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An Interview With Aspiring Agent Jake Murphy of Murphy Sports Group

Recently, Sports Agent Blog had the opportunity to have a discussion with Jake Murphy, an up and coming sports agent who decided to forge his own path in the ultra-competitive representation industry. Murphy is a Euless, Texas-native, graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Sports Management. After having the opportunity to […]

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Andrew Brandt Joins VaynerSports

VaynerSports announced that Andrew Brandt has joined the agency as its Executive Vice President. “Brandt provides a unique perspective on league and player negotiations, sports policy, player finance and other key business aspects of sports”, said AJ Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerSports. “We are very excited to welcome Andrew to our team and to take VaynerSports […]

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Interview with Doug Sanders of Sanders Sports & Entertainment

Currently residing in Los Angeles, Doug Sanders is a seasoned-veteran in the sports and entertainment industry. About four years ago, he went on to start his own company, Sanders Sports & Entertainment (SSE), a brand marketing firm that manages the top NBA and NFL athletes along with entertainers. As a graduate from the University of […]

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Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment Announces Groundbreaking Partnership with Linglong Tires

Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment, parent company of the Tampa Bay Lightning and AMALIE Arena, Tampa Bay Entertainment Properties, The Identity Tampa Bay and marketing rightsholder for University of South Florida Athletics and Yuengling Center announced a new partnership last week with China-based, Linglong Tires.  Linglong Tires becomes the “Official Automotive Tire” of the Tampa Bay […]

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Luck and Trout Star Together in New BODYARMOR Commercial

Creative Producer Kobe Bryant is at it again, as a new installment of BODYARMOR’s “Thanks” campaign is set to kick off tomorrow for 2019 MLB Opening Day.  Fresh off his new record-breaking contract, Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout will star alongside Andrew Luck from the Indianapolis Colts in a new commercial produced by BODYARMOR Ambassador […]

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On To The Next One: Draymond Green Teams Up With Rich Paul

Klutch Sports recently announced the signing of Warriors forward Draymond Green. Green told his former agent, B.J. Armstrong of Wasserman Media Group, he would be changing his representation. Despite his friendship with LeBron James, Green made it clear that James did not recruit him to join Rich Paul and Klutch. “It’s impossible to say LeBron […]

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Russell Wilson And Ciara Sign With Creative Artists Agency

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his wife, singer and songwriter, Ciara, have both signed with Creative Artists Agency. CAA will help represent the couple in their film and television endeavors. CAA will also represent Wilson’s media and production company, West2East Empire. In August 2018, West2East partnered with Bunim/Murray Productions to develop and produce a […]

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The Maxim Big Game Experience Releases Its Headliners for Super Bowl Weekend

Lagardere Sports and Entertainment and Maxim’s joint venture, The Maxim Experiences, announced earlier this month that Future, Jamie Foxx and Diplo will be the headliners at the Maxim Big Game Experiences taking place on Saturday, February 2, 2019 in Atlanta during Super Bowl Weekend. The event will be held at The Fairmont, a 19,000-square foot […]

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CODA Agency Announces Growth Moves

According to a press release from the company, music agency CODA Agency announced two major growth moves on Tuesday, December 11: the creation of a sports agency, CODA Independent Sports, and an expansion of their Brand Partnerships and Corporate team with the hiring of Debbie Ward. CODA Independent Sports currently specializes in soccer and aims to […]

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VaynerX Acquires Playbook Inc.

It was announced that media mogul Gary Vaynerchuk and his business partners in VaynerX have acquired Reed Bergman’s Playbook Inc. to create a new company, VaynerTalent. The new venture is made up of the existing division of VaynerMedia, VaynerTalent and Playbook, all under the VaynerX umbrella. Reed Bergman, a sports industry veteran with over 25 […]