Andy Berg
Andy Berg (andy@athleticbusiness.com) joined Athletic Business as Executive Editor in May of 2017. Andy brings 10 years of B2B publishing experience to AB. In 2008, he began as an associate editor for Advantage Business Media’s Wireless Week brand, which covers the wireless communications industry. From there, Andy took over the executive editor position at Wireless Week and CED Magazine. In 2015, Andy moved within Advantage Business Media to become Editorial Director for the company’s Manufacturing vertical, which is comprised of seven brands positioned across the manufacturing sector.
  • Tuesday, March, 19, 2019
    San Diego Tennis Player Suspended for Gambling

    A University of San Diego tennis player has been suspended over gambling violations just as university and government officials across the country mull the impact of new sports gambling laws.


  • Tuesday, March, 19, 2019
    Unvaccinated Student Sues over Basketball Ban

    An unvaccinated student in Kentucky who was barred from playing basketball is now suing the regional health department.


  • Monday, March, 18, 2019
    Watch: Stemming the Abuse of Youth Sports Officials

    A recent column in the Treasure Coast Palm by Laurence Reisman puts a spotlight on the alarming increase in coach and fan violence in youth sports, much of it directed at game officials. Athletic Business recently ran a story about former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy berating a team of officials at a youth basketball game, and that's just one of many incidents that has lead to a massive shortage in quality officials in all sports. A survey by the National Association of Sports Officials found that 75 percent of referees who quit cite "adult behavior" as the primary cause. 


  • Monday, March, 18, 2019
    Augie’s Quest Raises Another $1.9M Toward ALS Cure

    Augie’s Quest to Cure ALS, a nonprofit committed to changing the experience of thousands living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by fast-tracking effective treatments and an ultimate cure, returned to San Diego on Friday for the 14th Annual BASH celebration. 


  • Monday, March, 18, 2019
    Youth Sports Scam Hits Connecticut Town

    Residents in Connecticut are being warned about an increasingly familiar youth sports scam. 


  • Friday, March, 15, 2019
    Fitness Club Owner Expands Via App

    A fitness club owner in Fresno, Calif., is leveraging a mobile app to help him keep up with demand for his services.


  • Thursday, March, 14, 2019
    Study: Starting Exercise Mid-Life Reduces Health Risks

    A new study published by JAMA Network Open, a weekly journal of the American Medical Association, reveals that it’s really never too late to start exercising and doing so can dramatically reduce your chances of dying of cancer or heart problems. 


  • Wednesday, March, 13, 2019
    Dayton Still Holds Court with the NCAA Tournament

    The University of Dayton has been hosting NCAA Tournament games since UD Arena was built in 1969. After this March, the arena will have hosted 125 games — the most in NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament history.


  • Tuesday, March, 12, 2019
    Breaking: D-I Coaches Charged in Bribery Case

    Multiple outlets are reporting that federal authorities have unsealed indictments against college coaches and others in a sweeping admissions bribery case.


  • Tuesday, March, 12, 2019
    Survey: Fitness Spending, Routines Changing

    Americans are spending less on fitness and choosing different activities, according to new survey data from aSweatLife, which has surveyed 500 people annually over the past three years about their fitness habits.


  • Wednesday, November, 08, 2017
    Letter from the Editor: Common Ground

    It's an interesting time to be part of this industry. In recent months, sport has again realized its platform as an effective channel for social and cultural debate. Whether or not you feel strongly about protests taking place on the sidelines of NFL games — and those at the college and high school levels — it's hard to ignore that this industry finds itself at the epicenter of a politically charged conversation.


  • Monday, October, 09, 2017
    Letter from the Editor: Never Lose Perspective

    Perspective is everything. It's a phrase that went through my head more than once as we put together our annual Facilities of Merit® issue.