Feb
04

Malcolm Butler’s Agent, Derek Simpson, Closes 2014 NFL Season On “Super” Note

Feb 1, 2015; Glendale, AZ, USA; New England Patriots strong safety Malcolm Butler (21) intercepts a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette (83) in the fourth quarter in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Just days ago, if I asked you who Malcolm Butler was, chances are, you wouldn’t have been able to give me an answer. Now permanently etched in Super Bowl lore, former Popeye’s employee Malcolm Butler’s story is one for the ages. So, too, is that of Butler’s agent, Derek Simpson, a Huntsville, AL attorney in…
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Jan
31

Agent Spotlight: Steve Rosner of 16W Marketing

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In December, I wrapped up my second year of teaching Sport Agency Management at Indiana University Bloomington.  It has been a true blessing to have been given the opportunity to teach driven, intelligent students, which is something I hope to continue doing for the rest of my life.   The Sport Agency Management course is intended…
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Jan
03

Agent Spotlight: Chris Gittings Of One West Sports Agency

Baltimore Ravens v New England Patriots

In December, I wrapped up my second year of teaching Sport Agency Management at Indiana University Bloomington.  It has been a true blessing to have been given the opportunity to teach driven, intelligent students, which is something I hope to continue doing for the rest of my life.   The Sport Agency Management course is intended…
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Dec
27

Agent Spotlight: B.J. Armstrong of Wasserman Media Group

bj armstrong

Recently, I wrapped up my second year of teaching Sport Agency Management at Indiana University Bloomington.  It has been a true blessing to have been given the opportunity to teach driven, intelligent students, which is something I hope to continue doing for the rest of my life.   The Sport Agency Management course is intended to…
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Dec
20

Agent Spotlight: Allain Roy of CMG Sports

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Recently, I wrapped up my second year of teaching Sport Agency Management at Indiana University Bloomington.  It has been a true blessing to have been given the opportunity to teach driven, intelligent students, which is something I hope to continue doing for the rest of my life.   The Sport Agency Management course is intended to…
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Jul
14

Agency Spotlight: mgmt one

ken griffey

While the agency de jour is currently Excel Sports Management after recently bringing in Casey Close and Victor Menocal to run its new baseball division and Mark Steinberg to head up its golf division, there is another agency that is quietly putting together a variety of pieces in an effort to make a big splash.  The name of the…
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Jun
27

Agent Spotlight: Michael Lelchitski

Michael Lelchitski

Last week we posted our 2011 NBA Draft Listing Of Players Selected And Their Agents.  While the list includes the standard NBA agent names like Arn Tellem, Bill Duffy, Rob Pelinka, Happy Walters, Leon Rose, etc. it also has some lesser known people on it.  One of them, Austin Walton, was featured in a recent…
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May
02

Agent Spotlight: Joby Branion [Update]

I recently sat in on a conference call that included Cris Collinsworth, Boomer Esiason, and Howie Long.  A large part of the discussion centered on the 2011 NFL Draft.  Collinsworth stated that it would not surprise him if 75% of the players selected in the 1st round play on defense (it ended up being 50%).…
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Mar
01

AFL Agent Ricky Nixon in Hot Water

The AFL’s most powerful agent Ricky Nixon is currently involved in a scandal that could potentially end his career. A couple of months ago, nude photos of high profile St. Kilda players were released on the internet. The photos were proposed to be stolen from one of the player’s computers by a 17 year old…
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Apr
01

Agent Spotlight: Happy Walters

rogue sports

I have not covered Happy Walters all that much on this website.  Other than really loving his first name, I never have come across anything all that newsworthy.  But that does not mean that the sports agent (amongst many other professional titles) is not a spectacular human being.  In fact, after receiving a rundown about…
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