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2017 Sports Business Academy

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in events, Featured Category, news | 0 comments

2017 Sports Business Academy

The 2017 Sports Business Academy presented by Lunar Sports Group, being held August 7-9, 2017, is for high school and college students looking to gain insight into the business of sports. This three day event, taking place on the Campus of Montclair State University, will educate students to the wide range of jobs that exist within the sports world. We provide students an opportunity to learn about the business from executives who have practical experience in the field. Through lectures, assignments and interactive Q&A sessions we will...

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2017 McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell 5K Run/Walk

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in events, news | 0 comments

2017 McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell 5K Run/Walk

Twin brothers and NFL defensive backs, Jason & Devin McCourty are hosting the 2017 McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 10, 2017. at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ. The Tackle Sickle Cell Campaign, which is a partnership between the McCourty twins and Embrace Kids Foundation, aims to educate the public, increase blood donors and raise money & awareness for the fight against sickle cell disease. On June 10th, Jason & Devin will be joined by fellow members of the NFL & Rutgers football...

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Mike’s Knights Football Camp 2017

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in events, Featured Category, news | 0 comments

Mike’s Knights Football Camp 2017

On Saturday, June 17th, 2017, former Rutgers standout and current Chicago Bears fullback, Michael Burton is hosting Mike’s Knights football camp at his former High School in Chester, New Jersey. This one day event will raise funds to support children and families battling cancer, with all proceeds being donated to Mike’s Knights, a charitable initiative launched by Michael Burton in partnership with Embrace Kids Foundation. The camp is for boys and girls between the ages of 5-14 and runs from 10:00am – 1:00pm on Saturday, June 17,...

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Rutgers alums unite to raise $50K for Embrace Kids

Posted by on Mar 25, 2017 in events, news | 0 comments

Rutgers alums unite to raise $50K for Embrace Kids

As Devin McCourty accepted his tiny trophy for lowest bowling score among the five Rutgers alums co-hosting the Super Rally at the Alley, the New England Patriots star made a fuss of flashing his Super Bowl ring to the crowd. When McCourty turned around to hand off the microphone, the scowl on Atlanta Falcons star Mohamed Sanu’s face told him he would be wise to head in another direction. It was all in good fun, of course, as the former Rutgers teammates kept their priorities straight. Sure, the Patriots beat the Falcons in Super Bowl...

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Anthony Fasano Presented with the Distinguished American Award

Posted by on Mar 11, 2017 in Featured Category, news | 0 comments

Anthony Fasano Presented with the Distinguished American Award

Miami Dolphins tight end, Anthony Fasano was presented with the Distinguished American Award at the Essex County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. The honor was bestowed upon Fasano at the Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner which took place at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, NJ on March 8, 2017. It’s just one evening in the course of a 365-day calendar, but it is also a great opportunity honor some very worthy senior athletes along with the coaches of past and present and those in the community to contribute to...

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McCourty Twins Record Breaking Blood Drive

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in Featured Category, news | 0 comments

McCourty Twins Record Breaking Blood Drive

Never underestimate the extensive power of a Super Bowl victory. Especially in the Super Bowl that featured more players from Rutgers than any other college. The charity started by former Rutgers stars Devin and Jason McCourty seemed to be a beneficiary of Devin’s recent title with the New England Patriots in the form of a record turnout Saturday for the Tackle Sickle Cell Blood Drive at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. “Maybe the Super Bowl win helped it,” Devin told NJ Advance Media, also crediting many of the...

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Legacy: Bob Hurley Debuts on Showtime

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Featured Category, news | 0 comments

Legacy: Bob Hurley Debuts on Showtime

For the past eight years, Lunar Sports Group has secured speaking engagements for Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, Bob Hurley of St Anthony High School in Jersey City. The latest collaboration with Coach Hurley is a docu-series entitled “Legacy: Bob Hurley” which will run in six weekly installments exclusively on SHO.com and the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel beginning Feb. 20. The story follows Hurley, who has led the Jersey City boys’ basketball team at Saint Anthony to 28 New Jersey State Championships including a string of nine...

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2017 SUPER Rally at the Alley

Posted by on Feb 18, 2017 in events, Featured Category, news | 0 comments

2017 SUPER Rally at the Alley

On Friday Night, March 24, 2017, the Super Rally at the Alley features five of Rutgers most successful and charitable pro athletes compete alongside former teammates and Rutgers fans to raise money for children with cancer, sickle cell and other blood disorders. Brian Leonard, Devin & Jason McCourty, Mohamed Sanu and Mike Burton will be among the two dozen for Rutgers/NFL stars on hand. This fundraiser, benefiting Embrace Kids Foundation, will be held at Bowlmor Chelsea Piers in NY, NY. There is a strong bond between former Scarlet...

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2017 McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell Blood Drive

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in news | 0 comments

2017 McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell Blood Drive

As a part of the Tackle Sickle Cell campaign, Devin and Jason McCourty are sponsoring a blood drive on Saturday, February 18, 2017. The McCourty Twins launched the Tackle Sickle Cell Campaign in 2013 in partnership with Embrace Kids Foundation with a goal to educate the public, increase blood donations, and raise money & awareness for the fight against sickle cell disease. All of the details including how to register can be found below: Date: Saturday February 18, 2017 Time: 10am to 3:30pm Location: Robert Wood Johnson University...

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Julian Pinnix-Odrick – 2017 NFL Draft

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Featured Category, news | 0 comments

Julian Pinnix-Odrick – 2017 NFL Draft

Rutgers University senior defensive lineman Julian Pinnix-Odrick has signed with Lunar Sports Group and will be represented by Pat Capra, as he heads into the 2017 NFL Draft. The 6’5″ 275 lb senior led his Rutgers team with 10 tackles for loss and 5 sacks. A leader on an off the field, the team captain received the Home Hazel Award (Team MVP) and also earned the 2016 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award. Pinnix-Odrick is the half-brother of Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Jared Odrick. Pinnix-Odrick has been invited and is...

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