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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 […]

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CAA Sports Acquires Kauffman Sports Management

As reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, CAA Sports has acquired Kauffman Sports Management, a full-service talent representation agency with offices in Los Angeles, CA and Philadelphia, PA. Kauffman Sports, led by its Founder, Steve Kauffman, specializes in the representation of NBA and NCAA coaches and front office executives. Its talent roster includes names such […]

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Kris Bryant v. Chicago Cubs

            Earlier this week the baseball world received the decision heard around the world…an impartial arbitrator decided against Kris Bryant, and in favor of the Chicago Cubs, regarding the star player’s 2015 service time grievance.              The decision is quite obviously a loss for Bryant and the players, but to put a positive spin on a bad […]

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MLB 2020 Salary Arbitration Primer

January 10, 2020 marked an important day in baseball’s offseason calendar. Teams and Clubs exchange desired figures for the 2020 season – a process defined by the CBA as salary arbitration. Although Teams and Clubs, more often than not, reach a settlement on salary negotiations, there is the occasion where both parties cannot agree on […]

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Lil Wayne to Headline TIDAL Super Bowl Show

To kick off the Super Bowl 2020 weekend in Miami, Lil Wayne and TIDAL, earlier today, announced a partnership in which the rapper will headline TIDAL’s concert series. The concert, titled “Delano Live Presented by TIDAL”, will take place on January 31, 2020 at the Delano Beach Club on Collins Ave. in Miami Beach. The […]

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NBPA and G League Push Towards Unionization

Reports have recently surfaced that the National Basketball Players Association and the G League (effectively the NBA’s developmental league) have had serious discussions towards unionization. It was reported by The Athletic, that NBPA officials met with G League players last year during the G League Showcase in Las Vegas to begin educating players on the […]