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NBA Players Sports Agents

Harrison Gaines, In ‘His Own Words’

Early on April 5, it was reported that Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball and his player agent Harrison Gaines ended their contractual relationship. Ball provided a statement that Gaines served as a trusted advisor and close friend, while Gaines thanked Ball for the opportunity of working with him. Harrison Gaines was willing to answer […]

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Sports Agents Sports Law

Robert Griffin III Sued By NFL Agent Ben Dogra For $658,000 In Unpaid Fees

NFL agent Ben Dogra is back representing professional athletes after a bit of a hiatus and a win against his former employer Creative Artists Agency in a long fought arbitration battle. But he is also not done litigating, with his most recent action filed against NFL quarterback Robert Griffin III. Dogra claims that he and […]

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NFL Players Sports Agents

Group Of NFL Agents Urged To Stay Solid And United After Reading NFLPA Memo

There are two sides to every story. That is apparently true with regard to a meeting held between roughly sixty National Football League players and six certified Contract Advisors a couple of weeks ago in Key Biscayne, Florida. As I reported on March 16, the NFL Players Association had followed up the meeting attended by […]

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NFL Players Sports Agents

Inside The Heated Back-And-Forth Between A Group Of Agents And The NFLPA

Many National Football League players are celebrating this weekend. Some of them are recipients of massive deals from the prior week, which included a combined amount of roughly $1.7 billion promised to players in the future with $842 million of that guaranteed. However, the celebrations are slightly tamed for a few by the events that […]

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Recruiting Sports Agents

Newly Discovered Docs Detail How A California AAU Program Tried To Sign An Exclusive With A Sports Agency

In the beginning of March, it was revealed that former sports agency runner Christian Dawkins was slapped with a six month prison sentence after it was determined that he recruited basketball players, providing money as inducements, to sign with an NBA agent. In reply to a tweet that I published concerning the above, NFL agent […]

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Sports Agents Sports Law

Basketball Agency That Once Rep’d LeBron James Sued By Its Former Employee

An National Basketball Players Association certified Player Agent has sued veteran sports agency Goodwin Associates Management Enterprises (commonly referred to as Goodwin Sports) for breaching their severance agreement and allegedly inflicting emotional distress. Player Agent Muhammad Abdur-Rahim filed the Complaint in California state court, seeking $570,000 as well as exemplary and punitive damages. Atlanta-based Abdur-Rahim, […]

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NFL Players Sports Agents

Massive Group Of NFL Agents Discuss Unifying, Because ‘Nobody’s Making Money’

Hundreds of NFL Players Association certified Contract Advisors come from all areas of the United States to Indianapolis on an annual basis for the NFL Combine. They are in town primarily to support their clients, communicate with NFL personnel and attend an NFLPA meeting to satisfy their certification requirements under the union’s regulations. But this […]

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Sports Business

Relationships Matter The Most In Sports, Says Industry Vet Dr. Lynn Lashbrook

Dr. Lynn Lashbrook just returned from India. He described the trip as part business and part pleasure. Pretty much anywhere he travels around the world could be construed as a business expense. The company he founded, Sports Management Worldwide (SMWW), is over twenty years old and has now worked with individuals based in more than […]

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Headline Racing Sports Business

Top Racing Events Around the World

Equestrian events date back more than 2,000 years, and this extensive history has created generations of dedicated race fans around the world along with a culture developed among enthusiasts of the sport. Today, the biggest events in the sport are those that attract international attendance and attention as well as millions of bets on the […]

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College Football Players

Lil Wayne’s Group May Have Its 1st Top NFL Draft Pick

The 2019 NFL Draft is still months away, but the mock drafts are in full force. One name at the top of, or near the top of, every single mock draft is Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams. Today, Williams is making it official on who will represent him as he attempts to solidify his name […]