Jun
15

On To The Next One: Jose Abreu

Jose Abreu joins Relativity Sports via cbssports.com.

Per Sports Business Journal, Relativity Sports has signed Chicago White Sox first basemen and 2014 American League Rookie of the Year Jose Abreu for representation. At Relativity, agent Diego Bentz will lead his representation. Abreu was previously represented by Praver Shapiro. The second year, 28-year old Cuba native has played in 57 games this season…
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Jun
12

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/12/15)

Carmelo Anthony is now the owner of a Puerto Rican soccer team (Photo via esquire.com)

We are four games through the NBA Finals and they certainly have not disappointed. ESPN  announced today that this year’s NBA Finals is the most watched and highest-rated ever on ABC through four games. Last week Saturday, history was made as American Pharoah won  the Belmont Stake. He became the first horse in 37 years to…
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Jun
12

SMWW 2015 NHL Draft Hockey Career Conference

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What: SMWW 2015 NHL Draft Hockey Career Conference When: June 25-27, 2015 Where: Fort Lauderdale, Florida & BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida Description Per SMWW website, join Sports Management Worldwide for the SMWW Hockey Conference at the 2015 NHL Draft as BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida,   home of the Florida Panthers, becomes the center of…
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Jun
11

Six Questions With Aaron Swerdlow, Managing Director And General Counsel At Kauffman Sports Management Group

Aaron Swerdlow of Kauffman Sports

In just three years, Aaron Swerdlow has worked his way up to Managing Director at Kauffman Sports Management Group. Kauffman Sports represents some of the premier coaches and executives in the NBA and NCAA. Connect with Aaron on LinkedIn and Twitter. The following “Six Questions” short interview was conducted by our Assistant Editor, Cameron Chung. (1) When…
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Jun
10

On To The Next One: Al Alburquerque

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According to a Tweet by Jerry Crasnick, Detroit Tigers reliever Al Alburquerque has signed with Praver/Shapiro Group for his representation. He was previously represented by Rick Thurman of the Beverly Hills Sports Council. The 28-year old Dominican Republic native is in his fifth MLB season, all with the Tigers. He began his professional career in…
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Jun
09

Six Questions With Daniel Booth, Director Of EntPR Communications & Athlete Management

Daniel Booth, Director of EntPR

The following “Six Questions” short interview with Daniel Booth was conducted by our Assistant Editor & Social Media Manager, Cameron Chung. Daniel Booth is the Director of ENTPR Communications & Athlete Management, based out of London. Daniel’s career is off to a fast start with a roster of clients that bring together soccer, golf, athletics &…
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Jun
08

On To The Next One: Joey Galloway

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According to SportsBusiness Journal, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has signed ESPN college football analyst and former NFL wide receiver Joey Galloway for representation. At CAA, Galloway will be represented by a team of agents. Galloway was previously represented by The Legacy Agency. SportsBusiness Journal reported last week, that Galloway will become part of ESPN’s “College Football Final” post-game crew alongside new host…
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Jun
08

From Sports Pros To Poker Fanatics

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In what way can we compare poker to football? Or rugby, or baseball, or any game which involves getting a pep talk from your team coach, running across a field until your body aches and hearing the excited cheers of your loyal fans? None of the above seems to share any obvious similarities with the…
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Jun
05

FIFA World Cup Bribery Scandal: The United States Soccer Federation’s Possible Challenge To FIFA’s Decision

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The following paper is a guest contribution by David Katzman, Esq. David Katzman, Esq. is a licensed attorney in New York and New Jersey with his own law firm based out of New York City, called the Law Offices of David Katzman, PLLC. The emphasis of the Law Offices of David Katzman, PLLC is in Sports…
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Jun
05

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/5/15)

No one generated interest in the agent business quite like Ari Gold & Jerry Maguire

While the FIFA scandal has been the biggest story in sports over the past week, today has brought a plethora of newsworthy stories. Kyrie Irving has officially been ruled out of the playoffs with a fractured knee cap. While I picked the Warriors to win it all, I am extremely upset that we won’t be…
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