Aug
31

SMWW London Sports Career Conference

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What: Sports Management World Wide’s Sports Career Conference When: October 3rd 2015 Where: London, England (next to Wembley Stadium) Sports Management Worldwide offers numerous sports job career training programs, designed to get anyone started in a sports job or advance their career. SMWW provides quality sports career education, along with the skills that professional teams…
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Aug
28

No.1 Junior Tennis Player Goes Pro, Signs With CAA Sports

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17 year old Taylor Harry Fritz, the no.1 ranked junior tennis player in the world, has decided to turn pro. The American has a stellar list of results this year, including an appearance in the junior finals at the French Open. Agents had been scrambling for Taylor’s signature for some time, and this week a…
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Aug
27

On To The Next One: Gio Gonzalez

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Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez has signed with MLBPA agent Scott Boras, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reported via Twitter. He was previously signed with the ACES group. Gonzalez will join a host of other high-profile Nationals players with the Boras corporation such as Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper, and Danny Espinosa. While the 29-year-old lefty has now…
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Aug
20

Interview With The Agent: Sunny Shah (Esquire “The Agent” Edition)

Sunny Shah via tv.esquire.com

Sunny Shah graduated in the top 2% of his class from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Economics. While in college, he started his own marketing and events company and became close friends with many of the athletes playing for the university. Prior to founding 320 Sports, Shah was a successful investment banker…
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Aug
19

On To The Next One: Victoria Azarenka

Victoria Azarenka via cdn.3news.co.nz

Two time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka has signed a representation agreement with Carlos Fleming at IMG. She was previously managed by Meilen Tu at Lagardere. Azarenka had been managed by Lagardere since 2005, and when her contract was up in July she switched over to IMG. Currently ranked 21, Victoria has a host of…
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Aug
18

Interview With The Agent: Jeff Guerriero (Esquire “The Agent” Edition)

Jeff Guerriero via tv.esquire.com

Jeff Guerriero founded Prosource Sports and Entertainment and started his sports agent career in 1997, determined to handle everything for his players so they only have to focus on playing the best game of football. Guerriero has represented more than 100 professional football players and negotiated over 155 NFL contracts since the start of his career,…
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Aug
13

Jackson Management Group Acquires Three Rival Sports Group Agents

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NBPA certified Agents Mitchell Butler, Toby Bailey, and Dean Walle have left Rival Sports Group to join Jackson Management Group, LLC, forming their basketball division. Butler who is the only certified player agent to have played, coached, and worked as an executive in the NBA, was the President of Basketball for Rival Sports Group. Bailey…
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Aug
12

TPG Sports Group Sports Agent School

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What: TPG Sports Group Sports Agent School When: November 6-7, 2015 Where: Chicago, IL Description Agent School is the premier training ground for anyone interested in professional athlete representation. Perfect for anyone interested in becoming a sports agent, Agent School will offer real world experience and networking with the best in the industry. TPG will…
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Aug
06

The Story Behind the Rise of Nontraditional Sport Agents

James Naismith Via KSHS.org

Sports Agents for traditional sports like basketball and football are a staple of the professional sporting industry and have been for years. Top players of professional sports, or players trying to reach the professional level, need advocates who promote their skill sets to various teams, manage their images, as well as negotiate contracts and sponsorship…
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Aug
05

On To The Next One: Henderson Alvarez

Henderson Alvarez Via TheStar.com

  Henderson Alvarez has switched from Praver Shapiro to join Beverly Hills Sports Council for representation. Alvarez is a 25-year old All-Star pitcher for the Miami Marlins. He joins a roster in Beverly Hills Sports Council that includes 7 other All Star players including Tim Lincecum, Hunter Pence, Dee Gordon, Jason Kipnis, Salvador Perez, Kelvin…
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