Mar
26

Esquire Network To Air Show On Sports Agents Titled “The Agent”

"The Agent" will premiere this summer

Anyone with an interest in the sports agent business has undoubtedly watched Jerry Maguire and, probably, Entourage as well. Outside of Spike TV’s short lived attempt at Super Agent, there has never been a TV series following real sports agents in the USA. The Esquire Network looks to change that after giving the greenlight to…
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Feb
05

theScore Debuts Mobile eSports App

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On February 4th, mobile sports media company theScore launched a dedicated mobile app for eSports. We have recently looked into the growing popularity of eSports and the money involved in competitive gaming. It is estimated that more than 71 million people now watch eSports around the world, with viewing figures of competitive eSports contests now…
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Jan
12

University Of Pikeville Now Offering Athletic Scholarships For ESports

Via University of Pikeville's Website

The following is a guest contribution from Roger R. Quiles, an attorney based in New York City. He received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University and his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. The University of Pikeville is now the second university in the United States to recognize eSports,…
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Jan
10

ESports Tournament Finals Boasts Impressive Viewership

Via UMG Gaming's Facebook page

The following is a guest contribution from Roger R. Quiles, an attorney based in New York City. He received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University and his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.  The popularity of eSports, or playing video games competitively for profit, has seen a drastic increase in…
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Nov
25

Chapman Entertainment And Sports Law Symposium

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What: Chapman University Fowler School of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium When: Friday, February 6, 2015 9am-5pm Where: Chapman University School of Law – Kennedy Hall 237AB (370 N Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866) Description This year’s theme is ‘Taking Care of Business: How the evolution of the marketplace is changing the rules…
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May
14

CSE Grows Representation Of Media Personalities, Signs TheBigLead.com Founder

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Atlanta-based sports agency, CSE, recently bolstered its extensive client list by adding a group of sports broadcasters and media personalities, including TheBigLead.com Founder, Jason McIntyre, former baseball player and MLB studio analyst Mark DeRosa, CNN International Sports “World Sport” anchor Don Riddell, and ESPN “Around the Horn” analyst Frank Isola. According to Sports Business Journal’s,…
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Apr
22

A Chat With J.B. Bernstein, Sports Agent And Million Dollar Arm Creator

J.B. Bernstein (photo courtesy of Million Dollar Arm)

Million Dollar Arm is a movie coming out to theatres this May, which depicts a real story about a sports agent that created a contest in India that afforded 2 cricket players the opportunity to compete for professional baseball jobs in the U.S. The competition included thousands of people and ultimately led to both Dinesh…
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Mar
19

Two-Day Symposium In South Florida Spans Music, Film, Television And Sports

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What: ABA 5th Annual International Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television and Sports When: May 1-2, 2014 Where: The Palms Hotel and Spa, Miami Beach About: The 5th Annual International Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television and Sports is a two-day event in South Florida.  The Symposium will feature 12 panels…
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Feb
25

Oregon Law To Discuss Arbitration, Representation Of Athletes And More

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What: 2014 Sports and Entertainment Law Forum – Bringing sports, entertainment, and business law together When: Friday, February 28, 2014 from 11:00AM-4:00PM Where: University of Oregon, Moda Center Speakers Kevin Kiely, Cable Huston Ken Landphere, Octagon Football Maureen Weston, Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law Rhett Barney, Lee & Hayes Guy Blake, Davis, Shapiro…
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Feb
24

Third Annual Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy Begins May 19

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For the third consecutive year, law students from around the country looking for a career in sports or entertainment law will have the opportunity to experience hands-on, practical-lawyer training in their given industry at the annual Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy (GLSELA).  Hosted on the campus of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in conjunction…
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