May
01

Sports Agent Joe Linta Inducted Into Beaver County Sports Hall Of Fame

Easy Joe Flacco really has nothing to worry about, even though people can't stop talking about Tom Brady's new deal.

Veteran sports agent, Joe Linta, was recently inducted into the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame, a non-profit devoted to honoring those who have brought recognition to Beaver County (Pennsylvania) through their contributions in the sports business industry.  Since its founding in 1975, the Hall of Fame has inducted roughly 400 members at its banquets.…
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Apr
28

The Agent Is The Gateway Between Players And NFL Decision-Makers

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Former Green Bay Packers executive and current ESPN NFL Business Analyst, Andrew Brandt, recently discussed agents’ roles in the run-up to the NFL Draft for Sports Illustrated’s ‘Monday Morning Quarterback’. Considering Brandt’s experience on the team side along with being a former agent and now in sports media, he clearly has 360-degree football business perspective.…
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Apr
23

Pat Dye Jr. Discusses The Landscape Of The Sports Agency Biz

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Sports Business Journal’s labor and agency beat writer, Liz Mullen, recently chatted with NFL Certified Contract Advisor, Pat Dye, Jr.  Dye is the Founder of SportsTrust Advisors, an Atlanta-based agency that represents 70-plus players in the NFL, such as the Denver Broncos’ DeMarcus Ware and the Miami Dolphins’ Ryan Tannehill. Below are some of the…
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Apr
01

On To The Next One: Brittan Golden

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Brittan Golden (10) catches a pass over Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane (20) during the first half at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Over the last few years and most recently in the past couple of months, Relativity Sports is becoming the sports agency of choice for wide receivers.  The agency represents the likes of Dez Bryant, Larry Fitzgerald, and Michael Crabtree. This week, Arizona Cardinals wideout Brittan Golden signed with one of Relativity’s NFLPA Certified Contract Advisors,…
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Mar
27

On To The Next One: Andre Gurode

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Andre Gurode has signed with Louis Bing of Zoe Sports. Kennard McGuire of McGuire Sports World formerly represented Gurode. Gurode is a 2-time All-Pro Team selection (2007, 2009) that anchored the Dallas Cowboys offensive line from 2002 to 2010, including the season when Emmitt Smith eclipsed Walter Payton’s historic NFL all-time rushing record. Throughout his…
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Mar
09

Ndamukong Suh Hires Jimmy Sexton As Agent

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (90) sits on the bench before the game against the New York Giants at Ford Field. Giants beat the Lions 23-20. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

In a career that has been highly controversial Ndamukong Suh has finally made a sound decision, hiring veteran Creative Artists Agency (CAA) NFL agent Jimmy Sexton. Suh has the potential to be one of the highest paid defensive players in the NFL and with Sexton at the negotiating table that is more likely to be…
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Mar
06

Six Questions With Spencer Cannold, NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor At JL Sports

St. Louis Rams linebacker Daren Bates (53) interacts with teammates during warm ups before the first quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Arizona won 30-10. Mandatory Credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

Spencer Cannold is an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor with JL Sports.  Spencer builds his relationship with his clients based on honesty, trust, and dedication.  These three principles are essential in order to ensure long-term success for each client, in the ever-competitive NFL representation business.  As a competitor his whole life, he brings a great work…
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Feb
18

Richie Incognito Fires Vicious Twitter Rant At Athletes First, Retracts Vitriol

Richie Incognito is back in the news after texts with Jonathan Martin were revealed this week. Images Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

It is safe to say that with everything that has occurred concerning the Miami Dolphins and the bullying incidents involving Richie Incognito and teammate Jonathan Martin, nothing should be considered a surprise anymore — even Incognito’s recent Twitter rants. Last Friday, Incognito supposedly deleted his Twitter account saying, “Goodbye, twitter. Be well. See you on…
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Feb
03

‘Why Not Us’ Mentality Helps Seattle Seahawks Produce First Super Bowl Championship

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The Super Bowl was full of memorable moments and New York/New Jersey provided a great platform for the Seattle Seahawks to showcase its talents. The Seahawks once again demonstrated that a superior defense does win championships. However, the Seahawks’ playoff success runs much deeper than its flashy neon-uniforms, outspoken leaders, and 12th man. Most noteworthy…
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Jan
27

United Nations To Host Concussion Awareness Summit

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What: Coalition for Concussion Treatment (#C4CT) Concussion Awareness Summit When: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Where: United Nations, New York City, NY About: The #C4CT Summit is the opening of the five-day Brewer Sports International Super Bowl XLVIII Exclusive Events series, which includes The Jack Brewer Foundation (JBF Worldwide) Global Ambassadors Sport for Development Summit, Super…
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