Jul
13

2015 NBA Draft Players/Agents & Analysis

Karl Towns, the #1 pick, is represented by Leon Rose of CAA Sports (Photo Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports)

Highlights ASM Sports had 8 clients drafted including 4 1st rounders BDA Sports had 7 clients selected including 4 1st rounders and 3 in the top 10 Excel Sports Management had 6 clients drafted including 2 1st rounders CAA Sports had 4 clients drafted including the 1st and 2nd overall picks Priority Sports had 4…
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Jul
10

New PGA Tour Pro Brian Campbell Signs With 1 Degree Management

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Yesterday, Brian Campbell signed with 1 Degree Sports Management. Campbell, the 22-year-old from Irvine, California, scored as the low amateur at this year’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay and was also given the nod for the 2014 Big Ten Player of the Year while leading Illinois to the NCAA semifinal as a senior. Campbell finished his…
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Jul
08

Mark Rodgers: A MLBPA Agent Negotiating QB Russell Wilson’s Contract

Mark Rodgers has Russell Wilson in line for a huge payday.

Russell Wilson has made quite the name for himself on and off of the football field in his NFL career thus far. After being drafted in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft out of Wisconsin, he won the starting QB job for the Seattle Seahawks before the season started. Prior to signing his…
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Jul
06

James Dunleavy Leaves Wasserman Media Group

NBA Agent James Dunleavy has left Wasserman Media Group

According to Sports Business Daily Liz Mullen, NBA player agent James Dunleavy has left Wasserman Media Group. “I am not sure what I am going to do going forward, but I can confirm I am not there,” he said of leaving Wasserman. Dunleavy represented his brother Mike, Jr., Jahii Carson, and Villanova G Darrun Hilliard,…
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Jun
30

Recap: SMWW 2015 NHL Career Conference

Rick Curran (NHL Agent) & Dr. Lynn Lashbrook (SMWW Founder)

This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Sports Management Worldwide annual NHL Career Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Attendees got the opportunity to hear from everyone involved in the hockey business from media to general managers and then attended the actual NHL Draft in Sunrise, Florida. There were two agent panels, one…
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Jun
29

Relativity Sports Adds NFL Agent Kevin Omell To Its Team

Kevin Omell has left National Sports Agency to join Relativity Sports (Photo via Twitter)

Relativity Sports has added to their roster only this time, they’ve added a new agent instead of a player. Kevin Omell, a veteran NFL agent, will be leaving National Sports Agency to work alongside his close friend Ben Dogra. Omell worked at National Sports Agency alongside its founder, Harold Lewis, for over 10 years. Lewis…
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Jun
23

Roc Nation Sports Signs Jerome Boateng

Jerome Boateng brings soccer and international stardom to Roc Nation Sports

Roc Nation Sports has signed World Cup Champion Jerome Boateng to its roster. Boateng and his management company SAM Sports signed an exclusive promotional agreement with Roc Nation Sports earning him the position as premiere professional football athlete for the agency. Boateng is a German soccer player currently playing as a defender for Bayern Munich…
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Jun
22

Gator Guard Hopes Player-Agent Bond Will Pay Off In Draft

Michael Frazier will be represented by Matt Ramker (Photo Credit: GatorZone.com)

University of Florida guard Michael Frazier signed with local agent Matt Ramker with hopes that their player-agent bond will pay off at the NBA Draft this Thursday night in Brooklyn, New York. Many questioned Frazier’s decision to forgo his senior year and enter the draft early since he missed a portion of his junior year…
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Jun
17

NBA Agent Dues Set To Increase

NBA Agent dues are going to see a major increase in 2015/16

Per Darren Heitner, NBA Agent annual dues will likely increase during the 2015-2016 season. NBPA Deputy General Counsel Ramya Ravindran and the Board of Player Representatives have discussed and preliminarily approved raising NBA agent dues beginning with the upcoming NBA season.  The expected increase in agent dues would be as follows: Agents with 0-9 players:…
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Jun
16

Sam Porter’s Transition From Sports Agent To Front Office

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The recent news of Arn Tellem leaving Wasserman Media Group to become Vice Chairman of Palace Sports and Entertainment has made headlines across the sports industry. It is becoming more and more common to see teams hiring agents into one of their front office positions. Samuel Porter, the new Director of Business and Legal Affairs…
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