Feb
24

CSE And MIT Partner Up To Explore Innovation In Sports Technology

CSE has partnered with STE@M at MIT.

Atlanta-based agency, CSE is partnering with STE@M, the Sport Technology and Education division at the Massachusetts Institution of Technology, to support and impact the field of sport technology, according to a press release issued by the company. Through this partnership, CSE will work with the MIT faculty, students, industry partners, and athletes who are passionate…
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Feb
23

Octagon Marketing Expanding In Europe And Reaches Philippines

Jay Alou, Brian Mejia, and Ulises Cabrera Will Join Octagon Baseball

Per a press release from the company, Octagon, the world’s largest sponsorship consulting practice and sports and entertainment marketing leader, has formed a strategic alliance with Sportsnet Group in Istanbul, Turkey. This launch pairs Octagon, with more than 30 years of experience, and Sportsnet Group, Turkey’s first sports-related marketing agency and expands Octagon’s reach in Europe.…
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Feb
23

Six Questions With Andy Shiffman, Director of Basketball Operations At Priority Sports & Entertainment

Andy Shiffman

The following “Six Questions” short interview with Andy Shiffman, Director of Basketball Operations at Priority Sports & Entertainment, was conducted by our Contributing Writer, Steven Swick. Andy currently assists in the representation of NBA players Bradley Beal, KJ McDaniels, Nick Young, and Gordon Hayward. Connect with Andy on LinkedIn and Twitter. 1. Prior to becoming an agent, you were…
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Feb
20

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (2/20/2015)

Going to recruit Alabama players? There's a new man in charge of enforcing the state's Athlete Agent Act.

Shalom ladies and gentlemen!  My text has been absent from this website, but that does not mean I have not been keeping a close watch of all happenings.  First of all, a major thanks goes out to Cameron Chung, who has been leading the charge at Sports Agent Blog, pumping out content and leading the other…
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Feb
19

Roc Nation Sports Signs Wilson Chandler

Wilson Chandler

Roc Nation Sports signs Denver Nuggets Forward Wilson Chandler. This signing comes in the midst of the NBA trade deadline in which Chandler is being looked at by both the LA Clippers and Portland Trailblazers according to Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski. Chandler’s basketball career began at Benton Harbor High School in Michigan, where he received…
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Feb
19

WME/IMG Buys Golf Representation Firm Icon Sports

Via IMG Golf Facebook Page

It was announced today at WME/IMG has purchased golf representation firm Icon Sports. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The company will be folded into IMG Golf’s existing operations, with Icon Sports’ personnel given new roles in the company. R.J. Nemer, the founder and president of Icon, will become the head of IMG…
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Feb
18

Six Questions With Justin Garrity, President Of Postano, And Brian Cheek, Business Development Manager For Sports At Postano

The University of Oregon is one of multiple schools utilizing Postano's services

Justin Garrity is the President of TigerLogic whose product, Postano, is on the cutting edge of integrating social media and sports. Brian Cheek is the Business Development Manager for Sports at Postano. Postano is currently working with some of the top teams and venues in the world. Check out their website here. (1) What services does Postano…
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Feb
18

ASU WR Jaelen Strong Signs with Roc Nation’s Ari Nissim

ASU WR Jaelen Strong makes a catch against Notre Dame. Via Philadelphia Inquirer.

Former Arizona State WR, Jaelen Strong, has signed with Roc Nation’s Ari Nissim for his representation in the 2015 NFL Draft, according to SBJ’s Liz Mullen. The 6’3″ 215 lb redshirt junior decided to forgo his final year of eligibility as a Sun Devil to capitalize on his record-setting 2014 season as he looks ahead…
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Feb
16

Basketball Agent Chris Pearson Publicly Calls Out Ex-Partner Mario Scotti

Chris Pearson (via LinkedIn)

Sports agents Chris Pearson and Mario Scotti used to be partners in the basketball agency Two Points. The two split ways in 2014 and it seems to have been a messy ending. Pearson, amongst other things, asserts that Scotti owes him money. David Pick, writer for Eurobasket.com, tweeted about their feud back in July. Pearson, who…
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Feb
14

French/West/Vaughan Announces Marketing Partnership With Heat’s Luol Deng

Luol Deng

Miami Heat Forward Luol Deng has joined forces with French/West/Vaughan (FWV) in order to develop his personal brand and further maximize his marketing portfolio. FWV, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina,  is one of the nation’s leading public relations, advertising, and digital marketing agencies. After spending nine seasons in Chicago and the second half of last…
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