Six Questions With Daniel Steinberg, Community Manager At SponsorPitch

The following “Six Questions” short interview with Daniel Steinberg, Community Manager at SponsorPitch, was conducted by our Assistant Editor Cameron Chung. Connect with SponsorPitch on LinkedIn & Twitter. When did you know you wanted to work in sports? What drew you to the industry? As a long time athlete that was not good enough to play in college,

Justin Giangrande, CEO Of NCLUSIVE, Joins VaynerSports

In news that is sure to make waves in the athlete representation industry, Justin Giangrande is leaving NCLUSIVE to become the Executive Vice President at VaynerSports. Giangrande, the current CEO of NCLUSIVE, co-founded the creative agency in 2011. Giangrande built an impressive client roster while at NCLUSIVE that included numerous NBA and

Examining Golf’s Biggest Names For 2017

After a break from the holidays, the 2016/17 PGA Tour is back again and for some, it’s do-or-die while others will look towards a brighter future. Apart from speculating about who will win major honors during the season, here are five golfers to watch out for this season.  Tiger Woods The moment

Newly Launched Sports Agency Rubicon Talent Announces Partnership With SeventySix Capital

Rubicon Talent, a newly created sports agency, has announced a partnership with venture capital firm SeventySix Capital. The team at Rubicon is comprised of Dave Maryles, Peter Raskin, Jonathan Salant and Brandon Swibel whose experience include stints at SFX Sports, CSMG, The Agency Sports Management (TASM) and The Legacy Agency (TLA). SeventySix Capital

Colts Are Waiting For The Next General Manager

After the Indianapolis Colts fired Ryan Grigson, they were avidly searching for another experienced person who can take an open position. Now even though a lot of interviews have been held and a lot of outstanding managers were asked, it is still unclear who will become next and if it

David Mulugheta’s Star-Studded 2017 NFL Draft Class Includes NCAA Champion Deshaun Watson

12 days ago, we wrote about Athletes First agent David Mulugheta signing potential 1st round safeties Malik Hooker and Budda Baker. While those two alone would be a dream draft class for 99% of agents, Mulugheta appears to be making a much bigger splash in this year's draft with the

The Legal Impact Of Self-Representation In Professional Sports

Prior to the start of the NFL season, Denver Broncos offensive lineman Russell Okung received a lot of attention as he chose to negotiate his own free agent deal. Over the past few seasons, there seems to be a growing trend of NFL players choosing to negotiate their contracts without the

NBA Shoe Deals, From An Agent’s Perspective

In a recent interview with Sole Collector, Octagon agent Alex Saratsis broke down how NBA sneaker contracts work. The overarching theme from the interview is that the lucrative footwear contracts rest with only the top dozen players in the league that "can move product." Outside of the elite players, the contract