Safety & Security: Spectator Safety
NHL Teams Nix Public Appearances Amid Mumps Scare
by Kevin Allen, USA TODAY Sports December 2014
At least five teams had changed plans as of Tuesday evening, including the New York Islanders, who delayed today's annual holiday hospital visit as a precautionary measure.
Saints Fan Arrested After Pushing Bears Owner
by Associated Press December 2014
The Chicago Bears say chairman George McCaskey was pushed by a New Orleans Saints fan during Monday night's game at Soldier Field.
NHL's Mumps Outbreak Not Viewed as Wider Threat
by Gene Warner News Staff Reporter December 2014
Worried about the possibility that the outbreak of mumps traveling through several National Hockey League teams could put you, a nonprofessional athlete, at great risk?
Carbon Monoxide Leak at Rink Sends 81 to Hospital
by Andrew Brandt December 2014
A carbon monoxide leak at a junior hockey game in Lake Delton, Wis., sent 81 people to the hospital Saturday night.
Track Official Dead After Being Struck By Weight at Meet
by Wire Reports December 2014
Cornell University Police are investigating the death of a 75-year-old man who was struck by a thrown weight at a campus track meet.
Social Media Threat to Gameday Protesters Investigated
by Justine McDaniel, Inquirer Staff Writer December 2014
The Central Bucks School District and Montgomery County are investigating a threatening message, posted on social media, attributed to the accounts of a Central Bucks High School West employee.
Community Safety Cited as Bills Game Moved to Detroit
by Jay Skurski, News Sports Reporter November 2014
With Western New York in the midst of a community crisis, the NFL announced Thursday that the Buffalo Bills' scheduled home game against the New York Jets on Sunday will be relocated.
Understanding Crowds Key to Controlling Fan Violence
by Tamara D. Madensen October 2014
Managing crowd behavior is an inherently complex task, but understanding the basic principles that underlie individual decision-making gives us a significant advantage when designing and executing fan violence prevention efforts.
No Motive Apparent in Angel Stadium Parking Lot Beating
by Alejandra Molina STAFF writer, The Orange County Register October 2014
A 43-year-old Huntington Beach man was in critical condition Sunday after he was attacked Friday night by three men in the Angel Stadium parking lot.
Gripes, Bio Spills Keep Ohio State Gameday Staff Hopping
by Jim Siegel, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH September 2014
Sure, you can get a high-octane atmosphere sitting inside Ohio Stadium. But the only place to hear "the blood at Gate 9 is still there" is to hang out in a booth with Mike Penner at the southern end of the press box on a football Saturday.