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Sports Business

Excel Sports Management Acquires Experiential Marketing Agency

Sports agency Excel Sports Management has acquired creative and experiential marketing agency Game Seven, which creates, develops, and executes innovative engagement platforms that tell relevant brand stories. Game Seven has worked with Nike, Foot Locker, Timberland, Oakley, Bleacher Report, Instagram, TikTok, Meta, and Spotify in the past. “Excel and Game Seven share foundational elements, as […]

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Golf Sports Business

Wasserman Adds To Its Golf Division

Not too long ago, I was writing about Wasserman launching a rugby division. Well, the global sports management company is not done with its expansion plans, and recently announced that it is also adding to its existing golf division. The golf division is expanding by way of Wasserman acquiring Mullhaupt Management and it will bring […]

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Sports Business

Guest Post: Preparing Athletes for Death, Taxes, And Learning New Things

The following is a guest post from Andrew Pandolfo, RFC®, AAMS® , Financial Advisor at Raymond James. There are very few certainties in life: death, taxes, and learning new things. With so much of our lives uncertain, it is essential to plan for the unknown. I have worked with an array of different clients at […]

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Sports Business

Michael Vick Gets Into The Athlete Management Biz

Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick is getting into the athlete management business by partnering with Levels Sports Group, a California-based athlete management firm that specializes in name, image, and likeness (NIL) opportunities for pro and college athletes. Vick will take on the role of head of athlete development to provide mentorship to Levels’ clients, including […]

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Sports Business

Wasserman Launches Rugby Division

Talent representation company Wasserman has purchased Esportif to launch Wasserman Rugby. The acquired entity has already been rebranded, but many of Esportif’s leaders will remain in charge of the rebranded entity. Ryan Constable, Craig Innes, Rhys Parsons, Duncan Sandlant, Bruce Sharrock, and Mark Spoors and their team of over 40 executives and agents are part of the new Wasserman division, which represents […]

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Baseball Sports Business

Steinberg Sports Breaks Into Baseball With Reynolds Sports Partnership

Steinberg Sports & Entertainment has formed a strategic partnership with Reynolds Sports Management to burst into the baseball representation scene. The product born from this partnership is Equity Baseball. Equity Baseball is the new SSE baseball-centric sports division specializing in representing the talent in professional baseball. Larry Reynolds, Founder and President of Reynolds Sports Management, […]

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Contract Negotiation Sports Business

California Sports Lawyer Negotiation Competition Coming To Rose Bowl Stadium

An insightful and innovative event in the sports and entertainment industry is being hosted in Pasadena, California from February 2-4, 2023. California Sports Lawyer®’s founder, Jeremy Evans, is launching a novel negotiation competition for JD/LLM and MBA students and will host it at the prestigious Rose Bowl Stadium. The competition will feature teams of two […]

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College Basketball Players Sports Business

Lift Sports Management Signs Kellan Grady

Kentucky G Kellan Grady has signed with Lift Sports Management for representation heading into the 2022 NBA Draft. The fifth-year senior averaged over 11 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 1.3 assists for the Wildcats this season. After spending four seasons at Davidson, Grady transferred to Kentucky to finish his collegiate career. Grady is projected to go […]

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Sports Agents Sports Business

Steinberg Sports Merges With Athlete Management Group

Steinberg Sports & Entertainment extends into basketball representation via a merger with Athlete Management Group. AMG co-founders Mike Silverman and Brandon Grier will adopt new executive roles under SSE. Silverman will act as Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations, and Grier will operate as Vice President of Team Sports. “The expansion into basketball allows SSE […]

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Sports Agents Sports Business

DeSean Jackson Once Again Represented By Drew Rosenhaus

The NFL juggernaut agent, Drew Rosenhaus, announced DeSean Jackson is once again a member of the Rosenhaus family. DeSean is now an unrestricted free agent after splitting his time between the Rams and Raiders last season. If there was any animosity that may have lingered following the 3-year legal dispute between Jackson and Rosenhaus, it […]