Tag: nfl

Aug 21 2022

Oh Great.. Another Athlete Wants You To Buy Their NFT

You know what the world needs right now? Another rich athlete slanging NFTs Listen, we've all been there. You are abruptly woken up by your alarm, red- eyed and groggy you attempt to orient yourself with your surroundings, only to realize that you've perhaps partied a little too hard the night before. Your memory flashes in and out of some questionable decisions from the...

Aug 16 2022

NFL Team Houston Texans Now Accepts Bitcoin For Single Game Suites

Fans of the team will be able to purchase single game suites with bitcoin and BitWallet will convert the cryptocurrency to fiat for the Texans.The Houston Texans have picked an official bitcoin wallet service provider. BitWallet functions as both a wallet and exchange for businesses and individuals.Fans of the NFL team can now purchase single game suites with bitcoin.The Houston...

May 18 2022

NFL Defensive End Alex Barrett Is Taking 100% Of His Salary In Bitcoin

NFL player Alex Barrett from the San Francisco 49ers is taking his entire salary in bitcoin through a partnership with BTC payroll service provider Bitwage.NFL player Alex Barrett of the San Francisco 49ers is now taking 100% of his paycheck in bitcoin.Barrett signed up with Bitwage, a bitcoin payroll service provider that lets anyone get paid in BTC.Bitwage does not...

Apr 15 2022

NFL’s First Crypto Partnership: Dallas Cowboys Partners With Blockchain.com

The Dallas Cowboys strike the first crypto deal in NFL history with Blockchain.com, becoming the team's "exclusive digital asset partner." Jerry Jones, the Dallas Cowboys owner, and Peter Smith, the CEO, and Co-founder of Blockchain.Com, emphasized...

Apr 07 2022

Bitcoin 2022 Conference, Industry Day: Bukele Steps Down, Tennessee Titans & More

The Bitcoin 2022 conference started with a muffled bang. On the one hand, it generated several headlines and got people talking. On the other, the valuable content wasn’t there. And they mentioned “crypto” way too often in those first-day talks. The event is supposed to be a Bitcoin-only conference. And, while it was live and the organizers can’t control everything that happens on...

Serena Williams, Odell Beckham Jr. And Aaron Rodgers On Why They Believe In Bitcoin

On stage at Bitcoin 2022, Serena Williams, Odell Beckham, Jr. and Aaron Rodgers explained why they invest and choose to be paid in bitcoin.Following an announcement on the main stage of Bitcoin 2022, Cash App Bitcoin Lead Miles Suter was joined by a slew of high-profile, Bitcoin-embracing athletes — the NFL’s Odell Beckham Jr. and Aaron Rodgers, as well as tennis legend...

Apr 06 2022

Tennessee Titans Become First NFL Team To Accept Bitcoin

The Tennessee Titans are the first NFL team to accept bitcoin for large and recurring purchases, and intend to expand the functionality to micro purchases.The Tennessee Titans will be the first NFL team to accept bitcoin as payment. Season tickets, suits, PSLs and sponsorship opportunities will be among the focus of large and recurring payments as the initiative is rolled out. The...

Mar 23 2022

NFL finally allows crypto sponsorship, with restrictions

Mar 23 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  dapper labs nfl partnerships sports

The national football league (NFL) has finally lifted the embargo on teams' involvement in crypto-related activities. In a memo released on Tuesday, the NFL stated that teams will now have permission to seek blockchain partnerships. But this doesn't include stadium signage, and the clubs won't still be allowed to directly promote...

Feb 22 2022

Denver Broncos: These Crypto Fans Rush To Secure $4 Billion To Own The NFL Team

The Denver Broncos is for sale, and a group of crypto aficionados is attempting to acquire it by raising more than $4 billion via a decentralized autonomous organization. The BuyTheBroncos DAO comprise some of the best minds in the business: legal counsels, financial experts, certified public accountants, software engineers, professional athletes, and a mathematician. So, anybody with the wherewithal can participate in this...

Feb 16 2022

The Bitcoin Bowl: How Bitcoin Stole Super Bowl LVI

Super Bowl LVI featured a Bitcoiner scoring the game’s first touchdown and commercials referencing bitcoin and cryptocurrency.Bitcoin went mainstream in the latest Super Bowl, both on and off the field as a Bitcoiner caught the first touchdown pass of the game, many ads referenced the peer-to-peer currency and the game was held in a stadium sponsored by a provider of bitcoin trading...

Dec 24 2021

Patriots Quarterback 'Santa Mac' Jones Gifts Bitcoin to His Entire Offensive Line

Mac Jones, the rookie quarterback sensation and best hope for the 9-5 New England Patriots to extend their decades-long dynasty in the NFL, is giving Bitcoin to his entire offensive line this Christmas.Mac Jones, the rookie quarterback sensation and best hope for the 9-5 New England Patriots to extend their decades-long dynasty in the National Football League (NFL), is gifting Bitcoin to...

Nov 22 2021

Odell Beckham Jr. Teams Up With Cash App, Will Get Paid In Crypto

Odell Beckham Jr. has had a stellar career. The three-time Pro Bowl star made his career in New York with the Giants, and spent three years at Cleveland, before being traded to the Los Angeles Rams this season. Besides his new home, recent news reports have emerged that OBJ and his girlfriend are expecting their first child. Tack on another milestone for the...

NFL Star Odell Beckham Jr. To Take Full Salary In Bitcoin

The wide receiver will take his new salary 100% in bitcoin, joining a cohort of NFL players paid in BTC.Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr will take his new salary 100% in bitcoin.The NFL player recently moved to the Rams after being released by the Cleveland Browns earlier this month.The receiver could make up to $4.5 million in...

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Last week's Slice left sports fans with less to chew on than usual. Not to worry, fans: sports engagement with crypto was back in full swing this past week. In U.S. leagues, the NBA, NHL, and NFL all had some sort of engagement this past week - be it athletes, teams, or leagues. Let's dive in. The Sports Slice Crypto.com Secures Staples Center...

Nov 15 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

While there wasn't a large amount of volume in the sports and crypto landscape over the past week, there were still some very notable headlines. Coinbase found themselves a new non-traditional sports partner, just a couple short weeks after securing the NBA as a partner, and fan tokens could be on the rise. There's just a few stories that made the newswire this...

Nov 12 2021

Patriots Partnership With Socios.com Shows The NFL May Be Warming Up To Crypto

Socios.com is continuing it's rapid pace of partnerships this year. In recent months, the fan token platform has taken a particular focus towards the U.S. market, and this week has finally cracked into the NFL. According to a formal press release from the New England Patriots, the storied NFL franchise is the latest Socios.com...

Nov 01 2021

NFL Legend Aaron Rodgers To Take Portion Of Salary In Bitcoin

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has partnered with Cash App to receive a portion of his NFL salary in bitcoin.Green Bay Packers legend, quarterback Aaron Rodgers, announced today on Twitter that he has partnered with Cash App to take a portion of his NFL salary in bitcoin. Rodgers also shared that he’s giving out $1,000,000 in bitcoin to his fans in...

Oct 26 2021

Tom Brady Gifts Fan 1 BTC in Exchange for His 600th Touchdown Pass Ball

Oct 26 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  1 btc bitcoin bitcoin news btc nfl

NFL quarterback Tom Brady has gifted a fan 1 BTC in exchange for his historic 600th touchdown pass ball. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan, identified as Byron Kennedy, was mistakenly handed the ball by wide receiver Mike Evans, following the historic touchdown. As a result, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, Tom Brady nearly lost possession and The post Tom Brady Gifts Fan 1 BTC...

Oct 04 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

The crypto crossover into sports continues to evolve each week. Dominating the headlines this week was the NFL's move to finally dip their toes in the sand that is NFTs. The historic sports league will be working with Flow blockchain creators Dapper Labs for a 'Top Shot'-esque marketplace for football fans. Let's dive in on these stories and more in the latest sports...

Sep 23 2021

Bitcoin And Impact Investing With NFL Star Derrick Morgan

Former NFL player Derrick Morgan discusses impact investing, veganism and the long-term thinking of Bitcoin.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

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