NBA Free Agency’s Record Start

During the first 96 hours of NBA free agency, which kicked off at 12:01 AM EST on July 1, teams have committed roughly $3 billion towards contracts that “can start becoming finalized later this week” and the “unexpected has reigned so far,” according to Tim Reynolds of the AP. This is in part to the…

World’s Fifth-Ranked Amateur Golfer Signs With Lagardère Sports

Per a press release from the company, the world’s fifth-ranked amateur golfer and the 2016 NCAA individual golf champion, Aaron Wise, has signed with Lagardère Sports. He will be represented by Jeff Koski for his management and marketing representation. “I’ve had a great experience at Oregon and am thankful for the opportunity it gave me…

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

What the boxing world is all excited about is the potential upcoming bout between boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC champion Conor McGregor. This is one of the most exciting matchup potentials in history because both of these fighters are at the top of their game. Boxing experts and everyone from politicians to celebrities are…

For Agents, Business Isn’t The Same With Rookie Contracts

The 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) put into effect slotted rookie contracts, which means a set value for every pick in the draft. Therefore, there is not much room for negotiating more money for players. ESPN’s Andrew Brandt broke down the changing landscape surrounding the rookie deals. The effects of these changes are felt by…

FW Sports Management Signs Ole Miss Guard Stefan Moody

Press Release: FW Sports Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP, recently welcomed former University of Mississippi basketball guard Stefan Moody as its newest client. Moody is a two time All-SEC guard who led the league this past season in scoring an average of 23.6 points per game.  He has been recognized…

Top Agents Continue Hot Streak With NFL Draft

Top sports agents, Joel Segal of Lagardère Sports and Todd France of CAA Sports continued their streaks of representing multiple first-round picks in the NFL Draft. Segal, the president of Lagardère Sports, represented five first-rounders in last month’s draft, topping any individual agent. These players are: DE DeForest Buckner (No. 7 overall), CB Eli Apple (No. 10…

AAPC Acquires TLA Worldwide PLC

Per a press release from the companies, AAPC, a blank check company, has acquired TLA Worldwide plc for stock and cash consideration which has lead to a company with an estimated value of slightly greater than $200 million. TLA is a fully integrated sports marketing, management and events agency that provides sponsorship activation, sales, merchandising…