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Klutch Sports Signs Another Former NBA Draft First Round Pick

Klutch Sports Group continues to add to its star-studded NBA clientele, signing Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby for representation. Klutch Sports announced the move across their social media platforms on Friday.  Anunoby was represented by Chris Emens and Omar Wilkes of Octagon. Wilkes, the son of Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Jamaal Wilkes, left Octagon […]

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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 […]

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Lonzo Ball Signs With Klutch Sports For Representation

As reported by Malika Andrews of ESPN, Lonzo Ball has decided to sign with Klutch Sports for representation. In his young career, Ball has had stints with Roc Nation Sports and Creative Arts Agency (CAA). However, the choice to join Klutch was different as this time it was “solely” his decision, one he feels like […]

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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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Opinion: Intersection of Sports & Social Justice

Two aspects of society have become intertwined, sports and social justice. Inequality in the criminal justice system had previously been a slow grumble, just under the surface. My peers try to bring a voice to the voiceless, the marginalized. A question we have long asked in my current profession is: Why don’t people care more […]

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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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Penei Sewell Signs With Athletes First

After opting out of the 2020-21 college football season and declaring for the 2021 NFL Draft, former University of Oregon offensive lineman Penei Sewell has signed with Athletes First for representation. Joe Panos, Justin “Scoop” Schulman, and David Dunn are the lead agents for Sewell, according to Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal.  Brian […]

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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 […]

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Jalen Hits The Jackpot

 Jalen Ramsey, who famously arrived to training camp with the Jags last summer in an armored truck reminiscent of a Brinks truck fully equiped with bags of fake money, has made that dream into a reality a year later with the LA Rams. Ramsey and the Rams agreed to a 5-year $105M contract extension today […]

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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, […]