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Dominic Curran Named Executive VP Of Lagardère Plus

After spending 16 years at Synergy Sponsorship and another five at Engine, both of which are London-based, Dominic Curran is heading to New York to become the Executive Vice President for Lagardère Plus. Curran’s presence will have an immediate impact, as he targets client management, along with an urge in promoting the agency’s growth on […]

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English Football Association Proposes New Regulations For Agents

Football agents in England’s top division are among the most polarizing figures associated with the sport. Tasked with managing the financial affairs of their clients, agents will begin to pop into the headlines during contract negotiations and high-profile transfers. To young players, agents at times will assume the role of a parent, guiding them on […]

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Maverick Carter: From Humble Beginnings To Hollywood Influencer

Maverick Carter is a kid from Akron who “knows what he knows”. Now that may seem like downplaying his success but for Carter, it acts as a reminder to remain humble. In a Wall Street Journal tracking piece by Alex Bhattacharji, we get a glimpse into the day-to-day hustle for one of the sports & […]

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Wait A Second: Mike Francesa Is Partnering With CAA Sports?

According to a press release by DKC Public Relations, a Neopolitan ice cream-like effort between CAA Sports, Entercom and Mike Francesa reveals that Mike’s On is expanding into a digital platform. Something which started out as a radio show on WFAN, a station based in New York City, Mike’s On has become bloated with intentions […]

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New NCAA Agent Rule For Basketball Could Lead To Changes In Baseball Rules

According to an article by Teddy Cahill, the NCAA rule change allowing underclassmen men’s basketball players to use agents without forfeiting the rest of their eligibility could lead to the same rule change for baseball players. Basketball players must request an evaluation of their draft potential from the NBA’s undergraduate advisory committee, the relationship between the […]

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Leigh Steinberg Launches Sports Business Certificate

Powerhouse sports agent Leigh Steinberg has launched a sports business certificate to assist young and seasoned professionals on how to land their dream job in the sports industry. This course will help young professionals who are aspiring to a career in the sports industry; current sports professionals who want to accelerate their career; career-changing professionals […]

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Leonard Fournette Launches New Website By Penning Letter to Jaguars Fans

According to Berk Communications, Jacksonville Jaguars Running Back Leonard Fournette has launched his new official website. Fournette partnered with Web.com at the beginning of this year. Web.com designed and built Fournette’s official website, a deal executed by Roc Nation Sports. To launch his new website, Fournette penned a letter to Jacksonville Jaguars fans called “Chapter 2”. The […]

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David Pick Quits Job As Journalist To Become A Sports Agent

Israeli journalist, David Pick is putting his reporter hat down and becoming an agent. According to HoopsHype, Pick says that he is retiring from journalism to pursue a career as an agent for overseas players. Pick has agreed to partner with Aaron Reilly and Obrad Fimic. Reilly and Fimic represent Alex Tyus and Alexey Shved. Thoughts about […]

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Octagon Selects Mandisa Diggs As VP Of Inclusion Diversity

In a press release by Octagon Sports and Entertainment, the agency announced that Mandisa Diggs, a specialist in human resources, will become the Vice President of Inclusive Diversity at Octagon. Rick Dudley, Octagon Chariman and CEO, on the move: “Diversity and Inclusion are fundamental to our continued success. Ensuring our agencies reflect the consumer marketplace […]

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Wasserman’s Debbie Spander Is A Movement Among Men

Becky Hammon (San Antonio Spurs), Nancy Lieberman (Big3 Basketball) and Jenny Boucek (Sacramento Kings) aren’t the only female names to surface in men’s professional basketball in recent years. Wasserman Media Group’s Debbie Spander, Senior VP of Broadcasting and Coaching at Wasserman, is writing up her own story that’s a proprietary blend of her past and […]