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Roc Nation & Brooklyn’s LIU Launch New School

Roc Nation has partnered with Brooklyn’s Long Island University to launch Roc Nation School of Music, Sports, and Entertainment. Enrollment for the new school will begin Fall 2021. 25% of incoming freshman will receive the Roc Nation Hope Scholarship allowing them to graduate without any debt. Applicants can begin to apply this fall and the […]

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Interview with the Agent: Kirsten Simmons

Kirsten Simmons is a certified National Basketball Players Association Agent. Simmons received her Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from the University of South Carolina-Columbia and currently works at Thread Sports Management in Toronto, Canada. D’Bria Bradshaw: What made you pursue a career as a sports agent? Why Basketball? Kirsten Simmons: Growing up in Canada, sports […]

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The Sports & Entertainment Group 2020 Draft Class

The Sports & Entertainment Group, PLLC led by Adisa Bakari, Jeff Whitney, and Edward Dent have been quite busy during this off season securing new contracts for their NFL veteran clients like Stefon Diggs heading to the Bills; George Fant to the Jets; and Eric Murray to the Texans. The trio also had a great […]

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Interview with the Agent: Chelsea Townsend

Chelsea Townsend is the CEO and founder of C-Town Sports Agency. She is a Certified NFL agent. Townsend received her Juris Doctor from Elon University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in EXSS: Sports Administration from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. C-Town Sports is a full-service sports agency committed to advocating for […]

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Ballengee Group Acquires Football Agency, Signs Record Breaking Baseball Extension And Pushes The Combat Sports Scene

Per a press release from the company, Ballengee Group has acquired Fischman and Wiltz Sports, an NFL representation practice, introducing the full-service Ballengee Group to football representation. Certified NFL Agents Martin Fischman and Dr. Stanley Wiltz will be leading the new football division. Long-time client service managers Rick Roberts and Matt Gilley are also joining […]

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Adidas Continues Push For Equality In Sports

Per a press release from the company, last week Adidas continued its commitment to championing girls and women in sport as it moves into the second phase of the She Breaks Barriers initiative.  Adidas debuted a film featuring four athletes ( Becky Sauerbrunn (USWNT, Defender Utah Royals); Keni Harrison (World Record Holder, 100m hurdles); Layshia Clarendon (WNBA Point Guard, Connecticut […]

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Global Entertainment & Sports Law + Industry Conference

What: Global Entertainment & Sports Law + Industry Conference presented by the University of Miami’s Entertainment and Sports Law Society and the LL.M. in Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law When: Thursday & Friday, April 4-5, 2019 Where: Donna E. Shalala Center, University of Miami1330 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146 Schedule Thursday, April 4th: 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.Registration  […]

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2019 University of Miami Sport Industry Conference

What: 2019 University of Miami Sport Industry Conference When: April 11-12, 2019 Where: Shalala Student Center- 1330 Miller Dr. Coral Gables, FL 33146 Event Description: The SIC will feature engaging keynote speakers as well as breakout sessions that address the most relevant issues in the business of sport and entertainment. Conference sessions will include: So […]

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Disrupt The Game Signs WNBA Star Liz Cambage

Liz Campage, 2018 WNBA Runner-Up, 2018 Scoring Leader, and 2x All Star has signed with Allison Galer and Disrupt The Game (DTG) agency. Campage is a native of Australia and a dominant Center in the WNBA, averaging 23.0 points per game, 9.7 rebounds per game, and 1.6 blocks per game during the 2018 season. She […]

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Women’s History Month 2019 Week 1: Women in Sports Business

March is Women’s History Month and we will highlight women in sports all month. Essence Magazine recently did a feature on 8 Black women and their experiences working in sports. The article consisted of some of the challenges and misconceptions that these women face working for the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB and their advice […]