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

Interview With Franklin Capital Strategies Founder Paul I. Franklin

The following interview is with Paul I. Franklin, Founder and Principle of Franklin Capital Strategies. Franklin Capital Strategies specializes in the protection, accumulation, and distribution of wealth to individuals, families, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and professional athletes throughout the country. This interview was conducted by Evan Thammahong, J.D. Candidate and aspiring

Lagardère Sports Breaking Into Esports Media Rights

Per a press release from the company, Lagardère Sports which is a multi-national sports representation firm is partnering with esports media company to distribute media rights to a new international esports event. Lagardeère Sports announced that they have signed an exclusive worldwide deal with the leading esports company RFRSH Entertainment

Lagardère Sports and Entertainment Launches Lagardère Plus

Per a company press release, Lagardère Sports and Entertainment has launched a global sponsorship agency - Lagardère Plus. The agency’s mission is to “transform traditional brand sponsorships into highly inventive and impactful marketing platforms,” and it incorporates Lagardère’s existing global consulting agencies in Germany (Zachel Int.) and France (Sponsorship 360). Rebranded

On To The Next One: Skal Labissiere

According to the agency, Wasserman has signed Sacramento Kings forward/center and former Kentucky Wildcat, Skal Labissiere. Labissiere was formerly represented by Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE) and agent Travis King. King and ISE signed Labissiere when he declared for the draft after just one season at the University of Kentucky. The former

NBA Draft Lottery Reform: An Alternative Approach

The following is a guest contribution by Noah Goodman. Goodman is a Labor and Employment Associate at Ballard Spahr in Philadelphia and he frequently writes about collective bargaining issues in professional sports. Goodman can be reached via LinkedIn.  On September 28, 2017, NBA owners will vote on Adam Silver’s proposal to reform the league's

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