Aug
20

4th Annual Kelley Drye Sports Entertainment Group’s Agent/Client Retreat

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With the beginning of the NFL preseason starting just weeks ago, fans have been engaged with players’ off season preparation for this upcoming season, but not many know how players are preparing for life off the field. The Sports and Entertainment Group at Kelley Drye held their annual three day retreat in Las Vegas this…
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Jul
24

UConn Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit For $1.3M

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The University of Connecticut will award $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit with five women (Silvana Moccia, Kylie Angell, Carolyn Luby, Rosemary Richi, and Erica Daniels) who alleged that the university did not take their sexual assault claims which occurred on campus seriously. The majority of the award ($900,000) will go to Moccia who is…
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Jul
09

Interview With The Agent: Lindsay Kagawa Colas

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Lindsay Kagawa Colas is Vice President of Action Sports & Olympics at Wasserman Media Group. Colas is a double graduate of Stanford University where she received a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Masters in Sociology- Organizational Studies.  While at Stanford, Colas was an All-District 8 performer and two-year captain of the Women’s Volleyball…
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Jul
02

Interview With The Agent: Johnny Alamo

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Johnny Alamo is a University of Denver graduate with a Bachelors in Sports Marketing & Business Management. Alamo is a unique agent; he does not represent basketball, football, or any other traditional sport athletes, he represents Olympic skiers and develops multi-media sports storytelling projects. After an extensive career in the industry with titles that ranged…
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Jun
24

North Carolina Sports Agent Scandal Receives New Date for Hearing

University of North Carolina remains at the center of an ongoing agent scandal.

The date has been set for the next hearing in the North Carolina sport agent scandal in which 5 people have been charged with violating North Carolina’s Uniform Athlete Agent’s Act by providing benefits to former University of North Carolina student-athletes.  The defendants in this case include a UNC tutor as well as Georgia-based agent…
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Jun
12

2014 MLB Draft Pick Isan Diaz Is Latest Top Puerto Rican Prospect For Sports Agency

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Isan Diaz became the highest-selected Puerto Rican player in the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft last Thursday after being picked by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the second round, 70th pick overall. Diaz is represented by Melvin Roman, the owner and CEO of MDR Sports Management.  He is the firm’s third client to be chosen in the…
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Jun
05

Interview With The Agent: Gilad Berkowitz

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Gilad Berkowitz is a 2012 graduate of the University of Michigan with a dual-honors Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Psychology. Berkowitz is a rising 3L at Duke University School of Law and the President and founder of his talent group “Berkowitz Career Ventures,” all while maintaining status as a full-time law student…
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Jun
05

Stealth SME Signs Baylor Star Isaiah Austin

Baylor Bears center Isaiah Austin (21, right) hugs head coach Scott Drew (left) during the second half in the semifinals of the west regional of the 2014 NCAA Mens Basketball Championship tournament against the Wisconsin Badgers at Honda Center. The Badgers defeated the Bears 69-52. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

With the NBA Draft quickly approaching Stealth SME has signed Baylor star Isaiah Austin.  The 7’ 1”, 220-pound Center played for two seasons with the Baylor Bears, 2012-2014, averaging .447 FG% and 11.2 points per game for the 2013-14 season. Austin will be represented by Dwon Cliffton and Tony Dutt of Stealth Sports. Austin is…
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May
29

Interview With The Agent: Brian McLaughlin

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Brian McLaughlin is the Vice President of Symmetry and a NFLPA certified Contract Advisor. McLaughlin is a graduate of Iona College where he received a Bachelors in Business Administration; he then furthered his education at Suffolk University Law School where he received his Juris Doctor. McLaughlin is a licensed attorney in the state of New…
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May
28

SMWW Conference Hits The City Of Brotherly Love For 2014 NHL Draft

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The Sports Management Worldwide (SMWW) NHL Draft Hockey Career Conference makes its way to the City of Brotherly Love for the 2014 NHL Draft as Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, home of the Philadelphia Flyers, becomes the center of the hockey universe June 26-28, 2014. The conference will take place at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown…
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