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University of Cincinnati Hires Wes Miller As Next Head Basketball Coach, Big Business Of College Athletics On Full Display

After a tumultuous ending to the tenure of University of Cincinnati head basketball coach John Brannen, Cincinnati has reportedly hired Wes Miller, formerly of UNC Greensboro, as its next head coach. Miller, 38, is coming off his second NCAA Tournament appearance in three seasons with the Spartans and accumulated a .578 winning percentage (185-135) in […]

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Wasserman Finalizes 2021 NFL Draft Class

Roughly one month before the 2021 NFL Draft gets underway, Wasserman has solidified its group of 11 draft prospects, per a release from the company.  The 11 prospects will be represented by Doug Hendrickson, Chafie Field, CJ Laboy, Mike Swenson, and Richard Irvin.  RB Najee Harris, Alabama 2020 accolades include: Doak Walker winner (best RB […]

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Rosenhaus Sports Signs 2021 NFL Draft Prospect Frank Darby

Given that the 2020 college football season does not count toward a player’s eligibility, meaning fourth- or fifth-year seniors are able to return for the 2021 season, several players are deciding against returning and opting to declare for the 2021 NFL Draft instead. Wide receiver Frank Darby is one of those players opting for greener […]

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Former Washington Huskies Defensive Star Signs With Wasserman

After the Washington Huskies were unable to play in the Pac-12 championship game due to a number of positive COVID-19 tests and, thereafter, declined to play in a bowl game, versatile defensive playmaker Elijah Molden’s college career came to a close. On Wednesday, Molden took the first step in his professional football career and signed […]

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Octagon Names New Co-Managing Director of Basketball

In 2015, I attended the “Sports Agent School” conference in Chicago, Illinois, which was a behind-the-scenes look at the NBA sports agent industry. The conference, hosted by ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla, featured a handful of former and current NBA agents and executives as panelists. One of them was Giannis Antetokounmpo’s agent. What stuck with me, among […]

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Former Louisville WR Signs With Rosenhaus Sports

Rosenhaus Sports, headed by super agent Drew Rosenhaus, has secured former University of Louisville wide receiver Tutu Atwell for representation. Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal first reported the news.  Atwell announced earlier this week that he was declaring for the 2021 NFL Draft, but he made it a point of emphasis that he […]

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Morris Brothers Sign With Wasserman For Representation

Ahead of the 2020 NBA free agency period, Marcus and Markieff Morris — who are both unrestricted free agents — have signed with Wasserman for representation. Chafie Fields will be the lead agent for the Morris brothers.  Marcus signed a one-year, $15-million deal with the New York Knicks during last year’s free agency period and […]

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Charlotte Flair Signs With VaynerSports

VaynerSports made a splash last week, signing female wrestling star Charlotte Flair for representation. Flair, the daughter of former wrestling legend Ric Flair, is a 10-time WWE champion and a two-time WWE NXT champion. As such, she has won the most titles among any woman in WWE history. During her pro wrestling career, she has […]

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Tyler “Ninja” Blevins Has His Sights Set On Hollywood

Days after signing one of the best NFL Draft prospects, Creative Arts Agency (CAA) has pulled off an even bigger signing coup — Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, the popular video game player. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news of Blevins signing with CAA.  Blevins, 29, announced in September that he was returning to Twitch, a […]

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CAA Sports Signs One Of The Top NFL Draft QB Prospects

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Sports pulled off a major signing coup on Thursday as the agency signed Trey Lance, potentially the first quarterback off the board in the 2021 NFL Draft, for representation. Lance announced the move across his social media platforms. The former North Dakota State gunslinger burst onto the scene in 2019, throwing […]