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. 
  • Friday, July, 27, 2018
    Facility Friday: BC's Fish Field House, Memphis Athletics, Austin Community Rec Center

    This week, Boston College showcased its new Fish Field House indoor practice facility. The $52.6 million, 115,700-square-foot project features a full regulation synthetic turf playing field, as well as 12,000 square feet of strength and conditioning space. The facility is still in the last stages of construction, but will open with preseason football camp beginning in early August. — BC.edu


  • Wednesday, July, 25, 2018
    UMaine Football Player Collapses During Workout, Dies

    In what has become an all-too-common occurrence around this time of year, a college football player has died after collapsing during a preseason workout.


  • Tuesday, July, 24, 2018
    Gym-Goer Arrested for Exercising in the Nude

    A Massachusetts man made himself right at home in a New Hampshire Planet Fitness location — and was arrested as a result.


  • Monday, July, 23, 2018
    Ohio State Assistant Hit with Civil Protection Order

    Zach Smith, an assistant football coach with Ohio State, has had a domestic violence civil protection order filed against him.


  • Friday, July, 20, 2018
    Facility Friday: Cal Softball and Beach Volleyball, Youth Sports Stadium

    In a letter to the campus community, University of California-Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ announced plans to build new facilities for the school’s women’s softball and beach volleyball programs. The letter suggested that the school has a moral and legal obligation under Title IX to provide high-quality facilities to these programs, and that their projected total cost would be approximately $30 million. Improvements coming to the softball facility include flipping the field’s orientation and enlarging the facility. It will see expanded seating, covered batting cages, locker rooms, a video board, field lighting and an elevated press box. The softball facility will meet dimensional requirements, allowing the school to hold NCAA tournament games. The beach volleyball facility will feature four sand courts, permanent spectator seating and a scoreboard. — CalBears.com


  • Wednesday, July, 18, 2018
    Michigan State Names Beekman Permanent AD

    A long-time Michigan State University official who had been serving as the school’s interim athletic director since February had the interim label removed this week.


  • Wednesday, July, 18, 2018
    SAIT in Calgary Makes Some Noise for Mental Health

    Coordinators are on the front lines of campus recreation departments across North America; those individuals who develop programs or champion campus initiatives know it can be tricky not to get stuck in a rut. But Marketing and Recreation Coordinator Amanda Gill and her team at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary are constantly working to build the buzz for healthy people and healthy communities. This past winter, Amanda and her team brought their creativity to bear on one special event in particular.


  • Friday, July, 13, 2018
    Facility Friday: Rays Stadium Renderings, Audi Field

    The Tampa Bay Rays unveiled renderings of a proposed stadium in Ybor City, Fla. At an estimated cost of $892 million (including the ballpark and related infrastructure), plans call for seating for 28,216, and a unique translucent roof. Kansas City-based firm Populous provided designs for the facility. — Tampa Bay Times


  • Tuesday, July, 10, 2018
    Incorporating Streaming Video in the Health Club

    One might consider "streaming video" to be the rallying cry of couch potatoes, but the fact is, streaming video isn't just revolutionizing the entertainment world — it's shaking up the fitness industry, as well.


  • Monday, July, 09, 2018
    Fitness App Data Could Expose National Security Info

    A popular fitness app has suspended a feature that maps user activity after a joint investigation by Dutch news websites De Correspondent and Bellingcat revealed an alarming amount of sensitive data on users.