Octagon Launches Global Media Rights Consulting Division Led By Daniel Cohen

Per a press release from the company, Octagon, the sports and entertainment marketing leader, announces the launch of the agency’s global Media Rights Consulting practice. The new group will provide strategic consultation to major domestic and international rights holders, broadcasters, emerging distribution platforms and the sports investment community. Octagon’s media advisory services

Bleachr and Lagardère Sports partner for Citi Open Tournament

Per a company press release, Bleachr and Lagardere Sports have partnered to improve the life experience at the Citi Open Tennis Tournament. Bleachr, is a Minneapolis-based mobile platform developer with patented in-venue technology. The company’s patented geo-fenced social and transactional platform “amplifies the live experience for fans, while delivering them convenience

Justise Winslow Teams Up With MET-RX

Per a press release, Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow has agreed to a multi-year partnership with MET-Rx, making the company Winslow's official sports nutrition partner. By agreeing to this partnership, MET-Rx will help Winslow take his training to the next level as he enters his third NBA season. The partnership will

SportBox Entertainment Group Appoints Francisco Terreros As EVP

Per a press release from the company, SportBox Entertainment Group has announced that ?s Group Principal and FIFA registered intermediary, Francisco Terreros, has joined the agency and will serve as Executive Vice President. Terreros brings more than 15 years of sport and entertainment industry experience to the firm. The Colombia native will lead the formation of a

Roc Nation Sports Signs First Coaching Client, Browns Head Coach Hue Jackson

Per Liz Mullen, Roc Nation Sports has signed its first coaching client, Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson. Jackson will be represented by agent John Thornton, who also represented him when Thornton worked at Octagon. Thornton, who negotiated Jackson’s four-year deal with the Browns in January 2016, left Octagon for Roc Nation three months later. The two worked

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