SportsMatterz | Small School College Athletes Should Create Content, Now!

SportsMatterz | Small School College Athletes Should Create Content

Just like a coach in basketball, college athletes need coaches for their content creation and marketing. In this SportsMatterz episode, John Priore and Mitch Ford have a conversation around Mitch’s journey in the basketball world including his time as a player, coach, and trainer. John and Mitch get into why athletes should create content in … Read more

Overtime Elite: A Unique League For The Next Generation

Overtime Elite: A Unique League For The Next Generation | SportsEpreneur

A new, innovative basketball league is on its way to completely reinvent the way the next generation of elite athletes make it to the NBA – meet Overtime Elite. Overtime Elite is a developmental basketball league that will compensate high school-aged players to forfeit their high school and college eligibility and train with top-level coaching … Read more

Vanessa Bryant Launches Mambacita Clothing Brand

Vanessa Bryant Launches Mambacita Clothing Brand

Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa Bryant, is launching a clothing brand, Mambacita, in honor of her late daughter, Gigi. The brand name is in the representation of the nickname given to Gigi by father Kobe, whose nickname on the court was Black Mamba. Bryant released the clothing line on May 1st in honor of what would … Read more

Esports: A Different Way To Think Of Sport

Esports: A Different Way To Think Of Sport

The sports industry was one of the hardest-hit industries thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, but one sport seemed to thrive in a time left uncertain to the rest: Esports. Shortened seasons, empty stadiums, and daily coronavirus testing left players, coaches, and fans in defeat. But as people were encouraged to stay home, finding ways to … Read more

The Future of College Basketball – Where Is It Headed?

The Future of College Basketball - Where Is It Headed? | SportsEpreneur

March Madness is the time of year for die-hard college basketball fans and bystanders alike to put together competitive brackets and have friendly banter over which team they believe will cut down the net and take home the hardware. Some partakers will support a low-seeded underdog, but most will typically bet on teams like Kentucky, … Read more

NBA TV Ratings and Sports During the Pandemic

NBA TV Ratings and Sports During the Pandemic | SportsEpreneur

A look around the sports world with a focus on NBA TV ratings, bubbles, broadcasting, and sports during the pandemic. In the sports world, like just about everywhere else, 2020 has been a year like no other. As concern for the COVID-19 pandemic peaked, organized, professional sports all but ground to a halt. Then, rightly … Read more

SE54 | Creating an Engaged Fan Base | GMDY Co-Founder, Danny Harris

GMDY Co-Founder, Danny Harris | Creating an Engaged Fan Base

Building fan and athlete relationships through real-time shopping. In this episode, Eric Kasimov chats with GMDY Co-Founder, Danny Harris. GMDY empowers athletes and gives sports fans a better way to shop. Eric and Danny discuss an athlete’s influence, personal branding, and creating engaged sports fans.   The “I see it, I want it” mentality has captured many people. That’s … Read more

SE53 | Disrupting College Basketball With Creative Ideas | Joseph Bien-Kahn

Joseph Bien-Kahn | Disrupting College Basketball With Creative Ideas

A basketball league for the top 18-year-olds in the world? In this episode, Eric Kasimov chats with Joseph Bien-Kahn, a freelance journalist based out of Los Angeles. Eric and Joseph discuss an idea for a disruptive basketball league, content, and creativity.  Eric connected with Joe once he saw him featured in the Axios Sports Newsletter by Kendall … Read more

8 | 24 | 13 | 9

8 | 24 | 13 | 9 | In Memory of Kobe Bryant, Gigi, and All Victims | SE

This news about Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and those who lost their lives…  This is really tough.  Kobe–I talk about him often with my kids. We all feel like we knew him. His mindset, his work ethic, his passion for the game he loves, his caring, his love of family, and his creations–including his podcast, … Read more

Young Players Are…Young

Young Players Are...Young | SportsEpreneur | Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons and Young Business Professionals I hear negative comments about young players in all sports, but most recently in basketball. People go at these players as if these kids are finished products—as if anybody is ever a finished product. Take 22-year-old Ben Simmons, of the Philadelphia 76ers, a phenom by all accounts. He is … Read more