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Doyen Group’s Impact On Soccer Business

Soccer players have traditionally been owned solely by their club, meaning that any transfer has to be agreed by just two parties, the selling club and buying club. In the last few years one particular company has changed the way soccer player transfers have been handled — Doyen Sport, part the Doyen Group, which also […]

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Column: All NFL Players Should Be Making At Least $1 Million Per Year

In a collaboration between agent Neil Schwartz and Mike Florio for Pro Football Talk, an idea to make veteran players more attractive to teams and to ensure that all NFL players live comfortably was explained. The idea: for all NFL players to have a minimum salary, regardless of experience. Currently, the league determines minimum salary […]

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Cozen O’Connor 2016 Sports Law For Rookies And Veterans

What: 2016 Sports Law for Rookies and Veterans Symposium sponsored by Cozen O’Connor. Where: Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street (Park Avenue at Grand Central Terminal) New York, New York 10017  When: April 15, 2016. Starts at 7:30 AM, ends at 5:30 PM. Panel topics include the following: What is it like working for a sports league?, Daily […]

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Rosenhaus Sports Signs 15 NFL Prospects

According to SBJ, Rosenhaus Sports has signed 15 prospects for the NFL draft, including highly rated prospects Oklahoma State defensive lineman Emmanuel Ogbah, LSU linebacker Deion Jones and Mississippi State defensive lineman Chris Jones. Rosenhaus Sports also has signed Ohio State defensive lineman Adolphus Washington, LSU defensive back Jalen Mills, Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright, Miami defensive back Deon Bush, Western Kentucky quarterback Brandon Doughty, Florida running […]

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On To The Next One: KJ McDaniels

Houston Rockets shooting guard KJ McDaniels has made a change in his representation. He joins ASM Sports after being previously represented by Jason Martin of Rivals Sports Group. The 6’6″ 205 pound McDaniels was drafted in the 2nd round, 32nd overall, of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers out of Clemson. In February […]

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BESLA Mid Year Conference: The New Rules Of The Game Succeeding In The Entertainment And Sports Industries

What: Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association Mid Year Conference When: Monday, April 4, 2016; Doors open at 8:15am, Program begins at 9:00am, Program ends at 5:30pm. Where: Fordham University The School of Law Conference Highlights Luncheon Panelists: DeMaurice F. Smith, Executive Director, National Football League Players Association; Michelle Roberts, Executive Director, National Basketball Players Association […]

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The Free Agent With No Agent

While there have been many moves in the first few weeks of free agency, the eyes of the agent community were squarely fixed on one player. Russell Okung, the former Seahawks lineman, made headlines for deciding to go into the free agency period agentless. Okung signed with the Denver Broncos and his contract has been […]

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How To Become An NBA Agent – Bernie Lee’s Path

Bernie Lee is the President of Lee Basketball Services Ltd., a full-service basketball agency specializing in representing basketball players overseas. Bernie is certified by the NBPA and is based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. An interview between he and Darren Heitner can be found here. A common question for those interested in becoming an agent […]

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2016 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium Live Stream

What: 2016 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium – A Changing Game: Challenging the Status Quo in Sports Law at Villanova School of Law. When: Friday, April 1 from 9 AM to 1 PM Where: Arthur M. Goldberg ’66 Commons at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law – 299 North Spring Mill Road, […]

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CAA Sports Acquires Icon Venue Group

According to Liz Mullen, CAA Sports has acquired Icon Venue Group, an arena and stadium project management firm that has overseen high-profile sports developments. The acquisition launches CAA Sports into an entirely new business acting as owners’ representatives in the building of major sports facilities. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. This signing also adds to the […]