Stuart Goldman, Executive Editor

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UCLA Names Recreation Complex after Jackie Robinson
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has named its 22 recreation and athletic facilities the Jackie Robinson Athletics and Recreation Complex.
Dikembe Mutombo Speaks at Air Force Fitness Center Grand Opening 
Former NBA All-Star Dikembe Mutombo was on hand for the grand opening of the new fitness center at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Marietta, GA. The ceremony took place last Tuesday.
Gold's Gyms in Utah Rebrand to VASA Fitness
Seventeen former Gold's Gyms in Utah rebranded as VASA Fitness last week. The Gold's Gyms were operated by Body Firm Aerobics Inc., Orem, UT, which had been on Club Industry's Top 100 Clubs list for several years.
Planet Fitness Member Wears Anti-Abortion T-shirt, Told to Leave Club
A member of a Planet Fitness club in Florida says he was told to leave the club because he was wearing an anti-abortion T-shirt.
Michigan State Alumni Will Have to Pay for Use of University Recreation Facilities 
Alumni have had free access to the East Lansing, MI, university's recreation facilities, which include the swimming pools, basketball courts and racket sports facilities.
Arrests Made after 3-Year-Old Left in LA Fitness Kids Club for Four Hours
A man and a woman were arrested and faced child neglect charges after allegedly leaving a 3-year-old in the kids club of an LA Fitness in Florida so that they could go drinking.
Equinox Faces Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
A singer from the British version of the reality TV show "The X Factor" is suing Equinox and her former supervisor at the club on the grounds of sexual harassment, the Los Angeles Daily News reported.
Equinox, Blink Announce Club Openings
Equinox, New York, and its low-cost model Blink Fitness have recently announced club openings.
Planet Fitness Faces Lawsuit after Arrest Made in Hidden-Camera Case
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Planet Fitness, Newington, NH, after a member was arrested and charged with videotaping other members without their consent in the club's tanning room.
Man Shot Dead in 24 Hour Fitness Parking Lot
A man was shot dead last week in the parking lot of a 24 Hour Fitness in California, multiple media outlets reported.
TSI Revenue, Net Income Drop in Third Quarter  4
Town Sports International (TSI), New York, saw decreases in revenue, net income and membership in third quarter 2014, according to an announcement on Monday.
New York YMCA President and CEO to Retire 
The YMCA of Greater New York announced that President and CEO Jack Lund will retire next June after 10 years at the helm.
TSI Opens Three New Boston Sports Clubs
Town Sports International (TSI), New York, announced the opening of three new Boston Sports Clubs, bringing the total of TSI clubs in the Boston area to 32.
Anytime Fitness Announces New CFO, Breaks Ground on New Headquarters
Anytime Fitness, Hastings, MN, has announced John Pindred as its new chief financial officer and has broken ground on its new corporate headquarters.
Man, Woman Die in Apparent Murder-Suicide in YMCA Parking Lot 1
A Philadelphia-area YMCA was closed on Tuesday after a shooting Monday night in the Y's parking lot left two dead in what is being described as a murder-suicide. The woman who was shot dead by her estranged boyfriend was a fitness instructor at the Y.
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