Jul
    29

    Wasserman Media Group Partners With Nervve

    Wasserman Logo Via www.WMGLLC.com

    Wasserman Media Group, a sports and entertainment marketing and management company and Nervve, a video and image recognition technology company, announced a partnership between each other. Wasserman has agreed to work exclusively with Nervve to bring to market their visual search technology, which allows brands to track and analyze brand exposure impact across several sports…
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    Jul
    28

    WME | IMG Signs American Tennis Star Jack Sock

    Jack Sock signs with WME|IMG for representation. Photo via nytimes.com.

    Per a tweet by Liz Mullen of SBJ, rising American tennis star Jack Sock has signed with WME|IMG for worldwide marketing and management representation. He was previously represented by CAA Sports. The 22-year-old is the latest signing for WME|IMG’s tennis division and joins the likes of Petra Kvitova, Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, and other rising stars Eugenie Bouchard…
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    Jul
    27

    On To The Next One: Dominique Easley

    Dominique Easley Via USA Today

    Per Ben Volin, New England Patriots DE Dominique Easley has signed with Sean Stellato of SES. Easley was formerly represented by Tom Santanello of Elevate Football Agency. The former Florida Gator was selected 29th overall by the Patriots in the 2014 NFL Draft. The 6’2 285 lb. DE had a very quiet rookie campaign playing…
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    Jul
    24

    Recap: 2015 The Sports Entertainment Group at Kelley Drye Player/Agent Retreat

    Adisa Bakari & Jeff Whitney. Via WashingtonPost.com

    “To Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Required!” This was the theme of the 2015 Annual Client Retreat hosted by The Sports Entertainment Group (TSEG) at Kelley Drye. The annual retreat has reached its 5th year and moved from its usual location in Las Vegas, Nevada to Miami Beach, Florida with plans to return to Miami…
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    Jul
    23

    Ollie Schniederjans Goes Pro, Signs With Excel Sports Management

    Ollie Schiederjans finished 12th at The Open Championship. Via Stuart Franklin/Getty Images.

    After becoming only the third amateur since 1960 to make the cut in both 2015 U.S. Open and Open Championship, Ollie Schniederjans announced that he will become a professional golfer and sign with Excel Sports Management, per a press release from the company. The 2015 Georgia Tech graduate was awarded the 2014 Mark H. McCormack medal…
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    Jul
    23

    Lessons Learned From Rich Athletes Turned Poor

    We can learn lessons from rich athletes that went broke

    They are instant millionaires. Athletes earn more and faster money than King Midas on a lucky streak in Vegas. According to this infographic, Kobe Bryant earns more with two field goals than the average American earns all year. When it comes to raking in the dough, the real ballers are basketballers. Their career earning clock…
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    Jul
    22

    Octagon Announces Several Internal Promotions

    Octagon is the world’s largest sponsorship consulting practice representing high-profile talent in the sports and entertainment industry. Octagon has just announced several promotions in their Corporate Consulting and Events & Hospitality divisions: Bo Heiner as Vice President: The Atlanta native’s top responsibilities include overseeing The Home Depot, Equifax, Talen Energy, and Sony Action Cam accounts.…
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    Jul
    22

    On To The Next One: Robert Ayers

    Giants DE Robert Ayers has switched agencies via bigblueinteractive.com.

    Per Liz Mullen of SBJ, New York Giants defensive end Robert Ayers has signed with Sean Kiernan and Erik Burkhardt of Select Sports Group. He was previously represented by Eastern Athletic Services’ founder Tony Agnone. The former first round (18th overall) pick by the Denver Broncos in 2009 out of Tennessee is entering his seventh NFL…
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    Jul
    22

    The Trials And Tribulations Operating A Small Sports Agency

    jerry maguire

    This Summer I am teaching a class at the University of Florida titled, Issues in Sport Law.  Additionally, I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.  Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s…
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    Jul
    22

    A Look Behind ASM Sports’ 2015 NBA Draft Preparation

    Kristaps Porzingis was ASM Sports' highest drafted player selected 4th by the Knicks in the 2015 NBA Draft

    ASM Sports is one of the largest and most successful basketball agencies in the world. Founded by Andy Miller, ASM Sports represents some of the NBA’s elite talent including Kevin Garnett, Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka, and Jeff Teague. This year, ASM had 8 players selected in the NBA Draft, the most of any agency. One…
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