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. 
  • Friday, May, 24, 2019
    Fire Damages High School Equipment, Arson Suspected

    Police in Gig Harbor, Wash., investigated a suspicious fire at Gig Harbor High School that damaged some track and field and football equipment.


  • Friday, May, 24, 2019
    County Launches HS Substance Abuse Training Program

    County officials in New York State announced a new program this week to provide public school coaches and athletic trainers with training tools to combat substance abuse among high school student-athletes.


  • Friday, May, 24, 2019
    Facility Friday: LSU Baseball Center, Vermont Multi-Purpose Center

    Louisiana State University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Marucci Performance Center, a 4,300-square-foot facility that will serve the school’s baseball program. The facility features a 3,500-square-foot weight room, a cardio mezzanine, a locker room for former players, athletic training space and a nutrition station. — lsusports.net


  • Thursday, May, 23, 2019
    University of St. Thomas Kicked Out of D-III MIAC

    The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced on Tuesday that the University of St. Thomas — one of its founding members — would be “involuntarily removed” for the sake of “athletic competitive parity.”


  • Thursday, May, 23, 2019
    Group Proposes UNM, NMSU Athletics Merger

    An unlikely if not impossible proposal nevertheless made headlines this week in New Mexico, where a think tank, considering ways for the state to save money, proposed merging the University of New Mexico and New Mexico State University athletic departments.


  • Wednesday, May, 22, 2019
    Power Five Conferences Boost Mental Health Resources

    The mental health and wellbeing of student-athletes has been an issue increasingly coming to the fore of college athletics — especially since the tragic death by suicide of Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski.


  • Wednesday, May, 22, 2019
    PHIT Coalition Lands on Capitol Hill to Support Bill

    On Wednesday the PHIT Coalition is landing on Capitol Hill to meet with members of congress as they rally support for the PHIT (Personal Health Investment Today) Act.


  • Tuesday, May, 21, 2019
    Mountain West Holds First Coaches/Officials Summit

    The Mountain West Conference, in what it is calling a first-of-its-kind event, hosted a two-day summit aimed at improving dialogue between football coaches and officials.


  • Monday, May, 20, 2019
    Three Factors to a Successful Gym Floor Refinishing Project

    There's no mistaking whose house you're in upon entering the gym at Lakota West High School in West Chester, Ohio. "We put this 30-foot Firebird right at midcourt, and it's the first thing you see," says Scott Kaufman, athletic director and assistant principal at West, which recently refinished its gym floor. "There's a lot of pride that goes into that."


  • Friday, May, 17, 2019
    Baseball Team Signs First-of-its-Kind CBD Sponsorship

    Sports teams often partner with brands on sponsorships, but the agreement the Portland Pickles, a collegiate wood-bat baseball team, just inked is thought to be a first.