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Agent Live 360, The First Publicly Offered Software For Sports Agents

Trevor Swenson, talent agent and CEO of Dynamic Talent International, designed Agent Live 360 (AL360) to help agents in the sports industry track their business. In the music industry, Swenson used a CRM software called Tempo, and was surprised to find out that many of his sports counterparts relied on spreadsheets for tracking and maintaining […]

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Breaking Down The NFL’s Top 100 By Agency

The NFL recently released its annual list of the top 100 players in the game today, ranked by their peers. Here is a breakdown of which agencies represent the NFL’s best. Twenty-six different agents or agencies had one player crack the list, while fourteen agencies had two or more clients represented (forty agents and agencies […]

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Jets Sign First-Round Pick Mekhi Becton

The Jets signed the 2020 NFL Draft’s 11th overall pick Mekhi Becton to a four-year, $18.45M contract, including a $10.98M signing bonus. The contract is fully guaranteed, with a cap charge of $3.35M in 2020. Becton is a mammoth offensive tackle, weighing in at 6 ft., 7 in. and 364 lbs. He will likely protect […]

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UTA Adds Super-Agent Rich Paul To Board Of Directors

Rich Paul was appointed head of the UTA’s sports division in July 2019, when UTA invested in Klutch Sports Group and now he takes on the role as a member of the agency’s Board of Directors. Paul founded Klutch Sports in 2012 when he and LeBron James left CAA. Klutch Sports represents some of the […]

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Talent Agency CAA Prepares For Layoffs Due To Pandemic

The Los Angeles-based talent agency CAA said it plans to layoff about 90 agents and executives this week and to furlough approximately 275 assistants and other support staff. The cuts will be made across numerous departments and offices in LA, Nashville, New York and London. In a statement made by a CAA spokeswoman the cuts […]

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Tracy McGrady & Jermaine O’Neal Have a New Agency in Town

Tracy McGrady and Jermaine O’Neal know first hand what it takes to excel, differentiate and make waves. These two have a long standing relationship, they were both a part of the same agency when first entering the league. Now the two AllStars hope to start representing athletes this fall with their new agency Seven1 Group […]

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G-League Players Unionize With Help From NBPA

On Tuesday, it was announced that the players of the G League have teamed up to form their own union, temporarily named the Basketball Players Union (BPU). In accordance with the terms of the National Labor Relations Act, approximately 80% of G League players authorized the BPU to act as the players collective bargaining agent […]

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Willie Cauley-Stein Has Signed With Young Money APAA Sports

Dallas Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein has joined the Young Money APAA family after signing with Adie Von Gontard. In the 54 games with the Mavericks, Cauley-Stein averaged 7.2 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. The 7-foot big man who was a 1st round pick for the Sacramento Kings in the 2015 NBA Draft, has the […]

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Former Duke Basketball Player Josh Hairston Has Eyes Set On Becoming An NBA Agent

Josh Hairston, who played at Duke from 2010-2014, has joined SAC Sports Representation as he pursues a career as a NBA agent. He started in his new role as a recruiter this past month. SAC Sports Representation is ran by agent Seth Cohen. Last year, Cohen represented Suns first round pick Cameron Johnson. Cohen also […]

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Yankees Top Prospect Luis Gil Hires Rep 1 Baseball

New York Yankees top pitching prospect Luis Gil has hired Rep 1 Sports for representation according to Jon Heymen. Gil, the Yankees No. 5 overall prospect according to MLB Pipeline was signed by the Twins in the 2014-15 international signing period for $90,000 out of the Dominican Republic. The Yankees acquired Gil in a trade […]