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VaynerSports Announces Partnership with BrightLights

VaynerSports has announced a partnership with consulting company BrightLights to protect its pro athletes from financial fraud. Founded by David Byrne, BrightLights is “dedicated to provide professional athletes an understanding of their finances to decrease the risk of fraud and dishonest practices by the individuals entrusted with their investments and money.” VaynerSports athletes will have […]

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Four Current NBA Executives That Were Once Agents

There are many different roles one can have in the NBA, but a lot of them all overlap anyway. Sometimes coaches practice with players; sometimes a front office exec helps out on the coaching staff; sometimes agents need to crunch the numbers like scouts to gauge their clients’ values. That being said, an agent becoming […]

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FIFA Hand Poga and de Ligt Agent “Worldwide Ban” Leading Into the Summer Transfer Window

On Friday, May 10th, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee ruled to extend the ban imposed by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) to all FIFA compliant countries. The decision comes just two days after the FIGC ruled that Carime “Mino” Raiola and Vincenzo Raiola violated the football governing bodies rules on how intermediaries can operate with FIGC […]

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5 Most Popular Sports Betting Events in 2018

Sports betting has become increasingly popular throughout the world, and the USA is no exception. Online gambling sites such as https://yukbola.net have also revolutionised the sports betting landscape in a way the industry has never seen before. However, not all forms of betting are legal in all the states. With this being said, in countries […]

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Mixed Bag Offseason for NFL Agent Damarius Bilbo

Athletes are not the only ones who feel the emotions that accompany wins and losses on and off the field. NFL agent Damarius Bilbo has experienced the highs and lows of the fickle representation industry all in the span of a few months. Bilbo negotiated a contract extension for his client, Xavien Howard, with the […]

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Sports Agent Blog’s 2019 NFL Draft Recap Rounds 1-7

Here are the final notes on the top agencies by number of clients drafted in the 2019 NFL Draft: Creative Artists Agency- 22 clients drafted this year compared to 25 in 2018. Six clients in the first round and 8 in the second round. Agent Tory Dandy had 7 clients taken in the first 3 […]

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What You Should Know Before You Start Betting on Sports Online

Spectators, players, agents, coaches, and others that are part of the industry have one thing in common – they love sports. Many of us can never get enough of sports, so why not consider betting on your favorite events? The great news is that now you can place wagers online in some U.S. states and […]

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By The Numbers: 2019 NFL Draft – First Round

With the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft in the books, here are some quick notes on how the top agents and agencies performed: Creative Artists Agency- six clients selected in the first round. Todd France had two EDGE rushers go in the top 16 while agent Tory Dandy had a client selected in […]

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Want To Break Into Representing NFL Players? Look At The Back Of The Draft.

Andrew Norwell was a 4-star recruit out of high school and played his college ball at Ohio State, starting 39 games across the offensive line from 2010-13. His junior and senior year he was named first team all-Big Ten, helping the Buckeyes set school records for points scored (637) and yards per carry (6.8). He […]

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The Money Behind the Pre-Draft Process

When the NFL Draft kicks off tonight in Nashville, millions of people around the world will be watching the dreams come true of hundreds of prospects making it to the NFL. But, most fans do not know the magnitude of expenses behind the scenes leading up to the draft. During the four to five month […]