• NCAA Teams to Host Charity Games for Hurricane Relief

    by Courtney Cameron October 2017

    In an effort to lend what aid they can to those devastated by hurricane damage in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, college basketball teams around the country have been petitioning the NCAA for special waivers to hold additional pre-season contests for charity.

  • Petition Drive Was 'Heartbeat' of Lady Vols Restoration

    by Dan Fleser October 2017

    In November 2014, former University of Tennessee swimmer Mollie DeLozier took her car for an oil change, not expecting the bargain that awaited her.

  • Fires Keep Exercisers Indoors, Fit Classes Raise Support

    by Courtney Cameron October 2017

    The Virgin Sport Festival of Fitness announced Thursday that it will cancel this year’s events — including the Twin Peaks Mile and the SF Bay Half Marathon — scheduled for October 14 and 15 in San Francisco due to poor air quality, widespread public health concerns and resource re-allocation as a result of wildfires in the area.

  • YMCA Recommended for $3.5M in State Aid

    by James T. Madore October 2017

    The Long Island Regional Economic Development Council has recommended 121 local projects for state aid, including a YMCA...

  • Schools Lead Efforts to Support Harvey Victims

    by Greg Billing September 2017

    The plan to help started out simple enough: collect 20 T-shirts and 10 pairs of shoes to donate to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort.

  • Texas Fitness Community Working for Harvey Relief

    by Courtney Cameron September 2017

    The fitness community in Texas is working together to provide relief for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

  • Alumni Effort to Save University Swim Team Axed

    by Mark Gaughan September 2017

    A group of swimming alumni from the University at Buffalo thought it brought a viable option to the table to give the men's swimming team a stay of execution. The UB swim alumni says it was willing to provide a little over $100,000 this summer to cover the coming season's operating expenses for the men's team, one of four sport programs eliminated in UB's athletic spending cutback announced in April.

  • J.J. Watt Leads Sports Stars in Harvey Relief

    by Thom Loverro September 2017

    Heeding the call for assistance to the city facing catastrophe from Hurricane Harvey — the city where Watt has become one of the NFL's biggest stars — the Houston Texans defensive lineman posted a video online looking to raise $200,000 to help his community.

  • Old Dominion to Raise Funds for Stadium Renovation

    by Harry Minium August 2017

    Old Dominion plans to raise $40 million for its athletic program over the next four years, including $20 million for the renovation of Foreman Field, and will begin playing women's volleyball in 2020, President John Broderick announced Wednesday morning.

  • Booster Club: Fire AD, President or Lose Donations

    by Michael Lycklama August 2017

    The Idaho State University booster club has seen enough. In an op-ed published in the Idaho State Journal on Sunday, the Idaho State Football Alumni Team threatened to withhold nearly $80,000 in donations if Idaho State doesn't fire the school's president and athletic director.