Mar
06

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

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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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Jan
21

Seattle Seahawks Deaf Player Derrick Coleman Inspires NFL Draft Hopeful, Adham Talaat

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Seattle running back/fullback Derrick Coleman (pictured above) isn’t normally one of the more recognizable players on the Super Bowl-bound Seahawks.  Yet, the deaf Coleman has recently gained national attention following a newly-released Duracell commercial featuring the Los Angeles native. For defensive lineman Adham Talaat of Gallaudet University — who is also deaf — Coleman serves as…
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Nov
20

Conflicts Of Interest In The Representation Of Rookie NFL Players

A recent column by Ben Volin of the Boston Globe questions NFLPA leadership concerning the latest round of collective bargaining negotiations.

The following article is a guest contribution from Evan Brennan. Mr. Brennan an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor and is a current student at Chapman Law School. He holds a Master’s degree in Sports Management from California State University at Long Beach, and a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. He has worked in athlete public…
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Nov
19

NFL Week Eleven: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

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The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good: Denver Broncos – Denver vs. Kansas City has meaning again. After Sunday’s win, Denver moves into a tie with Kansas City for first place in the AFC at 9-1. Denver’s defense proved to everyone that it is only getting better as they get…
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Nov
12

NFL Week Ten: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

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The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good: New Orleans – What had been a highly-anticipated game between two dynamic offenses – or so we thought – quickly became a beat down of epic proportions. Entering Sunday’s matchup, the juiciest storyline was former Dallas Defensive Coordinator Rob Ryan facing off against…
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Nov
05

On To The Next One: Keenan Allen

San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (13) runs with the ball past Washington Redskins free safety David Amerson (39) attempts to make a tackle during the game at FedEx Field. The Redskins defeated the Chargers 30-24. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

The San Diego Chargers used their third round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft on California wide receiver Keenan Allen, who at the time was represented by NFLPA Contract Advisor JT Johnson.  Johnson and his company Atlas Sports Agency had also signed Tennessee wide receiver Justin Hunter, California quarterback Zach Maynard and NC State cornerback…
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Nov
04

NFL Week Nine: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

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The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good: Tom Brady – The football nerds around the country in forums and message boards have been talking about how Brady’s numbers this season have been down and that his career is on the downslope. While Brady’s numbers have indeed been below his usual…
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