Wednesday, October, 12, 2016
Nevada State Senate Approves $1.4B for Raiders Stadium
With the Nevada state legislature making quick decisions concerning funding for a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders, owner Mark Davis may have to follow through on his promise to move the team to Las Vegas. Following a designated public forum at the state capitol on Tuesday, the Nevada Senate voted 16-5 in approval of a $1.4 billion public funding package to build the Raiders a new home stadium and convention center in Las Vegas.
Tuesday, October, 11, 2016
Non-Regulation Tracks Blamed for Air Force Fitness Failures
In a press release on Thursday, the Air Force announced that all running and walking courses used by the service for physical testing must be measured and recertified by Oct. 31 of this year.
Physical testing for airmen requires them to complete a timed 1.5-mile run, or 2-kilometer walk if exempt. Upon evaluation of several Air Force testing courses, local inspectors found that upwards of 60 airmen have failed the fitness assessment in the last decade who may have met the required time if the course they were running had been the correct regulation length.
Monday, October, 10, 2016
Training Drill Backlash Costs Soccer Coach His Job
The North Attleboro High School girls’ soccer team is left in the hands of interim coach Bill Wallace, current softball coach for the Attleboro Rocketeers, after three coaches and a coaching assistant resigned from their posts last Wednesday.
Friday, October, 07, 2016
New Developments in Jays’ Beer-Thrower Prosecution
The Toronto police have charged Ken Pagan with one count of mischief for allegedly throwing the beer can that narrowly missed Orioles outfielder Hyun Soo Kim at the American League wild card game played in Toronto on Wednesday, though speculation about whether he is really the offender continues.
Thursday, October, 06, 2016
Blue Jays Incident Revives Call for Beer Can Ban
Almost a year after fans’ behavior led to a beer can ban in the upper decks of Toronto Blue Jays’ Rogers Centre for the remainder of the AL Championship Series, a new incident threatens to revive the ban.
Monday, October, 03, 2016
HS Football Team Forfeits After Coach’s Ejection
With 1:40 left on the clock in the third quarter, the Northview (Fla.) Chiefs of Century football team walked off the field Friday night, forfeiting the game to the Maplesville (Ala.) Red Devils. The Red Devils were leading 21-0, with Northview head coach Derek Marshman holding two consecutive penalties for unsportsmanlike conduct.
Friday, September, 30, 2016
Uniform Poll Last Straw for Aggrieved Volleyball Team
David Timmerman, a member of the Ketchikan School Board, mortified the Ketchikan High School volleyball team when he stood up at a game to conduct an impromptu poll of the audience: did the uniforms make them uncomfortable? When asked, Timmerman explained that he has heard other female students say that they would participate in the sport if it weren’t for the uniform’s short shorts.
Thursday, September, 29, 2016
Ex-SDSU Women’s Coach Wins Wrongful Termination Suit
After a three-year legal battle and four weeks on trial, former San Diego State women’s basketball coach Beth Burns was awarded $1.35 million for past and future economic losses and $2 million for punitive damages by the San Diego Superior Court for wrongful termination.