Jul
14

Brendan Fitzgerald Named Director Of Marketing At James Grant Sports USA

James Grant Sports has hired Brendan Fitzgerald as its Director of Marketing.

Per a press release by the company, James Grant Sports USA has hired Brendan Fitzgerald as its Director of Marketing. James Grant Sports is a global leader in management and professional services for clients in sports, music and entertainment. Prior to joining JGS, Fitzgerald worked on Global Partnerships for Major League Soccer/Soccer United Marketing and most…
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Jul
13

2015 NBA Draft Players/Agents & Analysis

Karl Towns, the #1 pick, is represented by Leon Rose of CAA Sports (Photo Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports)

Highlights ASM Sports had 8 clients drafted including 4 1st rounders BDA Sports had 7 clients selected including 4 1st rounders and 3 in the top 10 Excel Sports Management had 6 clients drafted including 2 1st rounders CAA Sports had 4 clients drafted including the 1st and 2nd overall picks Priority Sports had 4…
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Jul
10

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/10/15)

Heat forward Luol Deng is one of many players who attended the NBPA real estate investing symposium (Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports)

Shalom ladies and gentlemen! I hope everyone enjoyed their 4th of July weekend and had chance to watch the U.S. Women’s National Team bring home their third World Cup title. For those living under a rock, Carli Lloyd had an incredible 1st half hat trick with the third goal coming from midfield. In the social…
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Jul
10

New PGA Tour Pro Brian Campbell Signs With 1 Degree Management

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Yesterday, Brian Campbell signed with 1 Degree Sports Management. Campbell, the 22-year-old from Irvine, California, scored as the low amateur at this year’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay and was also given the nod for the 2014 Big Ten Player of the Year while leading Illinois to the NCAA semifinal as a senior. Campbell finished his…
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Jul
09

SMWW 2015 Basketball Career Conference

The SMWW Basketball Career Conference will take place July 17-18

What: SMWW 2015 Basketball Career Conference at the Vegas Summer League Games When: July 17-18, 2015 Where: Las Vegas, Nevada Description This conference is ideal to anyone interested in working or currently working in professional sports, but particularly professional basketball. One of the advantages of this conference is the ability to network within the industry…
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Jul
09

How CC Carnie Built A Career In Both The Sports And Entertainment Industries

CC Carnie is the Founder and President of Conversion Sports & Entertainment

Those who read our site regularly know how difficult it is to break in to the sports business industry. If you’re a woman, multiply that difficulty by 100. One woman, CC Carnie, has been able to defy those odds and build a career in both sports and music. While attending Plymouth State University, part of…
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Jul
08

Mark Rodgers: A MLBPA Agent Negotiating QB Russell Wilson’s Contract

Mark Rodgers has Russell Wilson in line for a huge payday.

Russell Wilson has made quite the name for himself on and off of the football field in his NFL career thus far. After being drafted in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft out of Wisconsin, he won the starting QB job for the Seattle Seahawks before the season started. Prior to signing his…
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Jul
07

How To Spot A Good Sports Agent

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Sports agents — or at least young lawyers wanting to become sports agents — are a dime a dozen, which is no small surprise given the relentless popularity and prioritization of sports in America and the ongoing romanticization of sports agentry (Thanks, “Jerry Maguire”). Finding a good sports agent, however, is more akin to finding…
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Jul
06

James Dunleavy Leaves Wasserman Media Group

NBA Agent James Dunleavy has left Wasserman Media Group

According to Sports Business Daily Liz Mullen, NBA player agent James Dunleavy has left Wasserman Media Group. “I am not sure what I am going to do going forward, but I can confirm I am not there,” he said of leaving Wasserman. Dunleavy represented his brother Mike, Jr., Jahii Carson, and Villanova G Darrun Hilliard,…
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Jul
01

Wimbledon Field Boasts Many Different Representatives

The 2015 Wimbledon Tournament is currently underway.

A recent article in the New York Times by Christopher Clarey highlights this year’s Wimbledon draw and the management firms that represent these star players. IMG/WME is a powerful company representing many tennis players, men’s and women’s, and after the 2013 merger boasts an impressive combined client roster. Its competitors, Lagadere Unlimited and Octagon, each boast clients…
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