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Blog March 16, 2020 A Time for Gut Checks and Game Faces

By Drew Hawkins Since the uber contagious Covid-19 emerged as a new, pervasive and, in cases, lethal viral assailant — it has moved at lightning speed globally, taking the political, medical, financial and entire sports worlds with it then sinking the latter two to new depths not seen in a very, very long time or …

Blog February 6, 2020 49ers Still Get a Dub When It Comes to Their Super Bowl Paycheck

This blog post was originally published by The Shadow League. (Photo Credit: Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images) If invested wisely, the bonus money made from their Super Bowl loss will eventually become a big cash win. By Drew Hawkins The Super Bowl is a wrap for the 2019 season with Patrick Mahomes and his Chiefs crowned the champs and handed bonus …

Blog January 27, 2020 The Indomitable, Inimitable, Incomparable 8/24 DNA

By Drew Hawkins Yesterday’s loss was not just about losing a legend who had given so much to the sport, the NBA, the nation and the world. It was greater than that. It was a loss of what could have been and what was yet to be. As many in the sports world and beyond …

Blog January 23, 2020 Preserving David Stern’s Legacy by Preserving the Money

By Drew Hawkins I had the honor of attending Tuesday’s memorial service for David Stern at Radio City Music Hall. Along with several thousand others in attendance, we were treated to heartfelt and tender remarks for a man who was tough as nails and whose impact on the world had reaches far beyond the hardwoods. …

Blog January 17, 2020 Way to go, Women!

By Drew Hawkins David Stern created the WNBA in 1996 and the league is one of the cornerstones of the legacy he left as part of his 30-year career as the NBA commissioner. Tuesday’s announcement of the groundbreaking agreement achieved between the WNBA and its player’s union was not only historical but, in a way, …

Blog January 15, 2020 Edyoucore Loved Beast Mode Breaking it Down for his Ballin’ Brethren

By Drew Hawkins This blog post was also published by The Shadow League Marshawn Lynch – aka Beast Mode to his teammates and fans – dropped some wisdom on us all (as only he could) in a presser following the Seahawks vs. Packers NFC divisional playoff game. Edyoucore couldn’t have loved it more because it’s …

Blog November 1, 2019 Demands for College Athletes to Cash In also Call for Solid, Unbiased Financial Literacy Programs

By Drew Hawkins A sea-change in collegiate sports is feeling realer by the week with California and at least 12 other states pushing ahead to allow amateur college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness. It’s a hot topic that heated up overnight with the NCAA announcing that its Board of Governors voted …

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