Basketball Agent Brad Ames Pleads Not Guilty At Arraignment

On June 13, we reported that Chicago youth basketball coach and agent to professional basketball players, Brad Ames, was charged with four counts of producing child pornography, one count of conspiracy to produce same and one count of knowingly receiving child pornography. Earlier today, Ames had his arraignment before the U.S. Magistrate Judge. Sports Agent Blog…

4 Jet Sports Clients Selected In Top 35 MLB Draft Picks

Some eyebrows were raised and questions asked when Jet Sports Management tweeted that it had four advisees selected in the first round of the 2016 MLB Draft. Congratulations to the 4 Jet Sports advisees selected in the first round of the @MLB draft! #jetsportsfam #MLBDraft #MLBDraft2016 — JetSportsManagement (@JetSportsMgmt) June 10, 2016 Mainly, people were…

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/10/2016)

I was supposed to be in New York today, but my case settled as I was boarding a plane. So I’m in not-so-sunny South Florida to enjoy this weekend. Then, I’m off to Las Vegas on Wednesday and California on Saturday. I’ll be out of the office (but always connected) for a full eight days….

Brian Murphy Supplies Details Surrounding Harrison Smith Negotiation

Athletes First agent Brian Murphy represents players whom make up 20% of the cap value on the Minnesota Vikings’ current roster. That is an extremely impressive feat for an NFLPA certified Contract Advisor. Murphy’s latest deal with the Vikings is largely responsible for a lot of the Vikings’ cap commitment. He negotiated the contract extension for…

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/3/2016)

Welcome to the first Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up since the site’s rebuild. I truly hope that you prefer the new layout of Sports Agent Blog over prior versions. The new look was launched on Memorial Day and is intended to provide a cleaner infrastructure, ease of reading on tablets and mobile devices, and some funky tools…

2016 NBA Draft First Round Mock With Agents

My friend Michael Schottey just published a mock draft for the 2016 NBA Draft scheduled to take place on June 23. Mock drafts never provide a completely accurate position on where players are picked, especially because teams are prone to trade slots and selections prior to and during the draft. Additionally, it is impossible to…