The Ashbury Park Press pimps board games in the high school classroom summer enrichment course, including Battle of Thermopylae, (an unnamed fantasy-themed version, but I assume Lord of the Rings) Stratego, Risk, Age of Empires (III, I think). (source)

Arizona’s ABC 15 pimps family game night, including Yamslam, Double Shutter, Diggity Dog, Qwirkle, and Bing-Oh! (suggested by a local retail store). (source)

Houma Today pimps family game night, including Monopoly, Catch Phrase!, and Out of the Box Publishing, and suggests avoiding zero-sum games such as Risk, where one person can’t win without crushing the others. (source)