Jan
26

Six Questions With Jim Convertino, Director Of The Professional Athletes & Entertainers Division Of Britton Gallagher

Jim Convertino

The following “Six Questions” short interview with Jim Convertino, Director of the Professional Athletes & Entertainers division at Britton Gallagher, was conducted by our Contributing Writer Cameron Chung. Connect with the PAE division on LinkedIn & Twitter. (1) What is your exact title with Britton Gallagher? As a follow up, what do you do on a…
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Jan
24

Texas A&M OT Cedric Ogbuehi Signs With Athletes First

Texas A&M OT Cedric Ogbuehi. Via Matthew Emmons/USA Today Sports

Texas A&M OT Cedric Ogbuehi has signed with Ryan Williams of Athletes First, according to a Tweet by Liz Mullen. This signing comes after Ogbuehi tore his ACL in the Liberty Bowl on December 29, 2014 vs. West Virginia. According to Rand Getlin’s Twitter, Ogbuehi will be ready for training camp. Ogbuehi, a 6’5″ 305 lb…
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Jan
23

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (1/23/2015)

Via University of North Carolina's Website

With the Superbowl just over a week away, it’s always interesting to see what the headlines are leading up to the game. “Deflategate” seems to have taken over both traditional and social media. Personally, I think it will only benefit the ratings that the SuperBowl will have. Darren has returned from his trip to Peru…
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Jan
23

Golfer Jordan Spieth Signs 10 Year Extension With Under Armour

Sep 25, 2014; Auchterarder, Perthshire, SCT; USA player Jordan Spieth warms up on the driving range during practice for the 2014 Ryder Cup at The Gleneagles Hotel-PGA Centenary Course. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Jordan Spieth, one of the hottest properties in golf, has signed a 10 year extension deal with Under Armour. The company signed him in January 2013, shortly after he turned pro. That contract was for 4 years, but it is understood the new 10 year will take effect now, negating the final 2 years of…
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Jan
22

Source says Alabama WR Amari Cooper Will Sign With Lagardere Unlimited

Amari Cooper

A source has informed SAB’s very own Darren Heitner that Amari Cooper (6’1 210 lbs) will sign with Joel Segal, President of Football for Lagardere Unlimited. Cooper is the consensus number one ranked wide receiver in the 2015 NFL Draft. In the past decade, Segal has twice been recognized as one of the business’ “Most Powerful Sports Agents” (2007-Sports…
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Jan
22

Louisville S Gerod Holliman Signs With Authentic Athletix

Louisville S Gerod Holliman selects Authentic Athletix. Photo via Tim Haag/Cardinal Sports Zone

Louisville S Gerod Holliman has decided to forgo his final year of eligibility to sign with Peter Schaffer of Authentic Athletix for his representation in this May’s NFL Draft, according to a Tweet by Liz Mullen. The 6′ 202 lb Miami, FL native totaled 44 tackles, including 7.5 TFL and an NCAA-leading 14 INT in 13…
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Jan
22

WME-IMG Acquires Global eSports Management

Global eSports Management was recently purchased by WME-IMG. Photo via shoryuken.com.

With the increasing popularity of the eSports thanks to the likes of Red Bull, and the platform Twitch (recently purchased by Amazon), WME-IMG has acquired Global eSports Management, according to Sports Business Daily’s Michael Smith. Global eSports Management is an international full-service eSports talent agency that manages clients across the pro gaming industry. WME-IMG will…
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Jan
21

University of Oregon Sports & Entertainment Law Conference

Via University of Oregon's Sports & Entertainment Law Forum's Twitter

What: University of Oregon’s 2015 Sports & Entertainment Law Conference When: Friday, February 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Where: Rose Room of the Moda Center – One North Center Court, Portland, OR 97227 Description The Sports and Entertainment Law Conference is put on by the Sports and Entertainment Law Forum [a student-run organization] at the…
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Jan
21

NFL Agent Vincent Porter And Financial Adviser Joseph Vaccaro Arrested By The FBI

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Vincent Porter, a partner in Elevate Sports Management, and Joseph Vaccaro, founder of Dynasty Management, were arrested by the FBI in October for conspiracy to commit wire fraud, according to The Smoking Gun. Both Porter and Vaccaro have plead not guilty and are scheduled to appear in the U.S. District Court in San Diego, California…
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Jan
20

FSU DT Eddie Goldman Signs With Relativity Sports

FSU DT Eddie Goldman during the 2014 season. Photo via USA Today Sports/Matthew Emmons

Florida State DT Eddie Goldman has signed with Relativity Sports agents Tory Dandy and Eugene Parker, Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal announced via her Twitter account. Goldman, a 6’4″ 320 lb junior DT, is a projected first round pick in this year’s NFL Draft. He is listed as the number two overall DT in…
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