Courtney Cameron
(courtney@athleticbusiness.com) joined the staff at Athletic Business in September of 2016 as the editorial assistant. She has a bachelor’s in creative writing and French from the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire, where she worked as a group exercise instructor. She enjoys hiking at Devil’s Lake and reading past bedtime.
  • Monday, November, 20, 2017
    NCAA Settles with Scholarship Athletes for $208M

    On Friday, a federal judge in California approved a $208.7 million settlement to compensate 43,000 current and former student-athletes who went to school on traditional sports scholarships prior to a newer version that covers the full cost of attendance.


  • Friday, November, 17, 2017
    Site of Platform Collapse Had No Building Permit

    In a recent interview with The San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department spokesperson Jose Ysea revealed that no building permits had been filed prior to the construction of a platform that collapsed Saturday night, injuring dozens at a children’s birthday party.


  • Thursday, November, 16, 2017
    Gun Violence Leads NY College to Shed ‘Shooter’ Mascot

    In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting in October and other incidents of widely publicized gun violence around the country, Marist College athletic director Tim Murray has made the decision to rename the school’s traditional Red Fox mascot, who has worn the name “Shooter” since 1979.


  • Thursday, November, 16, 2017
    Central Missouri Proves Need for ROTC Athletic Trainers

    The U.S. Army has high standards for fitness — and no one knows that better than the individuals tasked with treating soldiers' injuries. Rachel Brown is an instructor/ROTC athletic trainer at the University of Central Missouri, where a flourishing ROTC program prepares a battalion of roughly 125 cadets annually. Her ultimate goal: to ensure that every cadet passes a monthly regimented Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) without incurring a debilitating or chronic injury.


  • Wednesday, November, 15, 2017
    Adaptive Fitness Partnership Sees Encouraging Results

    In a presentation to Bloomington (Ill.) community leaders Tuesday, the Partnership for Health Pilot Program asked for $75,000 in donations to expand an innovative new health and fitness program for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.


  • Tuesday, November, 14, 2017
    TSU Player Expelled After Striking Coach on Sideline

    Senior defensive end for Tennessee State Latrelle Lee was dismissed from the team Saturday after he struck head strength coach T.J. Greenstone, knocking him to the ground on the sidelines.


  • Monday, November, 13, 2017
    Football Teams, Fans Honor Shooting Victims

    Football fans from Floresville (Texas) high school and San Antonio’s Southside dressed in white at Friday’s game, while both teams wore white jerseys in honor of victims of the shooting at Sutherland Springs Baptist Church, where community members were wounded and killed earlier in the week.


  • Friday, November, 10, 2017
    AB Today This Week: Nov. 6 - Nov. 10

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  • Friday, November, 10, 2017
    Army Announces New Combat Readiness Fitness Test

    After an evaluation of the military’s approach to physical fitness spanning nearly 20 years, the Army has announced a new combat skill-centered fitness test will be introduced in 2020.


  • Thursday, November, 09, 2017
    Eight N.Y. Football Programs to Merge into Two Teams

    High school football in the city of Yonkers, N.Y. is facing a monumental change after eight separate high schools voted this week, approving a merger into two comprehensive programs.