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, April, 19, 2016
    Family Gets Nearly $18M in Baylor Stadium Death Suit

    After six hours of deliberation, a jury awarded $17.72 million to the family of a construction worker who drowned while working on a pedestrian bridge to Baylor University’s McLane Stadium in 2014.


  • Monday, April, 18, 2016
    Air Duct Accident Closes Fitness Center Pool

    The pool area at Choice Fitness Center in Grand Forks, N.D., was closed over the weekend after a 60-foot section of a heating and cooling air duct fell from the ceiling.


  • Thursday, April, 14, 2016
    HS Girls' Swim Club Hires Stripper for Team Banquet

    The synchronized swimming club at Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa, made waves last week when it hired a male stripper to perform at an off-campus facility during a team banquet.


  • Wednesday, April, 13, 2016
    NBA Could Approve Jersey Ads for 2017-'18 Season

    A vote among NBA owners scheduled to take place this week may allow for advertisements on NBA jerseys, according to ESPN.


  • Monday, April, 11, 2016
    Man Falls from Escalator at Miller Park

    During the ninth inning of Saturday’s Milwaukee Brewers game, a 30-year-old man fell from an escalator and landed on the roof of a concourse merchandise shop.


  • Tuesday, April, 05, 2016
    Mother of Son with Autism Sues for Locker Room Access

    The city of Detroit was recently compelled to change its policy regarding recreation center locker rooms after being sued for discrimination by the mother of a boy with autism.


  • 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.