Jul
24

Recap: 2015 The Sports Entertainment Group at Kelley Drye Player/Agent Retreat

Adisa Bakari & Jeff Whitney. Via WashingtonPost.com

“To Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Required!” This was the theme of the 2015 Annual Client Retreat hosted by The Sports Entertainment Group (TSEG) at Kelley Drye. The annual retreat has reached its 5th year and moved from its usual location in Las Vegas, Nevada to Miami Beach, Florida with plans to return to Miami…
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Jul
20

On To The Next One: Zach Mettenberger

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Per Sports Business Journal, Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger has signed with CAA Sports. He was previously signed to JL Sports and now will be represented by agents Jim Denton, Patrick Collins, Jimmy Sexton and Tom Condon in the CAA Football division. Mettenberger is entering his second year in the NFL and has totaled 8…
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Jul
20

On To The Next One: Sheldon Richardson

Sheldon Richardson has left CAA for Relativity Sports (Photo Cred: CBSSports.com)

Per Sports Business Journal, New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has left CAA Sports & signed with Relativity Sports. Richardson will be represented by agents Ben Dogra, Eugene Parker and Kyle Evans. He was represented by Dogra while with CAA Sports. Richardson was drafted in 1st round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the…
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Jul
20

Revisions To The Uniform Athlete Agents Act

The Uniform Law Commission has approved changes to the Athlete Agents Act

According to USA Today, the Uniform Law Commission which is an organization that works to standardize state laws has approved changes to the Uniform Athlete Agents Act during its annual meeting last Wednesday in Williamsburg, Virginia. The ULC was created in 1892 to build uniformity among state laws in handling common concerns, first adopted the…
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Jul
09

SMWW 2015 Basketball Career Conference

The SMWW Basketball Career Conference will take place July 17-18

What: SMWW 2015 Basketball Career Conference at the Vegas Summer League Games When: July 17-18, 2015 Where: Las Vegas, Nevada Description This conference is ideal to anyone interested in working or currently working in professional sports, but particularly professional basketball. One of the advantages of this conference is the ability to network within the industry…
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Jul
06

James Dunleavy Leaves Wasserman Media Group

NBA Agent James Dunleavy has left Wasserman Media Group

According to Sports Business Daily Liz Mullen, NBA player agent James Dunleavy has left Wasserman Media Group. “I am not sure what I am going to do going forward, but I can confirm I am not there,” he said of leaving Wasserman. Dunleavy represented his brother Mike, Jr., Jahii Carson, and Villanova G Darrun Hilliard,…
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Jun
30

Recap: SMWW 2015 NHL Career Conference

Rick Curran (NHL Agent) & Dr. Lynn Lashbrook (SMWW Founder)

This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Sports Management Worldwide annual NHL Career Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Attendees got the opportunity to hear from everyone involved in the hockey business from media to general managers and then attended the actual NHL Draft in Sunrise, Florida. There were two agent panels, one…
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Jun
23

Roc Nation Sports Signs Jerome Boateng

Jerome Boateng brings soccer and international stardom to Roc Nation Sports

Roc Nation Sports has signed World Cup Champion Jerome Boateng to its roster. Boateng and his management company SAM Sports signed an exclusive promotional agreement with Roc Nation Sports earning him the position as premiere professional football athlete for the agency. Boateng is a German soccer player currently playing as a defender for Bayern Munich…
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Jun
22

Gator Guard Hopes Player-Agent Bond Will Pay Off In Draft

Michael Frazier will be represented by Matt Ramker (Photo Credit: GatorZone.com)

University of Florida guard Michael Frazier signed with local agent Matt Ramker with hopes that their player-agent bond will pay off at the NBA Draft this Thursday night in Brooklyn, New York. Many questioned Frazier’s decision to forgo his senior year and enter the draft early since he missed a portion of his junior year…
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Jun
17

NBA Agent Dues Set To Increase

NBA Agent dues are going to see a major increase in 2015/16

Per Darren Heitner, NBA Agent annual dues will likely increase during the 2015-2016 season. NBPA Deputy General Counsel Ramya Ravindran and the Board of Player Representatives have discussed and preliminarily approved raising NBA agent dues beginning with the upcoming NBA season.  The expected increase in agent dues would be as follows: Agents with 0-9 players:…
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