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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

This week’s Friday Wrap-Up is coming to you live from the Reitz Auditorium at the University of Florida. The UF Sports Symposium is underway, and it has been a great success thus far. Other exciting news: Tomorrow is my birthday! Anyway, here are some stories that I looked over during this past week: Curtis Granderson […]

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Tom Brady: Stetson Man

They won’t be squaring off Sunday like many expected, but the question still remains: who is the better quarterback, Tom Brady or Peyton Manning? From a pure football perspective, it’s a great question, with no objective, “right” answer. From an endorsement standpoint, however, The Boston Globe’s Keith Reed reported last year that “Manning is by […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

I am almost recovered from Las Vegas. I know that what happens in Vegas is supposed to stay there, but I do not like to live by the rules. If we are Facebook friends, make sure to check out some of the pictures. A couple of bachelor parties and business deals later, I am now […]

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The Most Important Factor for Successful Negotiations

“Negotiating is, for most, an uncomfortable attempt at impromptu haggling. For the [skilled negotiator], it is a planned sequence of predictable objections and responses that can be orchestrated to produce the desired outcome. It’s like planning three or four moves ahead in chess, forcing an opponent to put themselves in checkmate.” – Timothy Ferris A […]

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Sponsorship – A Necessary Evil?

The purpose of this article is to identify some of the positives and negatives that can arise from sponsorship in sport, and invite your own views of this sometimes contentious topic. Sponsors purchase the right to align their product(s) with sport through a variety of mediums such as events, venues, teams and individual sportsmen and […]

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Time To Build A Sports Reporter Division

Here at – I Want to be a Sports Agent, we have covered many non-traditional ways that an interested person can break into the sports agent industry. Some categories discussed include representing video gamers, bowlers, and bull riders. After reading a recent New York Times article on sportswriters, I am beginning to think that […]

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Building Dreams

Top agencies are spending big coin on extravagant new office spaces in order to woo clients. Your average sports agency is not going to go over the top when it comes to architectural design of its office space. However, I can tell you from personal experience, that while I was at CS&E interning a few […]

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An Offer Refused

Here at I Want to be a Sports Agent, we try and provide you with key issues that impact the industry. Whether it be current or future agents, this issue will no doubt pop up sometime. Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has recently signed with new representation, leaving Percept Management. However, under his previous management contract, […]

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Aussie Millions

Once again, BRW have released their Top 50 Australian Sports Earners for the year. [BRW highest sports earners] No points for guessing who is number 1, yet again. Greg Norman. The Shark amassed the same as he did last year, pocketing $20 million. Shark doesn’t get out on the course much anymore…only $500,000 was from […]

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Review of

Sponsored Post: Lawsuits suck…unless you are the Plaintiff in a civil matter and win your case. Lawsuits can especially be a very unfriendly burden on a professional athlete, taking his/her mind off of that one thing he/she should be worried about: excelling on the field of play. The fine people at want to make […]