Thursday, January, 10, 2019
NFL Offers Fans a New Viewing Perk: Ask Alexa
The National Football League made its first foray into voice-enabled tech last week when it launched a new skill on Amazon’s Alexa intended to help fans (or would-be fans) better understand the sport.
Wednesday, January, 09, 2019
Rain Delays Construction of High School Sports Complex
Recent rains in Milledgeville, Ga., have complicated working conditions for heavy machinery, resulting in a delay for ongoing renovations to the athletics complex at Baldwin High School.
Tuesday, January, 08, 2019
Chicago Ninja Gym Owners Expand into Elmhurst
It’s been three years since Illinois gym franchise owner Tom Rhomberg recognized an opportunity in the popularization of obstacle courses through TV shows like American Ninja Warrior.
Monday, January, 07, 2019
Proposed Field Tabled by Wetlands Commission
A project pitch by Quinnipiac University of Hamden, Conn., was put on hold after a lengthy meeting with the Hamden Inland Wetlands Commission Wednesday night.
Friday, January, 04, 2019
Minneapolis PD Trials Rowing-Based Fitness Test
The Minneapolis Police Department is taking steps to implement a new physical conditioning test for new recruits.
Thursday, January, 03, 2019
Sixty Battalions Begin Field Testing for the New ACFT
Field testing for the newly developed Army Combat Fitness Test is underway, with roughly 60 battalions chosen from across the active, Reserve and National Guard forces participating.
Wednesday, January, 02, 2019
Study: Don’t Focus on Appearance to Motivate Exercisers
A new study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University reports that trainers using appearance-based language to motivate women exercisers are less successful than instructors who focused on the health and strength benefits of the same workouts.
Tuesday, November, 27, 2018
New Projects: ADPRO Sports Training Center | Kansas State Athletics Facilities | HAPC
Tuesday, November, 13, 2018
Military Debuts Army Combat Fitness Test
October 2018 marked the official beginning of the one-year field test period for the new Army Combat Fitness Test. The military will move into a preparatory phase in October 2019 and expects to see full implementation — including soldier evaluations — by 2021.
Wednesday, November, 07, 2018
NCAA Gains Federal Approval to Investigate Violations
The NCAA has been given the go ahead by the federal government to begin looking into policy violations surrounding the federal basketball investigation. According to YAHOO! Sports, this preliminary step could launch one of the most important actions ever taken by the NCAA enforcement division.