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.
  • Thursday, May, 30, 2019
    Chicago Fitness Club Hit with $45K Fine for Harassment

    A Chicago fitness club will pay $45,000 to settle a federal sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit.


  • Thursday, May, 30, 2019
    Netting Needs Highlighted After Child Hit by Foul Ball

    The need for more netting at Major League Baseball stadiums was once again on display Wednesday night after a foul ball off of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora struck a child.  


  • Wednesday, May, 29, 2019
    NCAA Considers Video Review for Swimming Violations

    The NCAA is considering a new rule that would allow video review of swimming violations.


  • Wednesday, May, 29, 2019
    SEC Hires Deloitte to Evaluate Football Officiating

    The Southeastern Conference wants to get the call right, so much so that it has hired international accounting firm Deloitte to conduct a review of its football officiating. 


  • Tuesday, May, 28, 2019
    Five Shot at Washington, D.C., Recreation Center

    Police are looking for a suspect who shot five people at a Washington, D.C., recreation center on Monday.


  • Tuesday, May, 28, 2019
    Pirates GM: Change MLB Concussion, Substitution Rules

    At least one MLB general manager is pushing for a rule change that would allow teams to more effectively deal with concussions at the catcher position, while simultaneously taking some of the pressure to remain in the game off the catchers themselves. 


  • Tuesday, May, 28, 2019
    How to Clean Your High-End Fitness Equipment

    Club owners take heed, the internet is inundating your customers with scary stories that detail the deadly infections one can contract at the gym. The headlines are riddled with words like "gross" and "disgusting" and warn that terrible diseases and germs lurk in every crack and crevice of every piece of equipment on the cardio floor. Just last year a report made the rounds that gym equipment is "dirtier than public toilet seats."


  • Friday, May, 24, 2019
    Statins After Concussion May Reduce Dementia Risk

    Use of a common cholesterol drug may lower the risk of dementia for those who have sustained concussions.


  • Friday, May, 24, 2019
    Flooded Rec Center Moves Operations to Gymnasium

    Employees at the Vinton (La.) Ward 7 Recreation Center have retreated to the facility’s gymnasium after heavy rains flooded the building.


  • Friday, May, 24, 2019
    SEC Considers Expanding Alcohol Sales

    As more and more colleges and universities opt to expand alcohol sales at athletic events, the Southeastern Conference is thinking about joining in the fun.


  • 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.