NBPA Tabs Antonio Davis To Lead New Player Program

Per Liz Mullen of SBJ, the National Basketball Players Association has hired former NBA player, union president and ESPN broadcaster Antonio Davis to lead a program intended to help prepare players for life after basketball – “Off the Court.” So far, he is the only person working for the program and

Octagon Founder And President Phil de Picciotto Inducted Into Washington Business Hall Of Fame

Octagon Founder and President, Phil de Picciotto, was recently inducted into the Washington Business Hall of Fame in the 30th annual ceremony that benefits Junior Achievement of Greater Washington. Commonly thought of as the "Academy Awards of Business" in the Washington, DC-region, the Hall of Fame recognizes and honors business leaders

Miami RB Mark Walton Signs With ZHS Sports

Now that the college football regular season has come to a close and teams around the nation prepare for conference championship games and eventually bowl games, draft-eligible players are going to start making decisions regarding their future. Although his team is preparing for the ACC Championship game against the Clemson

On To The Next One: James Burgess Jr.

Per Liz Mullen of SBJ and shared via the man himself on Instagram, Cleveland Browns linebacker James Burgess has signed with Rosenhaus Sports for his representation. He will be represented by Drew Rosenhaus and Robert Bailey. The news comes after the second-year linebacker out of Louisville tallied a career-high 16 tackles

On To The Next One: Jeff Green

According to various social media posts, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Jeff Green has signed with Roc Nation Sports for his representation. The announcement was made as the Cavs wrapped up a four-game road trip, with a pit stop in New York to take on the Knicks. The deal was likely signed

NFL Duo Named Newest ProSupps Official Athletes

Per a company press release, nutrition and wellness company ProSupps has signed Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and LA Chargers linebacker Melvin Ingram as its newest Official Athletes. The signing of the duo marks ProSupps' first venture into professional football. In becoming Official Athletes, the company will create a strategic

By The Numbers: NFLPA-Certified Agents Up To 830

According to SBJ, the number of NFLPA-certified agents has risen to 830, a four percent rise from 795 for those who don’t want to do the math. Each summer the NFLPA holds a seminar and exam for those interested in becoming a certified agent. While this comes at a steep price

Octagon Launches eSports Passion Drivers® Research

Per a company press release, Octagon has launched eSports Passion Drivers®, the first-ever study on fan behavior surrounding the booming eSports industry. “Octagon’s new eSports Passion Drivers® work is the first study to go beyond the demographics and scope of the eSports industry, and truly uncover and quantify, why fans care

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