Murray’s Mailbag: Did the Nevada Wolf Pack just crack the code to NIL deals?

Murray’s Mailbag: Did the Nevada Wolf Pack just crack the code to NIL deals? So much for easing back into things after a week-long vacation. After five days in Colorado, today marked my first day back on the job, and the Nevada Wolf Pack went ahead and hired an athletic director, that being LSU’s Stephanie […]

‘Friends of Rocky’ becomes 1st NIL Collective in Mid-American Conference

‘Friends of Rocky’ becomes 1st NIL Collective in Mid-American Conference State coach Ryan Day made headlines on June 2 when he said the Buckeyes need $13 million per season to keep their roster intact. A NIL Collective named Friends of Rocky made up of University of Toledo football donors is setting the market rate in […]

Toledo NIL collective Friends of Rocky becomes first MAC collective

Toledo NIL collective Friends of Rocky becomes first MAC collective Toledo is the first MAC school to have a NIL collective. It’s called Friends of Rocky, referencing the school’s mascot, and it will support Toledo Rocket athletics. Friends of Rocky has a board of directors, while Toledo businessman Cleves Delp will chair the collective. The […]

UToledo Name, Image, and Likeness collective announced

UToledo Name, Image, and Likeness collective announced TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Toledo community leaders have partnered with Blueprint Sports to unveil ‘Friends of ‘Rocky’ – the first Name, Image and Likeness Collective supporting student-athletes at the University of Toledo. ‘Friends of Rocky’ is led by a board of advisors made up of local fans, alumni […]

Andre Agassi Foundation helps fund third-party NIL program for UNLV athletes

Andre Agassi Foundation helps fund third-party NIL program for UNLV athletes The Andre Agassi Foundation for Education is “helping fund a third-party name, image and likeness program” called “Friends of UNILV” to “financially benefit UNLV athletes,” according to Mark Anderson of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. Blueprint Sports, founded in ’20 in Las Vegas with Agassi’s […]

Blueprint Sports Launches ‘Friends of UNILV’ Name, Image, and Likeness Collective at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Blueprint Sports Launches ‘Friends of UNILV’ Name, Image, and Likeness Collective at University of Nevada, Las Vegas LAS VEGAS –Blueprint Sports, the industry leader in full-service Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) Collectives, is proud to unveil ‘Friends of UNILV’ — the first NIL Collective supporting student-athletes at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) of […]

Nevada student-athletes now have NIL representation via Blueprint Sports

Nevada student-athletes now have NIL representation via Blueprint Sports Today, key community supporters of the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) student-athletes unveiled “Friends of The Pack,” the first significant name, image, and likeness (NIL) collective supporting men and women’s sports at Nevada, starting with men’s basketball. The initiative is made possible by many long-time Wolf […]

Andre Agassi helping fund new NIL program for UNLV athletes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Andre Agassi helping fund new NIL program for UNLV athletes The Andre Agassi Foundation for Education is helping fund a third-party name, image and likeness program to financially benefit UNLV athletes. Bill Paulos, a longtime Las Vegas business executive and UNLV men’s basketball booster, chairs the program called “Friends of UNILV.” Blueprint […]