Entries by IPZ

Lexie Brown Featured in The Athletic WNBA

‘Not going to pity myself’: The realities of players cut from WNBA rosters and what the league can do to fix it By Tamryn Spruill Second-year guard Lexie Brown also understands just how difficult it is to make it at this level. A self-described “girlie girl,” Brown says her Lynx teammates affectionately call her Beyoncé. […]

Lexie Brown Shared Her Pregame Playlist With espnW

By Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie Second-year WNBA player Lexie Brown is off to a solid start this season, with 10 points in the Minnesota Lynx’s game against the Chicago Sky on Saturday. The Duke grad, who’s the daughter of former NBA guard Dee Brown, gave us the rundown on the music that gets her going pre-game. […]

Chris Silva Navigates Draft Prep Process

By Andrew Ramspacher He’s been to the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in Virginia, the Professional Basketball Combine in California and to NBA practice facilities in Minneapolis and Atlanta. But on the weekend of May 10, Chris Silva put his draft prep on pause to be in Columbia, South Carolina. “My agent made sure workouts were happening after graduation,” Silva said. […]

NFL Alumni CEO Beasley Reece on ESPN Radio

Beasley Reece and Beyonce’s Homecoming This week on the Rhoden Fellows Podcast, Bill, Janae and Tucker speak with the CEO of NFL Alumni, Beasley Reece about the work he’s doing to improve healthcare for retired NFL players. They also speak with Taryn Finley, editor for Huffington Post Black Voices about Beyonce’s Netflix film, “Homecoming.” Listen […]

Cierra Dillard Chooses IPZ

BUFFALO, N.Y. + WARREN, N.J., April 9, 2019 – Cierra Dillard, Dawn Staley Award Finalist and AP All-American Honorable Mention, has signed with IPZ, the company announced today. Standing at five-foot-nine, the Rochester, New York native has made a considerable impact for the University of Buffalo Bulls the past two seasons leading them to back-to-back NCAA […]

Chris Silva Signs with IPZ

COLUMBIA, S.C. + WARREN, N.J., April 4, 2019 – Chris Silva, two-time First Team All-SEC and All-Defensive Team selection at the University of South Carolina, has signed with IPZ, Silva and the company announced today. The six-foot-nine forward hails from Libreville, Gabon and his journey to America has been well-chronicled. He played high school basketball in […]

MMA + MJ etf

N.J.-based marijuana ETF finds unusual spokesman in MMA heavyweight By Tom Bergeron Apr 4, 2019   At first glance, a mixed martial arts star promoting an exchange-traded fund for cannabis may not seem like the most logical fit. Especially one based in New Jersey, where proponents of legalizing recreational use of marijuana suffered another setback […]

ETFMG teams up with UFC heavyweight

ETFMG teams up with UFC heavyweight Summit-based ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF MJ – issued by ETF Managers Group, a group family of exchange traded funds – announced it will sponsor Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Alexey Oleynik. “The Boa Constrictor” Oleynik is one of the top heavyweights in the world and is a career mixed martial […]

Lou Fusz Athletic To Offer Naming Rights For Complex

ST. LOUIS, March 14, 2019 – Lou Fusz Athletic (LFA) will offer the naming rights to its complex, one of the most visited athletic facilities in the Midwest, the organization announced today. Approximately 1.2 million people visit LFA’s facilities annually and this number is continually growing. LFA is home to hundreds of teams and thousands of […]

Luis Da Silva Jr. Talks New Project: Sole Searchers

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars By Mark Di Ionno Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. “It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the […]