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Media Coverage May 1, 2020 Michigan’s Warde Manuel: ‘Impossible’ to play sports without students on campus

The Detroit News Recaps Edyoucore’s Get Lit Live Chat with Michigan’s Director of Athletics By  Angelique S. Chengelis, The Detroit News Story Link on DetroitNews.com Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel made clear, in blunt terms, that he would find it “impossible” to ask his student-athletes to play games if students are not back on campus …

Media Coverage April 23, 2020 Baltimore Business Journal Asks Drew Hawkins to Give Financial Tips to Pro Athletes During COVID-19

Pro athletes need financial advice during pandemic, too By Holden Wilen  – Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal Professional athletes, like millions of other people around the United States, are not working while the various leagues have suspended play due to the Covid-19 pandemic. While NBA and MLB players are still getting paid, athletes face a number of challenges that …

Media Coverage April 11, 2020 Drew Hawkins Provides Insight to CNBC for Story about the Importance of NBA Players Enhancing their Financial Education

NBA players urge colleagues to get financially educated during work stoppage: ‘Don’t look at this as a timeout,’ Chris Paul says By Jabari Young  Link to Article With the coronavirus pandemic keeping the sports industry on pause, players from across the National Basketball Association are urging their colleagues to use the downtime to examine finances …

Media Coverage December 26, 2019 USA Today: Greg Oden gets job counseling young athletes on financial pitfalls of success

By Adam Jardy | The Columbus Dispatch For years, Greg Oden’s life lessons have served as teaching points for a younger generation of basketball players. Now, he’s officially in the business of telling them himself. After graduating from Ohio State with a bachelor’s degree in sports industry last spring, the former No. 1 NBA draft pick …

Media Coverage December 18, 2019 The Athletic Highlights Edyoucore’s Program with the Baltimore Ravens

Ravens players are preparing for off-field success too; An inside look at their financial literacy class By Daniel Kaplan Story Link OWINGS MILLS, Md. — More than a dozen Ravens, mostly second- and third-year players, shuffled into a spacious meeting room early one morning last month at team headquarters, a teammate hobbling in late on …

Media Coverage October 10, 2019 Front Office Sports: Bart Scott, Antoine Walker Sharing Financial Lessons With Young Athletes

Athletes in Business BY PAT EVANS Link to Article As more money flows into the world of sports and the pockets of athletes, it’s more important than ever to ensure young athletes are educated and older athletes are quick to join the cause. Former NFL linebacker Bart Scott and former NBA forward Antoine Walker are aiming …

Media Coverage News October 18, 2016 Forbes: CBS NFL Analyst Bart Scott Can’t Wait To Save NFL Players Money

By Mark J. Burns Link to Article Bart Scott has heard the good, bad and ugly when it comes to athletes and their finances, but now that he is retired, the former New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens linebacker is looking to “change the narrative” over the course of his second career. An undrafted player from …

Media Coverage News September 16, 2016 The New York Times: For College Athletes, Financial Coaching From Retired Pros

By Paul Sullivan Link to Article They are two former professional athletes whose prospects started out quite differently. Bart Scott went undrafted coming out of Southern Illinois University but ended up playing 11 seasons in the National Football League, and made it to the Pro Bowl in 2006. Antoine Walker, who led the University of …

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