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Boras Says Kyler Murray To Pursue Professional Baseball, Not NFL

After Kyler Murray hoisted the Heisman Trophy , many questioned whether he should choose to enter into the NFL Draft or follow through with his pledge to the Oakland Athletics to play professional baseball. The A’s selected Murray ninth overall in the 2018 MLB Draft. He signed a $4.6 million contract before the Sooners football […]

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2018 NFL Draft Player/Agency Breakdown

Here are the final notes on the top sports agencies by number of clients drafted: Creative Artists Agency: 25 clients drafted this year, compared to 23 in 2017. 23 clients went in the first 3 rounds, including a record breaking 11 first-round selections. Agent Jimmy Sexton represents/co-represents 16 of the 25 CAA clients drafted and […]

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How Baker Mayfield’s Agent Used His Oklahoma Roots To Land The Top QB

This week, NFL agent Jack Mills was a guest of Andrew Brandt on his Business of Sports podcast. Mills isn’t one of the oft discussed agents on this website, but has been in the business for over 40 years. However, he hasn’t been as active in representing players as of late … until this year. His […]

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2018 NFL Draft Round 1 Recap

Here are some quick notes on how certain sports agencies fared through the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft and a full list of the first round picks: Creative Artists Agency- 11 players drafted in the first round including 6 in the top 10 and 8 in the top 16. Agent Todd France led the […]

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Interview With The Agent: Nicole Lynn

Nicole Lynn is a sports agent with Young Money APAA Sports and practicing attorney. Lynn is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management and Doctor of Law (J.D.) with honors. She has worked on Wall Street as a Financial Analyst and obtained both her Series 7 and Series […]

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The Sports & Entertainment Group, PLLC 2018 NFL Draft Class

The Sports & Entertainment Group, PLLC has announced its 2018 NFL Draft Class. The Washington, D.C. based agency led by Adisa Bakari and Jeff Whitney have 6 clients eager to hear their names called during this year’s NFL Draft taking place April 26-28 at AT&T Stadium. TSEG class includes Linebacker Dorian O’Daniel, Cornerbacks Rashard Fant […]

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Saquon Barkley Signs With Nike

Top rated running back and former Nittany Lions star Saquon Barkley has signed with Nike for his athletic shoes and apparel endorsement. The announcement was made via his social media channels (Twitter and Instagram). A Roc Nation Sports signee, the deal was negotiated by Michael Yormark, President & Chief of Branding and Strategy for RNS. […]

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Epic Agents Announces 2018 NFL Draft Class

As we’ve done in the past couple of weeks, we continue to highlight the 2018 NFL Draft classes for various agencies. Up next, Miami, FL-based Epic Agents. If you are new to SAB, or even if you might have missed it, NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor and one of the agents at Epic, Shawn O’Dare, documented […]

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RMI Athletics Adds Four To 2018 Draft Class

Atlanta-based RMI Athletics has added four prospects to its 2018 NFL Draft class. Ryan Rubin, founder and contract advisor at the agency has been at the helm since 2012. Still a relatively new agency, Rubin is carving out his niche in the ultra-competitive representation industry. This year’s draft class includes: Javon Wims, WR, Georgia Wims […]

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Vayner Sports Continues To Turn Heads With 2018 NFL Draft Class

Vayner Sports has plunged into the sports representation industry while only operating since June of 2016. The birth of Vayner Sports occurred after a Twitter conversation between Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of Vayner Media, and Mook Williams, NFL agent. Williams and his partner Brian Mclaughlin wanted to take the next step with their agency called Symmetry; they proposed […]