Feb
24

Adrian Peterson’s Agent Gets In Verbal Altercation With Vikings VP

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As reported by Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Ben Dogra, Adrian Peterson’s agent, and Rob Brzezinski, Vikings VP of Football Operations, had a war of words last week in downtown Indianapolis. Sources near the situation confirmed that the verbal altercation took place in front of numerous outside parties.The two reportedly had to be separated by…
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Jan
27

Ticket Sales And The Business Of The NFL

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The following is a guest contribution by Zakari A. Kurtz, Esq. Zak received his undergraduate degree from Roanoke College and his J.D. from Michigan State University. Zak is licensed to practice law in New York. With only eight home games for each NFL team, tickets can be scarce and the laws of supply and demand can make…
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Jan
19

Tom Brady: Many Contracts, One Team?

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft (left) greets quarterback Tom Brady (12) after the AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

The following is a guest contribution from Benjamin Steinberg, an attorney practicing in the state of New York. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from the NYU School of Law, where he was the Student Bar Association Social Chair and a member of both the Journal…
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Dec
09

So Who’s Really Going To Win The Super Bowl?

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Author Chris Lang is an Englishman living in Seattle who became a convert from British soccer and cricket to real football and baseball when he first went to watch the Seattle Seahawks and the Seattle Mariners almost ten years ago. It’s that time of year again when we can make pretty well-informed opinions on who’s…
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Aug
11

Mike Tannenbaum Remains An Agent Even With New Consulting Role

New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum (left) and head coach Rex Ryan before the game against the Arizona Cardinals at Metlife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports

Former New York Jets General Manager, Mike Tannenbaum, joined sports agency Priority Sports as the head of its Coaches, Front Office and Broadcasters Division last summer.  In that role, he recently negotiated Steve Kerr’s new salary with the Golden State Warriors. As of last Friday, Tannenbaum will now try to balance two competing responsibilities, with some arguing…
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May
13

Full 2014 NFL Draft Selections And Analysis (Player/Agent)

Northern Illinois Huskies safety Jimmie Ward (15) warms up before the game against the Toledo Rockets at Glass Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Prior coverage of NFL Draft (agent/player) relationships: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 Keep up with Darren Heitner on Twitter, spreadsheet creator Josh Corriveau on Twitter and Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS Highlights Sportstars with 25 clients selected – 9.77% (1 in 1st round) – in-depth article on Forbes. Athletes First with…
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May
09

2014 NFL Draft Round 1 Selections And Analysis (Player/Agent)

South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (7) holds the Capital One Bowl trophy after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers at the game held at the Florida Citrus Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports

Prior coverage of NFL Draft (agent/player) relationships: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 Keep up with Darren Heitner on Twitter and Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS First Round Highlights CAA Sports had five clients taken in the first round on Thursday, the most of any agency. The agency’s early success included…
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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
22

Why Seattle Has Already Won

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) addresses the media after the 2013 NFC Championship football game against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

This guest post is written by Jason A. Davis, Esq. a Seattle attorney and sports fan.  Mr. Davis has previously contributed to the Sports Agent Blog. Follow him at @JasonDavisEsq1. The rising star and quarterback of the now Super Bowl bound Seattle Seahawks is known to ask the simple question, “Why not us?”  And why…
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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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