Feb
05

Book Review: Diamond Dollars

Diamond Dollars by Vince Gennaro is as good as it gets when it comes to the business of baseball. The uniqueness of Diamond Dollars is its provocative way of putting numbers to the real concepts that have been talked about by baseball insiders for years, such as the payoff from winning, the dollar value of…
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Jan
28

Book Review: The 4-Hour Workweek

After reading I’m Just a Kicker, I had said that I would drop my future as a successful sports agent to be an NFL kicker (if I had the leg to provide a decent salary). After reading The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss, I no longer want to be a kicker. It takes a lot…
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Jan
03

Book Review: I’m Just a Kicker

Forget wanting to be a sports agent. I want to be a kicker. You know, the guy who sits on the bench for the majority of football games counting his money as his team does all the real work. How talented do you have to be to hit kickoffs that go for touchbacks, kick game…
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Dec
26

Book Review: Game Time – Inside College Football

The culmination of first semester law school final exams has afforded me the opportunity to begin reading through some of the interesting sports-related books that have been sent my way for review. I just finished reading Game Time – Inside College Football. The book is a compilation of short stories that reveals parts of college…
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Dec
07

New book validates Lake, implicates Bush

It’s not in time for Christmas, but a new book due out next month will still seem like a lump of coal in Reggie Bush’s stocking this holiday. Roughly one month after Lloyd Lake, a partner along with San Diego businessman Michael Michaels in the failed sports marketing agency New Era Sports & Entertainment, played…
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Oct
24

Book Review: The Dynamic Path

Don’t ask me how I have time to run a sports agency, post to this blog, read over 1,000 sports news stories per day, build AccessAthletes, go to law school, read for law school…and still manage to have time to read for pleasure. Well, okay…you can ask me…but my response will be that I am…
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Aug
15

Book Review: Money Players

I was fortunate enough to receive an advance copy of Money Players: A Pro Athlete’s Guide to Success in Sports, Business & Life directly from author, Marc Isenberg. Marc Isenberg runs the blog that is appropriately titled, Money Players. Recently in the SportsAgentBlog.com Forum, someone asked, “What are the best books and articles to read…
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Apr
04

Book Review: “How to Succeed as a Sports Agent”

Mel Stein’s book How to Succeed as a Sports Agent (2002) takes a different approach to the Sports Agent job. Mel has managed some high profile UK footballers in his time such as Alan Shearer, and his book reads in chronogolical form from setting up an agency, to playing contracts and endorsements. It is a…
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