Aug
26

NFL Players’ Lawsuit Against BB&T For Negligence Heads To Trial

Santana Moss (89) stands on the field before the start of the game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called “Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.” Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s online offering, which makes it easy for anyone to access the content. A couple of years…
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Aug
17

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. & Greg Olsen Join to Benefit Levine Children’s Hospital

Greg Olsen & Dale Earnhardt Jr. via www.myfox8.com

Press Release via Legacy Agency: NASCAR’s #88 driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Carolina Panthers #88 tight end Greg Olsen have teamed up to raise money for the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. The fundraising event called, “Weekend with the 88s,” will offer one lucky winner and their guest an unprecedented experience in sports…
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Aug
12

IK Enemkpali Brings Battery To Light In The World Of Sports

New York Jets linebacker IK Enemkpali (51) takes a breather on the bench during the second half against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called “Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.” Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s online offering, which makes it easy for anyone to access the content. There are quite a…
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Jul
27

On To The Next One: Dominique Easley

Dominique Easley Via USA Today

Per Ben Volin, New England Patriots DE Dominique Easley has signed with Sean Stellato of SES. Easley was formerly represented by Tom Santanello of Elevate Football Agency. The former Florida Gator was selected 29th overall by the Patriots in the 2014 NFL Draft. The 6’2 285 lb. DE had a very quiet rookie campaign playing…
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Jul
22

On To The Next One: Robert Ayers

Giants DE Robert Ayers has switched agencies via bigblueinteractive.com.

Per Liz Mullen of SBJ, New York Giants defensive end Robert Ayers has signed with Sean Kiernan and Erik Burkhardt of Select Sports Group. He was previously represented by Eastern Athletic Services’ founder Tony Agnone. The former first round (18th overall) pick by the Denver Broncos in 2009 out of Tennessee is entering his seventh NFL…
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Jul
21

On To The Next One: Terrence Brooks

Ravens S Terrence Brooks has joined Rosenhaus Sports. via BaltimoreRavens.com.

Per Liz Mullen of SBJ, Baltimore Ravens safety Terrence Brooks has signed with Drew Rosenhaus and Michael Katz of Rosenhaus Sports. He was previously represented by Jordan Woy of Willis & Woy and Associates. The Ravens selected Brooks in the third-round of the 2014 NFL Draft out of Florida State. The 5’11” 200 lb safety was…
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Jul
21

Russell Okung Is Taking On Free Agency Without An Agent

Russell Okung says he will negotiate his next contract without an agent (Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports)

The following was written by our new contributor, Alex Fernandez.  Russell Okung hates Jerry McGuire. “This movie insinuates that athletes need someone else to “show them the money” because they can’t get out there and get the money themselves. I hate that.” Okung has received plenty of courting attempts by agencies promising him the money…
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Jul
20

On To The Next One: Zach Mettenberger

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Per Sports Business Journal, Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger has signed with CAA Sports. He was previously signed to JL Sports and now will be represented by agents Jim Denton, Patrick Collins, Jimmy Sexton and Tom Condon in the CAA Football division. Mettenberger is entering his second year in the NFL and has totaled 8…
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Jul
20

On To The Next One: Sheldon Richardson

Sheldon Richardson has left CAA for Relativity Sports (Photo Cred: CBSSports.com)

Per Sports Business Journal, New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has left CAA Sports & signed with Relativity Sports. Richardson will be represented by agents Ben Dogra, Eugene Parker and Kyle Evans. He was represented by Dogra while with CAA Sports. Richardson was drafted in 1st round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the…
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May
19

On To The Next One: Zach Mettenberger

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Tennessee Titans QB, Zach Mettenberger, has signed with Tom Condon and Jimmy Sexton of CAA for his representation, according to a Tweet by Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. This comes after Mettenberger parted ways with his former agent Joe Linta of JL Sports. Linta made some highly publicized remarks to ESPNs Chris Mortensen demanding the Titans trade Mettenberger…
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