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2nd Annual Women in Baseball Conference: Being a Black Woman is my Superpower Panel Recap

The 2nd annual Women in Baseball conference sponsored by SABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center, and hosted by Rockford University took place this weekend. The theme of this year’s conference was Celebrating African American Women in Baseball. The conference featured keynote addresses from professionals such as Lauren Meyer, the Director of The Other Boys of Summer; […]

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Southern University Law Center 2020 Sports and Entertainment Symposium

Southern University Law Center will host their 2020 Sports and Entertainment Symposium on September 18-19. According to their website: The legal field is broad and extensive when it comes to choosing an area of specialization. The world of sports and entertainment is no different, as it can range from sports to technology to music and […]

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More Than A Game: From HER Perspective

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Sports Task Force is hosting a three day virtual event filled with conversations that help uplift, elevate and empower Black women that are working fearlessly in every aspect of the sports industry.  The event is divided into three sessions per day with each day focused on the main […]

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SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference

The 2nd annual Women in Baseball Conference will take place this weekend and is sponsored by SABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center, and hosted by Rockford University. This year’s conference will be a virtual event centered around the theme “Celebrating African American Women in Baseball.” In addition to learning about topics such as the Dolly Vardens, […]

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Roc Nation & Brooklyn’s LIU Launch New School

Roc Nation has partnered with Brooklyn’s Long Island University to launch Roc Nation School of Music, Sports, and Entertainment. Enrollment for the new school will begin Fall 2021. 25% of incoming freshman will receive the Roc Nation Hope Scholarship allowing them to graduate without any debt. Applicants can begin to apply this fall and the […]

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Interview with the Agent: Kirsten Simmons

Kirsten Simmons is a certified National Basketball Players Association Agent. Simmons received her Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from the University of South Carolina-Columbia and currently works at Thread Sports Management in Toronto, Canada. D’Bria Bradshaw: What made you pursue a career as a sports agent? Why Basketball? Kirsten Simmons: Growing up in Canada, sports […]

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The Sports & Entertainment Group 2020 Draft Class

The Sports & Entertainment Group, PLLC led by Adisa Bakari, Jeff Whitney, and Edward Dent have been quite busy during this off season securing new contracts for their NFL veteran clients like Stefon Diggs heading to the Bills; George Fant to the Jets; and Eric Murray to the Texans. The trio also had a great […]

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Interview with the Agent: Chelsea Townsend

Chelsea Townsend is the CEO and founder of C-Town Sports Agency. She is a Certified NFL agent. Townsend received her Juris Doctor from Elon University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in EXSS: Sports Administration from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. C-Town Sports is a full-service sports agency committed to advocating for […]

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Ballengee Group Acquires Football Agency, Signs Record Breaking Baseball Extension And Pushes The Combat Sports Scene

Per a press release from the company, Ballengee Group has acquired Fischman and Wiltz Sports, an NFL representation practice, introducing the full-service Ballengee Group to football representation. Certified NFL Agents Martin Fischman and Dr. Stanley Wiltz will be leading the new football division. Long-time client service managers Rick Roberts and Matt Gilley are also joining […]

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Adidas Continues Push For Equality In Sports

Per a press release from the company, last week Adidas continued its commitment to championing girls and women in sport as it moves into the second phase of the She Breaks Barriers initiative.  Adidas debuted a film featuring four athletes ( Becky Sauerbrunn (USWNT, Defender Utah Royals); Keni Harrison (World Record Holder, 100m hurdles); Layshia Clarendon (WNBA Point Guard, Connecticut […]