Apr
16

A Review Of Roc Nation’s Recent Past Working With Robinson Cano

Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano (22) hits a sacrifice fly during the sixth inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Seattle won 7-1. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

“Scott Boras, you over baby. Robinson Cano, you coming with me.” Those are lyrics rapped in Jay Z’s song “Crown” from his album, Magna Carta . . . Holy Grail. Indeed, Jay Z backed his lyrics, signing Robinson Cano as his first major client in 2013. After the signing, Boras mocked Jay Z’s Roc Nation…
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Apr
09

Group Of 2014 NBA Prospects Pick Their Sports Agents

Cincinnati Bearcats guard Sean Kilpatrick (23) addresses the media in a press conference during practice before the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at Veterans Memorial Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan State men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo has unfortunately lost his dynamic backcourt of Gary Harris and Keith Appling, according to Darren Heitner of Sports Agent Blog. Heitner tweeted last week that Harris will likely sign with Aaron Mintz of Creative Artists Agency.  Harris is slated to go to the Orlando Magic at No. 15…
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Apr
08

Marcus Smart Signs With Lee Melchionni of Wasserman Media Group

Oklahoma State Cowboys guard Marcus Smart talks to the media at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Only hours after declaring for the 2014 NBA Draft, Marcus Smart signed with Lee Melchionni of Wasserman Media Group. Melchionni currently represents Byron Mullens (76ers), and he is the secondary agent to Danilo Gallinari (Nuggets), Kris Humphries (Celtics), Kendrick Perkins (Thunder), Tiago Splitter (Spurs), and Gerald Henderson (Bobcats). Smart has had his fair share of…
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Apr
03

Six Questions With Lyle Yorks, Group Director/FIFA Sports Agent At James Grant Sports

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The following “Six Questions” short interview is with Lyle Yorks, Group Director/FIFA sports agent, with James Grant Sports. Connect with Lyle on Twitter. 1) When did you realize you wanted to work in sports, and more specifically, in the sports agency industry? Everything in my life led up to what I do now for a…
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Apr
01

On To The Next One: Brittan Golden

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Brittan Golden (10) catches a pass over Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane (20) during the first half at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Over the last few years and most recently in the past couple of months, Relativity Sports is becoming the sports agency of choice for wide receivers.  The agency represents the likes of Dez Bryant, Larry Fitzgerald, and Michael Crabtree. This week, Arizona Cardinals wideout Brittan Golden signed with one of Relativity’s NFLPA Certified Contract Advisors,…
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Mar
27

Priority Sports Signs Creighton’s Doug McDermott

Creighton Bluejays head coach Greg McDermott embraces forward Doug McDermott (3) after they lost to the Baylor Bears in a men's college basketball game during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at AT&T Center. Photo Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Doug McDermott bowed out of the NCAA Tournament last weekend at the hands of Baylor. The Creighton small forward is already planning for the next stage in his professional career as he signed with Chicago-based Priority Sports earlier this week, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman.  Sports agent Mark Bartelstein will represent him. This past season, McDermott…
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Mar
27

Six Questions With Trey Steele Of Walton Sports Management Group

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Sports Agent Blog recently sat down with sports agent Trey Steele.  Steele is an agent for Walton Sports Management Group. 1) What is your background in sports and how did you finally decide you wanted to be a sports agent? I grew up around sports. I played baseball, basketball, and football at the high school…
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Mar
27

On To The Next One: Andre Gurode

Andre Gurode with new agent

Andre Gurode has signed with Louis Bing of Zoe Sports. Kennard McGuire of McGuire Sports World formerly represented Gurode. Gurode is a 2-time All-Pro Team selection (2007, 2009) that anchored the Dallas Cowboys offensive line from 2002 to 2010, including the season when Emmitt Smith eclipsed Walter Payton’s historic NFL all-time rushing record. Throughout his…
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Mar
18

On To The Next One: Martavis Bryant

Clemson Tigers wide receiver Martavis Bryant (1) runs with the ball against Ohio State Buckeyes defensive back Tyvis Powell (23) during the first half in the 2014 Orange Bowl college football game at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

Less than two months before the NFL Draft and a handful of players are already switching agents, including Clemson wide receiver Martavis Bryant.  Bryant — formerly represented by BTI Sports Advisors — recently signed with Tom Santanello of Elevate Football. NFLDraftScout.com lists the Clemson wideout as the No. 13 best receiver in this year’s draft.…
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Mar
17

Interview With The Agent: Louis Bing

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The following interview is with Louis Bing a certified NFLPA and NBPA agent, and Managing Director of Zoe Sports in Dallas, Texas. Connect with Louis on Facebook and Twitter.   Louis Bing is a University of Miami graduate where he majored in finance. Before enrolling in law school, Louis worked for the investment bank, Goldman…
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