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Brand-Led Recruiting Has Arrived in College Football

The era of marketability in college recruiting is here.  Early last week, the NCAA announced their support of recommendations that would allow college athletes to earn money from their name, image and likeness. What came next inevitably will be remembered as the match that lit the brand-led recruitment fire.  BRANDS ATTRACT TALENT Recruiting in college […]

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The Sports & Entertainment Group 2020 Draft Class

The Sports & Entertainment Group, PLLC led by Adisa Bakari, Jeff Whitney, and Edward Dent have been quite busy during this off season securing new contracts for their NFL veteran clients like Stefon Diggs heading to the Bills; George Fant to the Jets; and Eric Murray to the Texans. The trio also had a great […]

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Scott Boras Wants Baseball Back

In an opinion piece published in this morning’s New York Times, super-agent Scott Boars of Boras Corp. penned an opinion piece in which he believes that baseball should came back, sooner rather than later. As you may be well aware, amid the outbreak of COVID-19 across the United States, and globally, all sports leagues closed […]

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Young Money APAA Sports Welcomes Isaac Okoro In Preparation For The 2020 NBA Draft

As a freshman with Auburn, Isaac Okoro made quite an impression. A former four-star recruit, Okoro averaged 12.9 points, 4.4 rebounds his freshman season and was named to the SEC All-Defense, SEC All-Freshman and second team All-SEC teams. Okoro was often called upon to hold the opposing teams’ best offensive players and proved extremely capable. […]

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Quinton Rose Of Temple Signs With ROC Nation Sports Ahead of the 2020 NBA Draft

Quinton Rose announced his desire to enter the NBA Draft through an emotional post via twitter on April 28,2020. The Rochester native said in his post to Temple fans “I’m forever grateful to be a Temple Owl. With my family behind me, I am excited to take the next step in my career by signing […]

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Young Money APAA Sports Welcomes Te’a Cooper On The Heels of a New Partnership Agreement With Lifestyle Sports Agency

With the partnership agreement between Lifestyle Sports Agency, Young Money APAA Sports also welcomes daughter of Lifestyle Sports Agency owner Omar Cooper and 2020 WNBA Draft 18th overall pick Te’a Cooper. Te’a Cooper was drafted in the 2020 draft by the Phoenix Mercury. After transferring from South Carolina to Baylor, Cooper had a breakout season […]

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Young Money APAA Sports Announce Partnership With Omar Cooper’s Lifestyle Sports Agency

Young Money APAA Sports, owned and led by Adie von Gontard and Lil Wayne, has come to terms with Lifestyle Sports Agency owned by Omar Cooper. In the announcement the agreement was described as one of a partnership where they will “collaborate” in the development of their athletes. Lifestyle Sports Agency was just recently formed […]

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Michael Jordan Has Earned Over $1 Billion From Nike Deal

“The Last Dance” has captivated audiences around the world. The 10-part ESPN documentary showcasing Michael Jordan’s final season as a Chicago Bull has brought with it the awe and excitement of sports at a time when fans need it most. The documentary has resurfaced some of the most iconic moments in NBA history and the […]

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It’s All A Game: Learning How To Become A Poker Agent

To some, poker is a sport. To others, it’s entertainment. Either way, many of the game’s top players have managed to transcend the industry over the last few years and become celebrities in the own right. From the likes of Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth, to crossover stars such as Jennifer Tilly and the producer […]

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From Sports Pros To Poker Fanatics

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 […]