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

IF Management Signs Three New Broadcasting Clients

As reported by Sports Business Journal's Liz Mullen, IF Management will now be representing three new broadcasting clients. Former NFL linebacker A.J. Hawk, former MLB player Michael Morse, and ABC/ESPN reporter Holly Rowe have all signed with Gideon Cohen, Senior VP at IF Management. A.J. Hawk was a former standout linebacker

Veteran Agent Jordan Bazant Joins WME

Jordan Bazant, a former Managing Partner at The Legacy Agency, has joined William Morris Endeavor. Based out of New York, Bazant will work on talent representation for WME and business development/special projects across WME | IMG. In 2000, Bazant co-founded Goal Marketing which eventually re-branded as The Agency Sports Management. In 2011,

7 Tips To Coach Your Way To Poker Success

  Poker has always enjoyed a lasting legacy in pop culture, whether in movies, music and now even sport with a number of prime athletes joining the rank-and-file of poker’s finest. The game’s mainstream popularity has experienced a significant boost in recent years following the broadcasting of the World Series on

2016 NBA Draft Recap: Excel Sports, CAA And ASM Sports Lead Agencies

Top 5 Agencies of the 2016 NBA Draft Excel Sports Management CAA ASM Sports Wasserman Priority Sports Honorable Mention: Roc Nation Sports Top 5 Agents of the 2016 NBA Draft Mike Lindeman - Excel Sports Management (4 players drafted, 1 in the first-round) Rob Pelinka - Landmark Sports (2 players drafted, both in the

Recap: Conversion Sports & Entertainment’s 7th Annual NBA Pre-Draft Gifting & Style Suite

This past Tuesday & Wednesday, Conversion Sports & Entertainment held its 7th annual NBA Pre-Draft Gifting & Style Suite at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The event connected some of the top NBA Draft prospects and their representatives with various luxury brands that sponsored the event. Activities at the