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Wasserman Acquires The Montag Group Talent Agency

As of January 5, 2022, Wasserman COO Jason Ranne announced the acquisition of The Montag Group, a New York-based talent agency founded by Sandy Montag. The agency prides itself on representing a variety of talent in media and broadcasting, including the likes of NBC’s Bob Costas, TNT’s Kenny Smith, and ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt. The […]

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SPORTFIVE Appoints New Co-Presidents Of Americas Leadership Team

Following the departure of Joel Segal from SPORTFIVE, the full-service sports and entertainment agency will discontinue its football management division. Moving forward, SPORTFIVE affirmed the strategic decision for its US business to concentrate on marketing, sales and business growth while simultaneously designating a heavy priority on developing its global golf business. Segal’s withdrawal from his […]

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College Football Players Sports Business

Drake London Signs With Uche Anyanwu at Fritz Martin Management

USC Trojans star receiver Drake London has signed with Uche Anyanwu at Fritz Martin Management for exclusive representation for marketing and all off-field endeavors. London recently announced his decision to forgo his senior year and declare for the 2022 NFL Draft. In a statement posted to Twitter and addressed to “Trojan Family,” London wrote, “It’s […]

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Golf Sports Business

The Society Teams Up With Digital Golf Collective

The Society is thrilled to announce a synergistic and strategic alignment with Digital Golf Collective (DGC). DGC is a leading social, digital, and personal brand management agency in the golf space. The Society provides unparalleled brand management by developing strategic partnerships and lasting endorsement relationships for its clients. This mutually beneficial collaboration will utilize each […]

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GSE To Establish New Division For NIL Representation

GSE Worldwide is expanding its services to reach deeper into the college athletics market. The new division is solely dedicated to negotiating name, image, and likeness (NIL) deals for GSE’s collegiate clients. GSE has already dabbled in the NIL space, representing athletes such as Alabama standout athletes John Metchie (football) and Jahvon Quinerly (basketball). Russ […]

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Minor League Baseball Sports Business

Endeavor Establishes Diamond Baseball Holdings And Is Set To Acquire Several MiLB Teams

Endeavor announced signing purchase agreements to acquire nine minor league baseball teams through its newly founded subsidy, Diamond Baseball Holdings (DBH). The new organization intends to utilize professional management, best practices, innovation, and investment to support, promote, and enhance the game of baseball. More specifically, DBH will support ticket sales, naming rights, food operations, broadcasting […]

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On To The Next One: Rashod Bateman

Rashod Bateman, now formerly represented by Blake Baratz, Luke Inveiss, and Case Donahue at The Institute for Athletes, has proceeded to new representation with Andre Odom and Athletes First. The Ravens drafted Rashod with the 27th overall draft pick in 2021. Bateman has seen game time in six games so far in the regular season, […]

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Interview With The Agent: Trey Smith

Trey Smith is an NFLPA Certified Agent with Athletes First. He is from Perry, Georgia, which is a small town twenty minutes south of Macon, Georgia. In high school, he was a 2-sport standout athlete and student and was able to receive football and basketball scholarship offers. Smith decided to choose football and went on […]

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Raymond Representation Breaks Into NIL With 6 New Signings

Raymond Representation has signed six new college athletes for NIL Representation. The athletes include: Colin Castleton from University of Florida, Brevin Galloway from Boston College, Eric Ayala from University of Maryland, Mike James from University of Louisville, Collin Smith from North Carolina A&T and Trinity Thomas from University of Florida, also National Team member. Michael […]

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Rick Thurman Divests Stake in Beverly Hills Sports Council

Rick Thurman, co-founder of Beverly Hills Sports Council, has relinquished his ownership of the esteemed athlete representation firm. Beverly Hills Sports Council was co-founded in 1984 by Thurman and his legendary partner, Dennis “Go-Go” Gilbert. After divesting his ownership stake in BHSC, principal ownership now belongs to Danny Horwits, who has been with the firm […]