Aug
17

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. & Greg Olsen Join to Benefit Levine Children’s Hospital

Greg Olsen & Dale Earnhardt Jr. via www.myfox8.com

Press Release via Legacy Agency: NASCAR’s #88 driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Carolina Panthers #88 tight end Greg Olsen have teamed up to raise money for the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. The fundraising event called, “Weekend with the 88s,” will offer one lucky winner and their guest an unprecedented experience in sports…
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Aug
17

OpenSponsorship Is Making Global Sponsorship More Efficient

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We have seen technological advancements make major changes and impacts on the sports industry. Founded by Ishveen Anand, OpenSponsorship is leveraging the power of the internet to make the sponsorship more efficient and globally accessible. OpenSponsorship is now the first online platform created to facilitate sponsorship agreements by connecting brands with pro sports rights holders like leagues,…
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Aug
13

Jackson Management Group Acquires Three Rival Sports Group Agents

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NBPA certified Agents Mitchell Butler, Toby Bailey, and Dean Walle have left Rival Sports Group to join Jackson Management Group, LLC, forming their basketball division. Butler who is the only certified player agent to have played, coached, and worked as an executive in the NBA, was the President of Basketball for Rival Sports Group. Bailey…
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Aug
12

IK Enemkpali Brings Battery To Light In The World Of Sports

New York Jets linebacker IK Enemkpali (51) takes a breather on the bench during the second half against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

I have been provided the opportunity to sit in on a class taught by ESPN and Sports Illustrated writer Andrew Brandt that is called “Business and Legal Aspects of Professional Sports.” Brandt is teaching the class through Villanova University’s online offering, which makes it easy for anyone to access the content. There are quite a…
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Aug
12

TPG Sports Group Sports Agent School

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What: TPG Sports Group Sports Agent School When: November 6-7, 2015 Where: Chicago, IL Description Agent School is the premier training ground for anyone interested in professional athlete representation. Perfect for anyone interested in becoming a sports agent, Agent School will offer real world experience and networking with the best in the industry. TPG will…
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Aug
11

Advice For Aspiring Sports Journalists, As Told By Rick Reilly

Rick Reilly, via nbcsports.com

When friend of SAB, Yair Riemer, was turning 16 years old, his mother did not know what to get him. She thought maybe some of the typical birthday presents such as a gift card, or tickets to a game, etc., but really wanted to inspire her son. Yair was an avid reader of Rick Reilly’s…
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Aug
10

Ted Wells Sued for Defamation by ex-Dolphins Coach Jim Turner

Jim Turner Via miamidolphins.com

Former Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner, was fired last season for his involvement in the bullying and harassment scandal involving Richie Icognito and Jonathan Martin. His actions were first brought to light by attorney Ted Wells’s report which was released in February 2014. Turner believes his reputation and career have taken an unfair hit…
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Aug
06

The Story Behind the Rise of Nontraditional Sport Agents

James Naismith Via KSHS.org

Sports Agents for traditional sports like basketball and football are a staple of the professional sporting industry and have been for years. Top players of professional sports, or players trying to reach the professional level, need advocates who promote their skill sets to various teams, manage their images, as well as negotiate contracts and sponsorship…
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Aug
05

On To The Next One: Henderson Alvarez

Henderson Alvarez Via TheStar.com

  Henderson Alvarez has switched from Praver Shapiro to join Beverly Hills Sports Council for representation. Alvarez is a 25-year old All-Star pitcher for the Miami Marlins. He joins a roster in Beverly Hills Sports Council that includes 7 other All Star players including Tim Lincecum, Hunter Pence, Dee Gordon, Jason Kipnis, Salvador Perez, Kelvin…
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Aug
04

Roc Nation Sports Sued for $20 Million

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  Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports is being sued for $20 million by two boxing promoters for trying to steal top fighter, Demetrius Andrade, away from an existing deal. Per New York Daily News, Joe DeGuardia (Star Boxing) and Artie Pelullo (Banner Promotions) are claiming that Roc Nation initially agreed to pay the 27 year…
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