Team8 Global, Tommy Paul Agree to Terms

Junior tennis star, Tommy Paul, has signed with Team8 Global, as reported by ESPN’s Darren Rovell on Twitter. Team8 Global is a Cleveland-based, boutique sports management firm, whose 2013 creation was spearheaded by tennis icon, Roger Federer, and his agent, Tony Godsick, shortly after the two left IMG in 2012. As a junior, Paul went…

November 19 – 40 Man Roster Deadline

Friday, November 19, is the deadline for Major League Baseball teams to finalize their 40 Man Rosters leading up to the Baseball Winter Meetings and the Rule 5 Draft.  Many players will be “protected” on their organization’s 40 Man Roster in the final hour leading up to the deadline, as a preventative measure, so that…

Shout When No One Is Speaking

Since starting this website and my company, Dynasty Athlete Representation, I have tried to answer almost every email that contains a question from an interested reader or future agent.  While I have had the great fortune of being published in respectable journals and newspapers, the most joy comes out of helping college/high school students learn…

Making A Case For Clint Robinson

Let me preface the following bullet points by saying that I am in no way suggesting that Clint Robinson starts next season on an MLB roster.  In all likelihood, the Kansas City Royals will be protecting Robinson on their 40-man roster by the middle of November 2010, preventing Robinson from being grabbed by another team…

Clint Robinson Is Having Quite A Year

If you had not been following Clint Robinson‘s season all year long and just followed yesterday’s game between the Northwest Arkansas Naturals and the Springfield Cardinals, you would still be wondering why Robinson is still in Double-A.  He is not the best on defense.  He will admit that, but he will tell you that he…

Parise And Platt Hope To Follow The Indy To Majors Path

A week-and-a-half ago, Ben Nicholson-Smith wrote an excellent post on MLBTradeRumors.com, which happens to be a fantastic website.  Titled, The Path From Indy Ball To The Majors,  Nicholson-Smith talked about Daniel Nava, a player who started his career in an Independent Baseball league, yet eventually received a promotion to play at the highest level possible…

Clint Robinson: A Royal Player In Double-A

When you are a 6’5, 225 lb left-handed power hitter, and teams take a pass on you through 24 rounds of a draft, you might have a chip on your shoulder.  When you hear people talk about you and they say, “He’s a great player, but he’s a little old to be playing in Double-A,”…

Dynasty Fall 2010 Internship Information

This is a guest post from Dynasty HR Director, Justin Herzig. Halfway through June, and the 2010 Summer Internship Program at Dynasty is going great. Our interns are hard at work researching, analyzing, and doing everything possible to make it a better tomorrow for Dynasty’s clients. They still have a couple months to go in…

Dynasty Baseball Update Headlined By Kyle McPherson

In his last 5 starts for the Class-A West Virginia Power, Kyle McPherson has 39 strikeouts and only walked 3 batters.  The Pirates are known for placing strict pitch counts on their players in the farm system, yet McPherson has gone 7 innings in 2 of his last 5 starts.  That said, his K/IP ratio…

Robert Smith To Take Teaching Skills To Hong Kong

Robert Smith will be moving across the Pacific Ocean and taking his bowling skills to Hong Kong. “The move is to start a bowling academy for Hong Kong.  Long story short, there is no sanctioning body for bowlers outside the National Team there,” Robert was quoted as saying on his Facebook page yesterday. “I have…