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Local college athletics don’t expect unions

Local college athletics don’t expect unions

Sorry, local collegiate athletes. Your check is not in the mail. In light of last month’s groundbreaking ruling regarding Northwestern University football team’s right to form a union, collegiate athletic departments across the country are asking, “What if?” At a local level, however, higher learning administrators aren’t concerned their coffers will be compromised anytime soon.… Continue Reading Local college athletics don’t expect unions

Outfitters optimistic over summer in the Rockies

It’s springtime in the Rockies. Snowmelt is flowing, grass is growing and local outdoor outfitters are prepping for the rush that goes along with living a stone’s throw from one of nature’s greatest playgrounds. Adventure awaits! Under one roof Anyone making a habit of driving Cimarron Street over the past few years has probably seen… Continue Reading Outfitters optimistic over summer in the Rockies

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Warrior Games dates set for this fall

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Warrior Games dates set for this fall

The 2014 U.S. Paralympics Warrior Games will take place Sept. 28 through Oct. 4 using venues at the Olympic Training Center and the U.S. Air Force Academy. The competition for wounded, injured and ill service members and veterans was created in 2010 by the U.S. Olympic Committee, in partnership with the Department of Defense and… Continue Reading Warrior Games dates set for this fall

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City body-slams EPS in response to Regional Tourism Act analysis

Attorneys representing clients in the courtroom are guided by a simple set of rules: If the facts are with you, pound the facts; If the law is with you, pound the law; If neither the facts nor the law support your client, pound the table! The city’s response to the third-party analysis of the administration’s… Continue Reading City body-slams EPS in response to Regional Tourism Act analysis

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My Handle Bar: cyclical option rolls in

The business of biking is picking up in Colorado Springs. That is, now that Colorado Springs has a My Handle Bar bike. My Handle Bar is a different type of bike. It’s a party bicycle operated by 16 people at one time. Its purpose is to give the riders a unique experience – riding en… Continue Reading My Handle Bar: cyclical option rolls in

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Rocky Mountain State Games breaks participation records

The Rocky Mountain State Games, already the largest sports festival in Colorado, broke records this summer. A total of 9,312 athletes from 90 Colorado towns and cities, plus competitors from other Rocky Mountain states, took part in the 12th Rocky Mountain State Games conducted by the Colorado Springs Sports Corp. The games were held during… Continue Reading Rocky Mountain State Games breaks participation records

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By all accounts, sports and wellness businesses bring about $400 million annually to the Colorado Springs economy — and some experts believe the city is poised to become the sports and wellness capital of the nation. The city already is known for its sports assets: the U.S. Olympic Committee, more than two dozen national governing… Continue Reading Power Lunch: Sports economy offers potential

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City-funded projects begin at OTC complex

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City-funded projects begin at OTC complex

After five years of drama and intrigue, the multi-million-dollar, tax-funded projects promised to the U.S. Olympic Committee’s training center are under way. Crews are working on two major projects at the Olympic Training Center campus — part of a $40 million city-funded incentive package inked in 2009 to keep the USOC from packing up its… Continue Reading City-funded projects begin at OTC complex

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Excitement building over Prince Harry visit to Warrior Games

Last year, it was the First Lady; this year it’s a prince who will attend the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs. The United States Olympic Committee confirmed Monday that Britain’s Prince Harry will attend the fourth-annual Warrior Games in the Springs. “We are excited that Prince Harry will be attending the fourth annual Warrior Games… Continue Reading Excitement building over Prince Harry visit to Warrior Games

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Sky Sox tickets go on sale Monday

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Sky Sox tickets go on sale Monday

It’s almost time for baseball season and Sky Sox tickets go on sale Monday. Tickets for all of the team’s 72 home games will be sale on the Sky Sox website only. Phone and box office sales will be available in the coming weeks. Box seats are $13 and reserved Seats are $10. Season ticket… Continue Reading Sky Sox tickets go on sale Monday

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