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Grant Parr: A Sport’s Agent Secret Weapon

As every prospect begins on their quest for the NFL, the journey starts with training for the NFL Combine at the end of February. Whether it may be at their alma mater or a training facility such as EXOS, agents put their trust in strength coaches, physical therapists and nutritionists to adequately prepare their clients […]

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Compex Signs Five-Time Mr. Olympia Phil Heath To Endorsement Deal

Compex, a company that uses electric muscle stimulation (EMS) to help athletes and fitness enthusiasts work their muscles beyond traditional workouts and training, has signed an endorsement deal with Five-Time Mr. Olympia Phil Heath. The 36-year-old Seattle native and current Mr. Olympia played point/shooting guard at the University of Denver before becoming an International Federation […]

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Performance Analytics: Still A Long Way To Go

The following is a guest contribution from Marc Rubin of RayRubin Sports Analysts. Sports Agent Blog recently posted a link to writer Will Mui’s 4/21/15 article “How The Orlando Magic Prosper With Analytics Despite Relatively Small Market”. The focus of the story was the Magic’s use of statistical analysis relative to their marketing efforts. I applaud […]

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Former Sports Agent Teague Egan Launches Athletic Performance And Apparel Line

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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CDFL International Scout Bowl Exposes Draft Eligible Prospects To Teams Overseas

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

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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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 […]

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

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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Will Any Baseball Agents Be Disciplined Based On Biogenesis?

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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NFL Players, Banned Substances And Agents

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 […]