Jason Scott
Jason Scott (jason@athleticbusiness.com) joined the Athletic Business team as the Online Managing Editor in 2015. Before joining AB, Jason worked as the social media manager for a small business, and before that he was a radio producer working with local talk shows and live sports broadcasts. When he's not at work, Jason enjoys reading, podcasts, sports, sophomoric TV cartoons, and long walks on the beach. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism. 
  • Wednesday, July, 17, 2019
    AAC Commish: No Plans to Replace UConn

    During the American Athletic Conference’s Media Days this week, the news about the University of Connecticut leaving the conference was a hot topic of discussion, and one that commissioner Mike Aresco addressed on Tuesday. 

  • Wednesday, July, 17, 2019
    District Settles Softball Gender Discrimination Suit

    A Georgia school district has agreed to provide equitable funding to girls’ and boys’ sports as part of a settlement agreement of a federal lawsuit of alleged gender discrimination. 

  • Tuesday, July, 16, 2019
    Mizzou, Ex-Swim Coach Dispute Investigation Results

    A public relations firm retained by former University of Missouri swimming coach Greg Rhodenbaugh released a statement Monday declaring that the coach had been cleared of all charges in the wake of a nine-month Title IX investigation centering on how he managed the team.

  • Monday, July, 15, 2019
    Vegas Stadium Subcontractor Sues Over Payment

    The Las Vegas Stadium, which will one day host the NFL’s Raiders franchise, is currently under construction. One of the stadium’s subcontractors is reportedly looking for their piece of the $1.8 billion in construction costs — and is seeking what it says it is owed in a lawsuit that names the Oakland Raiders, Las Vegas Stadium Events Co., the Las Vegas Stadium Authority, Mortenson-McCarthy, Merrill Iron & Steel and others.

  • Monday, July, 15, 2019
    Ex-HS Baseball Player Pleads No Contest in Hazing Case

    A former high school baseball player pleaded no contest in a hazing case involving younger players.

  • Friday, July, 12, 2019
    Low Participation Forces Change for HS Football Teams

    In what might be considered a trend, some high school football programs around the country are contracting their offerings citing low participation numbers.

  • Friday, July, 12, 2019
    Facility Friday: Minnesota Hockey, Cal Poly Beach Volleyball and More

    The University of Minnesota board of regents approved a renovation for 3M Arena at Mariucci, which will renovate 11,000 square feet of space within the facility. Plans call for a state-of-the-art weight room, a remodeled office suite and a new alumni room. The weight room will renovate 6,700 square feet of space, and include an area for shooting that will be used by both the men’s and women’s hockey programs. — GopherSports.com

  • Thursday, July, 11, 2019
    HS Coaches File Title IX Complaint Over Facilities

    Two coaches at Tennyson (Calif.) High School have filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, claiming that the facilities used primarily by female athletes are subpar compared to those used by boys.

  • Thursday, July, 11, 2019
    NC State Hit with NCAA Notice of Allegations

    North Carolina State University became the first school to feel the sting from the NCAA in the wake of the federal trials that caught up a number of other programs and coaches in corruption. 

  • Wednesday, July, 10, 2019
    Senator Introduces Bill Supporting Equal Pay for USWNT

    As the U.S. continues to bask in the glory of its women’s national soccer team winning a record fourth World Cup, the team’s fight for equitable pay has garnered more attention.