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How The Melky Cabrera Chaos Is Affecting ACES Baseball Agency

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

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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2012 BSN Collegiate Showcase

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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Bakersfield Jam Announces Three Open Tryouts

While the National Basketball Association is embroiled in a lockout that may be cause to terminate the entire 2011/12 NBA season, the NBA Developmental League (D-League) is pressing on.  Yesterday, I received an email from Baskersfield Jam head coach Will Voigt announcing three upcoming open tryouts to be held in the Phoenix, Arizona area, Toronto, Canada […]

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How Technology Is Assisting Baseball Players & Agents

There is no American sport as statistically driven as baseball. In fact, there was a book published called Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game written by Michael Lewis (and soon to be a movie on it starring Brad Pitt), which highlights the Oakland A’s focus on new age statistics to create a strong, […]

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Agents Bare Burden For Offseason Training During Lockout

NFL players, and those drafted by NFL teams who have not yet signed professional contracts, have been locked out by the league since March 3, 2011.  Not only have these players not had the ability to speak to team management, they also have had absolutely no access to their teams’ facilities.  Whereas players would normally […]

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Trainer Take: Time Off To Take Off

First, I want to apologize for the delay in blogs and topics. We had a great NBA Pre-Draft Class here at IMG Academies. Doubling business is good, but I guess I forgot about the double work part. The initial set of blogs brought both praise and backlash from varying fields. “Trainer” can have so many […]

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Trainer: Scumbag or Savior?

The following is a guest contribution from Dan Barto.  Barto is the lead NBA trainer at IMG Academies in Bradenton, FL.   He has worked with over 120 NBA players using his “Hybrid Training System” as well as coaching over 80 Division I basketball players.  The son of a 30 year high school coach and having […]

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Bloomberg Helps Teams, Agents, Fantasy Players

Bloomberg L.P., the mega-financial services firm owned by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, expanded its reach into the sports arena forming Bloomberg Sports a little more than a year ago.  This venture utilizes their experience in financial data to provide statistical analysis.  Bloomberg’s “Pro” level services are marketed to teams, broadcast firms, and agents […]

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Breakdown Of The 329 Players Invited To The 2011 NFL Combine

The NFL has announced all 329 combine invites on its Combine Official Invite List.  Ignore the fact that the title of the webpage says it is the 2009 list – it is actually this year’s list of Combine invites.  The Combine will certainly be wide-receiver heavy, with a total of 46 WR of the 329 […]