Monday, February, 13, 2017
Proposed Texas Law a Threat to Tourism
The NFL took a strong position on Friday in a public announcement countering proposed Texas legislation that would require transgender persons to use public restrooms corresponding to their biological sex rather than their chosen gender, saying the bill may prevent the league from hosting future Super Bowls in Texas, per The Huffington Post.
Friday, February, 10, 2017
Midnight Basketball Debuts in Milwaukee
On Tuesday, city officials in Milwaukee announced plans for a Midnight Basketball League — a program designed for young men ages 17-25, with the hope of reducing violence among the age group, which has already resulted in three deaths this year.
Thursday, February, 09, 2017
School District Sued for Ignoring Assault Video
A former student of Benton Harbor High School in Benton Harbor, Mich., has filed a federal lawsuit against the school district, superintendent, former principal and Title IX coordinator, alleging that the school protected star athlete Timothy Bell Jr. despite video evidence of assault.
Wednesday, February, 08, 2017
Baylor Coach Arrested; Supporters Demand Reform
On Tuesday, a letter was issued to the Baylor University school board by the Bears for Leadership Reform, a group composed of thousands of Baylor supporters, voicing concern over the effectiveness of university leadership as allegations continue to surface among athletics department students and staff. The letter was signed by 14 former Baylor regents, 3 of whom have served as chairman of the board.
Tuesday, February, 07, 2017
CU Rec Makes Advances in Adaptive Programming
The University of Colorado Recreation Center is making significant advances in the way of creating a universal community and activity hub for its diverse student population.
Monday, February, 06, 2017
High School Sports Go Live Online
With approximately 2.5 million high school sporting events hosted around the country every year, and more than 8 million American student-athletes, the potential revenue from live streaming of high school sports is estimated by PlayOn! Sports at $2 billion annually.
Friday, February, 03, 2017
Baylor Produces Text Evidence; Briles Drops Libel Suit
A new lawsuit was filed Thursday by seven Baylor officials, several school regents and the interim university president among them, accusing former head football coach Art Briles and other members of the athletics administration of conspiring to keep hidden multiple counts of athlete misconduct.
Wednesday, February, 01, 2017
Goldman Sachs Follows Sands out of Raiders Deal
On Monday, billionaire owner of the Sands hotel and casino in Las Vegas Sheldon Adelson, rescinded his promise of a $650 million contribution to the Oakland Raiders new stadium deal.
Tuesday, January, 31, 2017
Local Groups Struggle to Recruit Youth Sports Officials
In the last year, finding qualified officials to work youth sports tournament games has become increasingly more difficult, according to the Sports Commission in Rochester, Minn. This makes it harder to host local tournaments, which results in fewer competition opportunities for youths.
Monday, January, 30, 2017
NBA, Colleges React to Executive Order on Travel
An executive order signed into effect on Friday suspending the United States Refugee Program a minimum of 120 days and banning entry to nationals of seven “countries of concern” for a minimum of 90 days has worried many international companies, among them the NBA and a number of American universities who have welcomed international students.