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Agent Live 360, The First Publicly Offered Software For Sports Agents

Trevor Swenson, talent agent and CEO of Dynamic Talent International, designed Agent Live 360 (AL360) to help agents in the sports industry track their business. In the music industry, Swenson used a CRM software called Tempo, and was surprised to find out that many of his sports counterparts relied on spreadsheets for tracking and maintaining […]

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UTA Adds Super-Agent Rich Paul To Board Of Directors

Rich Paul was appointed head of the UTA’s sports division in July 2019, when UTA invested in Klutch Sports Group and now he takes on the role as a member of the agency’s Board of Directors. Paul founded Klutch Sports in 2012 when he and LeBron James left CAA. Klutch Sports represents some of the […]

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Talent Agency CAA Prepares For Layoffs Due To Pandemic

The Los Angeles-based talent agency CAA said it plans to layoff about 90 agents and executives this week and to furlough approximately 275 assistants and other support staff. The cuts will be made across numerous departments and offices in LA, Nashville, New York and London. In a statement made by a CAA spokeswoman the cuts […]

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Willie Cauley-Stein Has Signed With Young Money APAA Sports

Dallas Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein has joined the Young Money APAA family after signing with Adie Von Gontard. In the 54 games with the Mavericks, Cauley-Stein averaged 7.2 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. The 7-foot big man who was a 1st round pick for the Sacramento Kings in the 2015 NBA Draft, has the […]

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Five-Star Recruit Jonathan Kuminga Opts For G-League Over NCAA

Highly-touted five-star prospect Jonathan Kuminga has decided to join a host of other talented high school players and sign with the NBA G-League instead of playing college basketball. The recent Patrick School (Hillside, N.J.) graduate Kuminga will take on a recently introduced option by entering the NBA G-League Professional Pathway Program. Kuminga had offers from […]

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Jameis Winston Severs Ties With Another Agent

Per Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Jameis Winston has parted ways with his agent, Joel Segal of Lagardere Sports. Winston signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract with the Saints this summer, which experts agree was far below the market-value. Segal has been Winston’s agent since 2018, and was brought on during Winston’s three-game […]

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Agent Kristin Campbell Cuts Ties With Devonta Freeman

Attorney and agent Kristin Campbell has announced the severing of ties with Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman. Campbell, the founder of 40 Sports & Entertainment Group, negotiated the five-year extension Freeman signed with the Falcons in 2017. The $41.25 million extension made him the highest-paid running back in the NFL at the time. There has […]

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CAA Sports & OKC Thunder Partner To Create Thunder Fellows Program For Black Students In Tulsa

CAA Sports and OKC Thunder have created the Thunder Fellows Program, which is designed to unlock new career opportunities for Black youth in the Tulsa area. These opportunities will include curriculum such as data and analytics, with the goal of developing pipelines for professional roles in sports, entertainment and technology. In the statement released by […]

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Wasserman Has Acquired Hockey Agency, Acme World Sports

Wasserman, a sports marketing and talent management company based in Los Angeles, has announced the acquisition of hockey agency, Acme World Sports. The announcement was officially made in late June. Wasserman already being the second most valuable sports agency continues to make moves to maintain its standing. Acme has players in both Europe and North […]

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Windy City Bulls C Simisola Shittu Joins Young Money APAA Sports

Former Vanderbilt Commodores player and current Windy City Bulls Center Simisola Shittu signs with Young Money APAA Sports for representation. Shittu played all 40 games in the 2019-20 season averaging 12.3 points and 6.4 rebounds. Shittu shown impressive versatility and flashes over the season, with the most memorable being his 29 point, 18 rebound performance […]