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Rosenhaus Sports Invests In The Next Chapter With Starks

Per an article by Liz Mullen, former 1st Round pick of the Baltimore Ravens and NFL Cornerback, Duane Starks has been hired of Director of Player Career Development for Rosenhaus Sports Representation. Starks is a longtime client of Drew Rosenhaus, their relationship dates back to 1998 when Rosenhaus recruited Starks out of the University of […]

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Ryan Dempster’s Decision Reflects A Respected MLB Career

On Sunday, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Ryan Dempster walked away from the game of baseball for physical reasons and based on his desire to spend more time with his kids. Although Dempster still could pitch, he didn’t believe that he was capable of producing at a level he was accustomed to during his 16-year […]

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Should Agencies Be Demanded To Prepare Clients For Life After Retirement?

There exists an “extremely urgent and devastating player career-transitioning problem.”  NFL players have a very difficult time confronting this problem says Dr. Timothy Thompson in an article on Access Athletes. I spoke to Dr. Thompson about the potential economic and social benefits for sports agencies that determine it is worth their while to build formal […]

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THE END Is Not Near

Sponsored Post There are people these days saying the world will come to an end on December 21, 2012.  I will reserve comment on that event until a later date, maybe December 22nd, so that I can say “I told you so.” One can also say “I told you so” about an athlete’s career coming […]

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The Support Evidencing Why Players Are Broke Five Years Post-Retirement

Sponsored Post It has been well chronicled that 60% of NBA players are broke five years after retirement. Is the reason for this due to the fact that they do not save, do not plan adequately, are not advised properly, a combination of everything, or maybe that they just do not understand the numbers involved […]

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Tracy McGrady Thanks Agents Arn Tellem And Tim Hoy In Farewell Facebook Post

Tracy McGrady was drafted #9 overall by the Toronto Raptors in 1997.  In 2000, he signed a whopping 7-year $93 million contract with the same team.  And recently, after a long, up-and-down NBA career, McGrady has called it quits (although he will continue to play overseas).  But he exits with dignity. On October 9, McGrady announced […]

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The Top Five Ways to Prepare for Retirement

Sponsored Post Your clients are athletes. They have been preparing for a career in the sport they know and love for years and years. What else have they been preparing themselves in life?…nothing! Not unlike any other career path, they want to be the best they can be and have been thinking of nothing more. […]

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The Biggest Challenge For Athletes Retiring: Being Unaware Of The Challenges

Sponsored Post At the risk of going out on the proverbial limb, I’m going to make a bold statement: We have a serious issue emerging in sports world, and it’s called retirement preparedness. Statistics show that 60% of NBA players are broke five years after their playing days are over. So, why are athletes so […]

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Professional Athlete Franchise Summit 2011

What: 2nd Annual Professional Athlete Franchise Summit When: July 10-13, 2011 Where: Georgia Tech-Bill Moore Student Success Center (219 Uncle Heine Way) in Atlanta, GA The Franchise Summit is an educational event built to introduce the professional athlete to the basic architecture that supports the franchise industry.  The two-day classroom curriculum is crafted by the best […]

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Raymond Savage Jr. Is Going To Jail In Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Raymond Lee Savage Jr., former CEO and President of Savage Sports Management and All-American linebacker at the University of Virginia, is going to jail in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama for having one of his employees illegally contact former University of Alabama wide-receiver,Tyrone Prothro, while Prothro was in college (the year was 2005).  The employee was not […]