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.
  • Wednesday, December, 05, 2018
    Wrestling Coaches Revive Athlete During Practice

    A group of wrestling coaches in Ohio reacted appropriately and saved the life of a student-athlete who collapsed during a team practice last week.


  • Tuesday, December, 04, 2018
    Parents Sue High School Over Dangerous Football Drill

    The parents of three high school football players in Hawaii are suing over a dangerous drill that the boys were forced to participate in during practice. 


  • Monday, December, 03, 2018
    One Child Dead After Youth Football Team's Bus Crashes

    A charter bus carrying a youth football team crashed early Monday in central Arkansas, killing one child and injuring at least 45 other people.


  • Friday, November, 30, 2018
    Former Planet Fitness Manager Sues Over Harassment

    A former manager at Planet Fitness headquarters in Hampton, N.H., is suing the company, claiming she was subjected to a male-dominated, “debaucherous” work environment, which led to sexual harassment and rape.


  • Thursday, November, 29, 2018
    NFL’s Buccaneers Go To Extremes to Boost Attendance

    The latest evidence that the National Football League may be in crisis comes out of Tampa Bay, Fla., where the Buccaneers are actually giving away tickets.


  • Wednesday, November, 28, 2018
    Parents of Drowned HS Boy Sue School for Negligence

    The parents of a boy who drowned May 5 during a high school swimming class are suing the school for negligence, claiming the teacher in charge of the class was preoccupied with his cellphone. 


  • Wednesday, November, 28, 2018
    Teacher Fired from Coaching over Drunken Fundraiser

    A Kentucky high school coach has learned the hard way that bad behavior away from the field of play can have very real consequences.


  • Monday, November, 26, 2018
    LSU Coach Punched Following Seven-OT Loss

    The high-scoring football game Saturday between LSU and Texas A&M, which entailed seven overtimes, ended in a fight on the sidelines after a coach from LSU was punched by someone in apparent possession of an A&M bench credential.


  • Wednesday, November, 21, 2018
    Utah, BYU ADs Ask Fans to Play Nice

    The athletic directors at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University are appealing to fans of both schools to be nice to each other as the rival football teams are set to square off this weekend at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.


  • Tuesday, November, 20, 2018
    Northwestern's Practice Facility Designed for Views, Harsh Conditions

    You'd be forgiven for confusing Lake Michigan's summer horizon at sunset with the view from a warm Floridian beach. The aqueous expanse of deep blue contrasted by the wash of warm oranges across the sky are indeed on par with a tropical seascape. Ever an expression of the Midwest's bipolar seasons, the second largest of the Great Lakes' winter shoreline is an equally dramatic sight marked by slate gray skies and dramatic curls of ice — waves in still life — that grow as the daily tides freeze upon repeated landfall. To build even a small structure in close proximity to such beauty and treachery is not only a technical feat but one that demands designers submit to and work in harmony with nature's grand aesthetic.


  • 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.