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Minnesota Timberwolves Hire Excel Sports Management for Jersey Patch Sponsorship

On June 22, 2020 it was announced that the Minnesota Timberwolves had hired Excel Sports Management to assist in securing the team’s next jersey patch sponsor. This is not Excel’s first run in the jersey-sponsorship space, as it has negotiated these deals in the past on behalf of other franchises. Most notably, Excel helped the […]

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Boras Corp. Inks Top Prospect

Jon Heyman announced on Twitter that top Detroit Tigers pitching prospect, Matt Manning, has signed with The Boras Corporation. The former 9th overall pick of the 2016 MLB Draft out of out of Sheldon High School (CA) has posted a career Minor League ERA of 3.04 over the course of 70 games with 410 strikeouts, […]

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Detroit Pistons Guard Jordan Bone Signs With Fundamental Sports Management

As reported by Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype and USA Today, Detroit Pistons Guard Jordan Bone has signed with Fundamental Sports Management. Bone was drafted in the second round of the 2019 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans with the 57th overall pick out of the University of Tennessee. Bone never did play for the […]

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Scott Boras Wants Baseball Back

In an opinion piece published in this morning’s New York Times, super-agent Scott Boars of Boras Corp. penned an opinion piece in which he believes that baseball should came back, sooner rather than later. As you may be well aware, amid the outbreak of COVID-19 across the United States, and globally, all sports leagues closed […]

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COVID-19 Finds Endeavor Looking to Raise Capital

Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, Hollywood powerhouse Endeavor is one of the talent agencies struggling to financially meet is obligations to its employees, clients and investors. As recently reported by the New York Post, Endeavor is looking to raise $250 million to offset some of the financial windfall suffered from the agency’s entertainment-business properties, including the […]

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PSU’s Lamar Stevens signs with Rize Management

As the NBA Draft approaches, albeit with some uncertainty, Nittany Lions senior Lamar Stevens has chosen his representation. The 6’8″, 225 pound, Forward has signed with Los Angeles-based Rize Management. Rize was founded by Scott Nichols, who is a lawyer, and has deep basketball roots. Rize is a smaller boutique agency that “has made a […]

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MLB Contemplates Skipping 2020 Amateur Draft Due to COVID19

As the effects of Coronavirus continue to be felt around the globe, the sports world continues its planning towards resuming its regular seasons and in the case of Major League Baseball, beginning its regular season. Reports have surfaced that Major League Baseball will consider putting the 2020 Amateur Draft on hold as well as putting […]

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Interview With The Agent: Jim Munsey

Ryan Yarbrough, left handed pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays, was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 4th round of the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft out of Old Dominion University. Since turning pro, he has been represented by veteran MLBPA Certified agent Jim Munsey. However, Munsey was recently informed that his relationship with Yarbrough […]

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Rep1 Sports Grows Its Baseball Footprint

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic has reported that Rep1 Sports has acquired Peter Greenberg’s baseball client roster, previously managed by GSE Worldwide. Peter Greenberg, according to his LinkedIn profile, is the President of Baseball Operations for talent agency GSE Worldwide (previously known as The Legacy Agency or “TLA”). Previously known as Peter Greenberg & Associates, […]

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NY Knicks Tab Veteran CAA Agent As Next President

According to reports from ESPN’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Leon Rose, veteran agent of Creative Artists Agency (“CAA”) has been tabbed as the New York Knicks next President. Rose will become the second CAA agent to take the helm of a New York franchise, as veteran baseball agent Brodie Van Wagenen was hired by the New York […]