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, September, 13, 2017
    Could iPhone's Latest AR Feature Boost Live Sports?

    On Tuesday, Apple’s latest product unveiling had the tech world buzzing, but a new feature of the iPhone 8 could create an interesting opportunity for sports teams.


  • Monday, September, 11, 2017
    U. of Houston Gets NCAA Waiver for Harvey Donations

    On Saturday, the University of Houston was granted a special waiver to distribute the donated items it collected to people impacted by Hurricane Harvey.


  • Thursday, September, 07, 2017
    Will Industry-First “Marijuana Gym” Set a Trend?

    By now, you may have heard about Power Plant Fitness, the so-called "marijuana gym." As states around the country adopt a more relaxed stance on recreational marijuana use, entire cottage industries have sprouted around its newfound legality — but Power Plant Fitness represents new territory. Scheduled to open this November in San Francisco, Power Plant claims to be the world's first gym to directly encourage members to partake of marijuana right on location, either before or after a workout.


  • Wednesday, September, 06, 2017
    Texas High School Football Player Collapses, Dies

    Marion Olivarez, a freshman football player at Rains ISD in Emory, Texas, died after collapsing in a non-contact football practice, according to the Tyler Morning Telegraph.


  • Wednesday, August, 30, 2017
    School Bans Redskins Apparel, Citing Offensive Name

    A Maryland school will ban students from wearing gear associated with the NFL’s Washington Redskins, citing the offensive nature of the team’s name.


  • Monday, August, 28, 2017
    Ex-Auburn Softball Player Alleges Abuse, Harassment

    A former Auburn University softball player alleged that an assistant coach had an inappropriate relationship with a student-athlete in a 14-page complaint submitted to school officials and Alabama Governor Kay Ivey.


  • Friday, August, 25, 2017
    Cheer Coach Fired from Past Job Over Forced Splits

    Ozell Williams, the cheerleading coach at Denver-area East High School is facing intense scrutiny after videos of him forcing girls into the splits despite their agonized cries came to light.


  • Thursday, August, 24, 2017
    Judge: Ex-Football Player’s Lawsuit Can Proceed

    Former Liberty University football player Cameron Jackson’s lawsuit against the school can move forward, following a ruling from a U.S. district court judge.


  • Friday, August, 18, 2017
    Skin Infection Delays Start of HS Football Season

    A bacterial infection among members of a high school football team in Arizona is delaying the start of the season.


  • Wednesday, August, 16, 2017
    Program Uses Exercise to Improve Health Outcomes

    It’s no secret that exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. But working exercise into a therapy and recovery program can help improve outcomes for individuals who are sick or recovering from injury.