Nov
01

Some sports agents are in the public spotlight more than their clients

It seems as though prominent sports agent Leigh Steinberg is always in the news. Unfortunately, lately it hasn’t been because he signed another top rated quarterback. With his admitted battle with alcoholism, Steinberg recently had another run-in with the law. This time, he was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public in Newport Beach,…
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Aug
12

Nowadays, Everybody Wants To Be A Sports Agent

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With all the ballyhoo surrounding the NY Jets’ recent hiring of FSU Cowgirl, Jenn Sterger, as a game day host, you might be surprised to know Sterger aspired to become a sports agent before Brent Musburger made her famous. In response to being asked what she would be doing now if Musburger never spotted her, she…
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Jul
23

Follow-up on Alvin Fall & Carl Crawford

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Not too long ago, I wrote about the deal I secured  for my sports Artist, Alvin Fall, with the Tampa Bay Rays. Two days ago, Alvin met up with Carl Crawford during BP at Tropicana Field. I wanted to share some of the pictures of Carl Crawford posing for a picture with Alvin and signing…
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Jun
28

Illustration of Carl Crawford

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A few months ago, I signed sports artist Alvin Fall as my second client.  While I always aspired to be a sports agent, owning AccessAthletes has taken me in a much different direction.  I can honestly say that I never expected to represent sports artists, but I am grateful for the opportunity to do so. …
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May
20

Hoop Dreams: The Next Big Cartoon!

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The most exciting and promising project that I have been involved with as a sports marketing agent for Terrell White is Hoop Dreams. And no folks, I’m not talking about the 1994 documentary film about William Gates and Arthur Agee. The new Hoop Dreams is an animated cartoon that stars a group of kids, in…
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Mar
29

What would you do…? (#6)

If you are an aspiring sports agent, you constantly hear about how to break into the industry. While getting your foot in the door is the first step, what do you do after you accomplish that? There are plenty of challenges that will arise after you land your first gig and I believe this hypothetical…
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Feb
27

Graphic Artist Representation

I have some exciting news to report. Yesterday, I became an agent after I signed my first client. Most of you are probably wondering what sport my client plays (as I am writing on the SportsAgentBlog). It’s definitely not what most of you would expect. My first client as an agent is a graphic designer…
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Feb
19

What would you do…? (#5)

As we get deeper into the NFL offseason, you will hear more and more chatter about free agency, franchise tags, and the like. This time of year is when agents make their mark on behalf of their clients. At the end of the day, an agent is judged on the end product of the agent-client…
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Jan
20

What would you do…? (#4)

I apologize for the hiatus, but I hope to deliver an exciting hypo for everybody to discuss in the fourth edition of this column. One of your clients is a starting QB in the NFL. We will call him Willie Smoke. Willie is a third-year player who led his team to the AFC Championship game…
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Dec
17

Interview with Derrick Gordon-Freshman Phenom from St. Patrick High School

Derrick Gordon is a 6-3 freshman SG for St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth, NJ and one of the top rated freshmen basketball players in the country. Many high school basketball pundits have touted his freshman class at St. Patrick as the best in the nation (featuring Derrick, 6-6 F Michael Gilchrist (rated as the…
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