• Gold's Gym Partners with Hospital on Fitness Facility

    by Becky Orr May 2014

    The first Gold's Gym in Wyoming will open through a partnership with Cheyenne Regional Fitness Center.

  • Prep Coach's Season Over After Confrontation with Ump

    by Rick O'Brien; Inquirer Staff Writer May 2014

    Pope John Paul II baseball coach John Duffy was suspended for the remainder of the season by the school Thursday for his actions during last week's Pioneer Athletic Conference championship game.

  • Coach/AD on Leave after Recording Emerges of Tirade

    by The Orange County Register May 2014

    The recording features La Mirada High baseball coach Kim Brooks repeatedly cursing at his players, questioning their dedication to the program and inviting some players to transfer to another school.

  • Illinois Lawmakers to Look Into IHSA Finances, Pensions

    by CHRIS FUSCO AND MICHAEL O'BRIEN. Staff Reporters May 2014

    Critics say the IHSA should reveal those and other details about the nearly $11 million it takes in and spends each year because more than 80 percent of its 800-plus member schools are taxpayer-funded public high schools.

  • One in Four IHSA Staffers Gets $110K in Salary, Benefits


    More than one of every four employees of the Illinois High School Association - the governing body for high school sports in Illinois - gets more than $110,000 a year in pay and benefits, according to Internal Revenue Service records.

  • Coach Bashes 49ers Draft of Former USF Player, Resigns

    by JOEY JOHNSTON; Tribune staff May 2014

    Hans Straub, the University of South Florida football strength and conditioning coach, was forced to resign Tuesday after a firestorm erupted over a Twitter message he sent Saturday that criticized a former Bulls player who was taken in the NFL draft.

  • Coach Suspended After Recorded Tirade Set to Return

    by Janis Carr, The Orange County Register May 2014

    Suspended Cal State Fullerton baseball coach Rick Vanderhook was reinstated Friday after a lengthy investigation into improper and unprofessional conduct, the school announced.

  • Veteran Eagles PA Announcer Victim of Changing Times

    by John Smallwood; Daily News Staff Writer May 2014

    SOMETIMES, change just feels like something that is routine - a necessary evolution to adapt to the times. Then there are changes that make you look inward and think about your position in the status quo. Yesterday, to me, the Eagles made a change like that when they announced that they were letting go of longtime public address announcer Dan Baker after 29 seasons, during which he never missed a game at Veterans Stadium or Lincoln Financial Field. "Dan is the ultimate profession and even though he was disappointed with the direction we are heading, he was accepting of our decision to make the change," Eagles president Don Smolenski said in a release. "We are very appreciative of his dedication and service.

  • New York State Hires Firm to Study Buffalo Stadium Sites

    by Tom Precious; News Albany Bureau chief May 2014

    A California architectural and planning firm has been tapped by the Cuomo administration to quickly begin scouting locations for a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills, and to come up with a detailed, financial feasibility report in just two months for up to four possible sites in Western New York.

  • Common Mistakes Made by High School Athletic Directors

    by Kevin Bryant April 2014

    It would not be difficult for any honest interscholastic athletic administrator to fill up a page or two about the mistakes he or she has made and would like to avoid in the future. I've been there myself as a former athletic administrator. Reflecting on my own experiences (and mistakes), I'd like to offer a series of tips that will not only benefit novice athletic administrators, but veteran administrators, as well.