Additional Speakers Added to September 5 The Outside Game Event in NYC

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Additional Speakers Added to September 5 The Outside Game Event in NYC
To mark 10-year anniversary of first “Blogs With Balls” (BWB) conference, group to host re-branded event merging athletes and media, and focused on conversation and storytelling


(New York, NY) – Two-time Super Bowl Champion-turned-CBD entrepreneur Jonathan Casillas, and 16-year professional soccer veteran and global ambassador Joanna Lohman will join Chicago Blackhawks goalie Robin Lehner, and NFL former stars Keith Bulluck and Adam “Pacman” Jones, among others, in sharing their stories and insight at the September 9 The Outside Game event at SubCulture in New York City.

Mental Health Stigmas and Acceptance

  • Robin Lehner, Chicago Blackhawks
  • Heather Berlin, StarTalk Radio, Discovery
  • Ben Osborne, Editor-In-Chief, B/R

Messing Up and Bouncing Back

Athletes who misplayed their hands then made it right.

  • Pacman Jones
  • Keith Bulluck
  • Jeff Eisenband

Weed in the League:  Hypocrisy and Opportunity

As state after state considers legalizing recreational marijuana, how (if at all) can active and former athletes integrate into the space socially and economically in a mainstream and productive way. Further, while teams do seemingly anything to get players healthy and on the fields on game day, how do they address the hypocrisy that comes with their stances on marijuana.

  • Jonathan Casillas
  • Additional speakers to be announced

Well-behaved women seldom make history

Female athletes are increasingly becoming more vocal on social issues, while demanding equitable pay as their male counterparts.  Are the two fights exclusive, or at some point do they come to a conflicting head?

  • Erin Simon, Host Cheddar eSports
  • Shaina Weil, Minorities in Sports Business
  • Joanna Lohman, Washington Spirit (Ret.)
  • Additional speakers to be announced

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