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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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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