Defining Sports Relocates To South Florida

Defining Sports, a sports marketing, public relations, athlete representation agency that represents over 30 current and retired athletes of the NFL, NBA, WNBA, MLB, MLS and Olympians says it will move to Delray Beach, Florida for its new corporate headquarters location. The process will take 6-12 months and it’s unclear how many of the 15…

Dragging Down The Market: Why The Qualifying Offer Should Be Eliminated

The following is a guest contribution from Noah Goodman. Goodman is an associate at Ballard Spahr and he drafts memoranda on federal court decisions and federal agency rulings. He previously oversaw a political campaign for a former Philadelphia City Councilman and was a presenter at the 28th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture at the…

Paul Argueta Is Relocating Your Athlete Clients With Ease

When is the last time you moved? Not in the sense of physical activity, but actually packed up all your belongings , put them in a U-Haul and settled into a new home. Anyone who has -ver been through this process before can attest to the fact that moving can be a stressful endeavor. Not…

NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations

The following is a guest contribution from Noah Goodman. Goodman is an associate at Ballard Spahr and he  drafts memoranda on federal court decisions and federal agency rulings. He previously oversaw a political campaign for a former Philadelphia City Councilman and was a presenter at the 28th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture at the…

On To The Next One: Alan Anderson

Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard/small forward Alan Anderson parted ways with Mark Bartelstein and Priority Sports and Entertainment, and will now be represented by Chris Luchey of CGL Sports. The 34-year-old Anderson signed with the Clippers on a one-year veteran minimum contract earlier this month. Anderson played his college ball at Michigan State University, where he…

Wasserman Media Group Signs Golfer, Negotiates Apparel Deals

Former Second Team All-America and First Team All-Pac-12 golfer Jonathan Garrick has signed with Wasserman Media Group and will be represented by agent Chris Armstrong. The former UCLA Bruin golfer also signed an apparel deal with TaylorMade Adidas Golf. According to Garrick’s bio on the PGA Tour website, he turned pro in 2016 and has earned just…

NFLPA Lowers Default Agent Fee To 1.5 Percent

In March, the National Football League Player’s Association (NFLPA) decided against decreasing the maximum amount (3 percent) an NFL agent can charge his or her clients on performance contracts. However, the NFLPA announced Monday they are dropping the standard fee from 3 percent to a default fee of 1.5 percent. The agent fee has been a…

Lagardère Sports Adds Tim Mickelson As Their Newest Agent

In mid-July, Tim Mickelson resigned as the head coach of Arizona State University after five years with the school. Yesterday, Lagardère Sports announced Mickelson will be joining the agency under the tutelage of Lagardère Golf President Steve Loy, who also coached at ASU from 1987 to 1992 and left his coaching gig to represent golf superstar Phil Mickelson,…

Ryan Clady Discusses Russell Okung’s Self-Negotiated Contract

Left tackle Ryan Clady came to the New York Jets this offseason to replace D’Brickashaw Ferguson, one of the Jets’ most reliable players over the last decade. However, the Jets’ new offensive lineman did not leave the Denver Broncos without feeling some animosity towards his replacement, Russell Okung. After receiving the Broncos’ franchise tag in…