Shabbat Shalom from Las Vegas, Nevada, where I am enjoying a short vacation and soaking in all the March Madness my body can handle. Shout out and love to Sports Agent Blog sponsor Full Sail University, and its Sports Marketing & Media Bachelor’s Degree Online. Passover begins on Monday night; hope all my Jews enjoy their matzo brei. This week on Forbes: (1) Capital One’s March Madness Campaign Banks On Baldwin, Barkley And Hashtags; (2) March Madness Employee Productivity Problem Is Overstated, Yet Influences Corporate Change; (3) Which Brand Will Win The 2013 NCAA Tournament?; and (4) Adidas Poised To Make Deep Run In 2013 NCAA Tournament. And as always, the weekly wrap-up, which is heavy on football despite us being in the thick of March Madness:
- One of my favorite series’ continues [Why I Chose My Agency: Cody Ross].
- A lot of one-year deals [Big contracts in free agency have already been snatched up].
- I’m sure the NFL is following closely [Doctors say link between repeated impacts and CTE is unproven].
- Total of $15 million+ for the three firms during the 2011 fiscal year [Am Law 100 Trio Reap Benefits of NFL Legal Work].
- If Joel Corry was representing Dumervil [Agent’s take: Fixing the Elvis Dumervil fiasco].
- On appeal to honor verbal agreement [Longshot to keep Dumervil in Denver fails].
- Long response by Athletes First [Wes Welker’s representatives respond to Robert Kraft].
- Football agent Marc Lillibridge calling free agency, “freak-out” time [The Life of an NFL Agent During Free Agency].