Feb
25

Free Online Course: Representing The Professional Athlete

Registration Open On Coursera

Peter Carfagna’s online course titled “Representing The Professional Athlete” is back for a second round on Coursera. The six-week course, which begins March 11, will take students through the four stages of the professional athletes career. Utilizing lectures, guest speakers and hypothetical walkthroughs, students will learn how the best sports agents manage each of these…
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Feb
24

CSE And MIT Partner Up To Explore Innovation In Sports Technology

CSE has partnered with STE@M at MIT.

Atlanta-based agency, CSE is partnering with STE@M, the Sport Technology and Education division at the Massachusetts Institution of Technology, to support and impact the field of sport technology, according to a press release issued by the company. Through this partnership, CSE will work with the MIT faculty, students, industry partners, and athletes who are passionate…
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Feb
23

Octagon Marketing Expanding In Europe And Reaches Philippines

Octagon forms a partnership in Turkey and becomes the consultant for the Basketball Federation of the Philippines.

Per a press release from the company, Octagon, the world’s largest sponsorship consulting practice and sports and entertainment marketing leader, has formed a strategic alliance with Sportsnet Group in Istanbul, Turkey. This launch pairs Octagon, with more than 30 years of experience, and Sportsnet Group, Turkey’s first sports-related marketing agency and expands Octagon’s reach in Europe.…
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Feb
19

Roc Nation Sports Signs Wilson Chandler

Wilson Chandler

Roc Nation Sports signs Denver Nuggets Forward Wilson Chandler. This signing comes in the midst of the NBA trade deadline in which Chandler is being looked at by both the LA Clippers and Portland Trailblazers according to Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski. Chandler’s basketball career began at Benton Harbor High School in Michigan, where he received…
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Feb
19

WME/IMG Buys Golf Representation Firm Icon Sports

Via IMG Golf Facebook Page

It was announced today at WME/IMG has purchased golf representation firm Icon Sports. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The company will be folded into IMG Golf’s existing operations, with Icon Sports’ personnel given new roles in the company. R.J. Nemer, the founder and president of Icon, will become the head of IMG…
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Feb
18

Six Questions With Justin Garrity, President Of Postano, And Brian Cheek, Business Development Manager For Sports At Postano

The University of Oregon is one of multiple schools utilizing Postano's services

Justin Garrity is the President of TigerLogic whose product, Postano, is on the cutting edge of integrating social media and sports. Brian Cheek is the Business Development Manager for Sports at Postano. Postano is currently working with some of the top teams and venues in the world. Check out their website here. (1) What services does Postano…
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Feb
14

French/West/Vaughan Announces Marketing Partnership With Heat’s Luol Deng

Luol Deng

Miami Heat Forward Luol Deng has joined forces with French/West/Vaughan (FWV) in order to develop his personal brand and further maximize his marketing portfolio. FWV, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina,  is one of the nation’s leading public relations, advertising, and digital marketing agencies. After spending nine seasons in Chicago and the second half of last…
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Feb
13

University of Toronto Sports & Business Association’s 2015 Sports Industry Conference

UT SIC

What: University of Toronto Sports and Business Association’s 2015 Sports Industry Conference Where: Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto When: March 6, 2015 Description The University of Toronto Sports and Business Association’s annual Sports Industry Conference is the largest student-run Sports Industry Conference in Canada. Every year, the Conference provides students and…
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Feb
12

Under Armour Sues Skechers

UA

Under Armour Inc. filed suit against Skechers USA Inc. in a U.S. District Court of Maryland on February 10th for copying their “Protect This House” ads that were debuted in 2010. Under Armour alleges that Skechers commercial “slavishly copies” one of Under Armour’s most recognizable ads that features the catchphrase, “Protect this house. I will.”…
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Feb
10

CAA Sports & Roc Nation Sports Part Ways

RNS

Roc Nation Sports & Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Sports announced today that their planned 2 year partnership has come to an end. The agencies said in a joint statement that “They have enjoyed their time as partners and have achieved many successes together. Going forward, they will each focus their efforts on their own business…
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