On To The Next One: Melvin Ingram

According to Berk Communications, Roc Nation Sports has signed San Diego Chargers linebacker and former Gamecock star Melvin Ingram. The 18th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Ingram is currently in his fifth season with the Chargers. Known for his athleticism and defensive tenacity, Ingram shined throughout the 2015 season, leading the Chargers with 10.5 sacks, 19…

BESLA 36th Annual Conference

What: Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association 36th Annual Conference “The Doctrine of Success- Addressing Global Business Challenges through Excellence and Inclusion” When: October 19-23, 2016 Where: Hyatt Ziva Cabo, San Lucas, Mexico To register for the event, click here. To access the full agenda for the conference, click here. Sport industry panel topics include: Twitter, Social Media, Digital…

US Open Phenom CiCi Bellis Turns Pro, Signs With IMG

On the back of her impressive run through qualifying to the 3rd round, CiCi Bellis has announced that she will turn professional. Coinciding with this, Bellis has signed a representation agreement with IMG. CiCi burst onto the scene as a 15 year old at the US Open, beating 12th ranked Dominika Cibulkova in the first…

On To The Next One: Mario Hezonja

Per Liz Mullen of SBJ, Orlando Magic guard/forward and the 5th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, Mario Hezonja has signed with CAA Sports, where he will be represented by a team of agents led by Michael Tellem. He was previously represented by Wasserman. Tellem is the son of former agent Arn Tellem, who…

IF Management Signs Three New Broadcasting Clients

As reported by Sports Business Journal’s Liz Mullen, IF Management will now be representing three new broadcasting clients. Former NFL linebacker A.J. Hawk, former MLB player Michael Morse, and ABC/ESPN reporter Holly Rowe have all signed with Gideon Cohen, Senior VP at IF Management. A.J. Hawk was a former standout linebacker at Ohio State who…

On To The Next One: Emmanuel Mudiay and Bruno Cabocio

Per a Tweet by Marc Spears, Wasserman has signed Denver Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay and Toronto Raptors forward Bruno Caboclo where they will be represented by a team of agents led by BJ Armstrong. Prior to this move, Mudiay was represented by Rival Sports Group. The 6’5″, 200 pound native of the Congo was the 7th…

In The Representation Olympics, Octagon Takes Gold

When it comes to Olympic clients, agencies often live and die by their success every four years when they are in competition. Octagon is definitely taking that success and running with it as the agency’s clients include the most decorated Olympian of all-time Michael Phelps, his relay teammate Nathan Adrian, and gymnastic phenoms Simone Biles and Aly…

On To The Next One: Alan Anderson

Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard/small forward Alan Anderson parted ways with Mark Bartelstein and Priority Sports and Entertainment, and will now be represented by Chris Luchey of CGL Sports. The 34-year-old Anderson signed with the Clippers on a one-year veteran minimum contract earlier this month. Anderson played his college ball at Michigan State University, where he…