open, information on how to get a one-of-a-kind urinal autographed by Barry Sanders, and a unique park that opens in Chicago this weekend. 

  • Phillies Support Youths with Ballpark, Practice Facility

    by Marcus Hayes, The Philadelphia Daily News June 2015

    Somewhere, Stan is smiling. The Phillies yesterday presented the latest stage of their Urban Youth Academy project, a glistening baseball diamond in FDR Park, just across Broad Street from the big-league Bank.

  • Outdoor Ice Skating in June -- in Albuquerque, N.M.

    by Rick Nathanson, JOURNAL STAFF WRITER June 2015

    Mayor Richard J. Berry this week said the city had purchased enough synthetic "ice" to assemble a rink nearly the size of the one that graces New York's Rockefeller Center each winter - a surface that's roughly 120 feet by 60 feet.

  • YMCA Breaks Ground on Accessible Ballpark

    by Kelly Farrell Daily News Correspondent 239-435-3435 June 2015

    The Greater Naples YMCA hit a home run with a new ball field that will bring veterans services closer to their home base.

  • Record-Setting Rains No Issue for Turf Ballfields

    by Times Record News June 2015

    Area high school baseball and softball coaches may disagree, but it’s probably just a coincidence the sunny skies didn’t come out until the busy playoff season was over.

  • Safety Addressed in Park After Truck Strikes Children

    by Gene Warner and Jane Kwiatkowski Radlich, The Buffalo News June 2015

    Concrete barriers were put into place along Ring Road in Delaware Park on Monday and commuters adjusted to the dramatically reduced 30 mph speed limit on a large section of the Scajaquada Expressway, all in the hopes that another tragedy like the one that unfolded in the park over the weekend might be prevented.

  • Park Developing into Full-Service Adventure Destination

    by Carmen Forman, The Roanoke Times June 2015

    When Roanoke County parks director Doug Blount envisions Explore Park he sees a full-service adventure park and tourist destination complete with hiking trails, boating, fishing, campgrounds, a ropes course and overnight accommodations.

  • 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.