Aug
26

NFL Players’ Lawsuit Against BB&T For Negligence Heads To Trial

Santana Moss (89) stands on the field before the start of the game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called “Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.” Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s online offering, which makes it easy for anyone to access the content. A couple of years…
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Aug
19

Northwestern Players’ Unionization Effort Gets Shot Down

(From left to right) CAPA president Ramogi Huma, Northwestern University quarterback Kain Colter, United Steelworkers (USW) national political director Tim Waters, and United Steelworkers (USW) president Leo W. Gerard during a press conference for CAPA College Athletes Players Association at Hyatt Regency. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called “Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.” Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s online offering, which makes it easy for anyone to access the content. Labor issues comprise a…
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Aug
12

IK Enemkpali Brings Battery To Light In The World Of Sports

New York Jets linebacker IK Enemkpali (51) takes a breather on the bench during the second half against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called “Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.” Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s online offering, which makes it easy for anyone to access the content. There are quite a…
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Aug
06

The Story Behind the Rise of Nontraditional Sport Agents

James Naismith Via KSHS.org

Sports Agents for traditional sports like basketball and football are a staple of the professional sporting industry and have been for years. Top players of professional sports, or players trying to reach the professional level, need advocates who promote their skill sets to various teams, manage their images, as well as negotiate contracts and sponsorship…
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Jul
30

Collective Bargaining Becomes A Burden For Brady

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft (left) greets quarterback Tom Brady (12) after the AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.  Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s online offering, which makes it easy for anyone to access the content. One of the toughest topics…
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Jul
22

The Trials And Tribulations Operating A Small Sports Agency

jerry maguire

This Summer I am teaching a class at the University of Florida titled, Issues in Sport Law.  Additionally, I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.  Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s…
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Jul
15

When I Pitched The Partners About An NFL Concussion Lawsuit

L.J. Smith

This Summer I am teaching a class at the University of Florida titled, Issues in Sport Law.  Additionally, I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.  Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s…
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Jun
04

10 Things I’ve Learned As We Approach 10 Million Views

Darren Heitner

Yesterday, I published a few social media posts describing my joy that Sports Agent Blog is approaching 10 million tracked page views since its inception on December 31, 2005.  One of the responses I received was from JB Bernstein, the subject of Disney’s Million Dollar Arm movie.  He suggested that I do a top 10 list of what I…
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Feb
20

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/20/2015)

Going to recruit Alabama players? There's a new man in charge of enforcing the state's Athlete Agent Act.

Shalom ladies and gentlemen!  My text has been absent from this website, but that does not mean I have not been keeping a close watch of all happenings.  First of all, a major thanks goes out to Cameron Chung, who has been leading the charge at Sports Agent Blog, pumping out content and leading the other…
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Jan
09

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/9/2015)

Mike Tannenbaum (left). Photo by William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports.

Exactly one month until my 30th birthday.  Yes, I’m leaving the glorious 20’s and I’m not thrilled about it.  I am in Gainesville, FL today for somewhat of a business trip, with an exciting announcement relating to same hopefully coming to you in the near future.  On Monday, I am heading out of the country…
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