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QC Sports Launches New Baseball Division

QC Sports is the sister company of Quality Control Music, a music agency founded in 2013 that has talent such as Migos, Lil Baby, Lil Yachty and City Girls on their roster. In 2019, QC Sports was founded with immediate success in the NFL, where they signed 2017 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Alvin […]

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Kenneth Faried Has Joined BDA Sports International For Representation

In an announcement made Thursday, NBA forward Kenneth Faried has signed with BDA Sports for representation. Faried, 30, spent the last season with Zhejiang Guangsha in the China Basketball Association (CBA) averaging 17 points, 10 rebounds and 2 blocks per game. He was surprisingly buyout by the organization after seven games. In the 2018-19 season, […]

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LaMelo Ball Signs Endorsement Deal With PUMA

Expected lottery pick LaMelo Ball has signed an agreement with PUMA Basketball to be its newest ambassador. Although this news was first reported in August, the official announcement was made this past Wednesday. In a release, Ball said “I believe the brand is the perfect partner for me because PUMA will allow me to just […]

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Global Agency SPORTFIVE And Chicago Bulls Will Collaborate To Secure International Brand Partnerships

In 2019, the NBA informed teams that they can secure up to two brand partnerships from regions outside the U.S. With lower viewership and revenue streams effected by various reasons, it looks like the Chicago Bulls have decided to take additional steps in alleviating those losses. SPORTFIVE is a global agency that focuses on branding, […]

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Distinction Agency Signs Rising WNBA Star Betnijah Laney And 2020 NBA Draft Prospect Paris Austin

Miami-based marketing agency, Distinction Agency continues its growth with a pair of signings. In a press release, the firm announced the signing of Atlanta Dream Forward Betnijah Laney, and 2020 NBA Draft Prospect, Paris Austin, to marketing agreements. In a partnership made with RLA Management and veteran NBA agent, Wesley Alston, Distinction Agency will work […]

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Lonzo Ball Signs With Klutch Sports For Representation

As reported by Malika Andrews of ESPN, Lonzo Ball has decided to sign with Klutch Sports for representation. In his young career, Ball has had stints with Roc Nation Sports and Creative Arts Agency (CAA). However, the choice to join Klutch was different as this time it was “solely” his decision, one he feels like […]

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Dallas Wings’ Center Imani McGee-Stafford Signs With Distinction Agency For Marketing

Dallas Wings’ center Imani McGee-Stafford has signed with Distinction Agency for marketing purposes. The 6-foot-7 McGee-Stafford, recently announced her decision to step away from the WNBA for the next two seasons to pursue a law degree from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. She is currently on the team’s suspended list. In 2016, McGee-Stafford was […]

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Colorado State Wide Receiver Warren Jackson Signs With Athletes First

As announced by Neil Stratton of Inside the League, former Colorado State wide received Warren Jackson has signed with Athletes First for representation. Jackson’s plan to leave Colorado State and begin preparation for the 2021 NFL Draft came on the heels of the Mountain West Conference’s decision to suspend falls sports. Jackson said “me and […]

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Athletes First Brings On Eric Schaffer In Executive Role

Athletes First recently announced the hiring of former Washington Football Team Senior VP of Football Operations and General Counsel Eric Schaffer, in a role that focuses on their coaching and front office division. In a press release from the agency, Co-Founder and CEO David Dunn was quoted saying “Athletes First’s certified agents have tremendous respect […]

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Roc Nation Announces Signing of Texas Tech Guard Jahmi’us Ramsey

Roc Nation recently announced the signing of Texas Tech guard Jahmi’us Ramsey via their social media. Ramsey entered the 2020 NBA draft after spending one season with the Red Raiders. In his lone collegiate season, he averaged a team-leading 15.0 points per game and became the first player in program history to earn Big 12 […]