Defining Sports Relocates To South Florida

Defining Sports, a sports marketing, public relations, athlete representation agency that represents over 30 current and retired athletes of the NFL, NBA, WNBA, MLB, MLS and Olympians says it will move to Delray Beach, Florida for its new corporate headquarters location. The process will take 6-12 months and it’s unclear how many of the 15…

Interview With The Agent: Chris Patrick

Chris Patrick is an NBPA certified agent who has made a name for himself representing under the radar NBA players, such as Eric Moreland, Robert Covington, Ognjen Kuzmic, Tiny Gallon, Davis Bertans, Dexter Pittman, and Dwight Buycks among others. He is an attorney licensed in Washington, D.C., and a member of the American Bar Association…

Paul Argueta Is Relocating Your Athlete Clients With Ease

When is the last time you moved? Not in the sense of physical activity, but actually packed up all your belongings , put them in a U-Haul and settled into a new home. Anyone who has -ver been through this process before can attest to the fact that moving can be a stressful endeavor. Not…

WME Signs Jimmy Butler

Per SBJ, Chicago Bulls guard/forward Jimmy Butler has signed with WME for his representation off the court. Butler’s representation will be led by WME partners and agents Dave Wirtschafter and Doug Lucterhand as well as Kevin Shivers. The 6’7″ Butler is a two-time All-Star and the NBA’s Most Improved Player in 2015. He signed a…

Recap: TPG Sports Group 2016 Sports Agent School

This weekend I had the opportunity to visit Chicago, Illinois for the first time and attend the 2016 TPG Sports Group Sports Agent School. The conference was 2 days long and covered 6 panel topics. Attendees ranged from undergraduate students to professionals in different industries. The Introduction to Athlete Representation panel consisted of Lou Nero-…

NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations

The following is a guest contribution from Noah Goodman. Goodman is an associate at Ballard Spahr and he  drafts memoranda on federal court decisions and federal agency rulings. He previously oversaw a political campaign for a former Philadelphia City Councilman and was a presenter at the 28th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture at the…

On To The Next One: Mario Hezonja

Per Liz Mullen of SBJ, Orlando Magic guard/forward and the 5th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, Mario Hezonja has signed with CAA Sports, where he will be represented by a team of agents led by Michael Tellem. He was previously represented by Wasserman. Tellem is the son of former agent Arn Tellem, who…