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. 
  • Thursday, December, 20, 2018
    Volleyball Coach Wins Legal Fees in Discrimination Suit

    After settling her discrimination lawsuit against Edinboro (Penn.) University for $250,000, Melissa Soboleski, the school’s women’s volleyball coach has been awarded an additional $219,000 to cover her legal expenses.


  • Wednesday, December, 19, 2018
    Lawsuit Alleges Officials Ignored Football Player’s Attack

    In a lawsuit filed last week, officials at a Kentucky high school are accused of failing to punish a football player for an attack on another student that left the victim unconscious.


  • Friday, December, 14, 2018
    Facility Friday: Florida Baseball, Birmingham Stadium

    The University of Florida provided an update on the construction timeline for its forthcoming football and baseball facility projects. In a press release, Gators AD Scott Stricklin said that rising construction costs would delay the projects by a few months. The ballpark project, which will feature a 360-degree open concourse, shade structures, athlete and staff amenities and a variety of seating options, is now expected to be complete in June 2020. The school’s new Football Training Complex, which will be located on the site of the current baseball stadium, will break ground as soon as 2020. — FloridaGators.com


  • Wednesday, December, 12, 2018
    Gym’s Sudden Closure Investigated by Police

    An Ohio gym’s sudden closure has prompted complaints from members, leading to an investigation by local police and the state attorney general’s office.


  • Tuesday, December, 11, 2018
    Video: HS Football Player Vandalizing Locker Room

    High school athletics can bring out a lot of emotion, particularly for seniors with a lot on the line. Not all of that emotion is positive, however, as a football player at Sutter Union (Calif.) High School demonstrated after his team was defeated Dec. 1 in the Northern Section Championship title game by West Valley High School.


  • Monday, December, 10, 2018
    Travel Challenges Cancel College Hoops Game

    Texas A&M head basketball coach Billy Kennedy was “perplexed” by it, but travel issues and weather forced Boston College and the Aggies to cancel a basketball game that was scheduled to take place in College Station, Texas, on Saturday. However, the mere fact that the game wasn’t played isn’t the end of the story. According to Yahoo Sports, conflicting narratives about what happened leave questions about how the situation will ultimately be resolved.


  • Friday, December, 07, 2018
    Facility Friday: Proposed MLS Stadium, Big Ten Venues

    Prospective owners for the Columbus Crew MLS franchise revealed plans for a $230 million stadium. The franchise, which had toyed with the idea of leaving town earlier this year, could be bought by an ownership group led by Dee and Jimmy Haslam, who own the Cleveland Browns. Plans call for a 20,000-seat stadium located adjacent to the city’s Arena District neighborhood, and for the the team’s current home at Mapfre Stadium to be remodeled into a practice facility and community sports park. — ESPN.com


  • Tuesday, December, 04, 2018
    Fitness Apps Pulled for Running Scams

    As fitness enthusiasts continue to incorporate tech and apps into their routines, the marketplace for things like heart rate monitors, step trackers and apps has grown exponentially. An unfortunate side effect of that growth, however, are the scams that come with it.


  • Friday, November, 30, 2018
    Facility Friday: MLB Parks, KU Volleyball Venue

    The Oakland A’s released plans for a new ballpark in East Oakland. The plans call for a two-part project: the new ballpark at Howard Terminal and the redevelopment of the Oakland Coliseum. The proposed ballpark would be financed 100 percent by private funds, and include seating for 34,000, along with an “elevated park” that would surround the stadium bowl. Many more renderings are available here.


  • Thursday, November, 29, 2018
    HS Threatened After Alum Turns Down Louisville Job

    Passionate sports fans love their teams and often do crazy things in support of them, but the situation involving Purdue head coach Jeff Brohm is really something else.