Jul
21

On To The Next One: Terrence Brooks

Ravens S Terrence Brooks has joined Rosenhaus Sports. via BaltimoreRavens.com.

Per Liz Mullen of SBJ, Baltimore Ravens safety Terrence Brooks has signed with Drew Rosenhaus and Michael Katz of Rosenhaus Sports. He was previously represented by Jordan Woy of Willis & Woy and Associates. The Ravens selected Brooks in the third-round of the 2014 NFL Draft out of Florida State. The 5’11” 200 lb safety was…
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Jul
21

The Story And Students Behind The Growing Website Front Office Sports

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of Front Office Sports

Today marks the one-year anniversary of FrontOfficeSports.org. Front Office Sports is a website that focuses on providing informational interviews with professionals of all levels across the sports business industry. A year ago, the website was founded by Adam White, who was a sophomore at the University of Miami at the time. “Originally it was just…
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Jul
21

Russell Okung Is Taking On Free Agency Without An Agent

Russell Okung says he will negotiate his next contract without an agent (Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports)

The following was written by our new contributor, Alex Fernandez.  Russell Okung hates Jerry McGuire. “This movie insinuates that athletes need someone else to “show them the money” because they can’t get out there and get the money themselves. I hate that.” Okung has received plenty of courting attempts by agencies promising him the money…
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Jul
20

On To The Next One: Zach Mettenberger

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Per Sports Business Journal, Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger has signed with CAA Sports. He was previously signed to JL Sports and now will be represented by agents Jim Denton, Patrick Collins, Jimmy Sexton and Tom Condon in the CAA Football division. Mettenberger is entering his second year in the NFL and has totaled 8…
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Jul
20

On To The Next One: Sheldon Richardson

Sheldon Richardson has left CAA for Relativity Sports (Photo Cred: CBSSports.com)

Per Sports Business Journal, New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has left CAA Sports & signed with Relativity Sports. Richardson will be represented by agents Ben Dogra, Eugene Parker and Kyle Evans. He was represented by Dogra while with CAA Sports. Richardson was drafted in 1st round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the…
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Jul
20

Revisions To The Uniform Athlete Agents Act

The Uniform Law Commission has approved changes to the Athlete Agents Act

According to USA Today, the Uniform Law Commission which is an organization that works to standardize state laws has approved changes to the Uniform Athlete Agents Act during its annual meeting last Wednesday in Williamsburg, Virginia. The ULC was created in 1892 to build uniformity among state laws in handling common concerns, first adopted the…
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Jul
17

Interview With Jeremy M. Evans, Esq., Managing Attorney At California Sports Lawyer

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The following interview was conducted by Jonathan M. Stahler, Esq. Jeremy M. Evans is the Managing Attorney at California Sports Lawyer which represents sports and entertainment professionals in contract drafting, negotiations, licensing, and career growth. (1) When did you realize that you wanted to pursue a career as sports/entertainment attorney and what specifically interested you…
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Jul
17

Why Bale Will Never Succeed At Real Madrid

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It’s fair to say that Gareth Bale enjoyed some fantastic moments in his first season at Real Madrid. Who can forget his astounding touchline sprint in the Copa del Rey final of 2014 against Barcelona, or that vital headed goal in the Champion’s League final, which eventually secured La Decima for Real Madrid. In the…
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Jul
16

Interview With The Agent: Steven Brodie

Steven Brodie, Founder & President of World Changing Management

The following interview is with Steven Brodie, Founder and President of World Changing Management. Check out World Changing Management’s website or connect with them on Twitter. (1) When did you realize that you wanted to pursue a career as a sports agent? What specifically interested you in the industry? Since I was a freshman in…
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Jul
15

Interview With Leon C. McKenzie, Founder And President Of Sure Sports Lending

Leon McKenzie is the Founder and President of Sure Sports Lending

The following is a guest contribution from Richard Pallarino. Leon C. McKenzie is Founder and President of Sure Sports Lending. He launched Sure Sports Lending in 2009 to focus on an underserviced market of providing athletes with competitive credit facilities. (1) Your company title gives a small insight as to what it is your business…
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