Welcome to a mid-NFL Draft version of the weekly wrap-up. This is one of the best times of the year for sports with the NFL Draft, NBA playoffs and NHL playoffs hot and heavy. This week on FORBES: (1) Corona Focuses On Mayweather And Maidana; Keeps Distance From LA Clippers; (2) Tarik Black May Continue Trend Of Turning Basketball Players Into NFL Tight Ends; (3) Fantasy Sports Mixed With Stock Market Play In Real-Time, Real Money Offering; (4) Kony Ealy’s Agent Prepares For NFL Draft Amidst Law School Final Exams; (5) Blake Bortles, Marqise Lee, Aaron Donald Sign Exclusive Memorabilia Deals Prior To NFL Draft; (6) Richard Sherman Tells Forbes About His Record $57.4M Extension With Seattle Seahawks; and a must: 2014 NFL Draft First Round Recap. UK sportsbooks often offer better odds than those at their US counterparts, more info on 888 here. And as always, the weekly wrap-up:
- NFL agent at BTI Sports Advisors [Q&A: Sports agent Ron Slavin is in the business of getting things done].
- Representing 5 draft-eligible players [D.C. sports agent ready to tackle his second round with NFL draft].
- From former agent Joel Corry [Agent's Take: Remembering three NFL Draft day experiences].
- David Dunn has really battled back from his prior suspension [Athletes First negotiates rough path to become premier agency].
- Agents already all over him [Lane Tech Star Rises to Top of College Football, With Chicago Lawyer's Help].
- He wants to be paid as a wide receiver [NFLPA files grievance over value of Saints TE Jimmy Graham's franchise tag].
- Scott Boras once compared Kris Bryant to Jose Abreu . . . we’ll see [Cubs give props to Jose Abreu].
- An epic collaboration! [UPDATE: WME Brass Welcome IMG Staffers As Acquisition Deal Closes]