• Military Tributes Actually Paid Ads in 14 NFL Stadiums

    by Gene Warner News Staff Reporter May 2015

    Remember all those poignant moments when Buffalo Bills fans applauded - and even rose from their Ralph Wilson Stadium seats - to salute local members of the armed forces for service to their country?

  • Senator: What Did Defense Department Spend on Ads?

    by Paul Myerberg, @PaulMyerberg, USA TODAY Sports May 2015

    A U.S. senator wants the Department of Defense and National Guard to explain what he called a troubling marketing and promotional relationship with professional baseball, football, hockey and basketball teams.

  • ACC to Discuss TV Network, Early Signing Period

    by Matt Porter Palm Beach Post Staff Writer May 2015

    The Atlantic Coast Conference's power brokers will meet to discuss a variety of conference issues. Here are five big-picture topics sure to be discussed between rounds of golf:

  • Pac-12 TV Schedule Stealing Athletes' Study Time

    by Arizona Daily Star (Tucson) May 2015

    The Pac-12 scheduled Saturday's Arizona-Oregon softball game for an 8:30 p.m., start, which meant the Ducks would have to stay an extra night in Tucson.

  • Opinion: WNBA Must Send Isiah Thomas Packing

    by Christine Brennan, USA TODAY Sports May 2015

    There once was a time, not all that long ago, when the NBA did the proper thing and threw a bad man right out of the league. Commissioner Adam Silver didn't waffle. He didn't wait. He didn't listen to all the nonsense from the other side.

  • Opinion: No Football Title Game for Big 12 Wise

    by George Schroeder, USA TODAY Sports May 2015

    One week after Bob Bowlsby suggested his league had to do something about being left out of the College Football Playoff, the Big 12 decided to do nothing -- and that's the right thing to do.

  • Documentary Takes Inside Look at Sport of Cheerleading

    by Paul Guzzo, Tribune staff April 2015

    Cheerleaders once served mainly to whip up enthusiasm for the athletes on the field. Now, many are elite athletes in their own right, thrilling crowds at cheer competitions.

  • 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.

  • Four Maine Tribes Call for Retirement of 'Indian' Mascot

    by DOUG HARLOW Morning Sentinel April 2015

    Representatives told Skowhegan school officials and residents that the use of the word "Indian" as a school mascot is insulting and they want it changed.

  • Success Has Mo'Ne Davis Toeing Amateur-Athlete Line

    by Elizabeth Wellington; Inquirer Fashion Writer April 2015

    The NCAA would not disclose the monetary limit that would disqualify Davis from college sports, but the organization did have to sign off on her Chevy commercial and the Disney Channel project.