Jan
28

Penn Law 2nd Annual Sports Law Symposium

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What: 2nd Annual Penn Law Sports Law Symposium presented by The Heisman Trust Where: University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3501 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 When: Friday, February 13, 2015 Description The symposium will address the intersection of the sports and entertainment industries in relation to business and law.  As currently planned, the symposium will…
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Jan
20

Bryant Jennings Signs With Roc Nation Sports

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Undefeated heavyweight boxer Bryant Jennings has signed to Roc Nation Sports. Jennings is scheduled to fight for the world championship on April 25th on HBO at Madison Square Garden against Wladimir Klitschko. The deal for the fight had been agreed to a few weeks ago, but the deal was paused when Gary Shaw who was…
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Jan
14

MLBPA Changes To Agent Regulations

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The Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) has made some changes to its agent regulations. New applicants now have to undergo a background check conducted by an outside investigative firm and pass a written exam. MLB players voted on the new agent regulations at a recent meeting of the union’s Exec Board. Previously there was…
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Jan
13

Duke Law 5th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

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What: Duke Law 5th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium When: Friday January 16, 2015 Where: Duke Law School- 210 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708 Description The Fifth Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium, Friday January 16, 2015, will provide meaningful opportunity for discussion and interaction among Duke students, visiting professors, legal practitioners, and industry…
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Jan
09

Roc Nation Sports Signs Andre Ward

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Middleweight champion Andre Ward, regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world, has joined Roc Nation Sports. Ward has only fought twice in the past three years due to a protracted contract battle with Goossen Promotions. Tom Brown of Goossen Promotions told ESPN.com “That chapter is closed. I’ve moved on”. “We have…
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Jan
06

Roc Nation Sports Presents ‘Throne Boxing’

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In August of 2014 Roc Nation Sports announced its entrance into boxing promotion and its first card is set for January 9th at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The card will be headlined by welterweight prospect Dusty Hernandez-Harrison of Washington, D.C., and Long Island’s Tommy Rainone of Plainview, New York, in a scheduled 10-round…
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Dec
29

Sports Debate Marketplace Will Launch In 2015

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SportsGavel.com, where fans can settle debates on their favorite sports topics, has created a marketplace for sports debate. The website has a formal framework around how responses are valued, and are judged by athletes and personalities that are intimate to the topic.  SportsGavel has recently signed its first judges: Erin Sharoni, sports personality and Kris…
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Dec
23

2015 Sport Business Hot Topics & Emerging Trends (Agents’ Perspective)

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SportAgentBlog.com’s very own Mark Burns recently wrote an article for Forbes asking 85+ sport business professionals 2 questions: 1) What are the trends and hot-button topics to follow in the sports business industry in 2015? 2) How will the different niches within sport — digital, technology, agency, traditional media, sponsorship, athletics and others — change…
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Nov
25

Chapman Entertainment And Sports Law Symposium

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What: Chapman University Fowler School of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium When: Friday, February 6, 2015 9am-5pm Where: Chapman University School of Law – Kennedy Hall 237AB (370 N Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866) Description This year’s theme is ‘Taking Care of Business: How the evolution of the marketplace is changing the rules…
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Nov
19

Morgan Stanley Forms Global Sports & Entertainment Division

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Morgan Stanley Wealth Management has formed a Global Sports & Entertainment (GSE) division. The new division will serve the unique needs of veteran and emerging talent and their advisors in the sports and entertainment industries. GSE is led by Drew Hawkins, a Managing Director and veteran executive who served most recently as a Wealth Management…
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