Dr. Tiana Woolridge: Substance Use Disorder Is a Mental Illness

Dr. Tiana Woolridge: Substance Use Disorder Is a Mental Illness

Join us on the Athlete Mindset podcast as Lisa Bonta Sumii shares space with a resident physician in the UC San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Pediatrics and a Founder of Embrace the Mind, Dr. Tiana Woolridge. Tiana’s father, a former professional NBA player Orlando Woolridge, was diagnosed with a substance use disorder, which could have … Read more

AthMindset | The Life of an NBA Agent with Josh Beauregard-Bell

Life of an NBA Agent with Josh Beauregard-Bell | SportsE Podcast

“I care about being a better person.” – Josh Beauregard-Bell NBA Agent, Josh Beauregard-Bell chats with Lisa Bonta-Sumii, LCSW, CSW in this episode about the life of an NBA agent. So often, the public assumes that sports agents are in it for all the wrong reasons. But then you hear a conversation like this–and remember, … Read more

AthMindset | Former LA Lakers Strength and Conditioning Coach Marco Nunez

Marco Nunez on SportsEprenuer AthMindset Podcast Series

Recovery begins when there are four zeros on the clock. In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with former Los Angeles Lakers strength and conditioning coach, Marco Nunez. Marco as he describes himself on LinkedIn: Performance Athletic Trainer ⛹️‍♂️ | Sports Medicine Specialist ⚕️| Sports Rehab Therapist 💪| Sports Scientist 🧬| … Read more

Gary Brackett & David West | Locker Room to Board Room

Gary Brackett & David West | Locker Room to Board Room

This is a special episode where Alan Major, college basketball coach, and CEO Peter Fuller hosts two former professional athletes now entrepreneurs and leaders, David West and Gary Brackett. This episode is filled with energy, no-nonsense, flat-out leadership, and fundamentals. David West played in the NBA from 2003 to 2018. He played for the Hornets, … 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

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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

SE+ Perspective | a perspective on sports matters

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?

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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

SE+ Perspective | a perspective on sports matters

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