Former NFL and college athletics communications director Steve Weakland joins my podcast to discuss the good, the bad and the ugly that could come from the NCAA's move to allow college athletes to profit off their name, image, and likeness.
Here's my guide for coaches on three things to consider about the decision: https://www.jillmcbridebaxter.com/nameimagelikeness
NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith joins me to talk about the realities of a possible work stoppage when the CBA expires in 2021, the key divides in the ongoing negotiations, the unfortunate truths of the business of football, and how players should be preparing to protect themselves. To quote 'D', "Our players have to be in a position to go two years without football."
Download the NFLPA's official work stoppage guide here: https://www.jillmcbridebaxter.com/work-stoppage
FOX 11 sports anchor Liz Habib passionately shares what she sees as the future of sports. What might sports betting look like in 5 years? What could eSports evolve into? Listen to her predictions and let me know what you think via my social media @J_McBrideBaxter on Twitter, @Agent_McBrideBaxter on Instagram!
Find Liz on social at @LizHabib
For 2020 Draft Picks, get my free Five Questions to Ask an Agent guide here: https://www.jillmcbridebaxter.com/fivequestions
When a player gets handed down a fine for the first time, it can be a shock to them and to their agent. Often there are questions about how best to proceed. On today's episode I share how to handle player fines based on a recent experience with one of my clients.
California lawmakers just passed SB-206, allowing college athletes to sign endorsement deals. Here's the lowdown on that bill, and my take on the situation.
Liz Habib, sports anchor at FOX 11 in Los Angeles dialed me up, "Have you seen the Carli Lloyd video? What do you and John think?" Hear my thoughts and the thoughts of other special teams staff and players throughout football that Liz consulted on whether or not Carli Lloyd has a shot at the NFL.
If you're a college athlete becoming draft eligible this year, you'll likely be receiving messages of every kind - DMs, snail mail, voicemail - in the coming weeks and months from agents looking to represent you. How do you distinguish what makes them the right choice for you? Here's my Five Questions to Ask a Sports Agent.
I'm joined by former American Football Coaches Wives Association president Kristi Maloney. Kristi explains how she became involved, all that she's gained from the experience, and why other coaches' wives should join. I've personally really enjoyed being a member of this organization and highly encourage all my coaches listening to recommend their wives get involved!
Learn more at www.afcwa.org