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Distinction Agency Signs Rising WNBA Star Betnijah Laney And 2020 NBA Draft Prospect Paris Austin

Miami-based marketing agency, Distinction Agency continues its growth with a pair of signings. In a press release, the firm announced the signing of Atlanta Dream Forward Betnijah Laney, and 2020 NBA Draft Prospect, Paris Austin, to marketing agreements. In a partnership made with RLA Management and veteran NBA agent, Wesley Alston, Distinction Agency will work […]

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Former NFL OL LeCharles Bentley Launches AMDG Sports

On Monday, April 27, former NFL offensive lineman LeCharles Bentley took to Twitter to announce the formation of his new agency AMDG Sports. According to its website, the agency is “the world’s first sports agency dedicated to the needs of offensive line athletes.” The agency’s mission is to “educate, empower and embolden the player to […]

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How Will Brands Adopt The College Athlete?

Last week, the NCAA inched closer to a decision on allowing its athletes to earn money from their name, image and likeness. Sports administrators began reviewing recommended rule changes and compensation regulations that will be sent to the NCAA Board of Governors on Monday. The NCAA is hoping these recommendations will lay the groundwork for […]

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Isaiah Stewart Declares For NBA Draft, Signs With Roc Nation Sports

Isaiah Stewart was the #3 college basketball recruit in 2019, coming out of Rochester, New York. The 6’9”, 250-pound center announced his commitment to play at the University of Washington in January of 2019. Stewart chose the Huskies over Duke, Michigan State, Syracuse and Kentucky. While he personally shined on the Washington hardwood, his squad […]

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Andrew Brandt Joins VaynerSports

VaynerSports announced that Andrew Brandt has joined the agency as its Executive Vice President. “Brandt provides a unique perspective on league and player negotiations, sports policy, player finance and other key business aspects of sports”, said AJ Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerSports. “We are very excited to welcome Andrew to our team and to take VaynerSports […]

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Interview With David Artzi of DA Athlete Marketing

David Artzi is an athlete brand/marketing manager and Founder of DA Athlete Marketing. The Tucson, AZ-native and University of Arizona alum created his company while pursuing a Master’s degree after interning with different sports agencies. DA Athlete Marketing helps its 30+ NFL/NBA clients build their brands both on-and-off the field of play. We were fortunate […]

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Rise Of Social Networking Crucial To Modern Athletes

The rise of social media has provided a huge impact across a number of areas in our day-to-day life but it’s become crucial for the modern athlete, who can use these avenues for a number of benefits. Social media has become part and parcel of the modern era and sports has seen a major boost […]

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Dear Sports Agents, Don’t Be Scared, Call Your Athletes And Surf The Big Wave Of Social Networks With Them!

The following article is a guest contribution from Giovanni Solazzi. Giovanni Solazzi is a Visiting Sports Law Researcher at Harvard School of Law, where he is writing his dissertation on Publicity Rights and Endorsement Agreements under the supervision of Professor Peter A. Carfagna. Giovanni is visiting from the Alma Mater University of Bologna, where he […]

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Lagardère Picked By NFL To Manage Social Media In Germany

Although NFL Europe ended in 2007, the NFL has seen substantial growth in six European countries. Throughout the past nine years, Germany’s interest has grown more than any other country, despite no NFL games in their country. It has grown so much so that two million Germans stayed up to watch Super Bowl 50 at midnight. To […]

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Wasserman Media Group Acquires Social Media Agency Laundry Service

Sports and entertainment giant Wasserman Media Group has acquired the digital agency Laundry Service, according to Ad Age. It appears to be a win-win deal for both parties. Wasserman bolsters its social media presence while Laundry Service gains access to some of the top athletes and brands in the world. In a blog post on […]