Book Review: Representing the Professional Athlete

It is highly enjoyable to read books by sports agents that highlight their life experiences (see: A Shark Never Sleeps, License to Deal, Taking Shots, etc.  I also like to hear negotiating tips from those in the business who have had immense success in their careers (see: Winning With Integrity, Never Make the First Offer). …

Book Review: Tanked! The Tank Black Story

This Thanksgiving, Tank Black has a lot to be thankful for.  The one-time University of South Carolina football assistant coach and founder of a mega sports agency, Professional Management Incorporated (PMI), was released from prison a little over a year ago.  Today, he is still a free man and living, which he should be very…

Book Review: My Life Outside the Ring

My Life Outside the Ring, is the second autobiography by Hulk Hogan and as the title implies, it features the man behind the Hulk Hogan persona, Terry Boella. The legendary career and trademark personality of Hulk Hogan can be described to you by any Hulkamaniac, but the unscripted life of Terry Boella is much harder…

Book Review: Long Lost

This book is not something that will give you much insight into the sports agent profession.  In fact, there is nothing to take away from this story that directly relates to being a sports agent.  Long Lost by Harlan Coben is a fictional story, but its main character, Myron Bolitar, is a sports agent (the…

Book Review: Taking Sports Seriously

It’s not about sports agents, but it is freaking awesome.  I am not going to lie and tell you that I read every page of Taking Sports Seriously: Law and Sports in Contemporary American Culture by Jeffrey Standen (in fact, I skipped the entire chapter on Sports Books…why do I want to read a book…