On To The Next One: Melvin Ingram

According to Berk Communications, Roc Nation Sports has signed San Diego Chargers linebacker and former Gamecock star Melvin Ingram. The 18th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Ingram is currently in his fifth season with the Chargers. Known for his athleticism and defensive tenacity, Ingram shined throughout the 2015 season, leading the Chargers with 10.5 sacks, 19…

Autumn Thrills for Sport Fans

The Euro 2016 in France, Olympic Games in Rio and indeed the summer itself may well be over, but there is plenty for sport fans to look forward to as the Autumn season begins to set in.  A Coral bookmaker review of the sports index will show you a glimpse at all the events in…

BESLA 36th Annual Conference

What: Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association 36th Annual Conference “The Doctrine of Success- Addressing Global Business Challenges through Excellence and Inclusion” When: October 19-23, 2016 Where: Hyatt Ziva Cabo, San Lucas, Mexico To register for the event, click here. To access the full agenda for the conference, click here. Sport industry panel topics include: Twitter, Social Media, Digital…

Breeders’ Cup 2016 – what should you expect?

The Breeders’ Cup returns to Santa Anita Park on November 4 and 5, 2016. The prestigious event in the racing calendar has a new logo for this year, having teamed with luxury marketing company Epiphany Inc. The oval logo featuring the single star of California, a single palm tree and golden light beams is said…

2016 Sports Agent School

What: TPG Sports Agent School When: October 21-22, 2016 Where: Chicago, IL (Muvico Theater– Located in Rosemont, IL just minutes away from Chicago O’Hare Airport) Schedule:  DAY 1 – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21ST 11:30am – 12:00pm – Registration 12:00pm – 12:10pm – Introductions 12:10pm – 1:00pm – Introduction to Athlete Representation 1:00pm – 2:00pm – Successfully Representing an Athlete: Creating Opportunities for…

NFL Star NaVorro Bowman Joins DonJoy Performance To Promote On-Field Protection

Per a press release from the company, DonJoy Performance, the consumer division of leading global provider of medical device solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management DJO Global, Inc. announces today the addition of San Francisco 49er’s linebacker NaVorro Bowman to its roster of professional athletes. Bowman will serve as the face of…

Thomas Detry Signs With Excel Sports Management

Per a press release from the company, Professional golfer Thomas Detry has joined the elite group of clients at Excel Sports Management. He will be represented by Lance Young, who will manage Detry’s Tour responsibilities as well as all marketing and endorsement opportunities. A 2016 graduate of The University of Illinois and native of Belgium, Detry…

The Road To The World Series Of Poker 2016

As we speak, the World Series of Poker 2016 is well underway at Las Vegas’s Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. For those of you who wish you were there – it’s not too late to make it happen! The world’s best poker players, and a fair few amateurs will be in town until July 18,…

Octagon Hires Broadcast Industry Veteran Tim Scanlan

Per a press release from the company, earlier this week Octagon, a global sports and entertainment leader, welcomed broadcast industry veteran Tim Scanlan as Vice President, Sports Broadcast to lead the next phase of growth for Octagon’s substantial sports broadcast talent representation group. Prior to joining Octagon, Scanlan served as ESPN’s vice president for talent…