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. 
  • Tuesday, October, 25, 2016
    Knight Commission Pushes NCAA to Reward Academics

    Ahead of a major vote by the NCAA, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics urged the body to pass a policy that would change the organization’s revenue distribution model and reward schools whose athletic teams meet academic expectations with revenue generated by NCAA events.


  • Friday, October, 21, 2016
    Prosecutor: Abusive Ex-HS Coach Sent Thousands of Texts

    During a preliminary hearing Tuesday, police and investigators testified that a former high school basketball coach and a female member of his team exchanged more than 52,000 text messages during a period of alleged sexual abuse.


  • Thursday, October, 20, 2016
    Athletic Trainers to Strike While Sporting Events Go On

    Earlier this week, faculty at 14 universities owned by the State of Pennsylvania went on strike, and the impact of the walkout could extend beyond the classroom to the playing field.


  • Tuesday, October, 18, 2016
    Report: Louisville to Receive Notice of Allegations

    The University of Louisville basketball program is expected to receive a notice of allegations from the NCAA stemming from a yearlong investigation into an alleged prostitution scandal.


  • Monday, October, 17, 2016
    Player’s ‘Broke Athlete’ Sign Drives Discussion

    University of Wisconsin basketball star Nigel Hayes made waves when he appeared on ESPN’s College GameDay program Saturday with a sign soliciting donations to a Venmo account.


  • Wednesday, October, 12, 2016
    Board Agrees to Apparel Deal with Under Armour

    When it comes to sports apparel deals, the focus tends to be on collegiate teams who sign rich deals with sportswear companies. But the apparel wars have trickled down to the high school level, as well.


  • Tuesday, October, 11, 2016
    NLRB: Private Schools Cannot Restrict Athletes’ Tweets

    In an unprecedented move, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled that Northwestern University must remove “unlawful” restrictions on football players’ expression, allowing them to post freely on social media or speak to media as they see fit.


  • Tuesday, October, 04, 2016
    Stadium Fight Leaves Football Fan in Critical Condition

    A fight between football fans over the weekend left one man in critical condition with a severe brain injury.


  • Monday, October, 03, 2016
    Supreme Court Won’t Hear O’Bannon Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court will not consider the Ed O’Bannon antitrust case against the NCAA, it announced Monday.


  • Friday, September, 30, 2016
    Oops: HS Vandals Out Themselves on Social Media

    Four members of the Robert Vela (Texas) High School football team got themselves into trouble for allegedly vandalizing facilities at a rival high school  and promptly bragging about it on social media.