RecClix Building Teams Across Sports

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  RecClix Building Teams Across Sports by Ted Lund   Ask Burr Ridge, Illinois’ recreation services coordinator Mark Pasqualini what he likes best about RecClix and he’s torn to come up with an answer. He says it’s hard to come up with just one. Pasqualini oversees a youth flag football league with between 250 to […]

University of Michigan Pens Nike Deal

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University of Michigan Pens Nike Deal By Burt Carey   It must be tough if you’re an Adidas executive these days. And sweet if you’re a Nike exec. With the announcement this week that Nike has penned a deal with the University of Michigan to become its sports apparel provider until the year 2027, the […]

Retired Marine Shoots 57 with 3 Holes-in-One

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  Retired Marine Shoots 57 with 3 Holes-in-One By Burt Carey   You had to be there to believe it. Playing as part of a foursome at the Laurel Hill Colf Club in Lorton, Va., 59-year-old Patrick Wills recorded three holes-in-one and shot an amazing 14 under par 57. He even had a bogey on […]

Spieth Rides the Grand Slam Wave

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  Spieth Rides the Grand Slam Wave ~ Amy Lignor   The Derby, Preakness and Belmont – this is the Triple Crown of horseracing. And, as we know, after three decades this country we saw another winner of the “Crown” this year. (The last being Affirmed back in 1978.)   Can golf have one of […]

NHL Appears Ready to Adopt 3-on-3 Overtime

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NHL Appears Ready to Adopt 3-on-3 Overtime By Burt Carey   The National Hockey League appears close to adopting a 3-on-3 overtime format for the 2015-16 regular season. NHL general managers and the NHL Players’ Association agreed to the change Tuesday and now await final approval by the NHL Board of Governors. For hockey fans […]

RecClix Debuts Exciting New Communications Platform for League Sports

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  RecClix Debuts Exciting New Communications Platform for League Sports by Ted Lund   The second biggest complaint that administrators of municipal, travel team or scholastic sports programs get is poor communication. But a new web-based communications platform — RecClix — is changing the way sports programs communicate with coaches, officials, parents and athletes. “Over […]

RecClix: Taking Rec Sports into the 21st Century

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  RecClix: Taking Rec Sports into the 21st Century by Ted Lund   It was 2011, and John Trkla was coaching Little League baseball in a suburban Chicago neighborhood. The league had 10 teams and, since the local park only had four diamonds, one game was always had to be played at a different location. […]

Chambers Bay a Rare Links Course Challenge for U.S. Open

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  Chambers Bay a Rare Links Course Challenge for U.S. Open By Burt Carey With oceans of sand traps, 250 acres of a grass almost unheard of in North America, and trains that roll through multiple times a day, the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., promises to be one of […]