• Opinion: Coaching Is a True Calling, No Matter the Pay

    by Steve Christilaw, Spokesman Review (Spokane, WA) June 2015

    Coaching is a calling, no matter the salary When I read that Florida men's basketball coach Billy Donovan signed a five-year, $30 million contract to coach the Oklahoma City Thunder, I laughed.

  • NFL Rookie Symposium Focuses on Domestic Violence

    by Lindsay H. Jones, USA TODAY Sports June 2015

    Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter scanned the crowd gathered inside a ballroom at the NFL's annual rookie symposium and locked eyes with Tennessee Titans wideout Dorial Green-Beckham.

  • Humbled Former Hawks GM Ferry Admits Mistake

    by Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY Sports June 2015

    Danny Ferry occupied his time while on indefinite leave of absence as general manager of the Atlanta Hawks. Went to his daughter's travel swim meets. Attended basketball games at his kids' high school.

  • Stadium's Executive Director Gets 15 Percent Pay Raise

    by David Paschall, Chattanooga Times Free Press June 2015

    Finley Stadium executive director Paul Smith received a 15-percent pay raise Tuesday during a quarterly meeting of the Stadium Corp. board.

  • Atlanta Hawks GM Absolved of Racism, Still Dismissed

    by Chris Vivlamore, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution June 2015

    The Danny Ferry era came to an official end Monday. The embattled Hawks general manager said he is "relieved" and took full responsibility for comments that ultimately led to his departure after a nearly year-long controversy.

  • Panthers Owner Gives to Shooting Victims' Families

    by June 2015

    Jerry Richardson and his Carolina Panthers have donated $100,000 to the families of the nine Emanuel AME Church shooting victims.

  • SEC Hires New Commish for Legal Affairs and Compliance

    by David Paschall, Chattanooga Times Free Press June 2015

    New Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey on Tuesday announced the hiring of William King as associate commissioner for legal affairs and compliance.

  • Summit Introduces New Sports to International Attendees

    by Michael Scott Davidson, Sarasota Herald Tribune June 2015

    On Saturday, Prateek Syangden strapped on a pair of ice skates for the first time in his life and entered the skating rink at the Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex.

  • U.S. Soccer Head Defends Handling of Domestic Assault Case

    by Anne M. Peterson, The Bismarck Tribune June 2015

    The head of U.S. Soccer defended the federation's handling of goalkeeper Hope Solo's domestic assault case in a letter to U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal on Friday night.

  • IHSA Responds to Newspaper Report on Exec Pay

    by AB Editors June 2015