Here's what everyone is talking about around the office today.
Weeks before his big UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) title fight, Irishman Conor McGregor is focusing on what’s most important: good liquor. McGregor just released his own brand of whiskey, called “Proper Twelve.” And bonus: a portion of the profit he makes off the brand will go to charity. ALTRUISTIC ALCOHOL
No surprise here, the Vegas Golden Knights (NHL- National Hockey League) just signed a historic partnership with bookmaker William Hill, becoming the first North American sports franchise to sign a deal with a sportsbook. The details of the deal haven’t been released, but this will open the door for big revenue streams for sports teams in the future. SHOW ME THE MONEY
Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA- National Basketball Association) player Kevin Love is a huge advocate for mental health awareness, and he just took his efforts to the next level by announcing a new initiative called the “Love Fund.” His goal is to change the stigma around mental health issues and encourage athletes to talk about their own mental health stories. Love is known for openly sharing about his personal battle with anxiety and depression. LEADING BY EXAMPLE