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, October, 24, 2018
    Authors Question Methodology of Landmark CTE Study

    In 2017, the headline from The New York Times rocked the sports world: “111 N.F.L. Brains; All But One Had C.T.E.” For many, an examination by Boston University’s CTE Center became the last bit of evidence needed to show that playing football and developing the neurodegenerative disease were certainly linked.


  • Tuesday, October, 23, 2018
    Levi’s Stadium Debuts New Venue Management Platform

    The worlds of technology and sport continue to blend — and it’s changing everything from the fan experience to how sports venues are managed. These days, technology can even be used to identify and address problems in a a sports venue as they unfold in real-time.


  • Thursday, October, 18, 2018
    Facility Friday: App State End Zone, Purdue Master Plan

    Appalachian State University received approval for new facilities projects from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. Among the planned improvements is a new end zone facility at Kidd Brewer Stadium. The project will accommodate athletics and academic functions, including space for athletic training, hydrotherapy, locker rooms, conferences, medical offices, coaches offices, a dining facility, a team store and a ticketing office. Approximately 1,000 premium seats will be added as part of the project. — AppStateSports.com


  • Friday, October, 12, 2018
    Facility Friday: Villanova Hoops Arena, Miami Practice Facility

    Villanova University held a grand reopening last week for its basketball arena, which in addition to receiving a $65 million renovation also received a new name — the Finneran Pavilion. The arena features LED video boards, a hall of fame, a club seating area, and more comfortable seats throughout the arena. — The Villanovan


  • Thursday, October, 11, 2018
    McKinney ISD Stadium to Host DII Title Game

    McKinney, Texas, will play host to the Division II National Championship game this December.


  • Thursday, October, 11, 2018
    Looking Ahead to AB Show 2018

    "Elevating Facilities. Enriching Programs. Empowering Leaders." That phrase is at the heart of what Athletic Business strives to do — our mission. Next month, Nov. 7-10, professionals from all corners of the athletics, fitness and recreation industries will unite in New Orleans, La., to bring those values to life at the 37th annual AB Show. Whether you hope to improve yourself as a professional, give your programs a boost or build a facility to be proud of, AB Show is a must-attend event for anyone seeking to get ahead of the competition. Here's what AB Show attendees can look forward to:


  • Wednesday, October, 10, 2018
    Missouri’s Hearnes Center Won’t Require New Floor

    Officials at the University of Missouri are likely breathing easier this week, as it appears that the damage done to an athletics arena isn’t as bad as originally thought.


  • Tuesday, October, 09, 2018
    Law Increases Legal Protections for Athletic Trainers

    A new piece of legislation signed into law on Friday could represent new peace of mind for athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals.


  • Friday, October, 05, 2018
    Facility Friday: North Texas Master Plan, Wisconsin-La Crosse Rec Center

    The University of North Texas announced a new master plan for athletics facilities, called Light the Tower. The 20-year project includes a number of long-term projects, but short-term agenda items include a venue for soccer and track, an indoor practice facility, an expansion to the Athletic Center, and relocation of the video boards at Apogee Stadium. Check out additional details at lightthetower.com


  • Tuesday, October, 02, 2018
    How North America Landed the 2026 World Cup

    The excitement of this year's World Cup is behind us, but North American soccer fans and venue operators can keep their fervor fresh as Canada, Mexico and the United States prepare to jointly host the event in 2026.