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, January, 19, 2018
    Nassar Scandal Threatens MSU President

    The fallout over the Larry Nassar trial is growing, as calls began Friday for the resignation of university president Lou Anna K. Simon, and on Thursday USA Gymnastics announced it will close its Karolyi Ranch training facility after olympian Simone Biles said she had been abused by Nassar there.


  • Thursday, January, 18, 2018
    Baruch College Coach Guilty of Embezzling $700K

    A former Baruch College coach is pleading guilty to charges he embezzled in excess of $700,000 from the school’s athletics department.


  • Wednesday, January, 17, 2018
    UW-Madison Accepts $20M Gift for New Rec Facility

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s long-time student rec center, the Southeast Recreation Facility (SERF), has been demolished and anticipation for its replacement continues to build.


  • Tuesday, January, 16, 2018
    N.C. City Issues $35M in Bonds for New Stadium

    The city of High Point, N.C., is moving ahead with a plan approved last year to raise money for a new minor league baseball stadium.


  • Tuesday, January, 16, 2018
    Important Features to Look for in Campus Rec Software

    Southern Oregon University in Ashland is building an impressive rec center for an institution with a modest enrollment of little more than 6,000 students. Scheduled for a March 2018 grand opening, the Lithia Motors Pavilion and Student Recreation Center is comprised of two buildings that total 100,000 square feet, featuring a 1,400-seat competition gym, a two-court recreation gym with a two-lane suspended running track, multiple group exercise rooms, a weight room and a climbing wall.


  • Monday, January, 15, 2018
    UCSB Basketball Weathers Nuclear False Alarm

    The University of California-Santa Barbara men’s basketball team got a rude awakening Saturday morning.


  • Thursday, January, 11, 2018
    Coaches Association Proposes New Redshirt Rules

    The NCAA may be on its way to adopting new rules that would dramatically change how redshirt players can be used.


  • Thursday, January, 11, 2018
    How Modern Locker Rooms Are Being Redesigned

    Search "Vince Lombardi" and "Locker Room" on Google, and you'll find photos of one of the NFL's most storied coaches sitting on a metal folding chair in an otherwise non-descript concrete room. Behind the players Lombardi is addressing, cleats, helmets and street clothes are stuffed into metal cubbies. The locker room, even at the professional level, was an afterthought in the 1950s and 60s, a place where athletes changed into their uniforms and maybe got a halftime pep talk from the coach. Other than that, business was taken care of on the field.


  • Wednesday, January, 10, 2018
    Did Wisconsin's Trump Hotel Stay Violate Constitution?

    The University of Wisconsin football team’s stay at a hotel could be at issue in a lawsuit aimed at President Donald Trump.


  • Wednesday, January, 10, 2018
    Racist Boy’s Basketball Jerseys Draw NAACP’s Ire

    A Cincinnati-area boy’s basketball team’s jerseys were so offensive they actually caught the attention of the NAACP.


  • 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.