Nov
19

Morgan Stanley Forms Global Sports & Entertainment Division

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Morgan Stanley Wealth Management has formed a Global Sports & Entertainment (GSE) division. The new division will serve the unique needs of veteran and emerging talent and their advisors in the sports and entertainment industries. GSE is led by Drew Hawkins, a Managing Director and veteran executive who served most recently as a Wealth Management…
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Nov
18

Roc Nation Sports Hires Ari Nissim And Joe Branch

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Roc Nation Sports (RNS) has added former New York Jets director of football operations, Ari Nissim and NBA agent, Joe Branch to its team. Nissim has been hired as the director of strategy and analytics. Nissim was certified by the NFL Players Association this year to represent players in contract negotiations with teams, although this…
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Nov
17

Six Questions With Dennis Blake, Founder And CEO Of Blake Sports Group

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Dennis Blake is currently the Chief Executive Officer with Blake Sports Group.  He oversees all day-to-day operations of athlete representation, corporate consulting and event management, the three divisions of Blake.  Before the development of the Blake Sports Group in 2006, Dennis was an influential leader in the public relations and marketing departments for the Callaway,…
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Nov
14

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/14/2014)

JR Rickert is the CEO of JR Sports Enterprises, LLC based and the former co-owner of National Sports Management.

Had a fantastic time in New York last weekend.  Spent all day Sunday chowing down on Mark Schlereth’s delicious creations while watching football at DIRECTV’s FantasyZone in Soho.  Life could have been worse for those few hours.  Today, I am off to Raleigh, North Carolina and will get to experience UNC for the first time…
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Nov
13

National Sports & Entertainment Law Society

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The National Sports and Entertainment Law Society (NSELS) is a student run society founded with a focus on organizing and centralizing sports and entertainment law societies, connecting students who want to pursue a legal career in the industries, and educating members and the general public about developments in sports and entertainment law. Membership for the…
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Nov
13

Octagon Baseball Adds Ex MLB Player Chad Tracy To Its Staff

Washington Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki (24) high fives first baseman Chad Tracy (18) after his two-run home run in the 8th inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Former MLB player, Chad Tracy, retired this past April after stints with the Chicago Cubs, Arizona Diamondbacks, Florida Marlins and the Washington Nationals.  Tracy finished his career with 86 HR, 358 RBI and a .274 BA over 938 games. However, the 34-year-old Charlotte, North Carolina native is still staying connected to the game he loves.…
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Nov
12

On To The Next One: Tajh Boyd

quarterback Tajh Boyd (3) and New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick (right) walk to the locker room following training camp at SUNY Cortland. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Six months removed from being a sixth round selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, former Clemson quarterback, Tajh Boyd, has already changed agencies.  The Hampton, Virginia native switched from Dimensional Sports to Allegiant Athletic Agency, better known as a3.  Boyd will be represented by NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Chad Speck, for both his contract and…
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Nov
11

Southwestern Law School Presents The Law & Business of Sports

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What: Southwestern Law School Presents: The Law & Business of Sports When: Saturday, November 15, 2014 Where: Southwestern Law School- Bullocks Wilshire Building 390 Description Topics of discussion will include vendor agreements, TV rights, sponsorships, risk management, litigation, public relations, player misconduct & more. Food will be provided for attendees. Panelists: Robert Hacker (Vice President…
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Nov
10

Interview With The Agent: Matthew Kingsley

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Matthew Kingsley is the President and CEO of 3 Kings Entertainment, LLC, an agency focused on representing a diverse group of media personalities in broadcasting news, sports and entertainment.  Over his almost 20 years in the agent business, Kingsley has represented hundreds of clients and has negotiated thousands of contracts for talent on ESPN, ABC,…
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Nov
07

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/7/2014)

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Another week, another trip.  This Saturday I am off to New York City.  I hear that Sidebar is the spot to go to watch the Florida Gators game at night, so if you are in town you should feel free to stop by and watch the team that dominated Georgia last week.  I am also…
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