Video: NFLPA on “The Business of Football”

At BWB6 just prior to this year’s NFL Draft, NFL Players Association President Eric Winston and Assistant Executive Director of External Affairs George Atallah fielded questions pertaining to their roles with and that of the Union itself with attendees. Read More »

Announcing Our First Panel for #BWB6

Justice, Society and the Rise of Online and Athlete Activists 2014 saw an unprecedented intersection between sports and social issues.  Social media fueled the conversation – and controversy – as athletes and journalists alike took to platforms like Twitter... Read More »

Reaction Roundtable: League of Denial

This week, BWB’s Don Povia was joined by Yahoo Sports’ Jay Busbee, Bleacher Report’s Will Carroll, SB Nation’s David Roth, The Outside Corner and ONE World Sports’ Amanda Rykoff and Deadspin’s Kyle Wagnerto discuss the aftermath of Frontline’s eye-opening... Read More »

De Smith’s BWB Talk on “Moral Philosophy, Duties from Employers to Employees…and Medical Ethics”

This past April, a few hours before the 2013 NFL Draft, NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith gave a talk and Q&A with a handful of NFL bloggers and football media that foreshadowed a lot of the health and safety... Read More »

Jarvis Day 2: TCOB

For those who don’t know, since my playing days, I have thrown my energy into my business pursuits and my foundation. While I’m here in New Orleans, I still have business to take care of in between Super Bowl... Read More »

BWBLA Panel-by-Panel

Players and Coaches Press Conference NFLPA Bowl Coaches Dick Vermeil and Herm Edwards along with Collegiate Bowl players Bruce Taylor, Mike James, Dayne Crist, Orhian Johnson, Jordan Rodgers and Brad Sorensen address media at the Home Depot Center in... Read More »

Athletes: They’re Just Like Us!

If I were to give unsolicited advice to college kids looking to break into a professional field, I would be adamant that no matter how much book learnin’ they do, there is no substitute for real-world, hands-on experience as... Read More »

ESPN, NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Reach Multiyear Agreement

Big announcement from our partner for the January 18 Digital Symposium. Originally published here. —- ESPN AND NFL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION REACH MULTIYEAR AGREEMENT FOR COLLEGIATE BOWL 2013 Collegiate All-Star Game to Air on ESPN2 on Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. ET... Read More »

Keith Bulluck on Varney & Co. Talks NFL Player Health Issues Addressed at BWB5

As part of the BWB NFL Roundtable this past month in Toronto, there was quite a bit of discussion, particularly by former Pro Bowler Tiki Barber and Assistant Executive Director of External Affairs at the NFLPA George Attalah on... Read More »

Are You Ready for Some Football?

What better way to announce our NFL roundtable at BWB5 than on the kickoff of the 2012 NFL season? The group will be headlined by Assistant Executive Director of External Affairs of the NFL Players Association, George Atallah, who... Read More »

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