Oct
20

Interview With The Agent: Amen Teter

Peter Carlisle

Amen Teter is currently Octagon’s Director of Action Sports.  He manages the careers of Olympic gold medalist snowboarders Jamie Anderson and Hannah Teter, pro skateboarder Mitchie Brusco and one of the most influential athletes in action sports, pro surfer Alana Blanchard, among others.  Teter is a graduate of the University of Vermont where he served as…
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Oct
17

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/17/2014)

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Mike Williams (19) runs with the ball in a game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Well I officially dismiss football from everything in my life.  The Florida Gators and Miami Dolphins proved their inability to win when it matters and choked in the final seconds of their respective games.  What is the cure?  Hopefully a weekend of golfing will help.  This week on FORBES: (1) Sports-Specific Crowdfunding Concept Created For Athletes…
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Oct
16

Representing The Professional Athlete Week 5

Sports Law

We are entering the 4th quarter for Peter Carfagna’s “Representing the Professional Athlete” course with 5,500 students enrolled! During week 5 students will gain an understanding of the insurance needs of professional athletes, how to handle an athlete-client dealing with injury and concussion-related issues, and how to handle a professional athlete post-retirement when “the cheering…
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Oct
15

8th Annual Tulane Sports Law National Baseball Arbitration Competition

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What: 8th Annual National Baseball Arbitration Competition presented by Tulane Law School Sports Law Society When: January 28- 30, 2015 Where: Tulane University Law School Description The National Baseball Arbitration Competition is a simulated salary arbitration competition modeled closely on the procedures used by Major League Baseball (MLB). Like most law school moot court competitions, the…
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Oct
14

On To The Next One: Carlos Correa

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa (84) tags out Detroit Tigers left fielder Trevor Crowe (63) on a stolen base attempt during the third inning at Osceola County Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

The Legacy Agency was recently ranked one of the top-five MLB sports agencies in 2014, according to research by Forbes.com.  TLA represents the likes of OF Carl Crawford (Los Angeles Dodgers), P Edwin Jackson (Chicago Cubs) and 2B Rickie Weeks (Milwaukee Brewers). The standout athlete representation and marketing firm also recently inked top Houston Astros…
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Oct
13

Inaugural Leigh Steinberg Sports Agent Academy Was A Success

Leigh Steinberg (left) and D'Bria Bradshaw (right).

Show me the Money! Aspiring sports agents around the world have all referenced the film “Jerry Maguire” at least once in their lifetime. This past weekend about 25 young professionals got the opportunity to take part in the inaugural Steinberg Sports and Entertainment “The Leigh Steinberg Sports Agent Academy” in Newport Beach, California; Leigh Steinberg…
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Oct
10

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/10/2014)

July 11 2012; Miami, FL, USA;  Miami Heat player Ray Allen (34), center, hold up his jersey next to president Pat Riley (left), and head coach Erik Spoelstra (right) during a press conference during a press conference at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

Hello from sunny Gainesville, Florida.  I promise myself that I will take at least one trip to my alma mater (undergrad and law) per year.  This weekend is it.  The Florida Gators take on LSU Saturday night, which I predict will be a low scoring, defensive match-up.  Hopefully my Gators come away with a victory.…
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Oct
09

Redskins QB Kirk Cousins Signs With LW Sports Management For Marketing

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Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins recently added to his management team this past week.  The former Michigan State standout has signed with California-based LW Sports Management for marketing.  Cousins is currently represented by Priority Sports for his contract. This season, the Barrington, Illinois native — in place of Robert Griffin III who suffered an ankle injury…
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Oct
08

Representing The Professional Athlete Week 4

Sports Law

We are nearing the end of Representing the Professional Athlete MOOC as we head into week 4 focusing on athletes in their peak professional years and the challenges the agent and athlete will face together in this vital stage. This week students will gain an understanding of the history of publicity rights, constructing and defending against a…
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Oct
07

5th Annual Mississippi Sports Law Review Symposium

Miss. Sports Law Review

What: 5th Annual Mississippi Sports Law Review Symposium When: October 17, 2014 at 1:00pm Where: University of Mississippi School of Law Weems Auditorium Panelists Babbette Boliek- Pepperdine University School of Law Robert Frieden- Penn State Law Kristi Dosh- Former ESPN, Fox Sports and Forbes contributor Terence High- Attorney and football agent Charlie Hussey- SEC Associate Commissioner…
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