SBJ: Brooks Downing launches own agency

SPORTS BUSINESS JOURNAL (NOV. 5, 2012) By Michael Smith, Staff Writer Veteran marketer and agent Brooks Downing has left Lagardère Unlimited to open his own agency in Lexington, Ky., where he will primarily represent college coaches and manage events. Downing, who founded BD Global Sports and will serve as president, will be heavily invested in the college…

MD Anderson Proton Therapy Showcase announced

HOUSTON – Some of the biggest stars in college basketball will be on display at Reliant Stadium in Houston on Dec. 8, 2012 when Texas battles UCLA in the newly named MD Anderson Proton Therapy Showcase. The inaugural event features a men’s/women’s doubleheader between the Longhorns and Bruins and is presented by the Proton Therapy…