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.
  • Friday, June, 21, 2019
    Severe Flooding Swamps Western Michigan Stadium

    Severe storms and heavy rains left University of Western Michigan’s football stadium looking more like a swimming pool.


  • Friday, June, 21, 2019
    Tampa Bay Rays Consider Two-City Stadium Solution

    After years of failed attempts by the MLB’s Tampa Bay Rays to build a new stadium, the team thinks it’s finally come up with a solution — play some of its home games in Montreal.


  • Thursday, June, 20, 2019
    Parents Involved in Ugly Brawl at Youth Baseball Game

    A youth baseball game over the weekend in a Denver suburb descended into a brawl among parents who were disgruntled with calls being made by a 13-year-old umpire.


  • Thursday, June, 20, 2019
    PGA’s Performance Centers Keep Golfers Fit on Tour

    The first round of the fourth-annual American Family Championship, a part of the PGA Tour Champions, will tee off on Friday at University Ridge Golf Course, in Madison, Wis. Participating golfers will have access to a pair of Player Performance Centers, mobile fitness facilities aimed at keeping golfers in shape while on the road. 


  • Thursday, June, 20, 2019
    Why Venues Should Monitor Social Media

    For a venue operator, social media is a two-way street. Platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram represent an efficient way to facilitate engagement with fans by communicating everything from promotions to special instructions on game day. Likewise, these pervasive channels represent a powerful way to anticipate potential trouble by monitoring individual and group comments in the days and weeks leading up to an event, and even during it.


  • Wednesday, June, 19, 2019
    Cameras Down as Seattle Rec Center Hit with Bullets

    A Seattle rec center that was sprayed with bullets was caught with its guard down when police discovered that none of the Van Asselt Community Center security cameras were operational at the time of the shooting. 


  • Wednesday, June, 19, 2019
    NFL Shares Safety and Injury Data with NCAA Reps

    The NFL hopes to increase collaboration with the NCAA in an effort to improve the safety of football for the athletes who participate in the sport.


  • Tuesday, June, 18, 2019
    Philly Repels Teens from Parks with Sonic Devices

    Philadelphia teens who want to hang out in area parks and rec centers after hours may be subject to an Orwellian deterrent.


  • Tuesday, June, 18, 2019
    Utah Devotes ‘Giving Day’ to Mental Health Efforts

    The University of Utah is aiming to treat mental health issues the same as physical injuries, and the school hopes its Pac12 conference members will follow suit.


  • Monday, June, 17, 2019
    San Diego’s Portable Pool Program Teaches Aquatics Safety

    San Diego’s summer portable pool program began this week, with the pool’s first stop at the City Heights Recreation Center.


  • 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.