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. 
  • Monday, January, 14, 2019
    Second Lawsuit Filed in Oregon Rhabdo Case

    A day after a former player filed a similar lawsuit, a current player for the University of Oregon football team filed suit against the school, former head coach Willie Taggart, and former strength coach Irele Oderinde over an incident that landed him in the hospital.


  • Monday, January, 14, 2019
    Judge's Ruling Allows Suspended Player Back on Court

    After a debate in which national media, state politicians and the leadership of the Alabama High School Athletic Association publicly sparred over the fate of Maori Davenport, the player at the center of the controversy, was finally allowed to play.


  • Friday, January, 11, 2019
    Police Warn Fitness Patrons to Guard Against Thieves

    Police in Henrico County, Virginia are warning the community about a string of smash-and-grab thefts targeting cars parked at fitness centers.


  • Friday, January, 11, 2019
    State Legislators Call for Davenport Reinstatement

    Count the Alabama House of Representatives among those calling for the state’s high school athletic association to reinstate star basketball player Maori Davenport.


  • Friday, January, 11, 2019
    Facility Friday: Arizona Outdoor Pool, Twins Ballpark

    The University of Arizona celebrated the completion of its $13.2 million renovation to the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center. The project required a complete infrastructure overhaul, and includes overhead structures to allow sun in during the winter months, but provide shade during the summer months. The outdoor facility will host its first meet Friday when the women’s swim team hosts Washington State. — Tucscon.com


  • Thursday, January, 10, 2019
    NFL Drops Appeal in Concussion Settlement Case

    In what amounts to an about-face, the NFL has dropped its plans to appeal certain dementia diagnoses that were part of a landmark concussion case.


  • Thursday, January, 10, 2019
    Lawsuit Seeks $11.5M from Rhabdo-Causing Incident

    Former University of Oregon football player Doug Brenner has filed a lawsuit against the school, former head coach Willie Taggart, former strength coach Irele Oderinde and the NCAA claiming that all were negligent in their handling of an offseason workout that landed Brenner in the hospital.


  • Thursday, January, 10, 2019
    Ref Loses Job Over Green Card Comment

    A basketball official who reportedly made racist statements prior to the tipoff of a game between high school freshmen was quickly fired by the Arizona Interscholastic Association.


  • Wednesday, January, 09, 2019
    Report: Spending on Parks and Trails Pays Dividends

    A report released this week by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department suggests that outdoor recreation saves the state more than $1 billion annually, and that more funding is needed to increase the benefits of outdoor recreation.


  • Wednesday, January, 09, 2019
    L.A. District: No Sports if Teachers Strike

    The teachers’ union of the Los Angeles Unified School District is nearing a strike, and in the event teachers walk off the job, more than just classroom activity will be affected.