The International Champions Cup began in 2013 as a way to increase the significance of European soccer clubs’ preseason tours. Relevent Sports Group transformed a handful of seemingly meaningless summer friendlies with nothing on the line into an annual competition featuring some of the game’s greatest clubs including Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Juventus and Paris St. Germain. Continue reading “2019 International Champions Cup ‘Biggest and Best,’ According to Exec”
It’s well known that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper grew up a New York Yankees fan. He idolized players like Derek Jeter and Paul O’Neill, not only wanting to emulate their play on the field, but how they conducted themselves off it. Continue reading “Bryce Harper Donates Apparel to Little League That Was Robbed”
Kanoa Igarashi can’t wait for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The 21-year-old professional surfer not only gets to honor his ancestral roots by representing Japan, but also gets to showcase the sport’s growth and popularity to a new audience. Continue reading “Surfing’s Popularity Evident at US Open and By Inclusion in 2020 Olympics”
Samuel Eto’o knows a thing or two about the FIFA World Cup.
The decorated forward represented Cameroon at four tournaments (2014, 2010, 2002, 1998) during his lengthy international career and is one of just three African players all-time to compete on soccer’s grandest stage four times. Continue reading “Samuel Eto’o Says 2022 World Cup Will Be ‘Best in the World’”
SSC Napoli returns to the United States for the first time in 30 years next month for two matches against FC Barcelona in the inaugural LaLiga-Serie A Cup. The Italian side also recently launched its exclusive brand store on Amazon.com in America. Continue reading “SSC Napoli Has Sights Set on US Market”
Jon Gruden never played in the NFL. In fact, he didn’t play much college football either. The current Oakland Raiders head coach served as a backup quarterback at the University of Dayton during his college days. Continue reading “Dick’s Sporting Goods Pledges to Provide Sports to 1 Million Children By 2024”
Katy Sherratt first heard about Back on My Feet while she was leading projects in Accenture Strategy’s practice in New York City. A representative had come in looking for help developing the nonprofit’s growth strategy. Continue reading “Back On My Feet Combats Homelessness Through Running”