• Opinion: NFL's Concussion Admission Just a Cash Grab

    by Rick Morrissey March 2016

    Last month, a neurosurgeon affiliated with the NFL's head, neck and spine injury committee said there was no proven link between football and degenerative brain disease. A day later, commissioner Roger Goodell said of safety issues in the sport, "there's risks in life, there's risks to sitting on the couch.'' On Monday, the league finally acknowledged that there is a connection between football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a disease that affects the brains of those who have had repeated concussions.

  • How NFL's Comments May Impact Billion Dollar Settlement

    by A.J. Perez March 2016

    An NFL health and safety executive's comments on Capitol Hill about the debilitating brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) represent a stark turn from its position that should impact a proposed $1 billion concussion settlement between the league and former players, a lawyer who represents several retired players wrote in a federal appeals court filing Tuesday.

  • Packers Unveil Plans for Titletown District Development

    by Jason Scott August 2015

    The Green Bay Packers and team president/CEO Mark Murphy unveiled plans Thursday for a new development called the Titletown District.

  • Seven Things to Know About ABC Keynote Speaker Shawn Achor and His Research on Happiness

    by Michael Gaio May 2015

    The Athletic Business Conference & Expo is proud to welcome New York Times best selling author, Harvard researcher and positive psychology expert Shawn Achor as our 2015 keynote speaker.

  • Athletic Business Cover Vote: June 2015

    by AB Staff April 2015

    The June issue of Athletic Business will be our 28th annual Architectural Showcase, featuring the best new facilities in athletics, fitness and recreation from around North America. With so many outstanding projects submitted, deciding which one to put on the cover is a difficult task. That's why we're asking for your help.

  • Indiana to Alter Controversial Law, NCAA Pleased

    by Michael Gaio April 2015

    With the men’s Final Four just two days away, one of the biggest story lines has had nothing to do with basketball. Instead, the spotlight has been on host-state Indiana and its controversial “religious freedom” law, which is being amended just one week after its introduction.

  • Architectural Showcase: A Video Tour

    by AB Staff February 2015

    See how Athletic Business's Architectural Showcase offers unmatched year-round exposure for new and recently renovated athletic, fitness and recreation facilities.

  • AB Survey: Campus Recreation Security Access

    by February 2015

    Athletic Business is conducting a survey of college recreation managers and leaders to learn more about how you are controlling access to your facilities. Specifically, we want to know what, if any, role biometrics is playing in access control at your facility. Please take a few minutes to answer the following survey questions, and look for a summary in our April issue.

  • Athletic Business Reader Advisory Sweepstakes Rules - 2016

    by Sam Ryan January 2015

    Reader Advisory Sweepstakes Rules


  • Video: #ABCOrlando Overview

    by AB Staff January 2015

    A quick overview of activity on the trade show floor and a look inside the seminars from the 2014 Athletic Business Conference & Expo in Orlando.