Tag: nfl

Jul 14 2021

NFL Running Back Saquon Barkley To Receive All Marketing Revenue In Bitcoin Through Strike

NFL running back Saquon Barkley will convert all of his marketing income into bitcoin using Lightning Network platform Strike.NFL running back Saquon Barkley has announced that he intends to receive all of his marketing income through bitcoin, using Lightning Network payments platform Strike.Barkley made the announcement live on an episode of “The...

NFL Player Saquon Barkley Is Now Taking 100% Of His Endorsement Money In BTC

ESPN just released their 2021 running back rankings, and New York Giants back Saquon Barkley came in at a strong #6 on the list. The star back is only entering his third year in the NFL, and he's already locked in a Pro Bowl appearance and Offensive...

Jun 01 2021

“I’m A Big Believer In Crypto,” Tom Brady Says In Recent Interview

Tom Brady, a seven-time Super Bowl champion, said he's a "strong believer" in cryptocurrencies and confirmed that he's bought them. Tom Brady In It For A Long Time Despite the recent status of the crypto space, the star quarterback, formerly of the New England Patriots, stated in a recent interview that he was looking at bitcoin and that he would be a long-term...

May 05 2021

Grayscale Partners With New York Giants

Cryptocurrency exchanges and asset management firms continue to find their way into traditional stick and ball sport sponsorships. Grayscale Investments announced today that they are the next name in crypto to partner with a major league sports team....

Grayscale Becomes First-Ever Bitcoin Company To Partner With NFL Team

May 05 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business grayscale nfl sports

Bitcoin investment firm Grayscale has partnered with the NFL’s New York Giants and will provide cryptocurrency education to personnel.Cryptocurrency asset manager Grayscale Investments announced today that it has become the firm bitcoin-focused company to officially...

Just-In: Grayscale Partners With New York Giants to Become First Crypto Company to Sponsor a Major NFL Team

May 05 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai

Grayscale Investments, a popular crypto asset management firm has become the first crypto company to partner with an NFL team in the form of New York Giants. The partnerships come amid the growing...

Apr 27 2021

Soon-To-Be NFL QB Trevor Lawrence Signs With Crypto App Blockfolio

Apr 27 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins bitcoin blockfolio crypto nfl

The NFL draft is set to kick off this week, and Trevor Lawrence is already getting comfortable with having his name called this week. Lawrence is projected as being a likely first-pick in the draft, and he’s starting the week off with some news of his own, announcing a partnership with crypto exchange and tracker Blockfolio. NFL x Crypto Continues The announcement comes...

Apr 26 2021

NFL Player Sean Culkin Will Convert Full 2021 Salary To Bitcoin

Apr 26 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business nfl sports

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Sean Culkin commits to converting his entire 2021 NFL salary to bitcoin.Sean Culkin, a tight end for the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs, has joined the wave of athletes demanding to be paid in bitcoin.“I fully believe Bitcoin is the future of finance and I wanted to prove that I have real skin in the...

Breaking: NFL Quarterback Trevor Lawrence Signs Multi-Year Endorsement Deal With Blockfolio

Trevor Lawrence, the NFL quarterback has become the latest pro-athlete to join the growing cryptocurrency league after he signed a multi-year endorsement deal with crypto investment app Blockfolio. The endorsement deal would be paid in...

Apr 25 2021

Why Are Athletes Demanding To Be Paid In Bitcoin?

Apr 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture football nba nfl russell okung

What's factoring into the growing trend among professional athletes and sports teams to use bitcoin as a means of exchange?The Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA) recently made headlines when their owner Vivek Ranadive announced that in the near...

Feb 04 2021

Super Bowl LV: HODL Or Bet?

Some people hold bitcoin because it is sound money. Some buy it because they want to speculate. But there is an old connection between investors and bitcoin that you might have forgotten. One of the biggest sports, entertainment and betting events of the year is always the Super Bowl. Some of the first services in the world to accept bitcoin were online sportsbooks...

Jan 07 2021

NFL Player Russell Okung To Receive Payment in Bitcoin

Russell Okung of the Carolina Panthers has become the first player of the National Football League (NFL) to be paid in Bitcoin. This news comes as a dream come true for Russell Okung. The athlete first demanded this circumstance back in May 2019 when he tweeted, "Pay me in Bitcoin." Pay me in Bitcoin. -- russ...

Dec 29 2020

NFL Star Russell Okung to Receive Paycheck in Bitcoin

Dec 29 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bitcoin business nfl russell okung

Russell Okung, who plays offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers, is set to be paid in Bitcoin. It's the first time any player has received their wages in cryptocurrency in NFL history. "Paid in Bitcoin" Okung will receive 50% of his $13 million salary in BTC, and the Bitcoin payments startup Strike will facilitate the...

Okung’s “Pay me in Bitcoin” Becomes a Reality with Strike

On Tuesday, NFL Tackle Russel Okung and Strike announced a partnership that will pay a sizable portion of Okung’s $13MM NFL in bitcoin. Last May, Okung lobbied his former and current NFL teams to pay him in bitcoin. After reaching out to Strike founder Jack Mallers and working with the...

Panthers’ Russell Okung Becomes First NFL Player to Be Paid in Bitcoin

Okung’s $13 million salary is being split fifty-fifty between bitcoin and fiat by way of Zap’s Strike product.

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