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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 […]

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Tua Tagovailoa Signs Multiple Marketing Deals Ahead of NFL Draft

Former University of Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has cashed in big before even setting foot in the NFL. The college standout inked multiple endorsement deals recently as brands look to capitalize on his star power in the lead up to his selection in the 2020 NFL Draft.  Tagovailoa announced on Monday that he had signed […]

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“Agent” Claims of USA Gymnastics Being Explored By Investigators

As reported by Louise Radnofsky and Rebecca O’Brien of The Wall Street Journal, investigators and Federal Prosecutors are performing a criminal inquiry of U.S Olympic sports. There investigations have lead to the interviews of the parents of popular gymnasts such as Simone Biles and Jordyn Wieber. Centered around the investigation is Steve Penny, previously the […]

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TPG Allowing Investors to Cash Out of Talent Powerhouse CAA

TPG was looking into possibilities to keep possession of its investment in Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and offered the solution of running a process known as a “single-asset secondary” on the agency. TPG has been in business with CAA as an investor since 2010. The plan of this investment is to hold majority stake in […]

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Excel Sports Management Launches Women’s Golf Division

Excel Sports Management has launched a women’s golf division which will compliment the agency’s existing men’s golf roster. In 2011, agent Mark Steinberg left IMG and partnered with Excel to establish its golf division. Steinberg represents some of the best professional golfers in the world and his clients include Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Justin Rose, […]

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MLBPA, Boras, Moreno Among Those Irked as Betts Trade Stalls

On an otherwise quiet Tuesday night in sports, many baseball fans suddenly changed their television channels from The State of the Union Address to The Baseball Network as former league MVP Mookie Betts was reportedly traded. It’s not an unprecedented maneuver, as we have recently seen the likes of Josh Donaldson, Andrew McCutchen, and Giancarlo Stanton […]

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CAA Sports Acquires Kauffman Sports Management

As reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, CAA Sports has acquired Kauffman Sports Management, a full-service talent representation agency with offices in Los Angeles, CA and Philadelphia, PA. Kauffman Sports, led by its Founder, Steve Kauffman, specializes in the representation of NBA and NCAA coaches and front office executives. Its talent roster includes names such […]