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, March, 30, 2016
    City Reaches Settlement in Splash Pad Sewage Case

    A dispute over a 2013 splash pad renovation could be drawing to an end as Traverse City, Mich., commissioners accepted a settlement for $300,000. The city blamed the firm Hamilton Anderson Associates for design flaws that led to water contaminated with sewage to rain down on children.


  • Tuesday, March, 29, 2016
    NHL Discussed Link Between Fights, Concussions

    In recently unsealed emails, top NHL officials discussed possible links between fights, concussions and the deaths of three former players who died either due to suicide or drug overdose.


  • Wednesday, March, 23, 2016
    Eye-Tracking Device May Help Concussion Diagnoses

    As concerns about concussions and head injuries continue to dominate the discussion when it comes to sports at all levels, businesses are flocking to find ways to prevent, treat and diagnose the condition in hopes of improving outcomes.


  • Tuesday, March, 22, 2016
    Athletic Trainer, AED Save Athlete After Collapse

    Caleb Perkins, an athlete at Revere High School in Ohio, collapsed and went into full cardiac arrest during track practice on Friday afternoon. The combined quick thinking by a coach and athletic trainer, and the use of an AED (automated external defibrillator) may have saved his life.


  • Monday, March, 21, 2016
    HS Athletic Director Investigated for Theft

    A Minnesota high school athletic director is on unpaid leave, facing allegations of theft of more than $100,000 in athletic ticket sales.


  • Thursday, March, 17, 2016
    Lawsuit: Concussion Protocol Missteps Led to Paralysis

    The family of a former football player at Belt High School in Montana filed a lawsuit this week, claiming negligence in a series of events that has left him paralyzed.


  • Tuesday, March, 15, 2016
    NFL Exec: Link Exists Between Football, Brain Diseases

    For the first time, a high-ranking NFL official admitted that there is a link between the head trauma produced in football and degenerative brain diseases like chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).


  • Monday, March, 14, 2016
    Redskins Reveal Unique Feature in Stadium Design

    When the Washington Redskins eventually leave FedEx Field for greener pastures (a new stadium), that stadium will reportedly have a feature more familiar to medieval castles than to modern football stadiums: a moat.


  • Thursday, March, 10, 2016
    Bill Would Bar State Funds for Athletic Facilities

    Lawmakers in Kansas are developing a bill that would give the state the ability to deny financial help to certain building projects at school districts. The legislation would create a state panel to review construction proposals, and only projects related directly to student instruction would be approved.


  • Tuesday, March, 08, 2016
    Incorrect Court Impacts HS Basketball Championships

    The Macon Coliseum hosted the Georgia High School Association’s basketball championships last Thursday through Saturday on a court that wasn’t set up according to regulations.