Mar
10

Former Sports Agent Teague Egan Launches Athletic Performance And Apparel Line

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At age 22, Teague Egan became the youngest certified NFL Players’ Association Contract Advisor.  However, the University of Southern California graduate realized it really was not what he wanted to do long-term. “When you look at a service-based business like Rosenhaus Sports versus a product-based business such as Nike — probably the two biggest in…
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Feb
24

CDFL International Scout Bowl Exposes Draft Eligible Prospects To Teams Overseas

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What: CDFL International Scout Bowl When: Thursday – Saturday, April 3 – 5, 2014 Where: Hillburn, New York About: Providing opportunity for young men to advance from high school to college was achieved by the CDFL in 2008.  For the college player trying to get a crack at the pros, the CDFL’s Collegiate Bowl Series…
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Feb
18

Beyond The NFL Combine: A Focus On Player Preparation And Training

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Over the past 10 years a premium has been placed on prospective NFL players’ combine performance. The NFL invited 334 players this year to workout at the 2014 NFL Combine, while only 224 players will actually be drafted. Players and the media place a strong emphasis on a player’s draft position, although many undrafted players…
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Nov
18

What Do The Stats Guys Do Beyond Compensation Analysis?

New Orleans Pelicans small forward Al-Farouq Aminu (0) dunks against the Charlotte Bobcats during the first quarter of a game at New Orleans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

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…
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Sep
03

New York Anti-Doping Panel Discussion Featuring Olympic Sprinter Ben Johnson

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What: Anti-Doping Panel Discussion When: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 (2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) Where: Hyatt Grand Central (109 East 42nd Street, Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY 10017 I will be moderating this fantastic event, which should turn out to be a frank and open discussion and educational session to bring awareness to the dangers and…
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Aug
13

Will Any Baseball Agents Be Disciplined Based On Biogenesis?

August 5, 2012; Denver, CO, USA; San Francisco Giants left fielder Melky Cabrera (53) hits a single during the fifth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.  Credit: Chris Humphreys-US PRESSWIRE

50-game suspensions for more than 10 players associated with Biogenesis.  A 65-game suspension for Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun.  A whopping 211-game suspension for New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (under appeal).  And yet not a single agent has received any discipline. Jack Dickey of TIME asks, Why Haven’t the Agents Been Punished in Baseball’s…
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Aug
06

NFL Players, Banned Substances And Agents

Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) sits on his helmet during training camp at the Broncos training facility. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

The following article is a guest contribution from Evan Brennan. Mr. Brennan is a current student at Chapman Law School. He holds a Master’s degree in Sports Management from California State University at Long Beach, and a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. He has worked in athlete public relations, marketing, and other areas for…
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Oct
17

How The Melky Cabrera Chaos Is Affecting ACES Baseball Agency

August 5, 2012; Denver, CO, USA; San Francisco Giants left fielder Melky Cabrera (53) hits a single during the fifth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.  Credit: Chris Humphreys-US PRESSWIRE

It has been well-documented that Melky Cabrera, who has been suspended 50 games for use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) is a client of ACES baseball agency, a company owned and managed by brothers Sam and Seth Levinson, and that the company has been under investigation since it was discovered that a person associated with…
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Jan
03

The Players 1st & US Canada Free Agents Professional Football Combine

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Former University of Tulsa and NFL wide receiver, Brennan Marrion, along with a scout who over the last Twenty years has worked in the CFL, Arena Football League, Arena Football 2, and Europe, Dr. Clayton Banner, have put together The Players 1st & US Canada Free Agents professional football combine for prospective pro football players.  Brennan Marion is the…
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Dec
20

2012 BSN Collegiate Showcase

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The 2012 BSN Collegiate Showcase is a three day event, beginning on Friday, March 9, 2012 and concluding on Sunday, March 11, 2012, taking place inside the Stile Field House on the University of Akron campus.  BSN (Beyond Sports Network) is inviting the best players from around the country at the FCS (formerly Division 1-AA),…
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