Posts Tagged Social affairs

State-appointed board closes school Sanders co-founded

DALLAS (AP) — The North Texas academy co-founded by NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders remains in financial disarray and will close immediately, the Texas education commissioner said Friday.

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Ohio State AD gets new contract without championship bonuses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State’s board of trustees has altered the contract of athletic director Gene Smith to pay him the same amount without incentives of about $18,000 for each Big Ten championship won by Buckeyes teams and individuals.

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Ohio State expects $3M royalties bump after championship win

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes’ victory in the NCAA’s championship football game.

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Milwaukee team, college to build multipurpose facility

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks and Marquette University are teaming up to build a multipurpose center supporting collegiate and professional athletes, academic research and wellness initiatives.

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Desert stars: Celebs converge on Phoenix for Super Bowl 49

In this Jan. 11, 2015 file photo, presenter Kevin Hart poses in the press room at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hart will be providing commentary on the skills, or lack thereof, of people playing Electronic Arts’ popular Madden 15 video game at the  Madden Bowl.  EA will take over a block of downtown Scottsdale, Ariz., for a party that will include performances by Nelly and Florida Georgia Line, and Hart hosting Madden matches between NFL players. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — The desert is great for stargazing, and that will certainly be the case as the Super Bowl takes over Phoenix and its suburbs.

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