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Agent Spotlights Sports Agents

Sweet move Hardball Times!

Thanks to Compson Snopes for linking me to this two-part article on agents in the Hardball Times: http://www.hardballtimes.com/main/article/lets-talk-a-look-at-player-agents-part-1-legends/ http://www.hardballtimes.com/main/article/lets-talk-player-agents-part-2-perspectives/ Looks like there’s some good stuff in those articles. I will take a look at them later and may make some comments on them in this blog. [tags]Sports agents, baseball, hardball times[/tags]

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Sports Agents Sports Law

Should a Sports Agent go to Law School?

One of the readers of this blog posed an excellent question in an e-mail. It is a question that there is no definite answer to, but one in which I have wanted to tackle for a while now. The question is: I’ve been going over some things recently (plus I’m taking some business classes right […]

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Contract Negotiation MLB Players Sports Agents

New high MLB signing bonus

#1 pick of the 2005 MLB Draft, Justin Upton, has just obtained the largest 1st signing bonus in the history of baseball. He will receive $6.1 million over 5 years (that is just the signing bonus). His agent is Larry Reynolds, brother of Harold Reynolds. More about this may be read here [tags]upton, baseball, mlb, […]

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College Football Players NFL Teams Sports Agents

The Reggie Bush Sweepstakes

So the Houston Texans officially won…by losing A LOT! The top 7 picks of the 2006 NFL Draft will be in this order: 1. Houston Texans (2-14) 2. New Orleans Saints (3-13) 3. Tennessee Titans (4-12) 4. New York Jets (4-12) 5. Green Bay Packers (4-12) 6. Oakland Raiders (4-12) 7. San Fransisco 49ers (4-12)…boy […]

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College Football Players Colleges Recruiting Sports Agents

Chalk One up for the Gators 31-24

Outback Bowl win this year…National Championship next year…you heard it here first! With some of the top recruits in the nation (see: Tim Tebow, Percy Harvin, Carl Johnson) coming to UF next year and the current #1 Recruiting class in the nation, you have to think that the Gainesville, Fl. campus will be swamped (oh, […]

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Contract Negotiation MLB Players NFL Players Sports Agents

Next Question!

What would a Sports Agent blog be without discussion on the current (whether it’s good for the business of sports or not) poster-boy of the Sports Agent world, Drew Rosenhaus? In his last Press Conference (notice that we actually have not seen him in a while), he barely answered any questions from the press straight-forward, […]