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How a Sports Agent Turned an English Soccer Club Around

Agents have had a place in sport across the globe for many years now, facilitating the transfer of athletes, managing their endorsements and marketing strategies too. In terms of earnings, we recently covered how European soccer agents are looking to eclipse their American counterparts, but their influence is beginning to run much deeper. Whilst Germany’s Constantin Dumitrascu […]

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Jalen Hurts, Jedrick Wills, Yetur Gross-Matos, Lead Young Money APAA Sports Draft Class

Heisman Trophy runner-up and Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts headlines Young Money APAA’s 2020 NFL Draft class. The senior transfer from Alabama has been no stranger to the spotlight. After getting benched in the second half of 2018 National Championship in favor of backup quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, Hurts returned to Alabama his junior season to backup […]

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WNBPA and WNBA Reach New Collective Bargaining Agreement That Will Cover 2020-2027

The WNBA and WNBPA has come to a “tentative” terms on a new eight-year Collective Bargaining Agreement. The two entities have been at the negotiating table for quite some time looking for a middle ground on key factors that plagued the league. Factors including salary, travel, player experience and quality of life. The new agreement […]

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Steinberg Sports Sign Temple Cornerback Harrison Hand

On January 8th, power house agent Leigh Steinberg announced the signing of Temple’s top cornerback Harrison Hand. The 6’0 190 pound cornerback began his playing career at Baylor under current Panthers Coach Matt Rhule. After two seasons he transferred to Temple noting “family reasons” and the “fit” with the program. In his breakout 2019 campaign, […]

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NBPA and G League Push Towards Unionization

Reports have recently surfaced that the National Basketball Players Association and the G League (effectively the NBA’s developmental league) have had serious discussions towards unionization. It was reported by The Athletic, that NBPA officials met with G League players last year during the G League Showcase in Las Vegas to begin educating players on the […]

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New York Mets and Yoenis Cespedes Settle Grievance

The New York Mets and Yoenis Cespedes have settled their injury grievance, agreeing to reduce Cespedes’ salary for the 2020 season. In December of 2016, the New York Mets and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes agreed to a four-year, $110 million. The contract stands as the fifth largest in Mets history behind David Wright, Jacob deGrom, Johan […]

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A Look into MLB Free Agent Activity, or the Lack Thereof

Last winter, just a month before pitchers and catchers were scheduled to report, nine of the top 20 free agents in Major League Baseball (MLB) remained unsigned. Among this irritable group were mega-stars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. The league-wide slumber party was unprecedented in the sport’s offseason history. The MLB is the very league […]

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Endeavor Global Marketing Rebrands as 160over90

160over90 is now the official name of the former Endeavor Global Marketing. President Ed Horne wished to distinguish his branch from the parent company, Endeavor, to give employees a “rallying cry.” Endeavor paid about $200 million to acquire 160over90, and they are quickly getting bang for their buck. Company officials describe the rebranding process as […]

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Brandon Brooks Signs $56.2 Million Dollar Extension, Becomes Highest Paid Guard

Feb 3, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; New England Patriots former player Ty Law before Super Bowl LIII against the Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Philadelphia Eagles right guard Brandon Brooks signed a four year, $56.2 million dollar extension with $30 million guaranteed. At $14.05 million a year, […]

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Aaron Donald Joins Ready Nutrition As Investor And Co-Owner

Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald has partnered with sports nutrition company, Ready Nutrition. Ready Nutrition was founded by Pat Cavanaugh, former University of Pittsburgh basketball team captain. Donald, who was an unanimous All-American at Pittsburgh in 2013, said the company was a perfect fit. “I’m so excited to finally find a sports nutrition […]