Dec
19

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (12/19/2014)

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Shabbat Shalom my friends.  And a Merry Christmas to those celebrating the holiday next week.  A lot of interesting occurrences this week, including a featured interview on Above the Law and some coverage of a trademark application I filed for Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (“Money Green”).  As the year wraps up, I am looking…
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Dec
18

On To The Next One: Marlon Brown

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Marlon Brown (14) makes a catch prior to the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

At the tail end of the NFL regular season, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Marlon Brown has signed with Universal Sports and Entertainment Management, according to SportsBusiness Journal.  He’ll be represented by Universal President/CEO, Kevin Conner, along with Vice President, Robert Brown. The University of Georgia alumnus was formerly with Summit Sports Management.  In the current…
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Dec
17

Talking About Sports Biz And Sports Law On Above The Law

Being a sports lawyer and a sports agent is not one in the same.

Head over to our friends at Above the Law for an ongoing conversation between Zach Abramowitz and me using Abramowitz’s innovative ReplyAll platform.  Abramowitz is asking me questions about how Sports Agent Blog got started, why I chose a path that led me to becoming a lawyer with a focus on Sports Law and tips for those who…
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Dec
17

On To The Next One: Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (44) of Great Britain celebrates winning the 2014 U.S. Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

William Morris Endeavor (WME) landed a massive coup this week with the signing of Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton. He was previously managed by Simon Fuller at XIX Management. Lewis’ contract with XIX ended last month and he decided not to renew. Hamilton has one year remaining on his 3 year, £51 million contract with…
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Dec
16

Wolverines QB Devin Gardner Signs With Yee And Dubin Sports

Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer and Michigan Wolverines quarterback Devin Gardner (98) shake hands after the game at Ohio Stadium. Ohio State won the game 42-28. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

It’s officially the end of the college football regular season, and that means student-athletes have begun signing with NFLPA Certified Contract Advisors in hopes of one day making a 53-man NFL roster. University of Michigan football quarterback, Devin Gardner, has signed with Yee and Dubin Sports, according to The Detroit News and Michigan beat writer,…
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Dec
15

Phoenix Suns PG Isaiah Thomas Fires Agency ASM Sports

Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Thomas (3) attempts a shot against Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) during the first quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

According to SportsAgentBlog.com’s Founder, Darren Heitner, Phoenix Suns point guard Isaiah Thomas has fired his agency, ASM Sports.  The Tacoma, Washington native was represented by the Founder and President of ASM, Andy Miller. As Heitner reported, Thomas recently fired Miller and ASM for personal and professional reasons; he will hire a new agent before the…
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Dec
12

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (12/12/2014)

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December 31, 2005.  That was the day I decided to create this website.  Amazingly, almost a decade later, it is still up and running, and hopefully providing worthwhile content to you that you enjoy to consume.  Please let me know what we can do to make the website even better in the future.  We have…
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Dec
10

For Genie Bouchard, IMG Is The Most Fashionable Fit

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Early Wednesday morning the worst kept secret in tennis representation was confirmed: Genie Bouchard had signed with WME/IMG. The newly formed conglomerate will market and manage her globally. This was a position previously held by Lagardere, who she was with until her contract expired in October. Genie had been managed by the French company since…
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Dec
08

Lagardère Unlimited Announces Plans For Monthly Sports Business Show

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Lagardère Unlimited and Universal Sports Network, a multi-platform media destination for Olympic-related sports programming, recently partnered to create the new TV series, Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport. The 18-episode series will be hosted by Rick Horrow, Chairman of Horrow Sports Ventures.  It will debut on Wed., Jan. 21 at 7:30pm EST and…
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Dec
05

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (12/5/2014)

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) steals the basketball against Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris (12) during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Magic 98-97. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

It’s Art Basel week in Miami, which means the streets are even more clogged than usual and parties recommend you dress in some sort of “Artistic Chic” fashion.  Tough season for my Florida Gators, but we finally have a new coach.  Hope remains high for the Miami Dolphins, with a big game against the Baltimore…
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