Categories
Sports Business

Allied Sports Launches Talent Marketing Practice

Allied Sports has announced three additions to its new Talent Marketing practice. Brian Nelson, Ralph Vuono and Tara Kolarsick join Allied Sports after decades of collectively representing a variety of athletes, influencers and brands, most recently at 16W Marketing. “Allied Sports is built for modern marketers who are increasingly leveraging the voice of athletes in a […]

Categories
NFL Players Sports Business

Morgan Stanley Approved by NFLPA as Institutional Financial Advisor

Morgan Stanley was recently announced as the official “Institutional Financial Advisor” participant of the NFL Players’ Association (“NFLPA”). The partnership was made public last Friday, August 7, 2020, as Morgan Stanley will provide wealth management guidance to the members of the NFLPA through the organization’s Financial Advisors Registration Program.  CNBC reported that Sandra Richards will […]

Categories
Sports Business

NFL Agent Todd France And CAA Mutually Part Ways

NFL agent Todd France and Creative Artists Agency (CAA) have mutually agreed to part ways. What is next for France is not yet known, but he is sure to try to keep the many talented NFL players who have signed Standard Representation Agreements (SRAs) with him. As of the latest count of NFL Players Association […]

Categories
Entertainment Philanthropy Sports Business

Roc Nation & Brooklyn’s LIU Launch New School

Roc Nation has partnered with Brooklyn’s Long Island University to launch Roc Nation School of Music, Sports, and Entertainment. Enrollment for the new school will begin Fall 2021. 25% of incoming freshman will receive the Roc Nation Hope Scholarship allowing them to graduate without any debt. Applicants can begin to apply this fall and the […]

Categories
Accessories Sports Agents Sports Business

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 […]

Categories
Agent Spotlights Sports Agents Sports Business

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 […]

Categories
Entertainment Sports Agents Sports Business

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 […]

Categories
NBA Players Sports Agents Sports Business

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 […]

Categories
MMA Sports Business

VaynerSports Continues Its Expansion Into MMA

In what is slowly becoming a weekly tradition, VaynerSports has made yet another announced as the dynamic agency has expanded into the world of Mixed Martial Arts and broader, combat and action sports. VaynerSports has acquired the clientele of Lloyd Pierson, formerly of Ballengee Group, and Pierson will join the VaynerSports family and run its […]

Categories
NBA Players NBA Teams Sports Agents Sports Business Sports Law

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 […]