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. 
  • 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.


  • Tuesday, March, 08, 2016
    Employee Fired for Leaving Girl Hanging on Climbing Wall

    A 55-second video posted on Facebook showing a young woman on her phone while a girl cries for help on a climbing wall got an employee at a Surrey, B.C. gymnasium fired.


  • Monday, March, 07, 2016
    HS Wrestler Claims Competing Gave Him Herpes

    A California high school wrestler who says he contracted a strain of herpes while competing in a wrestling match made a passionate call for the state wrestling championships to be canceled.


  • Thursday, March, 03, 2016
    Budget Woes Force St. Cloud State to Cut Six Sports

    Heather Weems, athletic director at St. Cloud State University, announced Wednesday that the school is cutting six sports from its athletic department after the current academic year.


  • Thursday, March, 03, 2016
    Bill Would Give Refs Concussion Overrule Power

    In the name of player safety, lawmakers in Kentucky are considering adopting a law that would give high school sports officials power to decide whether a player can return to a game following a head injury.


  • Tuesday, March, 01, 2016
    Skyway Links Vikings, Other Major Sports Venues

    Downtown Minneapolis already has 8 miles worth of indoor skyway, but the current system is set to expand directly to the new home of the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings.


  • Monday, February, 29, 2016
    Penn State Pushes for Liquor License

    Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour has reportedly asked the Board of Trustees to approve increased alcohol sales at on-campus athletic venues.


  • Thursday, February, 25, 2016
    Texas Admin Concerned Over Athletic Prep Schools

    Glen West knows football. He’s the president of the Texas High School Coaches Association, an official and a coach and athletic director at Brenham High School northwest of Houston. And he’s concerned.


  • Tuesday, February, 23, 2016
    New Vikings Stadium Has Water Damage, Needs Repairs

     

    Leaks in the snow gutter system at U.S. Bank Stadium, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings, have caused water damage that will require up to $4 million in repairs.