New Balance Future Stars Series Main Event Puts The Spotlight On Top Amatuer Baseball Talent At Fenway Park This Weekend

The sixth annual New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series Main Event — formerly known as International Week — is set to get underway on Friday, September 23rd at four-time minor-league Ballpark of the Year Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford, CT, home of the Colorado Rockies Double-A affiliate. The first of three games is set to get underway at 5:35 PM, and will be broadcast exclusively on DAZN with a big league crew on the call; Mike Ferrin, Jim Duquette and Alanna Rizzo will provide on-site coverage for the Main Event.…

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New Balance Future Stars Series Delivers Top Amateur Baseball Talent at the Underclass Elite Event in Frisco, TX

The New Balance Future Stars Series Underclass Elite event lived up to its name this past weekend. The second annual installment of the New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series event went off without a hitch at Riders Field, home of the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, the Frisco RoughRiders.  Two teams comprised of some of the best sophomores and juniors in the country — as well as one freshman — squared off for three games, starting with a doubleheader on Saturday. That doubleheader was split — the Navy team…

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Future Stars Series Digital Unveils Launch Of Groundbreaking Platform For Amateur Baseball Players to Unlock Their Brand Potential

Since the invention of baseball, the appetite for player memorabilia has grown from a hobby of the die-hard fan to a bonafide investment asset class for serious collectors. Over the last couple of years, the memorabilia business has been rapidly expanding into the metaverse with digital collectibles in the form of NFTs (non-fungible tokens). Since 2019, the meteoric growth of the overall NFT market, which is a subset of the crypto ecosystem, soared from almost nothing to more than $44 billion in 2021. Deloitte Global predicts that NFTs for sports…

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Kinetic Parking Solutions Announces Partnership With Dutch Company Klaver

US-based Kinetic Parking Solutions, Inc. is excited to announce their collaboration with Klaver Bicycle Parking. Based in the Netherlands, the industry-leading Klaver has been designing, manufacturing and installing safe and user-friendly bicycle parking facilities for the European market for almost 20 years.

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Athletes Prioritize Mental Health in “Me 1ST, Then Sports” Interview Series

The Black People Forward project is partnering up with Life After Ball to interview athletes about the importance of prioritizing their mental health for National Student Athlete month. Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death in student athletes. The “Me 1st, Then Sports” interviews allow elite and professional athletes to provide advice and encouragement to student athletes. Interviews will take place on IG live and will be featured on the iHeart radio show, Business Innovators Radio.

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Diverse Representation And Porter Wright Support Black Sports Advisors And Industry Professionals Through 2022 NBA All-Star Brunch February 18

Jaia Thomas, Esq. and Luke Fedlam, Esq. connect Black advisors and sports professionals during NBA All-Star Weekend February 18, along with WarnerMedia and Morgan Stanley Global Sports and Entertainment. The NBA All-Star Brunch is a powerful networking opportunity for Black athletes.

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PROGRAM 15 Releases Preview of 2022 New Balance Future Stars Series U.S.-Based Signature Event Roadmap

PROGRAM 15, the Official Global Grassroots Player Identification and Development Program for New Balance Baseball convened for their Future Stars Series organizational meetings in Houston last week to discuss their 2022 events calendar and program expansion details. What began in the fall of 2016 as a grassroots initiative between New Balance Baseball and PROGRAM 15, the Future Stars Series has emerged as the gold standard for player identification and development events in the amateur baseball world. The organization has put a spotlight on over 70 MLB Draft Picks and International…

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PROGRAM 15 Sets New Standard For Amateur Baseball Events With Announcement of Baseball Operations Staff Promotions

What began in the fall of 2016 as a grassroots initiative between New Balance Baseball and PROGRAM 15 to provide amateur players across all economic levels an opportunity to reach their full potential through the training, development, and guidance of former MLB players, scouts, and coaches – has quickly emerged as the gold standard for player identification and development events in the amateur baseball world. PROGRAM 15, the Official Global Grassroots Player Identification and Development Program for New Balance Baseball, has been responsible for executing all Future Stars Series events…

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