NFL Duo Named Newest ProSupps Official Athletes

Per a company press release, nutrition and wellness company ProSupps has signed Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and LA Chargers linebacker Melvin Ingram as its newest Official Athletes. The signing of the duo marks ProSupps' first venture into professional football. In becoming Official Athletes, the company will create a strategic

On To The Next: E. J. Gaines

Buffalo Bills defensive back E. J. Gaines has parted ways with Synergy Sports International, according to Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal. Gaines will now be represented by Andy Ross of Select Sports Group (SSG). Other notable clients of SSG include Andy Dalton of the Cincinnati Bengals, Danny Amendola of

By The Numbers: NFLPA-Certified Agents Up To 830

According to SBJ, the number of NFLPA-certified agents has risen to 830, a four percent rise from 795 for those who don’t want to do the math. Each summer the NFLPA holds a seminar and exam for those interested in becoming a certified agent. While this comes at a steep price

Octagon Launches eSports Passion Drivers® Research

Per a company press release, Octagon has launched eSports Passion Drivers®, the first-ever study on fan behavior surrounding the booming eSports industry. “Octagon’s new eSports Passion Drivers® work is the first study to go beyond the demographics and scope of the eSports industry, and truly uncover and quantify, why fans care

On To The Next One: J.D. Martinez

Soon-to-be free agent outfielder J.D. Martinez has decided to make a change in his representation, signing with MLB super-agent Scott Boras according to Rob Bradford. He was previously represented by Bob Garber of RMG Baseball. With the 2017 MLB season coming to an end when either the Dodgers or Astros take

BREAKING: Arizona Cardinals DL Robert Nkemdiche Signs With VaynerSports

According to the agency, Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Robert Nkedmiche has signed with VaynerSports for both his on-field and off-field representation. The second-year defensive end was previously represented by Impact Sports, per spotrac. Drafted 29th overall in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Cardinals, the Georgia-native was a five-star recruit out

On To The Next One: Dinelson Lamet

Per a Tweet by Jerry Crasnick, San Diego Padres right handed pitcher Dinelson Lamet has switched agencies to Magnus Sports. He was previously represented by Octagon. The 25-year-old Dominican Republic-native made his MLB debut this past May and finished the season with a 7-8 record in 21 games started. He had an

2017 Toronto PrimeTime Sports Management Conference

WHAT: Sports Management Worldwide has teamed up with PrimeTime Sports and Entertainment. Come join us and learn from some of the biggest names in sports! Register Here WHERE: November 12, 2017- November 14, 2017 WHERE: Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto located at 1 Harbour Square, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A6, Canada 10th Annual PrimeTime

Lagardère Sports and Entertainment Launches Lagardère Plus

Per a company press release, Lagardère Sports and Entertainment has launched a global sponsorship agency - Lagardère Plus. The agency’s mission is to “transform traditional brand sponsorships into highly inventive and impactful marketing platforms,” and it incorporates Lagardère’s existing global consulting agencies in Germany (Zachel Int.) and France (Sponsorship 360). Rebranded

Interview With The Agent: Cervando Tejeda

Cervando Tejeda is a Principal at Kilimanjaro Sports Management (KSM). He represents professional basketball players including the newest member of the Orlando Magic, Jonathon Simmons. The following interview was conducted by a previous contributor to Sports Agent Blog. Check out KSM's Twitter and website. SAB: When did you realize that you wanted

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