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Windy City Bulls C Simisola Shittu Joins Young Money APAA Sports

Former Vanderbilt Commodores player and current Windy City Bulls Center Simisola Shittu signs with Young Money APAA Sports for representation. Shittu played all 40 games in the 2019-20 season averaging 12.3 points and 6.4 rebounds. Shittu shown impressive versatility and flashes over the season, with the most memorable being his 29 point, 18 rebound performance […]

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James Wiseman, Cole Anthony, Aaron Nesmith Highlight Excel Sports Management’s Draft Class

Excel Sports Management will be representing a star-studded group of athletes for its 2020 NBA Draft class. Potential No. 1 overall pick, James Wiseman, highlights the class. Wiseman signed with Excel back in December, giving up his remaining college eligibility shortly into the season. Wiseman opted to leave Memphis for the NBA, instead of facing […]

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Trae Young Joins Long Time Agent At Klutch Sports Group

Klutch Sports announced Trae Young will be joining their client roster. In an unsurprising decision, Young’s long time agent Omar Wilkes agrees to run the basketball division at Klutch Sports. Omar Wilkes, who was formerly an agent of Octagon, represented Young since he entered the league in 2018. Wilkes also brings with him the projected […]

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Klutch Sports Signs Potential No. 1 Draft Pick Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards, Georgia guard and potential number 1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, has signed with Klutch Sports Group. Edwards will be represented by Omar Wilkes formerly of Octagon. Wilkes has since agreed to terms with Klutch Sports to become the Head of Basketball Operations. Edwards at 6-foot-5 is projected on most draft boards […]

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Why Are NFL Agents Not Switching To Team Jobs?

The New York Post has a new article titled, “Inside NFL’s reluctance to hire ex-agents to run teams,” and even gave us at Sports Agent Blog a shout out. The lengthy (for New York Post standards) article references a trend in professional sports organizations to hire sports agents to work in-house, but notes that such […]

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Tandem Sports And Entertainment Has Announced Merger With YouFirst Sports

Tandem Sports and Entertainment has merged with YouFirst Sports, a Spanish multinational talent representation agency. Tandem has an impressive client roster of Ray Allen, Tim Duncan and Grant Hill. It also represents the potential NBA Rookie of the Year recipient Ja Morant. President of Tandem, Jim Tanner, said that “merging our efforts in basketball will […]

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CAA Inks Two University of Tennesee Draft Selections

CAA Baseball has announced the signings of two University of Tennessee baseball players: Chicago White Sox first round pick Garret Crochet, and Minnesota Twins second round selection Alerick Soularie. Crochet is a tall, athletic left handed pitcher who has drawn comparisons to fellow CAA client Josh Hader by many scouts. Soularie is a versatile IF/OF […]

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Klutch Sports Group Signs Tim Anderson

Klutch Sports group has announced via twitter the signing of Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson. Klutch Baseball is led by veteran agent Brodie Scoffield, and was formed in April of 2020 following Klutch Sports Group’s acquisition of Tidal Sports. Rich Paul’s agency most notably represents elite NBA stars such as LeBron James, Ben Simmons, […]

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GSE Worldwide Acquires Grutman Sports And Entertainment

GSE Worldwide, Inc. (“GSE”), a leading sports and entertainment marketing, management and talent representation firm, announced that it has acquired Miami, FL-based sports and entertainment agency, Grutman Sports and Entertainment (“Grutman Sports”), which is focused on securing commercial opportunities for NFL players. As part of the transaction, Grutman Sports’s CEO, Ian Grutman, and Director, Talent […]

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Davis Bertans’ Agent: ‘We’re Playing The Cards That We Were Dealt’

NBA players are on the clock to decide whether or not they will participate in the conclusion of the NBA season. Many are currently discussing with their agents the pros and cons of traveling to Orlando, FL and being part of the “bubble” in Walt Disney World. It should come down to a personalized decision […]