Category Archives: Athlete

Former NFL Superstar Rob Gronkowski Gets Into The CBD Industry

Former New England Patriots great Rob Gronkowski left the door open—just a little—to potentially returning to the National Football League someday. But for now, the man known simply as “Gronk” to legions of fans says he’s ready to be the new face of a CBD company. Gronkowski, who retired from the Patriots earlier this year […]

Inside the Launch of Gary Payton’s New Cannabis Company, CannaSports

As the sun set over a busy Hollywood Boulevard, in the upscale but secluded Liaison Restaurant & Lounge, former NBA player and Hall of Famer Gary Payton celebrated his 51st birthday and the launch of his new venture, CannaSports. CannaSports offers a line of THC and CBD vape cartridges, along with collectable batteries that mimic […]

Boo Williams: From the NFL to a Life of Giving Back

After former U.S. National Football League (NFL) player Eddie “Boo” Williams’ athletic career ended via blunt head trauma and subsequent damage to his frontal cortex, he thought his life was over. Laying down on railroad tracks, waiting to die, he was rescued by homeless men who took him to a friend’s home. Chronic concussions in […]

Researchers Launching CBD Study with Former Hockey Players

The NHL Alumni Association is one of the sponsors of a study that will examine the effects of CBD on around 100 former pro hockey players who suffer from brain trauma caused by the league’s notoriously rough play. “It’s really rather sad when you see these giants of sport having to deal with terrible headaches […]