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. 
  • 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.


  • Monday, July, 09, 2018
    AT Fired for Peeing in Whirlpool Settles Lawsuit

    Drake University has settled a lawsuit filed by the school’s former head athletic trainer in the wake of his 2016 firing.


  • Friday, July, 06, 2018
    Facility Friday: Miami MLS Stadium, Auburn Football Facility

    The group led by soccer legend David Beckham is expected to present its plans for an MLS soccer stadium in Miami to the city commission next week. Plans call for a 28,000-seat stadium to be built on what is now a public golf course near the Miami International Airport. If the commission approves of the plan, voters would decide whether to amend the city’s charter to allow for the bid to move forward. In addition to the proposed stadium, the Beckham-led group plans to build public soccer fields, an underground parking facility and much more to the site. — ESPN.com


  • Tuesday, July, 03, 2018
    South Alabama Seeks Public Monies for Stadium

    The University of South Alabama would like to build an on-campus football stadium and is looking for help from local taxpayers to do it.


  • Friday, June, 29, 2018
    Facility Friday: FC Cincinnati, Minnesota Golf Facility

    MLS-bound FC Cincinnati announced its plans to build a new team training complex in Milford, Ohio. Pending approvals from local government entities, the team has contracted MSA Sport to design the $30 million project. The facility will include three full-size soccer fields (one synthetic turf, two natural grass), and buildings for the MLS team, FCC Academy teams and maintenance. The MLS team building will include locker rooms, athletic training and sports performance areas, a player lounge, a dining facility, team meeting rooms, media work space and offices. — FCCincinnati.com


  • Thursday, June, 28, 2018
    Ex-Track Coach Sues Missouri for Discrimination

    A former assistant track and field coach at the University of Missouri has filed a lawsuit, alleging racial discrimination.


  • Tuesday, June, 26, 2018
    Oakland University Debuts Subscription-Based Ticketing

    Oakland University announced a new ticketing strategy aimed at engaging the school's young alumni under a model many of them are familiar with: subscriptions. 


  • Monday, June, 25, 2018
    Fan Files Suit Over 2016 Baseball Bat Injury

    An Indiana man filed suit against Major League Baseball and the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, claiming he had suffered a severe injury after being struck with a flying bat at a 2016 game hosted by the Chicago White Sox.


  • Friday, June, 22, 2018
    Facility Friday: Celtics Training Facility, Oklahoma Softball Stadium

    The Boston Celtics on Tuesday opened the doors of their new practice facility: the Auerbach Center at New Balance World Headquarters in Brighton, Mass. The 70,000-square-foot facility offers more than double the space of the team’s old facility, and features office space, weight and cardio training facilities, physical and hydrotherapy rooms and more. — Boston Globe


  • Thursday, June, 21, 2018
    Eastern Michigan Hit with Second Suit Over Cuts

    In a 34-page lawsuit filed on Friday on behalf of two female athletes, Eastern Michigan University is accused of violating Title IX by choosing to eliminate four sports from its athletics program.