Categories
Entertainment Social Networking Video Gamers

All Hail the Queens Gaming Collective

All Hail the Queens! Queens Gaming Collective is a women-led gaming lifestyle company here to elevate women to the next level. When I sat down (virtually) with Co-Founder and CEO, Alisa Jacobs and Co-Founder and Chairman, Justin J. Giangrande, this duo was passionate about women no longer “dimming their light”. The mission of Queens Gaming […]

Categories
Agent Spotlights Entertainment WNBA

PG Sports Welcomes 2020 WNBA ROY Crystal Dangerfield

Paul Guarino and PG Sports continue to grow with the agency’s newest client signing: Minnesota Lynx guard Crystal Dangerfield. PG Sports will represent Dangerfield in all off-court marketing, sponsorships, and public relations endeavors. When speaking with Guarino, he said, “I’m excited to work with Crystal because I’ve had my eye on her since her UCONN […]

Categories
Contract Negotiation Entertainment Video Gamers

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins Has His Sights Set On Hollywood

Days after signing one of the best NFL Draft prospects, Creative Arts Agency (CAA) has pulled off an even bigger signing coup — Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, the popular video game player. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news of Blevins signing with CAA.  Blevins, 29, announced in September that he was returning to Twitch, a […]

Categories
Entertainment Soccer Sports Business

ICM Partners Acquires Stellar Group

ICM Partners acquires Stellar Group, the largest football (soccer) agency in the world. The London-based agency represents over 800 clients (including NFL players) with $3 billion in player contracts. Some notable clients for Stellar Group are: Jameis Winston, Gareth Bale, and Saul Niguez. The agency has over 130 employees with offices in 10 countries worldwide. […]

Categories
Entertainment Journalism Sports Agents Sports Business

Octagon and Wasserman Victorious At Sports Business Awards Show

Octagon and Wasserman found themselves atop the sports business industry on Wednesday, as each of them took home honors at the Sports Business Journal’s 13th annual Sports Business Awards show, which was held virtually due to COVID-19.  Octagon won the award for Best in Corporate Consulting, Marketing and Client Services. It is the fourth time […]

Categories
Colleges Endorsements Entertainment

Rubicon Talent Announces Rubicon-U Division

Sports marketing and entertainment agency Rubicon Talent has entered the college athletics realm by launching a division called Rubicon-U. Rubicon-U will advise amateur athletes, universities, conferences, brands, and media platforms on ways to take advantage of opportunities with the NIL legislation, a legislation which will allow college athletes to profit from their name, image, and […]

Categories
Entertainment Journalism Sports Business

HBO To Air Documentary On Rise and Fall of Former Successful Sports Radio Host

Craig Carton was living the dream of every sports fan — talking about sports for a living in the country’s biggest media market on a wildly successful morning radio show, WFAN’s “Boomer and Carton.” Until his world crumbled.  “Wild Card: The Downfall of a Radio Loudmouth,” from HBO Sports and StreetSmartVideo, will detail Carton’s rise […]

Categories
Entertainment Sports Business

Marshawn Lynch Joins Sports Betting Partnership

Beast Mode® is taking his next venture into sports betting. Marshawn Lynch, the 5x Pro Bowler and Super Bowl Champion, has begun a content partnership with SportsBettingDime.com that will run throughout the 2020 football season. SportsBettingDime.com, or SBD, is a free online resource for all things sports betting news, information, and analysis. The foundation of […]

Categories
Entertainment Sports Business

Wasserman Signs Peloton Instructor Tunde Oyeneyin

Wasserman has signed Peloton instructor Tunde Oyeneyin. Oyeneyin will be represented by Spencer Wadsworth, and the agency will aid her in all endorsement, speaking, and branding opportunities. “We are stoked to add Tunde to our team at Wasserman,” said Wadsworth. “She not only brings new energy and experience to a previously untapped space in the […]

Categories
Entertainment Philanthropy Sports Business

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 […]