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Roc Nation Sports Signs Mike Vick

Roc Nation Sports has announced a new addition to its Personalities division; four-time Pro Bowl quarterback Mike Vick. Vick will join a small but strong personalities division at Roc Nation that includes Jalen Rose, Tony Allen, Caron Butler, Victor Cruz, and Zach Randolph.  Vick will work closely with Roc Nation to continue to bolster his […]

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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 […]

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NBA Teams Philanthropy

CAA Sports & OKC Thunder Partner To Create Thunder Fellows Program For Black Students In Tulsa

CAA Sports and OKC Thunder have created the Thunder Fellows Program, which is designed to unlock new career opportunities for Black youth in the Tulsa area. These opportunities will include curriculum such as data and analytics, with the goal of developing pipelines for professional roles in sports, entertainment and technology. In the statement released by […]

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Agent Spotlights Philanthropy Sports Agents Sports Business

Leigh Steinberg Joins InvestAcure Advisory Board

Leigh Steinberg, CEO of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment, has joined InvestAcure’s advisory board to help spearhead the implementation of the company’s 3-year plan to generate $1 billion in annual investment for Alzheimer’s, CTE and related dementias until a cure is found. “Every 65 seconds, someone in this country is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. It is a public health crisis of […]

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Headline Philanthropy

New Website Publicizes Athletes’ Charitable Endeavors

Far too often, the stories we hear and articles we read about athletes are focused on their various wrongdoings. A new website, Athletes Give, is looking to change the conversation by promoting the thousands of philanthropic events being put on by athletes each year. The site is a convenient, global portal of aggregated athlete community […]

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MLB Players Philanthropy

Baseball Prospectus, Issues Concerning Athletes And MiCamp To Host Celebrity Bartending Night

What: Fourth Annual Celebrity Bartending Night When: Saturday, March 22, 2014 (9:00-11:00 p.m.) Where: American Junkie Bar (4363 N 75th St, Scottsdale AZ, 85255) Baseball Prospectus, Issues Concerning Athletes, and MiCamp will host the fourth annual “Celebrity Bartending Night.” Adding to the excitement of this year’s event is renowned play-by-play announcer Daron Sutton, who will […]

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Headline Philanthropy Sports Business

Celebrity Sweat Super Bowl Flag Football Challenge Celebrates 13 Years Of Community Involvement

Did you know New England Patriots head coach, Bill Belichick, kick-started the Bill Belichick Foundation in December to mentor and provide financial support for athletic leaders of tomorrow? Did you know that Jon Kitna, Dallas Cowboys’ backup QB for week 17, donated his entire paycheck (reportedly $53,000) to a local high school? How about Larry […]

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Headline Philanthropy

Third Annual Celebrity Bartending Night For Charity

What: David DeJesus Family Foundation to Host Celebrity Bartending Night Presented by Issues Concerning Athletes When: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 (9-11 p.m.) Where: American Junkie Bar (4363 N 75th St, Scottsdale AZ, 85255) The David DeJesus Family Foundation (DDFF), a charitable organization that provides comfort and aid to families in crisis who suffer from illness, […]

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Headline NBA Players Philanthropy

Glen “Big Baby” Davis Selects French/West/Vaughan for PR/Marketing Support

French/West/Vaughan (FWV) has been selected by Glen “Big Baby” Davis (currently of the Orlando Magic) as his marketing, public relations and endorsement agency of record. Davis is FWV’s first NBA client.  FWV will work with Davis’ business manager, former Stanford football standout Anthony Kimble and his agent, John Hamilton of Performance Sports Management, in promoting the […]

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Headline Philanthropy Sports Agents

Tara Modlin Hopes To Skate Her Way Out Of Trouble

Want to see a website that looks like it was created in 1990, replete with graphics that look like a 5-year old created and background music that you cannot turn on/off?  Well here you go.  That website is the home of Fireworks Sports Marketing, the brainchild of sports agent Tara Modlin.  At least the company’s Facebook […]