Thursday, March, 07, 2019
UMD Taps Military, Cirque du Soleil for Safety Protocols
Following the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair due to heat stroke at an outdoor practice session last year, the school is looking to new sources for ideas on how to keep its student-athletes as safe as possible.
Tuesday, February, 26, 2019
Schlitterbahn Associates Cleared of Criminal Charges
Judge Robert Burns of Wyandotte County dismissed indictments Friday against three individuals and two corporate affiliates of Schlitterbahn, the company that built the 17-story Verruckt water slide that decapitated a 10-year-old boy in Kansas City, Kan., in 2016.
Tuesday, February, 26, 2019
New Projects: UPMC Cooper Field House | University of Vermont Basketball Facility | Esports Stadium Arlington
Thursday, February, 21, 2019
WVU Hosts Second Annual iBelong Promotion
West Virginia University Athletics will host the second annual iBelong women’s basketball game at WVU Coliseum on Saturday, celebrating diversity and inclusion in sporting events.
Friday, February, 15, 2019
Four FAMU Sports Programs Hit with Postseason Ban
Florida A&M announced Wednesday that the NCAA has issued a postseason ban on four of its programs for the 2019 season due to reported Academic Progress Rate scores that fall below the association’s multiyear threshold of 930.
Tuesday, February, 12, 2019
Michigan Water Park Evacuated Due to Burns, Vomiting
The recreation pool at Splash Universe water park in Dundee, Mich., was evacuated as a precautionary measure Saturday after guests began to complain about skin irritation and vomiting. A Monroe County Dispatch worker told the local ABC affiliate that burns sustained were not significant.
Monday, February, 11, 2019
Ohio Makes Room for Athletics Department Psychologist
After confusion arose in the past year regarding protocol for referring student athletes in situations involving mental health, suicide or self-harm, Ohio University has created a position for a psychologist within its athletics department.
Wednesday, February, 06, 2019
Elevation Mistake Delays Opening of $3.2M City Pool
Members of the Tulsa Park and Recreation Board were informed this week that a new concrete pool in the city’s Lacy Park has formed cracks after being built at the wrong elevation, likely delaying the opening of the long-awaited, $3.2 million facility a full year.
Tuesday, February, 05, 2019
Grand View Debuts Women’s Wrestling Program
Grand View University athletic director Troy Plummer has announced that the school will launch a women’s wrestling program for the fall 2019 season, according to the Des Moines Register.
Thursday, January, 31, 2019
Pipestem Resort State Park Expands Rec Programming
The Pipestem Resort State Park in West Virginia is expanding its outdoor recreation offerings as part of an $11 million investment package announced last week by Gov. Jim Justice.