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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Jan
07

Domestic Violence: A Short Examination Of This Season’s Scandals

Ray Rice. Photo Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports.

The following is a guest contribution from Benjamin Steinberg, an attorney practicing in the state of New York. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from the NYU School of Law, where he was the Student Bar Association Social Chair and a member of both the Journal…
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Jan
06

FSU’s Cameron Erving Signs With Allegiant Athletic Agency

Florida State Seminoles offensive tackle Cameron Erving (75) gestures during the second half of the 2015 Rose Bowl college football game against the Oregon Ducks at Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

The following article is a guest contribution from Matt Ramker, a National Basketball Players Association certified agent for ASM Sports. Florida State’s Cameron Erving has signed with Issac Connor of Allegiant Athletic Agency (A3 Sports) to represent him in the upcoming NFL Draft. Erving, a converted center, currently sits at #25 on Mel Kiper’s Big…
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Jan
02

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/2/2015)

Andy Murray will be sporting Under Armour with new deal. Photo by Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports.

Happy New Year and Shabbat Shalom!  Sports Agent Blog is now officially nine years old and does not feel a day older than three.  Thanks to all of you who have stuck by and continued to read our content over the years.  We have some new contributors coming on board and will continue to pump…
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Jan
01

Cameron Erving Is Florida State’s Unsung MVP

Florida State Seminoles center Cameron Erving (75) warms up before the start of the game against the Boston College Eagles at Doak Campbell Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

The following article is a guest contribution from Matt Ramker, a National Basketball Players Association certified agent for ASM Sports. Rashad Greene, Jalen Ramsey, and Nick O’Leary are all names that could be argued as Florida State’s Most Valuable Player in conjunction with the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston.  No one would disagree with…
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Dec
31

Celebrating Nine Years Of Sports Agent Blog

An image used in the early days of Sports Agent Blog's existence.

As I sit in my apartment in Miami, Florida, procrastinating from completing a syllabus for a Sports Law class I will begin teaching in Fall 2015, I am reflecting on the past nine years and feeling an overwhelming sense of pleasure and pride.  Nine years ago today I saw an opportunity to create this website,…
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Dec
26

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (12/26/2014)

Jon Jones after the UFC light heavy weight championship fight against Glover Teixeria at Baltimore Arena. Jones retained the light heavy height championship by defeating Teixeria. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

It’s the day after Christmas, the Miami Heat beat the Cleveland Cavaliers and all is well in the world.  Signing season is heating up, and many big time NFL prospects will begin to sign Standard Representation Agreements with NFLPA certified Contract Advisors.  As always, Sports Agent Blog will stay on top of the signings and report…
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Dec
19

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (12/19/2014)

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Shabbat Shalom my friends.  And a Merry Christmas to those celebrating the holiday next week.  A lot of interesting occurrences this week, including a featured interview on Above the Law and some coverage of a trademark application I filed for Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (“Money Green”).  As the year wraps up, I am looking…
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Dec
17

Talking About Sports Biz And Sports Law On Above The Law

Being a sports lawyer and a sports agent is not one in the same.

Head over to our friends at Above the Law for an ongoing conversation between Zach Abramowitz and me using Abramowitz’s innovative ReplyAll platform.  Abramowitz is asking me questions about how Sports Agent Blog got started, why I chose a path that led me to becoming a lawyer with a focus on Sports Law and tips for those who…
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