How about Mark Burns, Benjamin Haynes, Chris Lesley, Brandon Thorn and Sports Agent Blog’s newest contributor Josh Corriveau providing some quality articles to wrap up 2013? Expect a lot more out of them as we get set to start 2014 off with a bang. In a few days (December 31 to be exact), this site will be celebrating its 8th birthday. Unbelievable. Finishing up final edits to my forthcoming Sports Law book How to Play the Game to be published by the American Bar Association in March or April of 2014. It’s a damn good feeling. This week on FORBES: (1) J. J. Watt Surfaces As A Superhero While Houston Texans Continue To Suffer; and (2) Jay Z May Soon Compete With Drake, Lil Wayne And Birdman Over Blue-Chip Athletes.
- Quite a client for Casey Close of Excel Sports [MLB hot stove: Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka chase could start Thursday].
- A lot of uncertainty with the two players [Boras Trying To Engage Mets On Morales, Drew].
- Jason Belzer and I once wrote about this in an Arizona State Law Journal article [Sports agents sometimes have a balancing act with clients].
- No bueno when your client has to apologize for your remarks [Oakland Raiders want Terrelle Pryor to fail, agent says].
- The pictures are amazing [Leigh Steinberg, former super agent and inspiration for ‘Jerry Maguire,’ seeks Hollywood-like comeback from alcoholism].
- No more blacked out racket [Wozniacki signs with Babolat].
- Trying to get rid of a controversial practice known as double representation [New Rules Limit Agents’ Fees in Russian Football Transfers].