Why Don’t The Sterlings IPO The Clippers?

The following article is a guest contribution by written by Evan Zepfel.  Zepfel is a Portfolio Management Analyst at PAAMCO, is a graduate of Harvard College, was a member of Harvard’s Varsity Water Polo team and served a sports editor for The Harvard Crimson. A number of high-profile potential investors have been linked to the sale…

Highlighting Donald Sterling’s Interview With Anderson Cooper And Reaction Thereto

Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, sat down with CNN’s Anderson Cooper last night on Cooper’s AC360 show.  The two discussed Sterling’s racial remarks that have made headlines the past few weeks.  Sterling denied being a racist roughly a dozen times and said that he did not know he was being recorded by his younger…

What Do The Stats Guys Do Beyond Compensation Analysis?

The following is a guest contribution from Marc Rubin of RayRubin Sports Analysts. Much of my work involves database analyses to ascertain “fair market values” for players my client agents represent, particularly in arbitration matters. I remain grateful to Drew Rosenhaus who taught me that FA is more of an “auction” situation and so here I…

NFL Week Eight: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good: San Francisco’s dominance – Since losing two of their first three games to start the season, the 49ers (6-2) have flat out dominated. In their last five games, the 49ers have outscored their opponents 174-61. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the first player to…

2013/14 Miami Heat Preview – Three-peat?

The following is a guest contribution from University of Miami law school student Bryan Saul who is also one of the biggest Miami Heat fans I know.  Follow him on Twitter: @SaulitosWay. Team Name: Miami Heat Last Year’s Record: 66-16 Key Losses: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard Key Additions: Greg Oden, Michael Beasley, Roger Mason Jr….

Former Basketball Agent Jason Levien Becomes CEO Of The Memphis Grizzlies

From Udonis Haslem’s agent to Chief Executive Officer of the Memphis Grizzlies, watching and covering Jason Levien’s path through the business of sport has been exciting.  Levien, who will become the Grizzlies’ new CEO and managing partner, was first written about on Sports Agent Blog in an Agent Spotlight published on May 11, 2007.  At…

2012 NBA Draft Player/Agent Spreadsheet

Keep up with Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS  Again, much thanks to Belmont University law school student and aspiring sports/entertainment agent Mark J. Burns, for taking another one of our draft resources, the 2012 NBA Draft (Player/Agent) list and turning it into 2 fantastic spreadsheets.  The two spreadsheets are: (1) by round, and (2) by position (within each position, the players are alphabetized)….

2012 NBA Draft Agents/Players List

Prior coverage of NBA Draft (agent/player) relationships: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 Keep up with Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS Highlights Excel Sports Management with 7 clients selected – 11.67% (4 in 1st round) BDA Sports with 7 clients selected – 11.67% (3 in 1st round) Wasserman Media Group with 5 clients selected – 10.00% (4 in 1st round) Priority Sports with…

2012 NBA Summer League Basketball Career Conference

What: 2012 NBA Summer League Basketball Career Conference When: July 20-21, 2012 Where: Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus This is an opportunity to network and gain valuable insight into a variety of sports business careers from those working at the highest level in basketball. This event will offer unique panel discussions,…

Sports Agent Blog’s 2012 NBA Mock Draft

The following article is a guest contribution by Benjamin Haynes, Esq.   Haynes is a former Division 1 Basketball Player at Oral Roberts University and currently practices law in the State of Florida. The 2012 NBA draft could include the most talent we have seen since the 2003 draft. In that draft, Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo…