• Minor League Ballpark Financing Plan Moves Forward

    by Telegram & Gazette Staff October 2018

    While the city lays the initial groundwork for the construction of a new home for the coming of Worcester (Mass.) Red Sox in 2021, it is now getting ready to also move forward on a plan to finance the ballpark project.

  • Clarke U. Gets $400K Gift for Wellness Center

    by Telegraph Herald October 2018

    Clarke University officials announced the anonymous gift Tuesday morning. Preliminary work is underway on the project, and construction will begin in December.

  • Naming Rights Could Net Schools Millions

    by Manie Robinson September 2018

    According to figures compiled by USA TODAY Sports, South Carolina reported $31.6 million in rights and licensing revenue in 2014. That figure increased to $41.1 million in 2015 and $56.2 million last year.

  • School Seeks Taxpayer Help for Turf Field

    by Barbara O'Brien September 2018

    If Frontier Central School District voters approve a new multiuse field next year, it would cost the owner of the average house about $3 more a year in taxes.

  • The Importance of Teaching Students Fundraising Skills

    by Peter Titlebaum September 2018

    As a professor in Health and Sport Science at the University of Dayton, I teach students pursuing Sport Management majors. Sales and Fundraising is a class that I created in 2006 because it became apparent that these skills were needed for success upon graduation yet absent in the curriculum. Initially, most students were resistant and did not welcome this challenge because the lessons stretched students beyond their comfort zones. In my opinion, honed from 25 years in the classroom confronting similar reactions, that place of discomfort is where learning begins. Over the years, I developed the following three opportunities for my class:

  • Transfer's LSU Heroics Boost Assumption College Fundraising

    by Jennifer Toland September 2018

    Seamus Wallace and five of his Assumption College football teammates gathered around the TV in his dorm room Saturday afternoon to watch a showdown between Southeastern Conference rivals Louisiana State University and Auburn.

  • Southern Illinois University Snags Historic Athletics Gift

    by Chicago Daily Herald September 2018

    The Saluki Athletic Scholarship Fund (SASF) is excited to announce the fourth-largest gift in Saluki Athletics history, which was given by Charles Helleny (Class of ‘57).

  • Michael Jordan Donates $2M for Hurricane Relief

    by Spokesman Review September 2018

    Michael Jordan grew up playing high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina. So when the former NBA star watched the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to his hometown and surrounding area, he acted quickly to help.

  • City Leaders Consider Funding Plans for Sports Complex

    by Mike Rutledge September 2018

    On Oct. 11, City Manager Joshua Smith of Hamilton, Ohio, hopes there will be three huge signs posted at the former Champion Paper mill, announcing "Spooky Nook at Champion Mill — opening in 2021."

  • Group Alleges Team Owner Made Donations to Stadium

    by Judy Walton September 2018

    A Nashville watchdog group has its bristles raised over political donations made last year to seven Hamilton County commissioners and the county mayor by a Chattanooga Lookouts owner and his business partners.