Apr
07

WNBA Draft Prospects: Maya Moore and Porsha Phillips

Maya Moore

It’s that time of year again for the WNBA Draft. The draft will take place at ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut on Monday, April 11, 2001.  As the women’s professional league continues to develop and grow, the 2011 draft class is destined to increase fan base and command attention.  The class is another example of why…
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Jan
23

2011 Australian Open: Where are the Americans in Tennis?

Serena Willams

As the 2011 tennis season kicked off with the first major, Australian Open, no one can deny the lack of American players in tennis.  Over the last decade, the number of American professional tennis players (men and women) has declined. Serena and Venus Williams are ranked four and five in the world. They have dominated…
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Sep
13

2010 WNBA Championship

swin cash

The 2010 WNBA championship began this past weekend.  The Seattle Storm and the Atlanta Dream tipped off for the WNBA Finals on Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 3 pm (EST). The best-of-five started in Seattle, Washington at KeyArena. Seattle won their first title in 2004. This year, Seattle defeated the Los Angeles Sparks and the…
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Jul
07

The Evolution of Women’s Tennis

sharapova

There is a debate concerning women’s professional basketball. Many believe the WNBA will not survive because the organization does not have the same sponsorship or financial backing as the NBA. Many think the women do not have the athleticism to play at the same level as male professional basketball players. Therefore, women’s professional basketball is…
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Jun
23

Rookie Reflections

As agent advocates, we anticipate our clients making the necessary adjustments upon being drafted or securing placement with a professional organization. We expect our clients to perform based on contractual obligations and add value to the organizations as a professionals and human beings.  Athletes are consistently being evaluated by management and coaches. Evaluations are based on…
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May
19

WNBA: Endorsements and Marketability

The WNBA season officially kicked off on May 15, 2010. I was very excited to see Lindsay Whalen and Monica Wright play at Target Center this past Sunday. A couple of weeks ago, I attended an event the Minnesota Lynx held at the Mall of America to kick off their 2010 season with the fans.…
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Apr
14

2010 WNBA Draft

Kalana Greene Tina Charles

On April 8th, 2010, the WNBA held the 2010 Draft in Secaucus, New Jersey. Most of the featured prospects on Sports Agent Blog were chosen in the first or second rounds. Tina Charles of UConn was selected first and Monica Wright was selected second. All of the women featured on SAB were drafted within the…
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Apr
07

2010 WNBA Draft Prospects: Tyra Grant and Alexis Gray-Lawson

gray-lawson

“Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential. It’s dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great.” — Billie Jean King, Founder of the Women’s Sports Foundation Tyra Grant is a 5”11 guard for the Penn State Lady Lions. Tyra is definitely a “lioness” on the basketball court. She is the…
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Mar
30

2010 WNBA Draft Prospects: Jayne Appel and Monica Wright

appel

“We’re talking about women’s professional basketball here. We’re still new at this. A lot of times people forget the NBA was once where we are now. We’ve got to go beyond the true die hard women’s professional-sports fan.” – Sheryl Swoopes Jayne Appel (pictured to the right) is another extraordinary athlete. She stands 6’4” and…
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Mar
22

2010 WNBA Draft Prospects: Epiphanny Prince and Alysha Clark

Clark

“If you’ve given the greatest effort that you can expect of yourself, you always get what you deserve.”  – C. Vivian Stringer What a great quote from a great coach who knows all too well the impact and importance of effort and expectations. The voice of C. Vivian Stringer probably resonated in Epiphanny Prince’s head…
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