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College Football Players Sports Agents

Rousseau, Farley Opt Out Of College Football Season, Sign With Rosenhaus

Miami Hurricanes defensive end Gregory Rousseau and Virginia Tech cornerback Caleb Farley were two of the top college players to make headlines this week as they both opted out of playing the upcoming season. Rousseau and Farley, who are both projected to be first round picks, will be represented by agent Drew Rosenhaus.  Rousseau, who […]

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Sports Law

Darren Heitner, Dan Lust And Dan Wallach To Headline Sports Law Networking Event For Law Students

The Florida Law Students Sports & Entertainment Law Council will be sponsoring a sports law discussion on August 4 from 12-1 PM EST, featuring attorneys Darren Heitner, Dan Lust, and Daniel Wallach.  Heitner, who created SportsAgentBlog.com in 2005, is a dual-Gator and the founder of Heitner Legal where he practices sports law, contracts, trademarks and copyrights. […]

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Sports Agents Sports Business

Former Duke Basketball Player Josh Hairston Has Eyes Set On Becoming An NBA Agent

Josh Hairston, who played at Duke from 2010-2014, has joined SAC Sports Representation as he pursues a career as a NBA agent. He started in his new role as a recruiter this past month. SAC Sports Representation is ran by agent Seth Cohen. Last year, Cohen represented Suns first round pick Cameron Johnson. Cohen also […]

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Contract Negotiation NFL Players

Mahomes Signs Record-Breaking $503 Million Contract Extension

“SHOW ME THE MONEY!” Leigh Steinberg must be one happy agent after helping his client Patrick Mahomes ink the largest contract in NFL history. Steinberg, the President of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment, who is often credited as the real-life inspiration for Tom Cruise’s character in the movie Jerry Maguire, sure showed Mahomes the money. Mahomes […]

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Tennis

IMG Inks Rising Tennis Star Denis Shapovalov For Representation

IMG has signed 21-year old tennis player Denis Shapovalov to a worldwide marketing and management agreement. IMG Senior VP/Tennis Clients Max Eisenbud will represent him. Shapovalov is the No. 16 ranked player in the world. He turned pro in 2017 and did not previously have any representation. The Canadian won the Stockholm Open in 2019 […]

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College Basketball Players Sports Agents

James Wiseman, Cole Anthony, Aaron Nesmith Highlight Excel Sports Management’s Draft Class

Excel Sports Management will be representing a star-studded group of athletes for its 2020 NBA Draft class. Potential No. 1 overall pick, James Wiseman, highlights the class. Wiseman signed with Excel back in December, giving up his remaining college eligibility shortly into the season. Wiseman opted to leave Memphis for the NBA, instead of facing […]

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Agent Spotlights NBA Players

Agent Omar Wilkes Joins Klutch Sports

NBA agent Omar Wilkes has left Octagon after eight years and will become the new Head of Basketball for Klutch Sports. Wilkes’ new role with Klutch Sports will allow for Rich Paul to expand his role as CEO as Klutch looks into expanding into more sports. Wilkes clients include NBA all star Trae Young, Cam […]

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Sports Agents Sports Business

GSE Worldwide Acquires Grutman Sports And Entertainment

GSE Worldwide, Inc. (“GSE”), a leading sports and entertainment marketing, management and talent representation firm, announced that it has acquired Miami, FL-based sports and entertainment agency, Grutman Sports and Entertainment (“Grutman Sports”), which is focused on securing commercial opportunities for NFL players. As part of the transaction, Grutman Sports’s CEO, Ian Grutman, and Director, Talent […]

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Soccer

Roc Nation Sports Signs Marcus Rashford For Off-Field Representation

Manchester United star forward Marcus Rashford has signed with Roc Nation Sports (“RNS”) for his off-field representation. The deal officially started in April and was confirmed by RNS today. Rashford, who also plays for the England national team, is a rising star across the pond. Roc Nation’s representation is strictly off-field, encompassing philanthropy, PR and […]

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2020 NFL Draft Rounds 1-7 Recap

BY JOSH GOLDBERG AND JASON MORRIN The 2020 NFL Draft was one to remember. A record number of fans tuned into their televisions and anxiously awaited their favorite teams’ selections. 255 young men fulfilled their life long dreams of being drafted (virtually) and celebrated while socially-distanced in their respective homes. The draft had 55 million […]