Vote on Coach Shows Incompetence, Not Sound Process
by Chicago Sun-Times July 2014
The state of Waukegan High School football crossed over some metaphysical bizarro boundary last week.
Opinion: Penn State Picked Lower-Risk AD in Barbour
by Mike Jensen; Inquirer Columnist July 2014
When she makes her first coaching hire, there's no way new Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour can or will hire a Sandy Barbour. Coaches who get pushed out at big-time schools rarely get hired the same year at bigger-time schools. Athletic director, however, is a different job. Athletic director at Penn State in 2014 may still be a unique job. Hiring Barbour, who was let go earlier this year after a 10-year run at the University of California, suggests that no highly regarded AD at a school of reasonable size and strong ambition would go to Happy Valley.
Son of Dayton President Did Not Design Embattled Logo
by Andrew Smith July 2014
The son of University of Dayton President Daniel Curran is an employee of the branding agency that spearheaded the school's recent logo change, but he was not involved with project.
Bowlen Gives Up Control of Broncos to Battle Alzheimer's
by Lindsay H. Jones July 2014
The first day of training camp for the Denver Broncos began with tears. John Elway broke down and needed to pause to compose himself several times Wednesday as he reflected on the revelation Pat Bowlen has relinquished ownership of the team because he is suffering from Alzheimer's disease. "This place will never be the same," Elway said.
Giants Hire of Tyree Draws Ire of Gay-Rights Groups
by Cheryl Wetzstein July 2014
A gay-rights organization has denounced the New York Giants for hiring - and defending - former player David Tyree after he said he believes some people can change their sexual orientation.
City Taps Foreign Students to Help Plug Lifeguarding Gaps
by Earl Rinehart, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH July 2014
If a lifeguard at the Grandview Heights Municipal Pool is hard to understand, bear with him. He might still be learning the English language. The private company that took over management of the pool this year, and also manages several others in central Ohio, hires international students to help fill the gap in the lifeguarding ranks. Anton Ilyin of Ukraine and Khaled Lahloub of Jordan are two of the seven university students working at the Grandview and Gahanna city pools.
Pool Management Fired After Alleged Safety Violation
by Brian Lee, TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF July 2014
USA Pools Management of Georgia has been fired from managing the Andrew J. Petro Swimming Pool on Randolph Street for a "clear and material breach" of its contract, acting Town Manager Kevin E. Paicos said Monday. The firing comes after reports of a safety violation that prompted town officials to close the state-owned but town-run pool earlier than usual on July 7 and keep it closed the rest of the week. It will reopen today at 11 a.m.
Texas A&M Construction Worker Fired Over Bama Flag
by Andrew Brandt July 2014
Texas A&M's Kyle Field is undergoing major renovations this summer, including the addition of about 20,000 seats and the largest video board in college football.
Rebounding Economy Allows for Seven New Rec Hires
by Kevin D. Thompson, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer July 2014
As part of its proposed $35 million budget for fiscal year 2015, the village plans to hire eight workers, maintain the same tax rate and offer a 2 percent merit raise for all employees.
Prep Officials Group Hopes to Resolve Compensation Flap
by Scott Clair Daily News Correspondent July 2014
While one managing partner is not talking, the other managing partner in the Collier Officials Group hopes to put together a plan to compensate a group of unpaid officials.