Veteran Agent Jordan Bazant Joins WME

Jordan Bazant, a former Managing Partner at The Legacy Agency, has joined William Morris Endeavor. Based out of New York, Bazant will work on talent representation for WME and business development/special projects across WME | IMG. In 2000, Bazant co-founded Goal Marketing which eventually re-branded as The Agency Sports Management. In 2011, Legacy Sport Group merged…

2016 Sports Agent School

What: TPG Sports Agent School When: October 21-22, 2016 Where: Chicago, IL (Muvico Theater– Located in Rosemont, IL just minutes away from Chicago O’Hare Airport) Schedule:  DAY 1 – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21ST 11:30am – 12:00pm – Registration 12:00pm – 12:10pm – Introductions 12:10pm – 1:00pm – Introduction to Athlete Representation 1:00pm – 2:00pm – Successfully Representing an Athlete: Creating Opportunities for…

On To The Next One: Robenson Therezie

Atlanta Falcons safety Robenson Therezie has signed with Element Sports Group. He was previously represented by Joseph Schulz. After going undrafted out of Auburn in the 2015 NFL Draft, Therezie signed a three-year deal with the Falcons. The 5 foot 9, 212 pound safety was an All-SEC Honorable Mention in 2013 after leading the team…

Wasserman Media Group Signs Golfer, Negotiates Apparel Deals

Former Second Team All-America and First Team All-Pac-12 golfer Jonathan Garrick has signed with Wasserman Media Group and will be represented by agent Chris Armstrong. The former UCLA Bruin golfer also signed an apparel deal with TaylorMade Adidas Golf. According to Garrick’s bio on the PGA Tour website, he turned pro in 2016 and has earned just…

CSE Talent Launches NFL Player Representation Division

Today, CSE Talent announced the creation of a new NFL player representation division to be led by NFL agent Jason Katz. CSE Football will be headquartered in Miami, FL. This is big news in the NFL agency world as CSE Talent represents some of the premier names in sports and broadcasting such as Tyronn Lue, Ernie Johnson,…

NFLPA Lowers Default Agent Fee To 1.5 Percent

In March, the National Football League Player’s Association (NFLPA) decided against decreasing the maximum amount (3 percent) an NFL agent can charge his or her clients on performance contracts. However, the NFLPA announced Monday they are dropping the standard fee from 3 percent to a default fee of 1.5 percent. The agent fee has been a…

Lagardère Sports Announces Acquisition Of Rooftop2 Productions

Lagardère Sports continues to make moves in the sports business industry as they announced the acquisition of Rooftop2 Productions, a marketing and production agency. Under the acquisition, Rooftop2 Productions will continue to operate under their current name. Founded in New York City in 2012, Rooftop2 Productions is an experiential agency that has build its reputation by…

Lagardère Sports Adds Tim Mickelson As Their Newest Agent

In mid-July, Tim Mickelson resigned as the head coach of Arizona State University after five years with the school. Yesterday, Lagardère Sports announced Mickelson will be joining the agency under the tutelage of Lagardère Golf President Steve Loy, who also coached at ASU from 1987 to 1992 and left his coaching gig to represent golf superstar Phil Mickelson,…

Olympian Gymnast Laurie Hernandez Goes Pro

Days before the 2016 Summer Olympic Games are set to begin in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, US women’s gymnast Laurie Hernandez has decided to forego her collegiate eligibility and sign with sports and entertainment marketing firm Shade Global, according to usagym.org. The 16-year-old New Jersey-native plans to continue in elite gymnastics for the next four…

Ryan Clady Discusses Russell Okung’s Self-Negotiated Contract

Left tackle Ryan Clady came to the New York Jets this offseason to replace D’Brickashaw Ferguson, one of the Jets’ most reliable players over the last decade. However, the Jets’ new offensive lineman did not leave the Denver Broncos without feeling some animosity towards his replacement, Russell Okung. After receiving the Broncos’ franchise tag in…