Thursday, January, 12, 2017
NFL's Chargers Announce Relocation
Chargers owner Dean Spanos announced the long-awaited decision this morning: the team will relocate from San Diego to Los Angeles for the 2017 season.
Wednesday, January, 11, 2017
Former Mayor Disgusted by Quality of Rec Construction
The Benning Stoddert Recreation Center in South Washington D.C. is open to the public after being under construction for renovations for more than a year; but former mayor Vincent Gray, who approved the project’s $6.7 million budget while he was in office isn’t happy with what he’s seen of the building site.
Tuesday, January, 10, 2017
Brain Injury Study Shows Increased Death Rate
Last Thursday, a study was released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention showing a small increase in recent years in high school football player deaths attributed to brain and spinal injuries.
Monday, January, 09, 2017
Planet Fitness Anti-Bullying Initiative $1M Success
In 2016, Planet Fitness raised more than $1 million for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and STOMP Out Bullying through the success of their November membership sale. Proceeds went toward tolerance training and encouraging body-positivity imaging inside fitness venues.
Friday, January, 06, 2017
Unconscious Wrestler Revived by Coach and Spectators
On Wednesday night, Donovan Catholic High School wrestler Brandon Gonzalez was revived by a group of fast-acting coaches, trainers and spectators after collapsing during a tri-match with Lakewood and Toms River North in Lakewood, N.J.
Thursday, January, 05, 2017
Players Sue District for Alleged Anti-Bullying Violation
In a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday against the Washoe County (Nev.) School District and Galena High School football coach Steve Struzyk and principal Tom Brown, three former players asked for monetary damages to be paid in compensation for economic loss and pain and suffering due to a perceived violation of state law and a district anti-bullying policy.
Thursday, January, 05, 2017
New Projects: New Braunfels Rec | Kentucky Baseball | Razorback Stadium
Wednesday, January, 04, 2017
Turf Industry Asks EPA for Final Decision
In response to a status report released on Dec. 30 by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding progress made on the Federal Research Action Plan on artificial turf, the Safe Fields Alliance (SFA) and the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) made a joint statement on Tuesday urging the EPA to present their full findings as soon as possible.
Tuesday, January, 03, 2017
Mother Sues Community Center for Wrongful Death
On Thursday, December 15, Anisoara Frunza filed a personal injury/wrongful death suit against the Des Plaines Parks District on behalf of her daughter, Alexandra Frunza.
Wednesday, December, 21, 2016
Dutch Study Eases Fears Over Shredded Tire Infill
On Tuesday, the National Institute for Public Health and Environment, a government-run public health organization based in the Netherlands, released the findings of a study conducted on potential health threats posed by playing on artificial turf fields made from recycled rubber crumbs.